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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 547 644 570
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -74
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 65 33 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.075% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.47% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 107
Median salary £54,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,600 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
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
6055 7029 7909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.44% 15.89% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 6010 6538
Median salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +87 24 £53,750 -12.24% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 107 (85.60%) MPLS
2 81 (64.80%) BGP
3 74 (59.20%) Cisco
4 66 (52.80%) Firewall
5 61 (48.80%) WAN
6 59 (47.20%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (43.20%) VPN
8 47 (37.60%) LAN
9 46 (36.80%) OSPF
10 42 (33.60%) Telecoms
11 41 (32.80%) VoIP
12 40 (32.00%) ITIL
13 39 (31.20%) CCNP
13 39 (31.20%) Wireless
14 38 (30.40%) EIGRP
15 37 (29.60%) Juniper
15 37 (29.60%) DHCP
16 30 (24.00%) CCNA
17 29 (23.20%) VRRP
18 28 (22.40%) Internet
18 28 (22.40%) DNS
19 24 (19.20%) Degree
20 23 (18.40%) CheckPoint
21 22 (17.60%) VMware
21 22 (17.60%) Presales
22 19 (15.20%) Windows
22 19 (15.20%) Cisco CUCM
23 18 (14.40%) F5
23 18 (14.40%) HSRP
23 18 (14.40%) Spanning Tree

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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
1 11 (8.80%) Skype for Business
2 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (85.60%) MPLS
2 81 (64.80%) BGP
3 66 (52.80%) Firewall
4 61 (48.80%) WAN
5 54 (43.20%) VPN
6 47 (37.60%) LAN
7 46 (36.80%) OSPF
8 41 (32.80%) VoIP
9 39 (31.20%) Wireless
10 38 (30.40%) EIGRP
11 37 (29.60%) DHCP
12 29 (23.20%) VRRP
13 28 (22.40%) DNS
13 28 (22.40%) Internet
14 18 (14.40%) HSRP
14 18 (14.40%) IP Telephony
14 18 (14.40%) Spanning Tree
15 17 (13.60%) Cisco Wireless
15 17 (13.60%) SSL
16 15 (12.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (33.60%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (1.60%) French Language
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Consultant
4 17 (13.60%) Presales Consultant
5 16 (12.80%) WAN Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) Network Consultant
7 13 (10.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (9.60%) Cloud Consultant
8 12 (9.60%) NOC Engineer
8 12 (9.60%) Solutions Consultant
8 12 (9.60%) Voice Consultant
9 10 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Broadband Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) IP Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Juniper Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Test Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Virtual Team
2 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) IPTV
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.20%) Windows
2 17 (13.60%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.20%) Linux
4 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.00%) ITIL
2 22 (17.60%) Presales
3 16 (12.80%) Change Management
4 12 (9.60%) Network Design
4 12 (9.60%) SIEM
4 12 (9.60%) Virtual Team Management
5 11 (8.80%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (8.80%) Web Filtering
6 9 (7.20%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.40%) Functional Testing
7 8 (6.40%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (6.40%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.80%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.80%) Network Management
10 5 (4.00%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.20%) Migration
11 4 (3.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) Python
2 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.80%) Java
3 1 (0.80%) Korn
3 1 (0.80%) Perl
3 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.80%) Ruby
3 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (47.20%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (31.20%) CCNP
3 30 (24.00%) CCNA
4 24 (19.20%) Degree
5 11 (8.80%) CCIE
6 10 (8.00%) CCVP
6 10 (8.00%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.00%) MCSA
7 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.20%) CCDA
8 4 (3.20%) CCDP
8 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.20%) MCITP
9 2 (1.60%) CCIP
9 2 (1.60%) CISSP
9 2 (1.60%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.60%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.80%) CCSP
10 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.40%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.80%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.80%) vSphere
5 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.80%) Snort
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (15.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.00%) SCCM
3 4 (3.20%) Nagios
3 4 (3.20%) WSUS
4 2 (1.60%) Cacti
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.80%) Ansible
5 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.80%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 37 (29.60%) Juniper
3 23 (18.40%) CheckPoint
4 22 (17.60%) VMware
5 18 (14.40%) F5
6 15 (12.00%) Meraki
7 13 (10.40%) BroadSoft
8 12 (9.60%) Palo Alto
9 11 (8.80%) HP
10 10 (8.00%) Blue Coat
11 9 (7.20%) Nokia
12 8 (6.40%) Huawei
12 8 (6.40%) Riverbed
13 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
13 6 (4.80%) Symantec
14 5 (4.00%) EMC
14 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.40%) Avaya
15 3 (2.40%) Citrix
16 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
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