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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 141 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% 0.17% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.57% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
735 696 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.21% 30.16% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 416 507 406
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Provisioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago