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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £55,000 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+39.24% +9.72%
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
31 26 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.79% 15.95% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 18
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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