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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
UK / England
Rank 740 825 742
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -83
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 88 103 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.63% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 72 93 141
Median salary £57,500 £43,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.94% -5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%

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
12597 16402 18322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.20% 17.22% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10309 13753 14899
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +96 70 £57,500 +30.68% 12
West Midlands +38 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South West +15 3 £60,000 +26.31%
South East +43 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire +30 1 £21,000 -52.00%
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 151 (87.28%) MPLS
2 146 (84.39%) Cisco
3 108 (62.43%) Firewall
4 106 (61.27%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (56.65%) VPN
6 90 (52.02%) WAN
7 87 (50.29%) CCNP
8 79 (45.66%) BGP
9 72 (41.62%) Network Security
10 68 (39.31%) OSPF
11 59 (34.10%) Data Centre
12 57 (32.95%) Juniper
13 49 (28.32%) LAN
14 46 (26.59%) DNS
15 45 (26.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (24.28%) DHCP
17 41 (23.70%) Network Design
18 39 (22.54%) VoIP
18 39 (22.54%) Wireless
19 38 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
20 36 (20.81%) SolarWinds
20 36 (20.81%) VLAN
20 36 (20.81%) Telecoms
21 35 (20.23%) CCNA
21 35 (20.23%) Junos
22 34 (19.65%) Windows
23 31 (17.92%) Network Management
24 30 (17.34%) Nagios
24 30 (17.34%) Presales
25 29 (16.76%) CheckPoint

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 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.73%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.05%) MS Office
2 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.16%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (87.28%) MPLS
2 108 (62.43%) Firewall
3 98 (56.65%) VPN
4 90 (52.02%) WAN
5 79 (45.66%) BGP
6 72 (41.62%) Network Security
7 68 (39.31%) OSPF
8 49 (28.32%) LAN
9 46 (26.59%) DNS
10 45 (26.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (24.28%) DHCP
12 39 (22.54%) VoIP
12 39 (22.54%) Wireless
13 38 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (20.81%) VLAN
15 35 (20.23%) Junos
16 26 (15.03%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (15.03%) EIGRP
17 22 (12.72%) Multicast
17 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (20.81%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.45%) Finance
3 11 (6.36%) Marketing
4 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.31%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (2.31%) Electronics
5 4 (2.31%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.73%) French Language
6 3 (1.73%) Legal
7 2 (1.16%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (61.27%) Network Engineer
2 34 (19.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (13.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (13.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (12.72%) Juniper Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Security Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Architect
7 12 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 11 (6.36%) Cisco Architect
8 11 (6.36%) Cisco Network Architect
8 11 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.78%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.78%) LAN Engineer
10 9 (5.20%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) REST
2 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 59 (34.10%) Data Centre
2 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.09%) Virtual Team
4 13 (7.51%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.73%) Clustering
6 3 (1.73%) Eurex
7 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.65%) Windows
2 25 (14.45%) Linux
3 23 (13.29%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.36%) Unix
5 7 (4.05%) VyOS
6 6 (3.47%) Solaris
7 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.16%) CatOS
9 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.70%) Network Design
2 31 (17.92%) Network Management
3 30 (17.34%) Presales
4 27 (15.61%) ITIL
5 25 (14.45%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (8.67%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.36%) Problem Management
7 11 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.20%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.20%) Change Management
8 9 (5.20%) Low Latency
9 8 (4.62%) High Availability
9 8 (4.62%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.62%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (4.05%) Business Development
10 7 (4.05%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.05%) Time Management
11 6 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.05%) Python
2 4 (2.31%) SQL
3 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 106 (61.27%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (50.29%) CCNP
3 35 (20.23%) CCNA
4 26 (15.03%) CCIE
5 24 (13.87%) Degree
6 18 (10.40%) JNCIS
7 15 (8.67%) JNCIP
8 8 (4.62%) CCIP
8 8 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.05%) A+ Certification
9 7 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.16%) CCDA
11 2 (1.16%) CCDP
11 2 (1.16%) CCENT
11 2 (1.16%) MCSE
11 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (7.51%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.31%) vSphere
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.73%) pfSense
5 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (17.34%) Nagios
2 16 (9.25%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (5.20%) Cacti
3 9 (5.20%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.47%) OpenView
4 6 (3.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.73%) Puppet
5 3 (1.73%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 146 (84.39%) Cisco
2 57 (32.95%) Juniper
3 36 (20.81%) SolarWinds
4 29 (16.76%) CheckPoint
4 29 (16.76%) F5
5 28 (16.18%) VMware
6 23 (13.29%) Palo Alto
7 21 (12.14%) SonicWALL
8 19 (10.98%) Fortinet
9 16 (9.25%) Brocade
10 15 (8.67%) Microsoft
11 14 (8.09%) HP
12 11 (6.36%) Avaya
12 11 (6.36%) ProCurve
12 11 (6.36%) WatchGuard
13 9 (5.20%) Meraki
13 9 (5.20%) NetApp
13 9 (5.20%) Riverbed
14 8 (4.62%) EMC
15 7 (4.05%) Aruba
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