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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England / East of England
Rank - 258 252
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.015% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.080% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%

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
944 1254 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.05% 18.54% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1008 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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