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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 188 172 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £21,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
632 484 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.78% 13.14% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 524 424 561
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Cacti
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) BBC
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) Business Development
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Broadband
6 1 (16.67%) CCDA
6 1 (16.67%) CCDP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Broadband
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) BBC
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per year + Share Options + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago