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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 796 818 752
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -66
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 86 113 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.66% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 65 99 190
Median salary £51,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
15203 17146 19450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.97% 16.76% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12539 14337 15416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +71 62 £51,000 -15.00% 5
South East +4 9 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands -9 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North West +1 7 £32,500 -
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 181 (84.58%) MPLS
2 142 (66.36%) Cisco
3 138 (64.49%) BGP
4 119 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (54.67%) WAN
6 107 (50.00%) Firewall
7 97 (45.33%) OSPF
8 88 (41.12%) VPN
9 82 (38.32%) LAN
10 80 (37.38%) CCNP
11 70 (32.71%) DHCP
12 69 (32.24%) Juniper
13 62 (28.97%) VoIP
14 61 (28.50%) CCNA
15 58 (27.10%) DNS
16 53 (24.77%) Telecoms
17 51 (23.83%) Wireless
18 50 (23.36%) ITIL
19 48 (22.43%) EIGRP
20 45 (21.03%) VMware
21 43 (20.09%) Windows
21 43 (20.09%) Presales
22 37 (17.29%) SSL
22 37 (17.29%) TCP/IP
23 34 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
24 32 (14.95%) VLAN
24 32 (14.95%) Internet
25 31 (14.49%) Linux
25 31 (14.49%) Hyper-V
26 30 (14.02%) IPv6

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 18 (8.41%) OpenStack
2 17 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.61%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.34%) IIS
6 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.87%) IaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 181 (84.58%) MPLS
2 138 (64.49%) BGP
3 117 (54.67%) WAN
4 107 (50.00%) Firewall
5 97 (45.33%) OSPF
6 88 (41.12%) VPN
7 82 (38.32%) LAN
8 70 (32.71%) DHCP
9 62 (28.97%) VoIP
10 58 (27.10%) DNS
11 51 (23.83%) Wireless
12 48 (22.43%) EIGRP
13 37 (17.29%) SSL
13 37 (17.29%) TCP/IP
14 32 (14.95%) Internet
14 32 (14.95%) VLAN
15 30 (14.02%) IPv6
16 27 (12.62%) IPsec
17 26 (12.15%) Spanning Tree
17 26 (12.15%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (24.77%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.48%) Finance
3 8 (3.74%) Marketing
4 5 (2.34%) French Language
5 4 (1.87%) Law
5 4 (1.87%) Publishing
5 4 (1.87%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (37.85%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.55%) Cisco Engineer
2 29 (13.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 28 (13.08%) Consultant
4 20 (9.35%) Network Consultant
4 20 (9.35%) Network Support
4 20 (9.35%) Presales Consultant
5 19 (8.88%) NOC Engineer
5 19 (8.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (8.41%) WAN Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Broadband Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Cloud Consultant
8 12 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) IP Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Solutions Consultant
8 12 (5.61%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Test Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.87%) RFC 2547
3 2 (0.93%) XMPP
4 1 (0.47%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.61%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.67%) Clustering
5 9 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.27%) IPTV
7 5 (2.34%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (2.34%) Wiki
8 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.87%) iPad
8 4 (1.87%) Replication
9 2 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.09%) Windows
2 31 (14.49%) Linux
3 30 (14.02%) Windows Server
4 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.87%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) VMS
8 1 (0.47%) VyOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.36%) ITIL
2 43 (20.09%) Presales
3 23 (10.75%) Change Management
4 21 (9.81%) Load Balancing
5 18 (8.41%) Capacity Management
6 17 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (7.94%) Network Design
7 16 (7.48%) Migration
8 13 (6.07%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.07%) Web Filtering
9 12 (5.61%) Functional Testing
9 12 (5.61%) High Availability
9 12 (5.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (5.61%) SIEM
9 12 (5.61%) Test Automation
9 12 (5.61%) Virtual Team Management
10 11 (5.14%) Network Management
11 10 (4.67%) Use Case
12 9 (4.21%) Product Management
12 9 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.75%) Python
2 13 (6.07%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.61%) Bash Shell
4 11 (5.14%) Perl
5 10 (4.67%) SQL
6 1 (0.47%) C
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) Korn
6 1 (0.47%) Ruby
6 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (37.38%) CCNP
3 61 (28.50%) CCNA
4 26 (12.15%) Degree
5 25 (11.68%) CCIE
6 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (9.81%) MCSA
8 18 (8.41%) MCSE
9 16 (7.48%) JNCIS
10 13 (6.07%) CCIP
10 13 (6.07%) JNCIA
11 10 (4.67%) CCDA
11 10 (4.67%) CCDP
11 10 (4.67%) RHCE
11 10 (4.67%) RHCSA
11 10 (4.67%) SCSA
12 8 (3.74%) CISSP
13 6 (2.80%) CCVP
13 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.75%) SLA
2 10 (4.67%) HIPAA
2 10 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 34 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (14.49%) Hyper-V
3 25 (11.68%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.67%) Xen
5 8 (3.74%) vSphere
6 6 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.80%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.80%) XenApp
7 5 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.40%) pfSense
10 2 (0.93%) XenServer
11 1 (0.47%) Snort
11 1 (0.47%) vCloud
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (9.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.27%) Nagios
2 7 (3.27%) SCCM
3 4 (1.87%) Cacti
3 4 (1.87%) WSUS
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.47%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 142 (66.36%) Cisco
2 69 (32.24%) Juniper
3 45 (21.03%) VMware
4 23 (10.75%) CheckPoint
5 22 (10.28%) F5
6 19 (8.88%) Palo Alto
7 16 (7.48%) SolarWinds
8 14 (6.54%) Riverbed
9 13 (6.07%) Avaya
9 13 (6.07%) BroadSoft
9 13 (6.07%) HP
9 13 (6.07%) Huawei
9 13 (6.07%) Meraki
9 13 (6.07%) Nokia
10 10 (4.67%) Citrix
10 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (3.74%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.27%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.27%) EMC
12 7 (3.27%) Symantec
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