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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 568 618 621
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 68 40 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.56% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 68
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £35,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.95%
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
6453 7163 8018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.17% 15.96% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5571 6086 6602
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 +72 22 £42,000 -23.63%
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 110 (92.44%) MPLS
2 77 (64.71%) BGP
3 70 (58.82%) Cisco
4 63 (52.94%) WAN
5 61 (51.26%) Telecoms
6 58 (48.74%) Firewall
6 58 (48.74%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (47.90%) VPN
8 45 (37.82%) OSPF
9 44 (36.97%) LAN
10 41 (34.45%) ITIL
10 41 (34.45%) EIGRP
10 41 (34.45%) Wireless
11 39 (32.77%) VoIP
12 38 (31.93%) CCNP
13 35 (29.41%) Juniper
14 30 (25.21%) CCNA
15 26 (21.85%) VRRP
16 24 (20.17%) Internet
17 23 (19.33%) CheckPoint
17 23 (19.33%) Degree
18 22 (18.49%) Cisco CUCM
19 21 (17.65%) F5
19 21 (17.65%) DHCP
20 20 (16.81%) DNS
20 20 (16.81%) VMware
20 20 (16.81%) Cisco Wireless
21 19 (15.97%) SSL
21 19 (15.97%) JNCIA
22 18 (15.13%) 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 14 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.20%) IaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.84%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (92.44%) MPLS
2 77 (64.71%) BGP
3 63 (52.94%) WAN
4 58 (48.74%) Firewall
5 57 (47.90%) VPN
6 45 (37.82%) OSPF
7 44 (36.97%) LAN
8 41 (34.45%) EIGRP
8 41 (34.45%) Wireless
9 39 (32.77%) VoIP
10 26 (21.85%) VRRP
11 24 (20.17%) Internet
12 21 (17.65%) DHCP
13 20 (16.81%) Cisco Wireless
13 20 (16.81%) DNS
14 19 (15.97%) SSL
15 18 (15.13%) HSRP
15 18 (15.13%) Spanning Tree
16 15 (12.61%) IP Telephony
16 15 (12.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 61 (51.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.56%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Publishing
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (59.66%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.01%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (21.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) NOC Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) Network Support
5 16 (13.45%) Support Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) WAN Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Consultant
6 14 (11.76%) Core Network Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) Presales Consultant
9 11 (9.24%) Juniper Engineer
9 11 (9.24%) Network Consultant
10 10 (8.40%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 10 (8.40%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Cloud Consultant
11 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Solutions Consultant
11 8 (6.72%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Equities
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.04%) Linux
4 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) ITIL
2 17 (14.29%) Presales
3 11 (9.24%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (9.24%) Web Filtering
4 9 (7.56%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.72%) Change Management
5 8 (6.72%) SIEM
5 8 (6.72%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.04%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.20%) Investment Management
8 5 (4.20%) Network Management
9 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.36%) Product Management
9 4 (3.36%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (3.36%) Service Management
10 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.52%) OpenUP
10 3 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.68%) SQL
3 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.84%) Java
3 1 (0.84%) Korn
3 1 (0.84%) Python
3 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (48.74%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (31.93%) CCNP
3 30 (25.21%) CCNA
4 23 (19.33%) Degree
5 19 (15.97%) JNCIA
6 10 (8.40%) CCVP
7 9 (7.56%) CCIE
8 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.36%) MCSA
9 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.52%) CCDP
10 3 (2.52%) CISSP
10 3 (2.52%) MCITP
11 2 (1.68%) CCDA
11 2 (1.68%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.84%) CCIP
12 1 (0.84%) CCSP
12 1 (0.84%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (7.56%) vSphere
2 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.04%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.84%) Snort
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (5.88%) SCCM
3 6 (5.04%) Nagios
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.52%) WSUS
5 2 (1.68%) Cacti
5 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.84%) Ansible
6 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.84%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.84%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (58.82%) Cisco
2 35 (29.41%) Juniper
3 23 (19.33%) CheckPoint
4 21 (17.65%) F5
5 20 (16.81%) VMware
6 15 (12.61%) Meraki
7 13 (10.92%) Palo Alto
8 11 (9.24%) HP
8 11 (9.24%) Riverbed
9 10 (8.40%) Blue Coat
9 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.56%) BroadSoft
11 6 (5.04%) EMC
11 6 (5.04%) Symantec
12 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (3.36%) Siebel
14 3 (2.52%) Citrix
14 3 (2.52%) NetApp
15 2 (1.68%) Red Hat