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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 512 567 553
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 110 78 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.05% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 102 76 69
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £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
7470 7438 9400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.76% 16.32% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6314 6112 7974
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 +23 41 £46,000 +2.22% 2
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 208 (88.89%) MPLS
2 173 (73.93%) Cisco
3 156 (66.67%) BGP
4 134 (57.26%) Telecoms
5 128 (54.70%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (47.01%) Firewall
7 103 (44.02%) CCNP
8 100 (42.74%) WAN
8 100 (42.74%) OSPF
9 99 (42.31%) VPN
10 70 (29.91%) Juniper
11 64 (27.35%) LAN
12 60 (25.64%) EIGRP
13 58 (24.79%) Wireless
14 57 (24.36%) VoIP
15 46 (19.66%) DNS
16 43 (18.38%) CCIE
16 43 (18.38%) Network Design
17 40 (17.09%) CCNA
17 40 (17.09%) HSRP
18 36 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 35 (14.96%) HP
19 35 (14.96%) CheckPoint
19 35 (14.96%) Finance
20 32 (13.68%) Windows
20 32 (13.68%) VMware
20 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (12.82%) ITIL
21 30 (12.82%) Network Security
22 29 (12.39%) Cisco ASA

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 19 (8.12%) Lync
2 8 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 16 (6.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) PaaS
2 2 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (88.89%) MPLS
2 156 (66.67%) BGP
3 110 (47.01%) Firewall
4 100 (42.74%) WAN
4 100 (42.74%) OSPF
5 99 (42.31%) VPN
6 64 (27.35%) LAN
7 60 (25.64%) EIGRP
8 58 (24.79%) Wireless
9 57 (24.36%) VoIP
10 46 (19.66%) DNS
11 40 (17.09%) HSRP
12 30 (12.82%) Network Security
13 29 (12.39%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (11.54%) VLAN
15 25 (10.68%) Ethernet
16 24 (10.26%) SSL
17 23 (9.83%) SAN
17 23 (9.83%) Internet
18 21 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 134 (57.26%) Telecoms
2 35 (14.96%) Finance
3 15 (6.41%) Advertising
4 12 (5.13%) Marketing
5 5 (2.14%) Legal
5 5 (2.14%) French Language
6 4 (1.71%) Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Publishing
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (53.42%) Network Engineer
2 41 (17.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (14.53%) Consultant
4 23 (9.83%) IP Engineer
5 22 (9.40%) IP Network Engineer
5 22 (9.40%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 22 (9.40%) Architect
6 13 (5.56%) Network Support
7 12 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) Network Architect
7 12 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
8 11 (4.70%) Senior Architect
8 11 (4.70%) Senior Network Architect
8 11 (4.70%) NOC Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) XMPP
2 2 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.26%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (2.99%) Clustering
5 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.14%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.71%) Replication
7 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.68%) Windows
2 25 (10.68%) Linux
3 15 (6.41%) Solaris
4 5 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.38%) Network Design
2 30 (12.82%) ITIL
3 25 (10.68%) Service Delivery
4 20 (8.55%) Load Balancing
5 18 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 16 (6.84%) CRM
7 15 (6.41%) Network Management
8 14 (5.98%) Project Management
9 13 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (4.70%) Low Latency
10 11 (4.70%) Capacity Management
11 10 (4.27%) Information Security
12 8 (3.42%) Performance Testing
12 8 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.42%) Change Management
12 8 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (2.56%) BPR
14 4 (1.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.28%) C
2 2 (0.85%) Java
2 2 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (54.70%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (44.02%) CCNP
3 43 (18.38%) CCIE
4 40 (17.09%) CCNA
5 28 (11.97%) Degree
6 20 (8.55%) CCDA
6 20 (8.55%) CCDP
7 16 (6.84%) JNCIE
8 10 (4.27%) CCIP
9 7 (2.99%) CCVP
10 6 (2.56%) CCSA
10 6 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.28%) MBA
11 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.28%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.85%) MCITP
12 2 (0.85%) CISA
12 2 (0.85%) CISM
12 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.68%) SLA
2 14 (5.98%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.99%) vSphere
5 3 (1.28%) Snort
6 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.12%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.14%) WSUS
5 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.85%) Cacti
6 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.85%) Nagios
6 2 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 173 (73.93%) Cisco
2 70 (29.91%) Juniper
3 36 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 35 (14.96%) HP
4 35 (14.96%) CheckPoint
5 32 (13.68%) VMware
6 29 (12.39%) SolarWinds
7 26 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 20 (8.55%) Fortinet
8 20 (8.55%) F5
9 18 (7.69%) Citrix
10 16 (6.84%) Aruba
10 16 (6.84%) Brocade
11 12 (5.13%) Riverbed
12 11 (4.70%) Dell
12 11 (4.70%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.42%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.56%) EMC
14 6 (2.56%) Nortel
15 5 (2.14%) Avaya
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