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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 571 584 541
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -43
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 42 74 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.96% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 64
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £39,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £58,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+39.24% +12.85%
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
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 13 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £75,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 142 (85.03%) MPLS
2 133 (79.64%) Cisco
3 109 (65.27%) BGP
4 92 (55.09%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (50.30%) VPN
6 80 (47.90%) CCNP
6 80 (47.90%) Firewall
7 79 (47.31%) WAN
8 67 (40.12%) Telecoms
9 65 (38.92%) LAN
10 59 (35.33%) DNS
11 54 (32.34%) OSPF
12 52 (31.14%) Wireless
13 46 (27.54%) CCNA
14 45 (26.95%) HSRP
15 44 (26.35%) Windows
16 42 (25.15%) HP
17 41 (24.55%) Network Design
18 37 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
19 36 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
19 36 (21.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 35 (20.96%) EIGRP
21 31 (18.56%) CCIE
21 31 (18.56%) VoIP
22 30 (17.96%) Broadband
23 29 (17.37%) VMware
24 28 (16.77%) Linux
24 28 (16.77%) MS Excel
24 28 (16.77%) SolarWinds
24 28 (16.77%) Degree

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (10.18%) Lync
2 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.60%) CloudStack
Applications
1 28 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.78%) MS Visio
3 16 (9.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 142 (85.03%) MPLS
2 109 (65.27%) BGP
3 84 (50.30%) VPN
4 80 (47.90%) Firewall
5 79 (47.31%) WAN
6 65 (38.92%) LAN
7 59 (35.33%) DNS
8 54 (32.34%) OSPF
9 52 (31.14%) Wireless
10 45 (26.95%) HSRP
11 37 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (20.96%) EIGRP
14 31 (18.56%) VoIP
15 30 (17.96%) Broadband
16 27 (16.17%) DHCP
17 26 (15.57%) VRRP
17 26 (15.57%) Ethernet
18 22 (13.17%) SAN
18 22 (13.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) MySQL
General
1 67 (40.12%) Telecoms
2 23 (13.77%) Finance
3 18 (10.78%) Advertising
4 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 6 (3.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Billing
5 2 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 95 (56.89%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.77%) Consultant
3 27 (16.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (10.78%) IP Engineer
4 18 (10.78%) IP Network Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) Network Support
6 15 (8.98%) Network Support Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Support Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Network Consultant
8 12 (7.19%) Network Design Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 12 (7.19%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (9.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.59%) User Experience
5 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (2.40%) Statistics
6 4 (2.40%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.40%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.35%) Windows
2 28 (16.77%) Linux
3 16 (9.58%) Solaris
4 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.55%) Network Design
2 26 (15.57%) Network Monitoring
3 24 (14.37%) Load Balancing
4 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (10.78%) DDoS Mitigation
6 15 (8.98%) ITIL
7 10 (5.99%) Business Development
7 10 (5.99%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.99%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (4.79%) Change Management
9 7 (4.19%) Performance Testing
9 7 (4.19%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.59%) BPR
11 5 (2.99%) Project Management
11 5 (2.99%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.99%) Information Security
11 5 (2.99%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.60%) C
1 1 (0.60%) VBScript
1 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (55.09%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (47.90%) CCNP
3 46 (27.54%) CCNA
4 31 (18.56%) CCIE
5 28 (16.77%) Degree
6 17 (10.18%) CCIP
7 12 (7.19%) CCDA
8 7 (4.19%) CCDP
9 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.99%) MCITP
10 4 (2.40%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.80%) CCSA
12 2 (1.20%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.60%) CCSP
13 1 (0.60%) CCA
13 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.60%) MCSA
13 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.60%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.17%) SLA
2 15 (8.98%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (14.37%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (8.38%) OpenView
2 14 (8.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 14 (8.38%) Cacti
3 6 (3.59%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.99%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.40%) WSUS
5 4 (2.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.60%) Iperf
Vendors
1 133 (79.64%) Cisco
2 42 (25.15%) HP
3 36 (21.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 29 (17.37%) VMware
5 28 (16.77%) SolarWinds
6 26 (15.57%) Microsoft
7 23 (13.77%) CheckPoint
8 22 (13.17%) Juniper
9 21 (12.57%) Citrix
10 15 (8.98%) F5
11 10 (5.99%) Dell
12 8 (4.79%) Aruba
12 8 (4.79%) Avaya
13 7 (4.19%) Huawei
14 6 (3.59%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.59%) Nortel
14 6 (3.59%) NetApp
15 4 (2.40%) Synology
15 4 (2.40%) Siebel
16 2 (1.20%) Riverbed
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