The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 114
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+39.24% +11.26%
VPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 226 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.03% 13.29% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 215 200 287
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

VPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Sonus
3 1 (33.33%) Billing

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sonus