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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 563 620 539
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -81
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 61 48 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.68% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 122
Median salary £51,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
5871 7023 7827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.49% 15.95% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 6007 6444
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +59 19 £52,500 +16.66%
Croydon - 3 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 102 (79.07%) MPLS
2 76 (58.91%) Cisco
3 72 (55.81%) BGP
4 63 (48.84%) Firewall
5 55 (42.64%) WAN
6 54 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (35.66%) VPN
8 45 (34.88%) DHCP
9 41 (31.78%) LAN
10 39 (30.23%) VoIP
11 38 (29.46%) Telecoms
12 36 (27.91%) Juniper
13 35 (27.13%) OSPF
13 35 (27.13%) ITIL
14 33 (25.58%) DNS
15 31 (24.03%) CCNA
16 30 (23.26%) CCNP
17 29 (22.48%) VMware
18 26 (20.16%) Wireless
18 26 (20.16%) Internet
19 25 (19.38%) EIGRP
19 25 (19.38%) Presales
20 24 (18.60%) VRRP
21 23 (17.83%) Windows
22 21 (16.28%) CheckPoint
22 21 (16.28%) SLA
22 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
23 20 (15.50%) Degree
23 20 (15.50%) Change Management
23 20 (15.50%) Windows Server

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 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.20%) OpenStack
4 8 (6.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (79.07%) MPLS
2 72 (55.81%) BGP
3 63 (48.84%) Firewall
4 55 (42.64%) WAN
5 46 (35.66%) VPN
6 45 (34.88%) DHCP
7 41 (31.78%) LAN
8 39 (30.23%) VoIP
9 35 (27.13%) OSPF
10 33 (25.58%) DNS
11 26 (20.16%) Internet
11 26 (20.16%) Wireless
12 25 (19.38%) EIGRP
13 24 (18.60%) VRRP
14 19 (14.73%) Ethernet
14 19 (14.73%) IP Telephony
15 16 (12.40%) IPv6
16 15 (11.63%) SNMP
16 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP
16 15 (11.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (29.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.85%) Finance
3 5 (3.88%) French Language
4 4 (3.10%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.33%) Publishing
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (43.41%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 21 (16.28%) Consultant
4 20 (15.50%) Presales Consultant
5 13 (10.08%) Broadband Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) Network Consultant
5 13 (10.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) WAN Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Cloud Consultant
6 12 (9.30%) IP Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) NOC Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Solutions Consultant
6 12 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Voice Consultant
7 11 (8.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Virtual Team
3 10 (7.75%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) IPTV
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Windows
2 20 (15.50%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.95%) Linux
4 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) Unix
8 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) ITIL
2 25 (19.38%) Presales
3 20 (15.50%) Change Management
4 17 (13.18%) Network Design
5 12 (9.30%) Functional Testing
5 12 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (9.30%) SIEM
5 12 (9.30%) Test Automation
5 12 (9.30%) Virtual Team Management
6 11 (8.53%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.20%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (6.20%) Web Filtering
8 7 (5.43%) Network Management
9 6 (4.65%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.88%) Investment Management
10 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.10%) Migration
11 4 (3.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.08%) Python
2 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) Korn
3 1 (0.78%) Perl
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) Ruby
3 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.03%) CCNA
3 30 (23.26%) CCNP
4 20 (15.50%) Degree
5 10 (7.75%) CCIE
6 7 (5.43%) JNCIA
7 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.88%) CCVP
8 5 (3.88%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.88%) MCSA
8 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.10%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.10%) MCITP
10 3 (2.33%) CCDA
10 3 (2.33%) CCDP
11 2 (1.55%) CCIP
11 2 (1.55%) MCSE
12 1 (0.78%) CCSP
12 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.65%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.65%) vSphere
5 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.78%) Snort
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.65%) Nagios
3 5 (3.88%) SCCM
4 4 (3.10%) WSUS
5 3 (2.33%) Cacti
6 2 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.78%) Ansible
7 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.78%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 76 (58.91%) Cisco
2 36 (27.91%) Juniper
3 29 (22.48%) VMware
4 21 (16.28%) CheckPoint
5 13 (10.08%) BroadSoft
5 13 (10.08%) Nokia
6 12 (9.30%) Huawei
7 11 (8.53%) F5
7 11 (8.53%) HP
7 11 (8.53%) Meraki
8 9 (6.98%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.20%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
11 6 (4.65%) Avaya
11 6 (4.65%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.65%) Symantec
12 5 (3.88%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.88%) EMC
12 5 (3.88%) SonicWALL
13 4 (3.10%) BT
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