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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 120 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 13 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £55,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +30.17%
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
513 658 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.64% 28.73% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 369 454
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,200
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 26 May 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 20 (100.00%) VPN
1 20 (100.00%) MPLS
2 18 (90.00%) BGP
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (75.00%) CCIE
3 15 (75.00%) Multicast
4 14 (70.00%) IPsec
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco
5 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 12 (60.00%) Juniper
5 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (55.00%) IPv6
6 11 (55.00%) VLAN
7 10 (50.00%) Marketing
7 10 (50.00%) Network Security
7 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (50.00%) CCNP
8 8 (40.00%) DSLAM
8 8 (40.00%) 3G
8 8 (40.00%) RSVP
8 8 (40.00%) 2G
8 8 (40.00%) IPTV
8 8 (40.00%) LTE
8 8 (40.00%) Product Management
8 8 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (40.00%) GPON
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX

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 20 (100.00%) MPLS
1 20 (100.00%) VPN
2 18 (90.00%) BGP
3 15 (75.00%) Multicast
4 14 (70.00%) IPsec
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) LAN
6 11 (55.00%) IPv6
6 11 (55.00%) VLAN
7 10 (50.00%) Network Security
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (40.00%) 2G
8 8 (40.00%) 3G
8 8 (40.00%) DSLAM
8 8 (40.00%) GPON
8 8 (40.00%) LTE
8 8 (40.00%) RSVP
9 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (35.00%) Wireless
General
1 10 (50.00%) Marketing
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) German Language
2 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Sales Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IP Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) IP Expert
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Presales Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 8 (40.00%) Product Management
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Presales
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Time Management
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCIE
3 10 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) VMware