The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 775 781 789
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 86 170 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71 153 157
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £64,700
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
VPLS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14845 16968 19699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.37% 16.73% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12123 14159 15917
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in England

VPLS
Salary Trend in England

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

VPLS Salary Trend in England

VPLS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in England

VPLS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 57 £53,000 +11.57% 11
South East +53 14 £55,000 -
North West -6 10 £55,000 +57.14%
West Midlands -15 3 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +21 2 - -
Yorkshire +26 1 £36,000 -15.29%
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 England region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 140 (78.65%) MPLS
2 130 (73.03%) Cisco
3 103 (57.87%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (56.74%) Firewall
5 92 (51.69%) WAN
6 82 (46.07%) BGP
7 76 (42.70%) VPN
8 73 (41.01%) LAN
9 72 (40.45%) CCNP
10 65 (36.52%) DHCP
11 56 (31.46%) OSPF
12 55 (30.90%) DNS
13 53 (29.78%) Network Security
14 45 (25.28%) CCNA
15 44 (24.72%) VoIP
16 41 (23.03%) Juniper
17 40 (22.47%) ITIL
18 38 (21.35%) Windows
19 35 (19.66%) Telecoms
20 33 (18.54%) VMware
21 31 (17.42%) Presales
22 30 (16.85%) Data Centre
23 28 (15.73%) Windows Server
23 28 (15.73%) CheckPoint
23 28 (15.73%) TCP/IP
24 27 (15.17%) VLAN
25 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
25 26 (14.61%) Wireless
26 25 (14.04%) EIGRP
26 25 (14.04%) SolarWinds

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 16 (8.99%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.06%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.25%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (78.65%) MPLS
2 101 (56.74%) Firewall
3 92 (51.69%) WAN
4 82 (46.07%) BGP
5 76 (42.70%) VPN
6 73 (41.01%) LAN
7 65 (36.52%) DHCP
8 56 (31.46%) OSPF
9 55 (30.90%) DNS
10 53 (29.78%) Network Security
11 44 (24.72%) VoIP
12 28 (15.73%) TCP/IP
13 27 (15.17%) VLAN
14 26 (14.61%) Wireless
15 25 (14.04%) EIGRP
16 23 (12.92%) Ethernet
17 22 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (12.36%) Internet
17 22 (12.36%) IPv6
18 19 (10.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (19.66%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.67%) Finance
3 5 (2.81%) French Language
3 5 (2.81%) Marketing
3 5 (2.81%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (46.07%) Network Engineer
2 33 (18.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (14.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (14.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) WAN Engineer
5 14 (7.87%) Consultant
5 14 (7.87%) Presales Consultant
6 13 (7.30%) Broadband Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) LAN Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Network Support
6 13 (7.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) IP Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) Test Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.12%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.56%) REST
3 1 (0.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.85%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.11%) Virtual Team
3 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.69%) IPTV
6 3 (1.69%) Replication
7 2 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Handset
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.35%) Windows
2 28 (15.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.92%) Linux
4 17 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.25%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.69%) Unix
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.47%) ITIL
2 31 (17.42%) Presales
3 22 (12.36%) Network Management
4 20 (11.24%) Network Design
5 19 (10.67%) Change Management
6 17 (9.55%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.30%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.74%) Functional Testing
8 12 (6.74%) Migration
8 12 (6.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (6.74%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.18%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (6.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (4.49%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.93%) Network Load Balancing
11 7 (3.93%) Operations Management
11 7 (3.93%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.37%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) Python
2 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.25%) Perl
3 4 (2.25%) SQL
4 1 (0.56%) C
4 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (57.87%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (40.45%) CCNP
3 45 (25.28%) CCNA
4 22 (12.36%) CCIE
5 18 (10.11%) Degree
6 13 (7.30%) CCIP
6 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (6.74%) MCSA
8 9 (5.06%) CCDA
8 9 (5.06%) CCDP
8 9 (5.06%) MCSE
9 7 (3.93%) A+ Certification
9 7 (3.93%) JNCIS
9 7 (3.93%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.37%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.81%) CISSP
12 4 (2.25%) MCITP
13 3 (1.69%) SCSA
13 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.49%) vSphere
5 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.25%) Xen
6 4 (2.25%) XenApp
6 4 (2.25%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) pfSense
9 1 (0.56%) NFS
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Nagios
2 9 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.37%) Cacti
4 5 (2.81%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.81%) SCCM
5 4 (2.25%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (73.03%) Cisco
2 41 (23.03%) Juniper
3 33 (18.54%) VMware
4 28 (15.73%) CheckPoint
5 25 (14.04%) SolarWinds
6 17 (9.55%) F5
7 16 (8.99%) HP
8 14 (7.87%) Avaya
8 14 (7.87%) Palo Alto
9 13 (7.30%) Nokia
10 12 (6.74%) Fortinet
10 12 (6.74%) Huawei
11 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.06%) SonicWALL
13 7 (3.93%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.37%) BroadSoft
14 6 (3.37%) BT
15 5 (2.81%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (2.81%) Meraki
15 5 (2.81%) Symantec
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 base salary plus bonus to c£20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 20k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car + Phone + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mandara
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago