The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 119 136 150
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.65% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 2.37% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Median salary £56,250 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
VPLS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
521 675 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.88% 27.41% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 330 501 463
Median salary £55,000 £50,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VPLS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Reading

VPLS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) GPON
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) GLBP
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) GLBP
4 1 (25.00%) GPON
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia