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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 677 739 761
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 187 118 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.70% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 141 109 92
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,950 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
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
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 +100 123 £49,000 -10.90% 10
South East -19 25 £42,000 +5.00% 6
West Midlands -2 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands - 10 - -
North West -9 5 £32,500 -7.80% 1
Yorkshire -28 5 £52,500 +16.66%
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 322 (89.20%) MPLS
2 261 (72.30%) Cisco
3 229 (63.43%) BGP
4 209 (57.89%) VPN
5 207 (57.34%) Cisco Certification
6 191 (52.91%) WAN
7 185 (51.25%) CCNP
8 172 (47.65%) Firewall
9 165 (45.71%) Telecoms
10 144 (39.89%) OSPF
11 130 (36.01%) LAN
12 117 (32.41%) Wireless
13 104 (28.81%) EIGRP
14 95 (26.32%) HSRP
15 91 (25.21%) Cisco ASA
16 86 (23.82%) DNS
17 84 (23.27%) CCNA
18 78 (21.61%) HP
19 76 (21.05%) Juniper
20 75 (20.78%) TCP/IP
20 75 (20.78%) Network Design
21 70 (19.39%) CheckPoint
22 67 (18.56%) Ethernet
22 67 (18.56%) Windows
23 66 (18.28%) VoIP
23 66 (18.28%) CCIE
24 65 (18.01%) ITIL
25 64 (17.73%) Network Security
26 62 (17.17%) VMware
27 59 (16.34%) VLAN

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (7.48%) Lync
2 22 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.65%) MS Visio
3 17 (4.71%) MS Office
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.26%) IaaS
2 4 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 322 (89.20%) MPLS
2 229 (63.43%) BGP
3 209 (57.89%) VPN
4 191 (52.91%) WAN
5 172 (47.65%) Firewall
6 144 (39.89%) OSPF
7 130 (36.01%) LAN
8 117 (32.41%) Wireless
9 104 (28.81%) EIGRP
10 95 (26.32%) HSRP
11 91 (25.21%) Cisco ASA
12 86 (23.82%) DNS
13 75 (20.78%) TCP/IP
14 67 (18.56%) Ethernet
15 66 (18.28%) VoIP
16 64 (17.73%) Network Security
17 59 (16.34%) VLAN
18 54 (14.96%) Unified Communications
19 47 (13.02%) VRRP
19 47 (13.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.49%) SQL Server
1 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 165 (45.71%) Telecoms
2 34 (9.42%) Finance
3 26 (7.20%) Advertising
4 17 (4.71%) Retail
4 17 (4.71%) Marketing
5 12 (3.32%) Law
6 9 (2.49%) Legal
7 5 (1.39%) French Language
8 3 (0.83%) Billing
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (51.52%) Network Engineer
2 65 (18.01%) Senior Network Engineer
3 48 (13.30%) Consultant
4 39 (10.80%) IP Engineer
5 37 (10.25%) IP Network Engineer
6 29 (8.03%) Network Support
7 28 (7.76%) Support Engineer
8 25 (6.93%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 23 (6.37%) Network Support Engineer
10 19 (5.26%) Network Consultant
11 16 (4.43%) Architect
12 14 (3.88%) Design Engineer
13 12 (3.32%) Sales Consultant
13 12 (3.32%) Network Design Engineer
14 10 (2.77%) Analyst
14 10 (2.77%) Cisco Engineer
14 10 (2.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 9 (2.49%) Security Engineer
15 9 (2.49%) Network Analyst
15 9 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.94%) XMPP
2 2 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.99%) Performance Metrics
2 18 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.83%) Clustering
4 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
4 3 (0.83%) User Experience
5 2 (0.55%) Statistics
5 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.28%) NHS
6 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.28%) PKI
6 1 (0.28%) Derivative
6 1 (0.28%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.56%) Windows
2 43 (11.91%) Linux
3 16 (4.43%) Solaris
4 14 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.77%) UNIX
6 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.94%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.78%) Network Design
2 65 (18.01%) ITIL
3 42 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 34 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (9.42%) Network Architecture
4 34 (9.42%) Network Monitoring
5 33 (9.14%) Business Development
6 30 (8.31%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (6.37%) Service Delivery
7 23 (6.37%) Project Management
8 21 (5.82%) Security Architecture
9 20 (5.54%) Migration
10 19 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
11 18 (4.99%) PRINCE2
12 13 (3.60%) Capacity Management
12 13 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.32%) Change Management
13 12 (3.32%) Network Load Balancing
14 11 (3.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.11%) VB
3 3 (0.83%) SQL
4 2 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) C
5 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 207 (57.34%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (51.25%) CCNP
3 84 (23.27%) CCNA
4 66 (18.28%) CCIE
5 54 (14.96%) Degree
6 32 (8.86%) CCDA
7 31 (8.59%) CCDP
8 22 (6.09%) CCSA
9 20 (5.54%) CCIP
10 19 (5.26%) VCP4
11 15 (4.16%) JNCIE
12 14 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (3.60%) CCSE
13 13 (3.60%) VCP5
14 8 (2.22%) CISSP
15 7 (1.94%) CCVP
15 7 (1.94%) MCP
15 7 (1.94%) MCSA
15 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.79%) SLA
2 20 (5.54%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 33 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.05%) vSphere
4 7 (1.94%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.83%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (8.86%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (3.60%) Cacti
4 11 (3.05%) OpenView
5 7 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.83%) WSUS
10 2 (0.55%) SCOM
10 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 261 (72.30%) Cisco
2 78 (21.61%) HP
3 76 (21.05%) Juniper
4 70 (19.39%) CheckPoint
5 62 (17.17%) VMware
6 50 (13.85%) F5
7 48 (13.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 46 (12.74%) SolarWinds
9 32 (8.86%) Citrix
10 27 (7.48%) Microsoft
11 13 (3.60%) Aruba
11 13 (3.60%) Riverbed
12 12 (3.32%) Blue Coat
12 12 (3.32%) Avaya
13 9 (2.49%) Dell
14 8 (2.22%) Nortel
14 8 (2.22%) Fortinet
15 7 (1.94%) EMC
16 6 (1.66%) Barracuda Networks
16 6 (1.66%) Huawei
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