The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 195 191 184
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.026% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.18% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £30,000 - £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
VPLS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
561 552 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.01% 14.10% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 493 427 476
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VPLS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Manchester region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Manchester

VPLS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
VPLS
North West

VPLS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper