The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 549 563 566
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 102 38 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.51% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 94 32 62
Average salary £51,250 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.49% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7842 7507 8370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.30% 16.91% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6525 6160 7109
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +34 60 £52,500 +50.00% 5
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 140 (81.87%) MPLS
2 137 (80.12%) Cisco
3 121 (70.76%) BGP
4 106 (61.99%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (50.88%) OSPF
6 86 (50.29%) Telecoms
7 77 (45.03%) WAN
8 72 (42.11%) CCNP
9 66 (38.60%) VPN
10 59 (34.50%) Juniper
11 56 (32.75%) Firewall
12 50 (29.24%) LAN
13 45 (26.32%) VoIP
14 36 (21.05%) CCNA
14 36 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 36 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (20.47%) Wireless
16 33 (19.30%) Ethernet
17 32 (18.71%) SolarWinds
18 31 (18.13%) EIGRP
19 27 (15.79%) HP
20 26 (15.20%) HSRP
21 23 (13.45%) IP Telephony
21 23 (13.45%) Cisco IOS
21 23 (13.45%) Dell
22 22 (12.87%) Network Design
22 22 (12.87%) Network Management
22 22 (12.87%) Network Security
23 21 (12.28%) VLAN
23 21 (12.28%) CCIE

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (3.51%) Lync
2 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 140 (81.87%) MPLS
2 121 (70.76%) BGP
3 87 (50.88%) OSPF
4 77 (45.03%) WAN
5 66 (38.60%) VPN
6 56 (32.75%) Firewall
7 50 (29.24%) LAN
8 45 (26.32%) VoIP
9 36 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (20.47%) Wireless
11 33 (19.30%) Ethernet
12 31 (18.13%) EIGRP
13 26 (15.20%) HSRP
14 23 (13.45%) IP Telephony
14 23 (13.45%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (12.87%) Network Security
16 21 (12.28%) VLAN
16 21 (12.28%) DNS
17 20 (11.70%) RSVP
18 18 (10.53%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
General
1 86 (50.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.28%) Finance
3 9 (5.26%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) French Language
6 2 (1.17%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (61.40%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (9.94%) Lead Network Engineer
3 17 (9.94%) IP Engineer
3 17 (9.94%) Architect
3 17 (9.94%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Security Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) Network Architect
5 11 (6.43%) Network Support
5 11 (6.43%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) NOC Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Consultant
6 10 (5.85%) IP Network Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 9 (5.26%) Business Development Manager
7 9 (5.26%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.34%) Replication
4 3 (1.75%) IVR
5 2 (1.17%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.17%) Physics
5 2 (1.17%) Statistics
5 2 (1.17%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 13 (7.60%) Linux
3 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.68%) Solaris
6 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.34%) UNIX
7 2 (1.17%) CentOS
7 2 (1.17%) SUSE
7 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.87%) Network Design
1 22 (12.87%) Network Management
2 18 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (8.77%) ITIL
4 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.02%) BPR
5 12 (7.02%) Network Load Balancing
6 11 (6.43%) Network Architecture
7 9 (5.26%) Business Development
8 7 (4.09%) CRM
9 6 (3.51%) Project Management
10 5 (2.92%) Product Management
11 4 (2.34%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (2.34%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (1.75%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (1.75%) Load Balancing
12 3 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.17%) Cyber Security
13 2 (1.17%) Change Control
13 2 (1.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.09%) C
2 4 (2.34%) PowerHouse
3 2 (1.17%) Perl
3 2 (1.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 106 (61.99%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (42.11%) CCNP
3 36 (21.05%) CCNA
4 21 (12.28%) CCIE
5 16 (9.36%) Degree
6 15 (8.77%) CCIP
7 6 (3.51%) JNCIE
7 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.34%) CCDP
9 2 (1.17%) CCDE
9 2 (1.17%) CCIA
9 2 (1.17%) MCITP
9 2 (1.17%) MCP
9 2 (1.17%) MCSE
9 2 (1.17%) MCSA
9 2 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.17%) CCEA
9 2 (1.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.51%) vSphere
3 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.75%) Snort
5 2 (1.17%) XenServer
5 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.92%) WSUS
3 4 (2.34%) Cacti
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.34%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.75%) Nagios
5 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 137 (80.12%) Cisco
2 59 (34.50%) Juniper
3 36 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 32 (18.71%) SolarWinds
5 27 (15.79%) HP
6 23 (13.45%) Dell
7 20 (11.70%) F5
8 18 (10.53%) Brocade
9 16 (9.36%) Aruba
10 15 (8.77%) VMware
10 15 (8.77%) Nortel
11 11 (6.43%) CheckPoint
12 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
13 9 (5.26%) Fortinet
14 7 (4.09%) Avaya
15 6 (3.51%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.34%) Riverbed
16 4 (2.34%) Foundry
16 4 (2.34%) Nimsoft
16 4 (2.34%) Citrix
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