The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England / London
Rank 526 549 562
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 53 93 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.45% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 72
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5279 6399 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.99% 15.83% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 5413 6035
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in London

VPLS
Salary Trend in London

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

VPLS Salary Trend in London

VPLS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

VPLS Salary Histogram in London

VPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
City of London +8 10 £57,500 +30.68% 2
Canary Wharf -14 3 £70,000 -
Croydon - 1 - -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 London region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 88 (82.24%) Cisco
2 80 (74.77%) MPLS
3 65 (60.75%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (59.81%) VPN
5 60 (56.07%) Firewall
6 55 (51.40%) CCNP
7 44 (41.12%) BGP
7 44 (41.12%) Network Security
8 40 (37.38%) Juniper
9 39 (36.45%) WAN
10 36 (33.64%) DHCP
11 32 (29.91%) OSPF
12 30 (28.04%) DNS
13 29 (27.10%) VoIP
14 27 (25.23%) Network Design
15 26 (24.30%) LAN
16 23 (21.50%) Junos
17 22 (20.56%) SolarWinds
17 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (20.56%) CheckPoint
17 22 (20.56%) CCNA
17 22 (20.56%) Wireless
18 21 (19.63%) F5
19 20 (18.69%) Windows
20 19 (17.76%) VMware
20 19 (17.76%) Data Centre
21 18 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
21 18 (16.82%) VLAN
21 18 (16.82%) Fortinet
21 18 (16.82%) ITIL

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (74.77%) MPLS
2 64 (59.81%) VPN
3 60 (56.07%) Firewall
4 44 (41.12%) BGP
4 44 (41.12%) Network Security
5 39 (36.45%) WAN
6 36 (33.64%) DHCP
7 32 (29.91%) OSPF
8 30 (28.04%) DNS
9 29 (27.10%) VoIP
10 26 (24.30%) LAN
11 23 (21.50%) Junos
12 22 (20.56%) Wireless
13 18 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (16.82%) VLAN
14 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (15.89%) Ethernet
15 16 (14.95%) DMZ
15 16 (14.95%) EIGRP
15 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
1 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.74%) French Language
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (60.75%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) Juniper Engineer
3 15 (14.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (14.02%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Security Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Broadband Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) IP Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Presales Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Technical Presales Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.76%) Data Centre
3 14 (13.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Eurex
5 1 (0.93%) IPTV
5 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.21%) Linux
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) CatOS
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Network Design
2 18 (16.82%) ITIL
3 16 (14.95%) Network Management
3 16 (14.95%) Presales
4 13 (12.15%) Change Management
5 12 (11.21%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
6 9 (8.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.48%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.54%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.61%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (4.67%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.67%) Time Management
11 4 (3.74%) High Availability
11 4 (3.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.28%) Python
2 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.93%) Perl
2 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (60.75%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (51.40%) CCNP
3 22 (20.56%) CCNA
4 13 (12.15%) JNCIS
5 12 (11.21%) CCIE
6 11 (10.28%) JNCIP
7 8 (7.48%) Degree
8 5 (4.67%) CCIP
9 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.87%) CCDA
11 2 (1.87%) CCDP
11 2 (1.87%) MCSE
12 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.93%) CCSP
12 1 (0.93%) CEH
12 1 (0.93%) MCSA
12 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
1 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) Nagios
2 10 (9.35%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (6.54%) HAProxy
4 4 (3.74%) Cacti
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.87%) Puppet
7 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.93%) OpenView
7 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (82.24%) Cisco
2 40 (37.38%) Juniper
3 22 (20.56%) CheckPoint
3 22 (20.56%) SolarWinds
4 21 (19.63%) F5
5 19 (17.76%) VMware
6 18 (16.82%) Fortinet
7 15 (14.02%) Palo Alto
8 13 (12.15%) SonicWALL
9 9 (8.41%) Huawei
9 9 (8.41%) Nokia
10 7 (6.54%) Riverbed
10 7 (6.54%) WatchGuard
11 6 (5.61%) Avaya
12 5 (4.67%) BT
12 5 (4.67%) HP
12 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.80%) Forcepoint
13 3 (2.80%) Meraki
14 2 (1.87%) Mitel
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 16 days ago