The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 253 - 276
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 23 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% - 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
VPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1548 1427 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.73% 20.14% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1077 1546
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VPLS
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the East of England region.

VPLS Salary Trend in the East of England

VPLS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the East of England

VPLS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 20 £42,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 34 (100.00%) MPLS
2 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 32 (94.12%) CCNP
3 32 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (79.41%) VPN
5 24 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (58.82%) OSPF
6 20 (58.82%) BGP
7 16 (47.06%) Windows
8 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (38.24%) Wireless
11 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (35.29%) UNIX
11 12 (35.29%) ITIL
11 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
11 12 (35.29%) VoIP
12 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
12 11 (32.35%) Law
12 11 (32.35%) VMware
12 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
12 11 (32.35%) Retail
12 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
13 9 (26.47%) VCP4
13 9 (26.47%) VCP5
13 9 (26.47%) MCP
14 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (23.53%) Document Management

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) MPLS
2 33 (97.06%) Firewall
3 27 (79.41%) VPN
4 24 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (58.82%) OSPF
5 20 (58.82%) BGP
6 13 (38.24%) Wireless
7 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 12 (35.29%) VoIP
8 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (2.94%) IPsec
11 1 (2.94%) VLAN
11 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.94%) xDSL
11 1 (2.94%) Junos
11 1 (2.94%) DMVPN
11 1 (2.94%) HSRP
11 1 (2.94%) Multicast
General
1 11 (32.35%) Law
1 11 (32.35%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Design Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) IP Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior IP Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) PKI
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (35.29%) UNIX
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
3 8 (23.53%) Document Management
4 7 (20.59%) Network Design
4 7 (20.59%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) CCNP
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) MCP
2 9 (26.47%) VCP4
2 9 (26.47%) VCP5
3 8 (23.53%) MBCS
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (20.59%) JNCIE
4 7 (20.59%) CCIE
5 6 (17.65%) CCIP
5 6 (17.65%) CCDP
6 3 (8.82%) VCAP
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
2 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
4 6 (17.65%) Redback
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) F5
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