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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 592 567 546
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 41 86 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 1.09% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 79 49
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
6967 7918 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.63% 16.16% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5907 6536 6464
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -5 8 £55,000 +2.32% 1
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 128 (88.28%) MPLS
2 112 (77.24%) Cisco
3 90 (62.07%) BGP
4 78 (53.79%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (48.28%) VPN
6 68 (46.90%) Firewall
7 63 (43.45%) CCNP
8 62 (42.76%) Telecoms
9 55 (37.93%) DNS
10 54 (37.24%) LAN
11 53 (36.55%) WAN
12 51 (35.17%) OSPF
13 42 (28.97%) Windows
14 40 (27.59%) Network Design
15 36 (24.83%) CCIE
16 34 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (23.45%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (21.38%) HSRP
17 31 (21.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
19 28 (19.31%) Ethernet
19 28 (19.31%) CCNA
19 28 (19.31%) HP
19 28 (19.31%) Data Centre
20 27 (18.62%) Juniper
20 27 (18.62%) Broadband
20 27 (18.62%) Wireless
21 26 (17.93%) Linux
22 25 (17.24%) Degree
23 24 (16.55%) Network Monitoring

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (5.52%) Lync
2 7 (4.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.38%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.48%) MS Visio
3 19 (13.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 128 (88.28%) MPLS
2 90 (62.07%) BGP
3 70 (48.28%) VPN
4 68 (46.90%) Firewall
5 55 (37.93%) DNS
6 54 (37.24%) LAN
7 53 (36.55%) WAN
8 51 (35.17%) OSPF
9 34 (23.45%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (23.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (21.38%) HSRP
11 28 (19.31%) Ethernet
12 27 (18.62%) Broadband
12 27 (18.62%) Wireless
13 23 (15.86%) VoIP
14 22 (15.17%) VRRP
15 21 (14.48%) VLAN
16 20 (13.79%) Unified Communications
16 20 (13.79%) EIGRP
17 19 (13.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
General
1 62 (42.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.90%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Advertising
4 4 (2.76%) Billing
4 4 (2.76%) Marketing
4 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (60.69%) Network Engineer
2 27 (18.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (13.79%) Consultant
4 17 (11.72%) IP Network Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) IP Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Network Support
6 13 (8.97%) Design Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Network Support Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 10 (6.90%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Network Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.31%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.52%) User Experience
4 7 (4.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.45%) Statistics
7 4 (2.76%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.97%) Windows
2 26 (17.93%) Linux
3 19 (13.10%) Solaris
4 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.76%) UNIX
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.59%) Network Design
2 24 (16.55%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (11.03%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.90%) Business Development
5 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.52%) Network Architecture
6 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.83%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (2.76%) Change Control
10 4 (2.76%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (2.76%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (2.07%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.07%) Change Management
11 3 (2.07%) ITIL
11 3 (2.07%) Product Management
11 3 (2.07%) Release Management
12 2 (1.38%) Performance Testing
12 2 (1.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.69%) C
1 1 (0.69%) VBScript
1 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (53.79%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (43.45%) CCNP
3 36 (24.83%) CCIE
4 28 (19.31%) CCNA
5 25 (17.24%) Degree
6 21 (14.48%) CCIP
7 7 (4.83%) CCSA
8 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.45%) JNCIE
8 5 (3.45%) MCITP
8 5 (3.45%) CCDA
8 5 (3.45%) CCDP
9 4 (2.76%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.38%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.69%) CCA
11 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.69%) CCSP
11 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) SLA
2 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (12.41%) OpenView
1 18 (12.41%) Cacti
1 18 (12.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (4.83%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.76%) WSUS
4 4 (2.76%) SCCM
4 4 (2.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 112 (77.24%) Cisco
2 31 (21.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (19.31%) HP
5 27 (18.62%) Juniper
6 18 (12.41%) VMware
7 17 (11.72%) CheckPoint
8 12 (8.28%) F5
9 11 (7.59%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.21%) Citrix
11 8 (5.52%) Huawei
11 8 (5.52%) Aruba
12 6 (4.14%) NetApp
13 5 (3.45%) Avaya
13 5 (3.45%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.76%) Synology
14 4 (2.76%) Dell
15 3 (2.07%) Siebel
16 2 (1.38%) Barracuda Networks
17 1 (0.69%) Veeam
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