The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - - 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
VPLS
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.27% 11.22% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 27
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

VPLS
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Gatwick