The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 247 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
VPLS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1197 929 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.25% 13.68% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 789 993
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VPLS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VPLS Salary Trend in the North West

VPLS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the North West

VPLS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Manchester -18 3 £32,500 -7.80% 2
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
5 7 (53.85%) OSPF
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) CCNP
6 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) VLAN
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) CCNA
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Juniper
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) Internet
9 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) Wireless
9 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (15.38%) Nagios
10 2 (15.38%) Cacti
10 2 (15.38%) RIP
10 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (15.38%) VoIP
10 2 (15.38%) CCDA
10 2 (15.38%) CCDP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) RIP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Broadband
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) BBC
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
1 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) CCDA
5 2 (15.38%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Aerohive Networks
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