The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 715 725 758
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 154 104 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 142 96 100
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -20.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -33.60%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19338 18686 19987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.68% 18.39% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15600 15094 16701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 100 £50,000 +15.60% 7
South East -30 24 £39,500 +12.85% 1
West Midlands +1 13 £47,500 -40.62% 5
North West - 11 £32,500 - 2
South West -20 2 £41,500 +3.75%
Yorkshire -33 2 £48,750 +8.33%
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 247 (88.85%) MPLS
2 213 (76.62%) Cisco
3 180 (64.75%) BGP
4 163 (58.63%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (53.96%) Telecoms
6 146 (52.52%) OSPF
7 122 (43.88%) WAN
8 106 (38.13%) CCNP
9 97 (34.89%) VPN
10 96 (34.53%) Juniper
11 91 (32.73%) LAN
12 84 (30.22%) Firewall
13 71 (25.54%) Ethernet
14 58 (20.86%) VLAN
15 55 (19.78%) CCNA
16 54 (19.42%) VoIP
17 52 (18.71%) Internet
18 51 (18.35%) Wireless
19 48 (17.27%) TCP/IP
20 47 (16.91%) Cisco ASA
21 45 (16.19%) HSRP
22 44 (15.83%) Network Design
23 43 (15.47%) EIGRP
24 37 (13.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
24 37 (13.31%) Network Security
25 35 (12.59%) SDH
25 35 (12.59%) Network Management
26 34 (12.23%) IPv6
27 33 (11.87%) RSVP
27 33 (11.87%) SolarWinds

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (2.88%) Lync
2 5 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.72%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) IIS
3 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.52%) MS Office
4 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.72%) PaaS
1 2 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (88.85%) MPLS
2 180 (64.75%) BGP
3 146 (52.52%) OSPF
4 122 (43.88%) WAN
5 97 (34.89%) VPN
6 91 (32.73%) LAN
7 84 (30.22%) Firewall
8 71 (25.54%) Ethernet
9 58 (20.86%) VLAN
10 54 (19.42%) VoIP
11 52 (18.71%) Internet
12 51 (18.35%) Wireless
13 48 (17.27%) TCP/IP
14 47 (16.91%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (16.19%) HSRP
16 43 (15.47%) EIGRP
17 37 (13.31%) Network Security
18 35 (12.59%) SDH
19 34 (12.23%) IPv6
20 33 (11.87%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 150 (53.96%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.27%) Finance
3 11 (3.96%) Marketing
4 10 (3.60%) Legal
4 10 (3.60%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 141 (50.72%) Network Engineer
2 35 (12.59%) Consultant
3 28 (10.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (9.35%) Security Engineer
4 26 (9.35%) Architect
5 24 (8.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 21 (7.55%) Network Architect
7 18 (6.47%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 18 (6.47%) Senior Security Engineer
7 18 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.12%) IP Engineer
8 17 (6.12%) Lead Network Engineer
9 16 (5.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 15 (5.40%) Analyst
11 13 (4.68%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (4.68%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (4.32%) Business Development Manager
12 12 (4.32%) Business Manager
12 12 (4.32%) Sales Consultant
12 12 (4.32%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.36%) Rendezvous
1 1 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.44%) Replication
4 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.08%) IVR
4 3 (1.08%) Clustering
5 2 (0.72%) Physics
5 2 (0.72%) Statistics
5 2 (0.72%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.36%) Xbox
6 1 (0.36%) Open Source
6 1 (0.36%) Social Media
6 1 (0.36%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.27%) Windows
1 23 (8.27%) Linux
2 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.52%) Solaris
5 6 (2.16%) UNIX
6 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE
8 1 (0.36%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.83%) Network Design
2 35 (12.59%) Network Management
3 30 (10.79%) Load Balancing
4 25 (8.99%) Service Delivery
5 24 (8.63%) Network Architecture
6 20 (7.19%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (7.19%) ITIL
7 12 (4.32%) Network Load Balancing
7 12 (4.32%) Business Development
7 12 (4.32%) BPR
8 11 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.60%) CRM
9 10 (3.60%) Project Management
9 10 (3.60%) Product Management
10 9 (3.24%) Cyber Security
10 9 (3.24%) Change Management
11 6 (2.16%) Product Marketing
11 6 (2.16%) WAN Optimisation
12 4 (1.44%) Migration
12 4 (1.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.12%) C
2 4 (1.44%) Perl
2 4 (1.44%) PowerHouse
3 3 (1.08%) SQL
4 2 (0.72%) Python
4 2 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 163 (58.63%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (38.13%) CCNP
3 55 (19.78%) CCNA
4 31 (11.15%) CCIE
5 26 (9.35%) Degree
6 20 (7.19%) CCIP
7 16 (5.76%) CCDP
8 13 (4.68%) CCDA
9 8 (2.88%) CCSA
9 8 (2.88%) CCSE
10 7 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.52%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.44%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.08%) HND
13 2 (0.72%) CCDE
13 2 (0.72%) MCITP
13 2 (0.72%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 16 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.88%) vSphere
4 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) Snort
5 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.72%) XenServer
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (1.80%) WSUS
3 4 (1.44%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (1.44%) Nagios
3 4 (1.44%) Cacti
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 213 (76.62%) Cisco
2 96 (34.53%) Juniper
3 37 (13.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 33 (11.87%) SolarWinds
5 31 (11.15%) HP
6 25 (8.99%) Microsoft
7 24 (8.63%) CheckPoint
8 23 (8.27%) Dell
9 21 (7.55%) Fortinet
10 19 (6.83%) Brocade
10 19 (6.83%) F5
11 18 (6.47%) VMware
12 17 (6.12%) Aruba
13 15 (5.40%) Nortel
14 9 (3.24%) BT
15 6 (2.16%) Avaya
15 6 (2.16%) Riverbed
16 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (1.80%) Red Hat
17 4 (1.44%) Foundry
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum UPTO £50,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum UPTO £26,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + car + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Salary: Negotiable DoE
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