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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 534 605 546
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -59
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 94 65 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.84% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83 59 58
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,900 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +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
7865 7769 8554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.57% 15.69% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6561 6362 7036
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +44 43 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £57,500 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 146 (82.95%) MPLS
2 137 (77.84%) Cisco
3 125 (71.02%) BGP
4 98 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (53.41%) VPN
6 88 (50.00%) WAN
7 86 (48.86%) CCNP
8 80 (45.45%) Firewall
9 74 (42.05%) Telecoms
10 63 (35.80%) LAN
11 62 (35.23%) Wireless
12 59 (33.52%) OSPF
13 54 (30.68%) DNS
14 52 (29.55%) HP
15 50 (28.41%) CCNA
16 49 (27.84%) HSRP
17 46 (26.14%) EIGRP
18 44 (25.00%) Network Design
19 42 (23.86%) Windows
20 40 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
21 38 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
22 37 (21.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
23 36 (20.45%) SolarWinds
24 34 (19.32%) CCIE
24 34 (19.32%) Broadband
25 33 (18.75%) SLA
26 32 (18.18%) Linux
26 32 (18.18%) VMware
26 32 (18.18%) Degree
26 32 (18.18%) Cisco Prime

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (10.80%) Lync
2 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.36%) MS Visio
3 16 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (82.95%) MPLS
2 125 (71.02%) BGP
3 94 (53.41%) VPN
4 88 (50.00%) WAN
5 80 (45.45%) Firewall
6 63 (35.80%) LAN
7 62 (35.23%) Wireless
8 59 (33.52%) OSPF
9 54 (30.68%) DNS
10 49 (27.84%) HSRP
11 46 (26.14%) EIGRP
12 40 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (19.32%) Broadband
15 31 (17.61%) VoIP
15 31 (17.61%) Network Security
16 26 (14.77%) DHCP
16 26 (14.77%) Ethernet
16 26 (14.77%) SAN
17 24 (13.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) MySQL
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
General
1 74 (42.05%) Telecoms
2 29 (16.48%) Finance
3 24 (13.64%) Advertising
4 7 (3.98%) Marketing
5 6 (3.41%) Legal
6 4 (2.27%) French Language
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (56.82%) Network Engineer
2 31 (17.61%) Consultant
3 27 (15.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) IP Engineer
5 17 (9.66%) Network Support
5 17 (9.66%) Network Consultant
6 16 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 15 (8.52%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (6.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 11 (6.25%) Design Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Development Engineer
12 4 (2.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.11%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (2.27%) User Experience
5 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) Statistics
7 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.86%) Windows
2 32 (18.18%) Linux
3 16 (9.09%) Solaris
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.00%) Network Design
2 31 (17.61%) Load Balancing
3 28 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
4 25 (14.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (11.36%) ITIL
6 12 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (5.68%) Project Management
7 10 (5.68%) Business Development
8 9 (5.11%) Change Management
9 8 (4.55%) BPR
9 8 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 8 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.98%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (2.84%) Network Management
11 5 (2.84%) Information Security
11 5 (2.84%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.27%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.14%) Java
2 1 (0.57%) VBScript
2 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (48.86%) CCNP
3 50 (28.41%) CCNA
4 34 (19.32%) CCIE
5 32 (18.18%) Degree
6 17 (9.66%) CCIP
7 15 (8.52%) CCDA
8 10 (5.68%) CCDP
9 5 (2.84%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.27%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.27%) CCSA
11 2 (1.14%) CISSP
11 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.14%) CISA
11 2 (1.14%) CISM
11 2 (1.14%) CCSP
11 2 (1.14%) MCITP
12 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.57%) CCA
12 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.75%) SLA
2 20 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (7.95%) Cacti
2 14 (7.95%) SolarWinds Orion
2 14 (7.95%) OpenView
3 6 (3.41%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) Iperf
Vendors
1 137 (77.84%) Cisco
2 52 (29.55%) HP
3 37 (21.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 36 (20.45%) SolarWinds
5 32 (18.18%) VMware
6 28 (15.91%) Citrix
7 22 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 18 (10.23%) Juniper
10 17 (9.66%) F5
11 9 (5.11%) Dell
12 8 (4.55%) Avaya
12 8 (4.55%) Nortel
12 8 (4.55%) Aruba
13 6 (3.41%) Huawei
14 4 (2.27%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.27%) Siebel
15 3 (1.70%) EMC
15 3 (1.70%) NetApp
16 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum 50% off gym membership & 6% Pensio
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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