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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 572 536 630
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +94
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 67 105 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.26% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 91 34
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
6498 7193 6845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 17.57% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5522 6066 5530
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +46 33 £44,000 +1.73% 1
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (88.10%) MPLS
2 121 (72.02%) Cisco
3 113 (67.26%) BGP
4 104 (61.90%) Telecoms
5 77 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (43.45%) Firewall
7 71 (42.26%) VPN
8 58 (34.52%) OSPF
9 56 (33.33%) WAN
10 51 (30.36%) Juniper
11 46 (27.38%) Network Design
12 45 (26.79%) Finance
13 42 (25.00%) Windows
14 40 (23.81%) CCNA
15 39 (23.21%) Microsoft
16 37 (22.02%) Linux
17 35 (20.83%) VMware
17 35 (20.83%) LAN
18 34 (20.24%) Ethernet
18 34 (20.24%) Data Centre
18 34 (20.24%) Palo Alto
19 33 (19.64%) CCNP
19 33 (19.64%) IPsec
19 33 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (19.05%) VLAN
21 31 (18.45%) Degree
22 30 (17.86%) Computer Science
22 30 (17.86%) DNS
23 28 (16.67%) Internet
24 27 (16.07%) Time Management

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (2.38%) IIS
1 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.19%) Lync
2 2 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.69%) MS Office
3 19 (11.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (5.95%) SoftLayer
3 5 (2.98%) IaaS
4 3 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (88.10%) MPLS
2 113 (67.26%) BGP
3 73 (43.45%) Firewall
4 71 (42.26%) VPN
5 58 (34.52%) OSPF
6 56 (33.33%) WAN
7 35 (20.83%) LAN
8 34 (20.24%) Ethernet
9 33 (19.64%) IPsec
10 32 (19.05%) VLAN
11 30 (17.86%) DNS
12 28 (16.67%) Internet
13 27 (16.07%) TCP/IP
14 26 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (15.48%) Network Security
15 24 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (14.29%) VoIP
16 23 (13.69%) Multicast
17 21 (12.50%) Wireshark
18 20 (11.90%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
General
1 104 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 45 (26.79%) Finance
3 18 (10.71%) Marketing
4 12 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.95%) Electronics
6 9 (5.36%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Advertising
8 2 (1.19%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 36 (21.43%) Network Support
2 36 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 33 (19.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 28 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (13.10%) NOC Engineer
6 21 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (11.90%) Core Network Engineer
8 19 (11.31%) Architect
9 15 (8.93%) Administrator
9 15 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
9 15 (8.93%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
9 15 (8.93%) IP Engineer
9 15 (8.93%) Network Architect
9 15 (8.93%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (6.55%) IP Network Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) Provisioning Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) RFC 2547
2 1 (0.60%) Express
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 33 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.95%) Clustering
5 8 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.17%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.38%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.38%) Replication
8 3 (1.79%) Equities
8 3 (1.79%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.60%) Eurex
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.00%) Windows
2 37 (22.02%) Linux
3 21 (12.50%) Solaris
3 21 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.19%) CatOS
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
8 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.38%) Network Design
2 27 (16.07%) Time Management
3 24 (14.29%) High Availability
4 18 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 13 (7.74%) Presales
6 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.14%) Project Management
7 11 (6.55%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.55%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (5.95%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (5.95%) Programme Management
8 10 (5.95%) Security Testing
9 8 (4.76%) Logistics
9 8 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 8 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.38%) Email Filtering
11 4 (2.38%) Information Security
11 4 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.55%) SQL
2 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.76%) Perl
4 7 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (23.81%) CCNA
3 33 (19.64%) CCNP
4 31 (18.45%) Degree
5 25 (14.88%) JNCIS
6 23 (13.69%) CCIP
7 20 (11.90%) JNCIA
8 17 (10.12%) CCIE
9 12 (7.14%) CCSP
10 5 (2.98%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.38%) CCSA
11 4 (2.38%) MCSA
11 4 (2.38%) MCSE
11 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.79%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.60%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) COBIT
2 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 21 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (12.50%) vSphere
2 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (5.36%) Docker
3 9 (5.36%) XenServer
4 7 (4.17%) RHEV
5 4 (2.38%) XenApp
5 4 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.60%) vCloud
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.74%) Nagios
2 11 (6.55%) Cacti
2 11 (6.55%) OpenView
2 11 (6.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (5.95%) Iperf
3 10 (5.95%) SCCM
4 3 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 121 (72.02%) Cisco
2 51 (30.36%) Juniper
3 39 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 35 (20.83%) VMware
5 34 (20.24%) Palo Alto
6 21 (12.50%) Brocade
6 21 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 18 (10.71%) F5
8 15 (8.93%) HP
9 13 (7.74%) Citrix
10 12 (7.14%) NetApp
11 10 (5.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 10 (5.95%) Google
11 10 (5.95%) SAP
11 10 (5.95%) WatchGuard
12 8 (4.76%) EMC
13 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.38%) Dell
14 3 (1.79%) Fortinet
15 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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