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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 698 757 769
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 139 96 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.099% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 114 91 89
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.05%
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +49 92 £52,500 +5.00% 13
South East -17 23 £39,250 -1.87% 2
Yorkshire -21 10 £62,500 +38.88%
East of England - 7 £41,250 -
West Midlands -5 5 £24,725 -50.55% 3
North West -6 1 £21,000 -31.14% 2
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 303 (91.27%) MPLS
2 257 (77.41%) Cisco
3 222 (66.87%) BGP
4 205 (61.75%) Cisco Certification
5 185 (55.72%) CCNP
6 179 (53.92%) VPN
7 177 (53.31%) Firewall
8 158 (47.59%) OSPF
9 156 (46.99%) WAN
10 149 (44.88%) Telecoms
11 124 (37.35%) LAN
12 106 (31.93%) Wireless
13 102 (30.72%) EIGRP
14 90 (27.11%) Juniper
15 87 (26.20%) HSRP
16 79 (23.80%) Cisco ASA
17 75 (22.59%) DNS
18 74 (22.29%) TCP/IP
19 72 (21.69%) VoIP
20 71 (21.39%) CCNA
21 70 (21.08%) HP
21 70 (21.08%) CheckPoint
22 68 (20.48%) Network Design
23 66 (19.88%) CCIE
24 63 (18.98%) VLAN
25 62 (18.67%) Windows
26 61 (18.37%) ITIL
27 58 (17.47%) Network Security
28 56 (16.87%) VMware
29 49 (14.76%) Internet

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 29 (8.73%) Lync
2 24 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.20%) IIS
3 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.72%) MS Visio
3 17 (5.12%) MS Office
4 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.42%) IaaS
2 4 (1.20%) Office 365
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 303 (91.27%) MPLS
2 222 (66.87%) BGP
3 179 (53.92%) VPN
4 177 (53.31%) Firewall
5 158 (47.59%) OSPF
6 156 (46.99%) WAN
7 124 (37.35%) LAN
8 106 (31.93%) Wireless
9 102 (30.72%) EIGRP
10 87 (26.20%) HSRP
11 79 (23.80%) Cisco ASA
12 75 (22.59%) DNS
13 74 (22.29%) TCP/IP
14 72 (21.69%) VoIP
15 63 (18.98%) VLAN
16 58 (17.47%) Network Security
17 49 (14.76%) Internet
18 46 (13.86%) Ethernet
19 42 (12.65%) SSL
20 38 (11.45%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 149 (44.88%) Telecoms
2 35 (10.54%) Finance
3 23 (6.93%) Advertising
4 16 (4.82%) Marketing
5 14 (4.22%) Law
6 13 (3.92%) Retail
7 10 (3.01%) Legal
8 5 (1.51%) French Language
9 3 (0.90%) Billing
9 3 (0.90%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (53.92%) Network Engineer
2 59 (17.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 47 (14.16%) Consultant
4 39 (11.75%) IP Engineer
5 33 (9.94%) IP Network Engineer
6 30 (9.04%) Architect
7 27 (8.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 25 (7.53%) Network Support
9 22 (6.63%) Support Engineer
10 18 (5.42%) Network Support Engineer
11 17 (5.12%) Network Architect
12 16 (4.82%) Network Consultant
13 15 (4.52%) Analyst
14 13 (3.92%) Network Analyst
15 11 (3.31%) Design Engineer
15 11 (3.31%) Sales Consultant
15 11 (3.31%) Security Engineer
15 11 (3.31%) Cisco Engineer
16 9 (2.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 7 (2.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.11%) XMPP
2 2 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.42%) Performance Metrics
3 17 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.11%) Clustering
6 5 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.60%) Statistics
9 1 (0.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) BBC
9 1 (0.30%) PKI
9 1 (0.30%) Derivative
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.67%) Windows
2 33 (9.94%) Linux
3 17 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.22%) Solaris
5 13 (3.92%) UNIX
6 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.81%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.48%) Network Design
2 61 (18.37%) ITIL
3 47 (14.16%) Load Balancing
4 39 (11.75%) Network Architecture
5 29 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 25 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (6.63%) Project Management
9 21 (6.33%) PRINCE2
10 20 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (5.72%) Migration
12 18 (5.42%) Security Architecture
13 17 (5.12%) WAN Optimisation
14 16 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (4.52%) Network Management
16 13 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (3.92%) Capacity Management
17 12 (3.61%) Line Management
17 12 (3.61%) CRM
18 11 (3.31%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.90%) C
1 3 (0.90%) SQL
2 2 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 205 (61.75%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (55.72%) CCNP
3 71 (21.39%) CCNA
4 66 (19.88%) CCIE
5 48 (14.46%) Degree
6 38 (11.45%) CCDP
7 34 (10.24%) CCDA
8 23 (6.93%) JNCIE
9 20 (6.02%) CCIP
10 17 (5.12%) CCSA
11 15 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.52%) VCP5
12 10 (3.01%) CCSE
13 9 (2.71%) VCP4
13 9 (2.71%) MCP
14 8 (2.41%) CISSP
14 8 (2.41%) MBCS
15 7 (2.11%) CCVP
16 6 (1.81%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.16%) SLA
2 19 (5.72%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 30 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.31%) vSphere
4 9 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.81%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.90%) Snort
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (8.73%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (2.71%) Cacti
3 8 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.81%) OpenView
6 5 (1.51%) Nagios
7 3 (0.90%) WSUS
7 3 (0.90%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 257 (77.41%) Cisco
2 90 (27.11%) Juniper
3 70 (21.08%) CheckPoint
3 70 (21.08%) HP
4 56 (16.87%) VMware
5 46 (13.86%) SolarWinds
6 42 (12.65%) F5
7 40 (12.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 30 (9.04%) Microsoft
9 27 (8.13%) Citrix
10 23 (6.93%) Blue Coat
11 16 (4.82%) Fortinet
12 13 (3.92%) Aruba
12 13 (3.92%) Riverbed
13 11 (3.31%) Avaya
14 10 (3.01%) Dell
15 8 (2.41%) Nortel
16 7 (2.11%) Redback
17 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.81%) EMC
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