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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 114 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.055% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £44,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
209 219 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.52% 12.14% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 167 194 299
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +17 2 £50,000 -
Thame - 2 £36,750 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
2 6 (75.00%) Redback
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) CCIP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) Multicast
3 2 (25.00%) RIP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Sonus
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) HSRP
3 2 (25.00%) Multicast
3 2 (25.00%) RIP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Architect
1 6 (75.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCIP
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Redback
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Sonus