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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 130 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 14 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Average salary £62,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +18.30%
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
654 717 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.21% 30.47% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 369 457 627
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) BGP
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (76.47%) F5
5 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
6 11 (64.71%) MPLS
7 10 (58.82%) Juniper
8 9 (52.94%) VPN
8 9 (52.94%) IPv6
8 9 (52.94%) CCNP
8 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
9 8 (47.06%) LAN
9 8 (47.06%) VLAN
9 8 (47.06%) Network Security
10 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (41.18%) ITIL
10 7 (41.18%) IPv4
10 7 (41.18%) OSPF
10 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
11 6 (35.29%) Nokia
11 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (35.29%) CCNA
11 6 (35.29%) DNS
11 6 (35.29%) CCIE
11 6 (35.29%) Perl
11 6 (35.29%) CSS
11 6 (35.29%) CCSE
11 6 (35.29%) TACACS

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (88.24%) BGP
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (64.71%) MPLS
4 9 (52.94%) IPv6
4 9 (52.94%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) IPv4
6 7 (41.18%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Junos
7 6 (35.29%) FWSM
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) TACACS
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCIE
3 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CCSA
3 6 (35.29%) CCSE
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
5 1 (5.88%) CCIP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) F5
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 10 (58.82%) Juniper
5 6 (35.29%) Nokia
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) HP
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