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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 803 834 768
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -66
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 93 98 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.57% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 172
Median salary £51,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
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
15409 17328 19609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 16.93% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12855 14441 15619
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +47 65 £54,250 -9.58% 7
West Midlands -4 13 £50,000 +2.56%
South East -10 13 £37,500 -30.23%
North West +10 2 £32,500 - 1
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 194 (87.00%) MPLS
2 152 (68.16%) BGP
3 139 (62.33%) Cisco
4 129 (57.85%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (56.95%) WAN
6 114 (51.12%) Firewall
7 109 (48.88%) VPN
8 106 (47.53%) OSPF
9 89 (39.91%) LAN
10 88 (39.46%) CCNP
11 78 (34.98%) Juniper
12 67 (30.04%) VoIP
13 66 (29.60%) Wireless
14 62 (27.80%) DHCP
15 61 (27.35%) EIGRP
16 60 (26.91%) Telecoms
16 60 (26.91%) CCNA
17 53 (23.77%) DNS
17 53 (23.77%) ITIL
18 50 (22.42%) SSL
19 47 (21.08%) Presales
20 43 (19.28%) Windows
20 43 (19.28%) VMware
21 41 (18.39%) IPsec
22 40 (17.94%) TCP/IP
23 38 (17.04%) Spanning Tree
24 36 (16.14%) CCIE
25 35 (15.70%) VLAN
25 35 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
26 33 (14.80%) 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 17 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.17%) OpenStack
2 16 (7.17%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.69%) IIS
6 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.79%) IaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 194 (87.00%) MPLS
2 152 (68.16%) BGP
3 127 (56.95%) WAN
4 114 (51.12%) Firewall
5 109 (48.88%) VPN
6 106 (47.53%) OSPF
7 89 (39.91%) LAN
8 67 (30.04%) VoIP
9 66 (29.60%) Wireless
10 62 (27.80%) DHCP
11 61 (27.35%) EIGRP
12 53 (23.77%) DNS
13 50 (22.42%) SSL
14 41 (18.39%) IPsec
15 40 (17.94%) TCP/IP
16 38 (17.04%) Spanning Tree
17 35 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
17 35 (15.70%) VLAN
18 33 (14.80%) IPv6
19 32 (14.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 60 (26.91%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.73%) Marketing
3 10 (4.48%) Finance
4 5 (2.24%) Law
4 5 (2.24%) Publishing
5 4 (1.79%) Advertising
5 4 (1.79%) German Language
5 4 (1.79%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.35%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (34.53%) Network Engineer
2 40 (17.94%) Consultant
3 28 (12.56%) Network Consultant
4 27 (12.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (12.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (9.42%) Presales Consultant
6 19 (8.52%) Network Support
7 18 (8.07%) NOC Engineer
8 17 (7.62%) WAN Engineer
9 14 (6.28%) Cisco Consultant
9 14 (6.28%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 14 (6.28%) Solutions Consultant
10 13 (5.83%) Analyst
10 13 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (5.38%) Cloud Consultant
11 12 (5.38%) Voice Consultant
12 11 (4.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.93%) Network Analyst
12 11 (4.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.11%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.79%) RFC 2547
3 3 (1.35%) XMPP
4 1 (0.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.83%) IPTV
4 12 (5.38%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.48%) Clustering
6 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.24%) iPad
7 5 (2.24%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (2.24%) Wiki
8 4 (1.79%) Replication
9 3 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.45%) Handset
11 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.28%) Windows
2 31 (13.90%) Linux
2 31 (13.90%) Windows Server
3 22 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.79%) Unix
7 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.45%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.77%) ITIL
2 47 (21.08%) Presales
3 20 (8.97%) Migration
4 19 (8.52%) Load Balancing
5 18 (8.07%) Change Management
6 17 (7.62%) Capacity Management
6 17 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (7.62%) Product Management
7 16 (7.17%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (7.17%) Web Filtering
8 14 (6.28%) Network Design
9 12 (5.38%) High Availability
9 12 (5.38%) SIEM
9 12 (5.38%) Virtual Team Management
10 11 (4.93%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (4.93%) Project Management
11 10 (4.48%) Time Management
11 10 (4.48%) Use Case
12 9 (4.04%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.97%) Python
2 14 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.38%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.93%) Perl
5 10 (4.48%) SQL
6 3 (1.35%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) Korn
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 129 (57.85%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (39.46%) CCNP
3 60 (26.91%) CCNA
4 36 (16.14%) CCIE
5 25 (11.21%) Degree
6 24 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (9.87%) MCSA
8 18 (8.07%) MCSE
9 16 (7.17%) JNCIA
10 15 (6.73%) JNCIS
11 11 (4.93%) CCIP
12 10 (4.48%) RHCE
12 10 (4.48%) RHCSA
12 10 (4.48%) SCSA
13 9 (4.04%) CCDA
13 9 (4.04%) CCDP
13 9 (4.04%) CCVP
13 9 (4.04%) CISSP
14 6 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.52%) SLA
2 10 (4.48%) HIPAA
2 10 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 32 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (13.45%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.87%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.48%) Xen
5 9 (4.04%) vSphere
6 7 (3.14%) XenApp
7 6 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.69%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.35%) pfSense
10 2 (0.90%) XenServer
11 1 (0.45%) Snort
11 1 (0.45%) vCloud
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (12.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.14%) SCCM
3 6 (2.69%) WSUS
4 5 (2.24%) Nagios
5 3 (1.35%) Cacti
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.35%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.90%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.45%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 139 (62.33%) Cisco
2 78 (34.98%) Juniper
3 43 (19.28%) VMware
4 26 (11.66%) F5
5 23 (10.31%) CheckPoint
6 21 (9.42%) Palo Alto
7 17 (7.62%) Riverbed
8 15 (6.73%) Meraki
9 14 (6.28%) HP
10 13 (5.83%) BroadSoft
10 13 (5.83%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.38%) Huawei
12 11 (4.93%) Citrix
12 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
13 10 (4.48%) Blue Coat
13 10 (4.48%) Nokia
14 9 (4.04%) Avaya
15 8 (3.59%) EMC
16 7 (3.14%) Symantec
17 6 (2.69%) SonicWALL
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