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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 584 624 609
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 59 43 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.59% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 66
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £55,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +30.17%
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
6476 7241 7776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.02% 16.64% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5560 6115 6449
Median salary £54,300 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +77 23 £41,500 -24.54% 1
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 111 (97.37%) MPLS
2 84 (73.68%) BGP
3 66 (57.89%) Cisco
4 64 (56.14%) Telecoms
5 59 (51.75%) WAN
6 57 (50.00%) VPN
7 52 (45.61%) Firewall
8 48 (42.11%) OSPF
9 47 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (39.47%) Juniper
10 45 (39.47%) LAN
11 40 (35.09%) EIGRP
12 36 (31.58%) Wireless
12 36 (31.58%) CCNP
13 34 (29.82%) VoIP
14 29 (25.44%) ITIL
15 27 (23.68%) Internet
15 27 (23.68%) F5
16 23 (20.18%) CCNA
17 22 (19.30%) VRRP
17 22 (19.30%) Cisco CUCM
17 22 (19.30%) Degree
18 21 (18.42%) JNCIA
19 20 (17.54%) SSL
19 20 (17.54%) Cisco Wireless
20 19 (16.67%) Palo Alto
21 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
22 17 (14.91%) Spanning Tree
23 16 (14.04%) Junos
23 16 (14.04%) HSRP

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 (9.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 111 (97.37%) MPLS
2 84 (73.68%) BGP
3 59 (51.75%) WAN
4 57 (50.00%) VPN
5 52 (45.61%) Firewall
6 48 (42.11%) OSPF
7 45 (39.47%) LAN
8 40 (35.09%) EIGRP
9 36 (31.58%) Wireless
10 34 (29.82%) VoIP
11 27 (23.68%) Internet
12 22 (19.30%) VRRP
13 20 (17.54%) Cisco Wireless
13 20 (17.54%) SSL
14 17 (14.91%) Spanning Tree
15 16 (14.04%) HSRP
15 16 (14.04%) Junos
16 15 (13.16%) DHCP
17 14 (12.28%) DMZ
17 14 (12.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 64 (56.14%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 24 (21.05%) Network Support
3 23 (20.18%) Support Engineer
4 21 (18.42%) Network Support Engineer
5 19 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
6 17 (14.91%) Core Network Engineer
7 15 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Consultant
10 9 (7.89%) Network Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Architect
11 8 (7.02%) Presales Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) WAN Engineer
12 6 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
12 6 (5.26%) IT Consultant
12 6 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
12 6 (5.26%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Equities
5 1 (0.88%) Eurex
5 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.39%) Linux
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) CatOS
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) ITIL
2 13 (11.40%) Presales
3 11 (9.65%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (8.77%) Network Design
5 9 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (7.89%) Web Filtering
6 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 6 (5.26%) Change Management
6 6 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (5.26%) SIEM
6 6 (5.26%) Time Management
7 4 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (3.51%) Product Management
7 4 (3.51%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.51%) Security Testing
8 3 (2.63%) Business Development
8 3 (2.63%) Network Management
8 3 (2.63%) OpenUP
8 3 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) Korn
3 1 (0.88%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (31.58%) CCNP
3 23 (20.18%) CCNA
4 22 (19.30%) Degree
5 21 (18.42%) JNCIA
6 10 (8.77%) CCVP
7 9 (7.89%) JNCIS
8 5 (4.39%) CCIE
9 3 (2.63%) CCDP
9 3 (2.63%) CISSP
9 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.63%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.75%) CCDA
10 2 (1.75%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.75%) MCSA
10 2 (1.75%) MCSE
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.88%) CCIP
11 1 (0.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) vSphere
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.75%) vCloud
5 2 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) Snort
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (19.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (3.51%) Nagios
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.88%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (57.89%) Cisco
2 45 (39.47%) Juniper
3 27 (23.68%) F5
4 19 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 15 (13.16%) VMware
6 12 (10.53%) Meraki
7 11 (9.65%) CheckPoint
7 11 (9.65%) Riverbed
8 10 (8.77%) Blue Coat
9 8 (7.02%) BroadSoft
10 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.26%) EMC
12 5 (4.39%) HP
12 5 (4.39%) NetApp
13 4 (3.51%) Citrix
13 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (3.51%) SAP
13 4 (3.51%) Siebel
14 3 (2.63%) Symantec
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