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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 594 553 582
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 38 98 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.20% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.24% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 91 32
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +16.00%
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
6887 7909 7507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.51% 16.27% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5834 6567 6153
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 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 28 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
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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 -33 7 £55,000 +4.76% 2
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 109 (87.90%) MPLS
2 95 (76.61%) Cisco
3 77 (62.10%) BGP
4 67 (54.03%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (47.58%) Firewall
6 58 (46.77%) VPN
7 52 (41.94%) Telecoms
8 51 (41.13%) CCNP
9 48 (38.71%) OSPF
10 47 (37.90%) LAN
11 45 (36.29%) DNS
12 41 (33.06%) WAN
13 38 (30.65%) Windows
14 37 (29.84%) Network Design
15 34 (27.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (25.81%) CCIE
17 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
18 26 (20.97%) Juniper
19 25 (20.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 25 (20.16%) Linux
20 24 (19.35%) Ethernet
21 23 (18.55%) Broadband
21 23 (18.55%) Degree
21 23 (18.55%) HSRP
21 23 (18.55%) Network Monitoring
22 22 (17.74%) Data Centre
22 22 (17.74%) HP
22 22 (17.74%) CCNA
23 21 (16.94%) CCIP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.42%) Lync
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.61%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
3 18 (14.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (87.90%) MPLS
2 77 (62.10%) BGP
3 59 (47.58%) Firewall
4 58 (46.77%) VPN
5 48 (38.71%) OSPF
6 47 (37.90%) LAN
7 45 (36.29%) DNS
8 41 (33.06%) WAN
9 34 (27.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (19.35%) Ethernet
12 23 (18.55%) Broadband
12 23 (18.55%) HSRP
13 18 (14.52%) Wireless
13 18 (14.52%) VRRP
13 18 (14.52%) VLAN
13 18 (14.52%) Unified Communications
14 17 (13.71%) Wireshark
14 17 (13.71%) VoIP
15 15 (12.10%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
General
1 52 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.65%) Finance
3 4 (3.23%) Billing
4 3 (2.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Consultant
4 13 (10.48%) Network Support
5 12 (9.68%) IP Network Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) IP Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Network Design Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Design Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Solutions Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.45%) User Experience
5 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.23%) Clustering
6 4 (3.23%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.23%) Statistics
7 3 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Eurex
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.65%) Windows
2 25 (20.16%) Linux
3 19 (15.32%) Solaris
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.23%) UNIX
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Network Design
2 23 (18.55%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (8.87%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.06%) Business Development
5 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.84%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.23%) Change Control
9 3 (2.42%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (2.42%) Release Management
9 3 (2.42%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.42%) Change Management
10 2 (1.61%) Migration
10 2 (1.61%) Information Security
10 2 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.61%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.81%) C
1 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (54.03%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (41.13%) CCNP
3 32 (25.81%) CCIE
4 23 (18.55%) Degree
5 22 (17.74%) CCNA
6 21 (16.94%) CCIP
7 6 (4.84%) JNCIE
7 6 (4.84%) CCSA
8 5 (4.03%) MCITP
8 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.23%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.42%) CCDA
10 3 (2.42%) CCDP
11 2 (1.61%) CCSP
11 2 (1.61%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.81%) CCA
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) SLA
2 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Cacti
1 17 (13.71%) SolarWinds Orion
1 17 (13.71%) OpenView
2 6 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.23%) WSUS
3 4 (3.23%) SCCM
3 4 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 95 (76.61%) Cisco
2 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.97%) Juniper
4 25 (20.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 22 (17.74%) HP
6 14 (11.29%) VMware
7 12 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.68%) F5
8 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.84%) NetApp
9 6 (4.84%) Aruba
9 6 (4.84%) Huawei
10 5 (4.03%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.03%) Citrix
11 4 (3.23%) Dell
11 4 (3.23%) Synology
12 2 (1.61%) Avaya
13 1 (0.81%) Brocade
13 1 (0.81%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (0.81%) Veeam
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