The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 135 139 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 11 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.082% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 0.27% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
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
757 744 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.52% 30.66% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 404 495 663
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) F5
5 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
6 7 (53.85%) MPLS
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (53.85%) Network Security
7 6 (46.15%) CCSE
7 6 (46.15%) CCSA
7 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
7 6 (46.15%) Nokia
7 6 (46.15%) IPv6
7 6 (46.15%) CCIE
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (38.46%) VPN
8 5 (38.46%) Juniper
8 5 (38.46%) VLAN
9 4 (30.77%) RSVP
10 3 (23.08%) OSPF
10 3 (23.08%) CCNA
10 3 (23.08%) IPv4
10 3 (23.08%) ITIL
10 3 (23.08%) LAN
10 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
10 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (53.85%) MPLS
5 6 (46.15%) IPv6
5 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) RSVP
8 3 (23.08%) OSPF
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) IPv4
9 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (15.38%) Multicast
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Product Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCIE
3 6 (46.15%) CCSA
3 6 (46.15%) CCSE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) HNC
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) F5
3 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) Nokia
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) HP
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