The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 83
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
VPLS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
246 254 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.43% 21.80% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 182 212 144
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VPLS
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Essex region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Essex