The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 553 579 575
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 94 39 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 87 34 65
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £38,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -36.92%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7766 7437 8392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.18% 16.80% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6451 6101 7129
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +33 55 £53,750 +53.57% 5
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 130 (81.25%) MPLS
2 129 (80.63%) Cisco
3 110 (68.75%) BGP
4 96 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (50.00%) OSPF
6 78 (48.75%) Telecoms
7 74 (46.25%) WAN
8 66 (41.25%) CCNP
9 61 (38.13%) VPN
10 52 (32.50%) Juniper
11 51 (31.88%) Firewall
12 48 (30.00%) LAN
13 41 (25.63%) VoIP
14 36 (22.50%) Wireless
15 35 (21.88%) CCNA
16 34 (21.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 34 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (20.00%) Ethernet
18 30 (18.75%) EIGRP
19 29 (18.13%) SolarWinds
20 27 (16.88%) HP
21 25 (15.63%) HSRP
22 22 (13.75%) IP Telephony
22 22 (13.75%) Cisco IOS
23 21 (13.13%) Network Management
23 21 (13.13%) Network Security
23 21 (13.13%) Dell
24 20 (12.50%) Finance
24 20 (12.50%) F5
24 20 (12.50%) VLAN

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (3.75%) Lync
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 130 (81.25%) MPLS
2 110 (68.75%) BGP
3 80 (50.00%) OSPF
4 74 (46.25%) WAN
5 61 (38.13%) VPN
6 51 (31.88%) Firewall
7 48 (30.00%) LAN
8 41 (25.63%) VoIP
9 36 (22.50%) Wireless
10 34 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 30 (18.75%) EIGRP
13 25 (15.63%) HSRP
14 22 (13.75%) IP Telephony
14 22 (13.75%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (13.13%) Network Security
16 20 (12.50%) VLAN
17 18 (11.25%) DNS
18 17 (10.63%) RSVP
18 17 (10.63%) GLBP
General
1 78 (48.75%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.50%) Finance
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Marketing
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Law
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) Senior Security Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) IP Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) Security Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (8.75%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.75%) Architect
6 13 (8.13%) Network Architect
6 13 (8.13%) Consultant
7 10 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Network Support
7 10 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Business Manager
8 9 (5.63%) Business Development Manager
8 9 (5.63%) Development Manager
8 9 (5.63%) IP Network Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.88%) IVR
4 2 (1.25%) Statistics
4 2 (1.25%) Physics
4 2 (1.25%) Replication
4 2 (1.25%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.75%) Windows
2 10 (6.25%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.13%) Solaris
6 4 (2.50%) UNIX
7 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.25%) SUSE
8 2 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.13%) Network Management
2 19 (11.88%) Network Design
3 18 (11.25%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (8.13%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.13%) ITIL
5 12 (7.50%) BPR
5 12 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (5.63%) Business Development
6 9 (5.63%) Network Architecture
7 7 (4.38%) CRM
8 6 (3.75%) Project Management
9 5 (3.13%) Product Management
10 4 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.88%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (1.88%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.88%) Service Management
12 2 (1.25%) B2B
12 2 (1.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) C
2 3 (1.88%) PowerHouse
3 2 (1.25%) Perl
3 2 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 96 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (41.25%) CCNP
3 35 (21.88%) CCNA
4 17 (10.63%) CCIE
5 14 (8.75%) CCIP
5 14 (8.75%) Degree
6 6 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.50%) CCDP
8 3 (1.88%) CCDE
8 3 (1.88%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.25%) CCIA
9 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.25%) CCEA
9 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.25%) CCSP
9 2 (1.25%) MCP
9 2 (1.25%) MCSE
9 2 (1.25%) MCSA
10 1 (0.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.75%) vSphere
3 3 (1.88%) Snort
4 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.25%) XenServer
4 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (2.50%) Cacti
3 3 (1.88%) Nagios
3 3 (1.88%) WSUS
4 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 129 (80.63%) Cisco
2 52 (32.50%) Juniper
3 34 (21.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 29 (18.13%) SolarWinds
5 27 (16.88%) HP
6 21 (13.13%) Dell
7 20 (12.50%) F5
8 15 (9.38%) Brocade
8 15 (9.38%) Nortel
8 15 (9.38%) Aruba
9 13 (8.13%) VMware
10 11 (6.88%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.00%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.38%) Avaya
13 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.13%) Citrix
14 4 (2.50%) Nimsoft
14 4 (2.50%) Foundry
14 4 (2.50%) BT
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