The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 178 - 182
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 - £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
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
569 563 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.99% 14.59% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 490 496 432
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Manchester

VPLS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Stockport - 2 £51,000 -
Salford - 1 £26,500 - 1
VPLS
North West

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) MPLS
2 12 (92.31%) Ethernet
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (53.85%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) BGP
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
8 4 (30.77%) CCDA
8 4 (30.77%) CCDP
8 4 (30.77%) Juniper
8 4 (30.77%) Change Management
8 4 (30.77%) Broadband
8 4 (30.77%) Network Design
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (30.77%) Network Management
9 3 (23.08%) VPN
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) Wireless
10 2 (15.38%) Internet
10 2 (15.38%) Nagios
10 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 2 (15.38%) Windows
10 2 (15.38%) VoIP
10 2 (15.38%) ADSL

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
2 12 (92.31%) Ethernet
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) Broadband
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) ADSL
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (7.69%) VLAN
9 1 (7.69%) WLAN
9 1 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) CCDA
4 4 (30.77%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) HP
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago