The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,500 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -37.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 49 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.35% 27.84% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 32
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
UK

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