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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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
10 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.17% 18.66% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 24
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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