The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 493 583 588
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 135 45 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126 39 49
Average salary £53,500 £42,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.88% -20.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,450 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
VPLS
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7720 7036 8817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.81% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6373 5984 7455
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in London

VPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
City of London +55 62 £46,750 +12.65% 5
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 182 (86.67%) MPLS
2 173 (82.38%) Cisco
3 155 (73.81%) BGP
4 122 (58.10%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (53.81%) Telecoms
6 102 (48.57%) OSPF
7 87 (41.43%) CCNP
8 79 (37.62%) WAN
9 77 (36.67%) Juniper
10 76 (36.19%) VPN
10 76 (36.19%) Firewall
11 55 (26.19%) LAN
12 47 (22.38%) EIGRP
12 47 (22.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 46 (21.90%) VoIP
14 40 (19.05%) Wireless
15 36 (17.14%) CCIE
16 29 (13.81%) Network Design
17 28 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (13.33%) DNS
17 28 (13.33%) Ethernet
18 27 (12.86%) CCNA
18 27 (12.86%) SolarWinds
19 26 (12.38%) VLAN
20 25 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
20 25 (11.90%) HSRP
21 22 (10.48%) HP
21 22 (10.48%) F5
22 21 (10.00%) Network Security
22 21 (10.00%) SSL

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.71%) Lync
2 6 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.90%) IIS
3 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) IaaS
2 2 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (86.67%) MPLS
2 155 (73.81%) BGP
3 102 (48.57%) OSPF
4 79 (37.62%) WAN
5 76 (36.19%) VPN
5 76 (36.19%) Firewall
6 55 (26.19%) LAN
7 47 (22.38%) EIGRP
8 46 (21.90%) VoIP
9 40 (19.05%) Wireless
10 28 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 28 (13.33%) DNS
11 26 (12.38%) VLAN
12 25 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
12 25 (11.90%) HSRP
13 21 (10.00%) Network Security
13 21 (10.00%) SSL
14 20 (9.52%) RIP
14 20 (9.52%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 113 (53.81%) Telecoms
2 21 (10.00%) Finance
3 9 (4.29%) Marketing
4 5 (2.38%) Legal
5 4 (1.90%) Retail
6 3 (1.43%) Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (64.76%) Network Engineer
2 40 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (11.43%) IP Engineer
4 23 (10.95%) Architect
5 20 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
6 19 (9.05%) Network Support
6 19 (9.05%) Security Engineer
6 19 (9.05%) Network Architect
7 18 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.62%) Senior Security Engineer
9 15 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 15 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) Consultant
11 13 (6.19%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (5.71%) Senior Architect
12 12 (5.71%) Senior Network Architect
13 10 (4.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 7 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (0.48%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.38%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.38%) Clustering
4 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.90%) Replication
5 3 (1.43%) IVR
6 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.95%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Physics
7 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.00%) Windows
2 17 (8.10%) Linux
3 12 (5.71%) Solaris
4 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.95%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.81%) Network Design
2 19 (9.05%) Network Management
3 18 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 17 (8.10%) ITIL
5 14 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 13 (6.19%) CRM
7 11 (5.24%) Low Latency
8 8 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.33%) BPR
9 7 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (2.38%) Project Management
10 5 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (1.90%) Load Balancing
11 4 (1.90%) Product Management
11 4 (1.90%) Information Security
12 3 (1.43%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (1.43%) Change Management
12 3 (1.43%) Performance Testing
12 3 (1.43%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (1.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.29%) C
2 4 (1.90%) PowerHouse
3 2 (0.95%) SQL
4 1 (0.48%) Python
4 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (58.10%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (41.43%) CCNP
3 36 (17.14%) CCIE
4 27 (12.86%) CCNA
5 20 (9.52%) Degree
6 16 (7.62%) CCIP
7 12 (5.71%) JNCIE
8 8 (3.81%) CCDP
9 7 (3.33%) CCVP
10 6 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.90%) CCDA
13 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.95%) CCEA
13 2 (0.95%) MCP
13 2 (0.95%) MCSE
13 2 (0.95%) MCSA
13 2 (0.95%) MBA
13 2 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) SLA
2 7 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.95%) XenServer
5 2 (0.95%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.38%) WSUS
4 3 (1.43%) Nagios
5 2 (0.95%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 173 (82.38%) Cisco
2 77 (36.67%) Juniper
3 47 (22.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 27 (12.86%) SolarWinds
5 22 (10.48%) F5
5 22 (10.48%) HP
6 20 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 20 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 20 (9.52%) Aruba
7 18 (8.57%) Brocade
8 17 (8.10%) Fortinet
8 17 (8.10%) Dell
9 13 (6.19%) VMware
10 11 (5.24%) Riverbed
11 9 (4.29%) Blue Coat
11 9 (4.29%) Nortel
12 5 (2.38%) Avaya
12 5 (2.38%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.43%) Nimsoft
13 3 (1.43%) Citrix
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