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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 107 133 139
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.073% 0.56% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 1.93% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +62.16%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +6.25%

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
418 621 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.56% 28.94% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 269 460 410
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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