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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 123 141 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 13 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.46% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 1.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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
574 738 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.27% 30.66% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 467 382 482
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 5 May 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (100.00%) VPN
1 23 (100.00%) MPLS
2 18 (78.26%) Juniper
2 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
3 16 (69.57%) Network Security
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (65.22%) BGP
5 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
6 13 (56.52%) Marketing
7 12 (52.17%) IPsec
7 12 (52.17%) CCIE
7 12 (52.17%) Multicast
8 11 (47.83%) Presales
8 11 (47.83%) Network Design
9 10 (43.48%) CCNP
9 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
9 10 (43.48%) OSPF
10 9 (39.13%) Degree
11 8 (34.78%) VLAN
11 8 (34.78%) IPv6
11 8 (34.78%) HP
11 8 (34.78%) WLAN
12 7 (30.43%) WAN
12 7 (30.43%) RIP
12 7 (30.43%) VoIP
12 7 (30.43%) SSL
12 7 (30.43%) EIGRP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) MPLS
1 23 (100.00%) VPN
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 18 (78.26%) LAN
3 16 (69.57%) Network Security
4 15 (65.22%) BGP
5 12 (52.17%) IPsec
5 12 (52.17%) Multicast
6 10 (43.48%) OSPF
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
7 8 (34.78%) IPv6
7 8 (34.78%) VLAN
7 8 (34.78%) WLAN
8 7 (30.43%) EIGRP
8 7 (30.43%) RIP
8 7 (30.43%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (30.43%) SSL
8 7 (30.43%) VoIP
8 7 (30.43%) WAN
8 7 (30.43%) Wireless
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (56.52%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (13.04%) German Language
4 3 (13.04%) Italian Language
5 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Juniper Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Network Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Presales Manager
3 3 (13.04%) IP Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IP Expert
4 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Sales Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Solution Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Network Design
1 11 (47.83%) Presales
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Product Management
3 5 (21.74%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCIE
3 10 (43.48%) CCNP
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
1 18 (78.26%) Juniper
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Huawei
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media
5 1 (4.35%) VMware