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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.94%
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
1111 1434 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.89% 18.74% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1069 1317
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Dell
1 9 (100.00%) WSUS
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
1 9 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (66.67%) SCDPM
2 6 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 6 (66.67%) Junos
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Junos
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 9 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Operations Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCDST
1 6 (66.67%) MCP
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 9 (100.00%) WSUS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (66.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Dell
1 9 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco