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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 511 551 554
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 112 76 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.01% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 105 73 67
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
7485 7553 9488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.80% 16.40% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6277 6304 7989
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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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 +60 49 £46,000 +3.37% 3
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 210 (91.30%) MPLS
2 172 (74.78%) Cisco
3 158 (68.70%) BGP
4 133 (57.83%) Telecoms
5 126 (54.78%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (44.35%) CCNP
6 102 (44.35%) Firewall
7 98 (42.61%) OSPF
8 96 (41.74%) VPN
9 91 (39.57%) WAN
10 76 (33.04%) Juniper
11 60 (26.09%) EIGRP
12 55 (23.91%) LAN
13 53 (23.04%) VoIP
14 52 (22.61%) Wireless
15 44 (19.13%) CCIE
16 39 (16.96%) HSRP
16 39 (16.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 37 (16.09%) DNS
17 37 (16.09%) Network Design
18 34 (14.78%) CCNA
18 34 (14.78%) Finance
19 31 (13.48%) Network Security
20 30 (13.04%) VMware
20 30 (13.04%) CheckPoint
21 29 (12.61%) VLAN
22 28 (12.17%) Windows
23 27 (11.74%) HP
23 27 (11.74%) SolarWinds
24 26 (11.30%) SSL

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (6.09%) Lync
2 8 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.74%) IIS
3 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) IaaS
2 2 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (91.30%) MPLS
2 158 (68.70%) BGP
3 102 (44.35%) Firewall
4 98 (42.61%) OSPF
5 96 (41.74%) VPN
6 91 (39.57%) WAN
7 60 (26.09%) EIGRP
8 55 (23.91%) LAN
9 53 (23.04%) VoIP
10 52 (22.61%) Wireless
11 39 (16.96%) HSRP
12 37 (16.09%) DNS
13 31 (13.48%) Network Security
14 29 (12.61%) VLAN
15 26 (11.30%) SSL
16 23 (10.00%) Ethernet
17 22 (9.57%) SAN
18 21 (9.13%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (9.13%) Cisco IOS
19 20 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) SQL Server
General
1 133 (57.83%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.78%) Finance
3 14 (6.09%) Advertising
4 10 (4.35%) Marketing
5 4 (1.74%) French Language
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Publishing
6 3 (1.30%) Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (55.22%) Network Engineer
2 43 (18.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (13.04%) Consultant
4 25 (10.87%) Architect
5 23 (10.00%) IP Engineer
6 22 (9.57%) IP Network Engineer
7 19 (8.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 15 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 15 (6.52%) Network Architect
9 14 (6.09%) Network Support
9 14 (6.09%) Senior Network Architect
9 14 (6.09%) Senior Architect
10 13 (5.65%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) NOC Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) Senior Security Engineer
12 11 (4.78%) Network Security Engineer
12 11 (4.78%) Sales Consultant
13 9 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
14 8 (3.48%) Cisco Engineer
14 8 (3.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.04%) XMPP
2 2 (0.87%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.09%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (3.04%) Clustering
5 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.17%) Windows
2 22 (9.57%) Linux
3 12 (5.22%) Solaris
4 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.09%) Network Design
2 26 (11.30%) ITIL
3 25 (10.87%) Service Delivery
4 19 (8.26%) Network Architecture
5 18 (7.83%) Load Balancing
6 17 (7.39%) Network Management
7 16 (6.96%) CRM
8 12 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.78%) Project Management
9 11 (4.78%) Low Latency
10 7 (3.04%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.61%) Information Security
12 5 (2.17%) Change Management
12 5 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (2.17%) Performance Testing
13 4 (1.74%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.74%) Line Management
14 3 (1.30%) Mentoring
14 3 (1.30%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.30%) C
2 2 (0.87%) Java
2 2 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (54.78%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (44.35%) CCNP
3 44 (19.13%) CCIE
4 34 (14.78%) CCNA
5 25 (10.87%) Degree
6 18 (7.83%) CCDP
7 15 (6.52%) JNCIE
8 14 (6.09%) CCDA
9 11 (4.78%) CCIP
10 7 (3.04%) CCVP
11 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.61%) CCSA
12 3 (1.30%) MBA
12 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.87%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.87%) CISA
13 2 (0.87%) CISM
13 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.87%) CISSP
13 2 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) SLA
2 10 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.61%) vSphere
5 3 (1.30%) Snort
6 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (6.09%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.17%) WSUS
5 2 (0.87%) Nagios
5 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 172 (74.78%) Cisco
2 76 (33.04%) Juniper
3 39 (16.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 30 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 30 (13.04%) VMware
5 27 (11.74%) HP
5 27 (11.74%) SolarWinds
6 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 19 (8.26%) Aruba
7 19 (8.26%) Brocade
7 19 (8.26%) Fortinet
8 16 (6.96%) F5
8 16 (6.96%) Citrix
9 11 (4.78%) Riverbed
10 10 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 7 (3.04%) Dell
11 7 (3.04%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.61%) EMC
13 5 (2.17%) Avaya
14 4 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
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