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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
UK / England
Rank 755 760 796
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 71 145 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.94% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 56 132 109
Median salary £56,500 £45,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.49% -8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,600 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%

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
13256 15424 17870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.80% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 12925 14570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +29 53 £57,500 +21.05% 6
South East +38 7 £57,500 +35.29%
West Midlands +8 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West +19 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Yorkshire +14 1 £36,000 -15.29%
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 123 (80.92%) Cisco
1 123 (80.92%) MPLS
2 90 (59.21%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (56.58%) Firewall
4 78 (51.32%) VPN
5 72 (47.37%) WAN
6 71 (46.71%) CCNP
7 67 (44.08%) BGP
8 59 (38.82%) Network Security
9 55 (36.18%) LAN
10 51 (33.55%) DHCP
11 50 (32.89%) OSPF
12 47 (30.92%) Juniper
13 44 (28.95%) DNS
14 37 (24.34%) VoIP
15 36 (23.68%) Data Centre
16 32 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (21.05%) CCNA
17 28 (18.42%) Network Design
17 28 (18.42%) Presales
18 27 (17.76%) Telecoms
19 26 (17.11%) Windows
20 25 (16.45%) VMware
20 25 (16.45%) SolarWinds
20 25 (16.45%) Network Management
21 24 (15.79%) Wireless
21 24 (15.79%) CheckPoint
21 24 (15.79%) ITIL
22 23 (15.13%) EIGRP
22 23 (15.13%) VLAN

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 11 (7.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 123 (80.92%) MPLS
2 86 (56.58%) Firewall
3 78 (51.32%) VPN
4 72 (47.37%) WAN
5 67 (44.08%) BGP
6 59 (38.82%) Network Security
7 55 (36.18%) LAN
8 51 (33.55%) DHCP
9 50 (32.89%) OSPF
10 44 (28.95%) DNS
11 37 (24.34%) VoIP
12 32 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (15.79%) Wireless
14 23 (15.13%) EIGRP
14 23 (15.13%) VLAN
15 22 (14.47%) Junos
16 20 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (13.16%) Ethernet
17 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 17 (11.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (17.76%) Telecoms
2 20 (13.16%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Marketing
3 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.63%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (54.61%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (11.84%) Juniper Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Security Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Broadband Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) IP Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) LAN Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) WAN Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
11 8 (5.26%) Presales Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.87%) Virtual Team
4 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) IPTV
6 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Eurex
7 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.11%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.18%) Linux
4 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.29%) Unix
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) CatOS
8 1 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Network Design
1 28 (18.42%) Presales
2 25 (16.45%) Network Management
3 24 (15.79%) ITIL
4 15 (9.87%) Change Management
5 11 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (7.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (6.58%) Functional Testing
6 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.58%) Migration
6 10 (6.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (6.58%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.92%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.61%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.95%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (3.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.89%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.66%) Perl
2 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (59.21%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (46.71%) CCNP
3 32 (21.05%) CCNA
4 19 (12.50%) CCIE
5 17 (11.18%) Degree
6 13 (8.55%) JNCIS
7 12 (7.89%) JNCIP
8 10 (6.58%) CCIP
9 7 (4.61%) A+ Certification
9 7 (4.61%) CCDA
9 7 (4.61%) CCDP
9 7 (4.61%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.63%) MCSE
12 3 (1.97%) MCSA
13 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.66%) CCENT
14 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
6 1 (0.66%) pfSense
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) Nagios
2 10 (6.58%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.95%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.63%) Cacti
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.66%) OpenView
7 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 123 (80.92%) Cisco
2 47 (30.92%) Juniper
3 25 (16.45%) SolarWinds
3 25 (16.45%) VMware
4 24 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 19 (12.50%) F5
6 17 (11.18%) Fortinet
7 13 (8.55%) Avaya
7 13 (8.55%) Palo Alto
7 13 (8.55%) SonicWALL
8 11 (7.24%) Nokia
9 10 (6.58%) Huawei
10 9 (5.92%) HP
11 7 (4.61%) WatchGuard
12 6 (3.95%) Brocade
12 6 (3.95%) BT
12 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (3.95%) Riverbed
13 5 (3.29%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (1.97%) Meraki
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