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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 547 548 552
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 52 116 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.70% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 43 106 106
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 £38,500 £31,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
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
5723 6823 7683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.25% 15.75% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5723 6474
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 14 £57,500 +30.68% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 86 (72.88%) MPLS
2 82 (69.49%) Cisco
3 62 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (52.54%) Firewall
4 55 (46.61%) VPN
5 46 (38.98%) WAN
5 46 (38.98%) CCNP
6 45 (38.14%) BGP
7 42 (35.59%) DHCP
8 37 (31.36%) Network Security
9 32 (27.12%) DNS
9 32 (27.12%) Juniper
10 31 (26.27%) LAN
11 30 (25.42%) VoIP
12 26 (22.03%) CCNA
13 25 (21.19%) Windows
14 24 (20.34%) ITIL
15 23 (19.49%) VMware
16 22 (18.64%) OSPF
16 22 (18.64%) Presales
17 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
18 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
18 20 (16.95%) Windows Server
19 19 (16.10%) Virtual Team
19 19 (16.10%) Ethernet
19 19 (16.10%) Network Design
20 18 (15.25%) Wireless
20 18 (15.25%) Linux
21 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
21 17 (14.41%) Internet

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 14 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (72.88%) MPLS
2 62 (52.54%) Firewall
3 55 (46.61%) VPN
4 46 (38.98%) WAN
5 45 (38.14%) BGP
6 42 (35.59%) DHCP
7 37 (31.36%) Network Security
8 32 (27.12%) DNS
9 31 (26.27%) LAN
10 30 (25.42%) VoIP
11 22 (18.64%) OSPF
12 19 (16.10%) Ethernet
13 18 (15.25%) Wireless
14 17 (14.41%) Internet
14 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
15 16 (13.56%) SNMP
16 14 (11.86%) VLAN
17 13 (11.02%) Broadband
17 13 (11.02%) IPv6
18 12 (10.17%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 5 (4.24%) French Language
3 5 (4.24%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (14.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (14.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Consultant
3 14 (11.86%) Presales Consultant
4 13 (11.02%) Broadband Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) IP Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Test Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Juniper Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Network Consultant
9 8 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (6.78%) Technical Presales Consultant
10 6 (5.08%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Virtual Team
2 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) IPTV
4 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.19%) Windows
2 20 (16.95%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.25%) Linux
4 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) ITIL
2 22 (18.64%) Presales
3 19 (16.10%) Network Design
4 15 (12.71%) Change Management
4 15 (12.71%) Network Management
5 12 (10.17%) Functional Testing
5 12 (10.17%) Load Balancing
5 12 (10.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (10.17%) Test Automation
6 8 (6.78%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (5.93%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.08%) Low Latency
8 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.08%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (5.08%) SIEM
8 6 (5.08%) Virtual Team Management
9 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.85%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (38.98%) CCNP
3 26 (22.03%) CCNA
4 13 (11.02%) CCIE
5 8 (6.78%) Degree
6 7 (5.93%) JNCIS
7 6 (5.08%) JNCIP
7 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.24%) MCSA
9 4 (3.39%) CCIP
9 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.39%) MCITP
10 2 (1.69%) CCDA
10 2 (1.69%) CCDP
10 2 (1.69%) MCSE
11 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.85%) CEH
11 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) vSphere
5 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Nagios
2 8 (6.78%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.39%) Cacti
3 4 (3.39%) SCCM
3 4 (3.39%) WSUS
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.69%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 82 (69.49%) Cisco
2 32 (27.12%) Juniper
3 23 (19.49%) VMware
4 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.41%) SolarWinds
6 13 (11.02%) Fortinet
7 12 (10.17%) F5
7 12 (10.17%) Huawei
7 12 (10.17%) Nokia
8 9 (7.63%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.78%) HP
9 8 (6.78%) SonicWALL
10 6 (5.08%) Avaya
10 6 (5.08%) BroadSoft
10 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.24%) BT
12 4 (3.39%) Meraki
12 4 (3.39%) Symantec
13 3 (2.54%) Forcepoint
14 2 (1.69%) WatchGuard
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