The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 185 164 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.078% 0.40% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 1.91% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +14.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%
VPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
843 733 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.91% 20.68% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 707 603 812
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Hampshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -1 2 £37,000 -3.89%
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (40.00%) RSVP
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SONET
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) VPN

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) SONET
3 2 (40.00%) RSVP
3 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Provisioning Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper