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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 179 - 186
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.029% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £31,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +28.04%
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
536 488 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.31% 14.52% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 472 415 494
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,055 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco