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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 167 188
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.063% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £40,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%

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
543 502 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.81% 15.76% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 450 426 512
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Networks

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%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Support
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper