The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 803 771 852
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +81
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 130 168 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.89% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 99 123 108
Average salary £40,750 £47,700 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.57% +12.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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
16867 18924 19471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.44% 18.34% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14123 15080 15458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in England

VPLS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
London -18 51 £52,500 +10.52% 6
South East +8 36 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West +38 17 £34,000 +4.61%
South West - 17 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -25 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England - 8 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +14 3 £32,500 -38.09%
East Midlands -8 1 £45,000 -
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 219 (88.66%) MPLS
2 167 (67.61%) BGP
3 156 (63.16%) Cisco
4 142 (57.49%) WAN
5 140 (56.68%) VPN
6 135 (54.66%) Firewall
7 118 (47.77%) Cisco Certification
8 117 (47.37%) Juniper
8 117 (47.37%) LAN
9 111 (44.94%) OSPF
10 96 (38.87%) Telecoms
11 88 (35.63%) CCNP
12 71 (28.74%) Data Centre
13 69 (27.94%) IPsec
14 68 (27.53%) VoIP
14 68 (27.53%) EIGRP
15 67 (27.13%) Wireless
16 59 (23.89%) SSL
16 59 (23.89%) Presales
17 58 (23.48%) TCP/IP
18 55 (22.27%) Multicast
19 54 (21.86%) CCNA
20 50 (20.24%) Cisco ASA
21 47 (19.03%) Spanning Tree
22 46 (18.62%) ITIL
23 43 (17.41%) Windows
24 40 (16.19%) Network Security
25 39 (15.79%) VLAN
25 39 (15.79%) VMware
25 39 (15.79%) RIP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 18 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.88%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.48%) Office 365
2 9 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.24%) IaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 219 (88.66%) MPLS
2 167 (67.61%) BGP
3 142 (57.49%) WAN
4 140 (56.68%) VPN
5 135 (54.66%) Firewall
6 117 (47.37%) LAN
7 111 (44.94%) OSPF
8 69 (27.94%) IPsec
9 68 (27.53%) EIGRP
9 68 (27.53%) VoIP
10 67 (27.13%) Wireless
11 59 (23.89%) SSL
12 58 (23.48%) TCP/IP
13 55 (22.27%) Multicast
14 50 (20.24%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (19.03%) Spanning Tree
16 40 (16.19%) Network Security
17 39 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
17 39 (15.79%) RIP
17 39 (15.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 96 (38.87%) Telecoms
2 33 (13.36%) Marketing
3 18 (7.29%) Finance
4 11 (4.45%) Brand Awareness
5 8 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.83%) Electronics
7 6 (2.43%) Legal
8 3 (1.21%) German Language
8 3 (1.21%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.21%) Law
8 3 (1.21%) Publishing
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (42.91%) Network Engineer
2 53 (21.46%) Consultant
3 38 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 32 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 31 (12.55%) Cisco Consultant
5 31 (12.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 30 (12.15%) Network Support
7 26 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
8 21 (8.50%) NOC Engineer
9 18 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (7.29%) Core Network Engineer
10 17 (6.88%) Presales Consultant
11 16 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (6.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 15 (6.07%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.67%) Administrator
14 13 (5.26%) Architect
14 13 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
14 13 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
15 12 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.21%) XMPP
3 1 (0.40%) Express
3 1 (0.40%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.67%) Clustering
4 9 (3.64%) IPTV
5 6 (2.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.02%) Wiki
7 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.62%) Replication
8 3 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Equities
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.41%) Windows
2 30 (12.15%) Linux
3 23 (9.31%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.45%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.45%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.62%) Solaris
10 2 (0.81%) CatOS
11 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.89%) Presales
2 46 (18.62%) ITIL
3 38 (15.38%) Network Design
4 23 (9.31%) Time Management
5 21 (8.50%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (8.10%) Product Management
7 19 (7.69%) Project Management
8 14 (5.67%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 12 (4.86%) High Availability
11 11 (4.45%) Capacity Management
12 10 (4.05%) Migration
13 9 (3.64%) Business Development
13 9 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (3.24%) Programme Management
14 8 (3.24%) Web Filtering
15 7 (2.83%) Security Testing
15 7 (2.83%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.86%) SQL
3 10 (4.05%) Perl
4 8 (3.24%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.24%) Python
5 7 (2.83%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (47.77%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (35.63%) CCNP
3 54 (21.86%) CCNA
4 35 (14.17%) Degree
5 28 (11.34%) CCIE
6 25 (10.12%) JNCIS
7 23 (9.31%) JNCIA
7 23 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (6.88%) MCSA
9 10 (4.05%) MCSE
10 9 (3.64%) CCIP
10 9 (3.64%) CCVP
11 6 (2.43%) MCDST
11 6 (2.43%) MCP
12 5 (2.02%) RHCE
12 5 (2.02%) RHCSA
12 5 (2.02%) SCSA
13 4 (1.62%) CISSP
14 3 (1.21%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) HIPAA
1 6 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.45%) vSphere
5 7 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.02%) Xen
7 4 (1.62%) XenApp
8 3 (1.21%) vCloud
9 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.81%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) NFS
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (8.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.05%) SCCM
3 9 (3.64%) FortiGate
3 9 (3.64%) WSUS
4 8 (3.24%) Nagios
5 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (2.43%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.43%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.21%) Cacti
6 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.21%) OpenView
7 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Iperf
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 156 (63.16%) Cisco
2 117 (47.37%) Juniper
3 39 (15.79%) VMware
4 38 (15.38%) F5
5 29 (11.74%) Palo Alto
6 25 (10.12%) Microsoft
7 17 (6.88%) HP
8 16 (6.48%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.07%) Riverbed
10 14 (5.67%) CheckPoint
11 11 (4.45%) Dell
11 11 (4.45%) Siebel
12 10 (4.05%) Blue Coat
12 10 (4.05%) Intel Security
13 9 (3.64%) NetApp
14 8 (3.24%) Huawei
15 7 (2.83%) Citrix
15 7 (2.83%) Meraki
15 7 (2.83%) SAP
16 6 (2.43%) BroadSoft
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