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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 774 836 863
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +27
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 127 106 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 106 83 97
Median salary £40,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
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
15549 18011 19873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 17.42% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13050 14753 15945
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +65 71 £53,000 +6.00% 1
South East +8 23 £40,000 -27.27% 2
North West - 17 £34,000 - 1
South West - 15 £34,000 -
West Midlands -12 14 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +22 2 £32,500 -35.00%
VPLS
UK

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 214 (89.17%) MPLS
2 161 (67.08%) BGP
3 151 (62.92%) Cisco
4 148 (61.67%) WAN
5 139 (57.92%) Cisco Certification
6 136 (56.67%) VPN
7 128 (53.33%) Firewall
8 115 (47.92%) OSPF
9 105 (43.75%) LAN
10 104 (43.33%) Juniper
11 99 (41.25%) CCNP
12 83 (34.58%) Telecoms
13 81 (33.75%) Wireless
14 80 (33.33%) EIGRP
15 79 (32.92%) VoIP
16 71 (29.58%) CCNA
17 67 (27.92%) SSL
18 60 (25.00%) TCP/IP
19 59 (24.58%) IPsec
20 58 (24.17%) Presales
21 57 (23.75%) Spanning Tree
21 57 (23.75%) ITIL
22 50 (20.83%) Data Centre
23 49 (20.42%) Cisco ASA
24 45 (18.75%) Multicast
24 45 (18.75%) VMware
25 43 (17.92%) Cisco Wireless
26 42 (17.50%) Windows
27 41 (17.08%) RIP
28 37 (15.42%) DNS

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 24 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 15 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.83%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.25%) IIS
4 3 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (4.17%) Office 365
2 8 (3.33%) IaaS
3 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 214 (89.17%) MPLS
2 161 (67.08%) BGP
3 148 (61.67%) WAN
4 136 (56.67%) VPN
5 128 (53.33%) Firewall
6 115 (47.92%) OSPF
7 105 (43.75%) LAN
8 81 (33.75%) Wireless
9 80 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 79 (32.92%) VoIP
11 67 (27.92%) SSL
12 60 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 59 (24.58%) IPsec
14 57 (23.75%) Spanning Tree
15 49 (20.42%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (18.75%) Multicast
17 43 (17.92%) Cisco Wireless
18 41 (17.08%) RIP
19 37 (15.42%) DNS
20 36 (15.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (34.58%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.00%) Marketing
3 9 (3.75%) Finance
4 7 (2.92%) Legal
5 6 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
6 5 (2.08%) Publishing
7 4 (1.67%) German Language
7 4 (1.67%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.67%) Law
8 3 (1.25%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 91 (37.92%) Network Engineer
2 56 (23.33%) Consultant
3 41 (17.08%) Network Consultant
4 30 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 30 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 28 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 27 (11.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 26 (10.83%) Network Support
8 24 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
9 22 (9.17%) Support Engineer
10 21 (8.75%) Presales Consultant
11 16 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
12 15 (6.25%) Analyst
12 15 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
13 14 (5.83%) Core Network Engineer
13 14 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
14 12 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 12 (5.00%) Business Manager
14 12 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
14 12 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.25%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.08%) RFC 2547
3 3 (1.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.42%) IPTV
4 12 (5.00%) Clustering
5 11 (4.58%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.08%) Wiki
8 4 (1.67%) iPad
8 4 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.25%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Equities
11 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) PKI
11 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.50%) Windows
2 28 (11.67%) Linux
2 28 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.58%) Windows 10
4 11 (4.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.83%) Unix
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) CatOS
8 1 (0.42%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.17%) Presales
2 57 (23.75%) ITIL
3 25 (10.42%) Product Management
4 19 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 17 (7.08%) Project Management
7 16 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 16 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (6.25%) Web Filtering
9 14 (5.83%) Migration
10 13 (5.42%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (4.58%) High Availability
11 11 (4.58%) Time Management
12 10 (4.17%) Business Development
12 10 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.17%) Use Case
13 9 (3.75%) Incident Management
14 8 (3.33%) Change Management
14 8 (3.33%) Network Design
14 8 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.00%) SQL
3 11 (4.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (4.58%) Python
4 10 (4.17%) Perl
5 6 (2.50%) C
6 1 (0.42%) Java
6 1 (0.42%) Korn
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 139 (57.92%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (41.25%) CCNP
3 71 (29.58%) CCNA
4 36 (15.00%) CCIE
5 27 (11.25%) Degree
6 25 (10.42%) JNCIA
6 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (7.92%) MCSA
8 15 (6.25%) MCSE
9 14 (5.83%) JNCIS
10 10 (4.17%) CCVP
10 10 (4.17%) RHCE
10 10 (4.17%) RHCSA
10 10 (4.17%) SCSA
11 7 (2.92%) CISSP
12 6 (2.50%) CCIP
12 6 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.50%) MCDST
12 6 (2.50%) MCP
13 5 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) HIPAA
1 11 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.58%) SLA
2 10 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.42%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 32 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.58%) vSphere
4 10 (4.17%) Xen
5 6 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.67%) XenApp
8 3 (1.25%) vCloud
9 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.83%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) NFS
10 1 (0.42%) pfSense
10 1 (0.42%) Snort
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (11.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.00%) WSUS
3 10 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.33%) SCCM
5 7 (2.92%) Nagios
6 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (2.50%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.83%) Cacti
8 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.42%) Ansible
9 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 151 (62.92%) Cisco
2 104 (43.33%) Juniper
3 45 (18.75%) VMware
4 28 (11.67%) F5
5 25 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 21 (8.75%) Microsoft
7 20 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 17 (7.08%) Riverbed
9 16 (6.67%) HP
10 15 (6.25%) Meraki
11 12 (5.00%) Siebel
12 11 (4.58%) Blue Coat
12 11 (4.58%) Red Hat
12 11 (4.58%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.17%) Dell
13 10 (4.17%) Intel Security
14 9 (3.75%) BroadSoft
14 9 (3.75%) Citrix
15 8 (3.33%) EMC
16 7 (2.92%) Avaya
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