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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £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
9 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.69% 26.04% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 19
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -43.75%
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