The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 36
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
VPLS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 21 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.38% 12.80% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 35
Average salary £24,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VPLS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland