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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 122 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 19 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% - 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £67,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%
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
600 770 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.39% 31.45% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 371 454 584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) Firewall
3 24 (88.89%) BGP
4 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (77.78%) MPLS
6 20 (74.07%) F5
7 19 (70.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
8 18 (66.67%) Juniper
8 18 (66.67%) LAN
9 17 (62.96%) VPN
9 17 (62.96%) CCNP
9 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
10 16 (59.26%) IPv6
10 16 (59.26%) OSPF
10 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
11 15 (55.56%) Perl
11 15 (55.56%) VLAN
12 14 (51.85%) ITIL
12 14 (51.85%) IPv4
13 13 (48.15%) DNS
13 13 (48.15%) Check Point Certification
13 13 (48.15%) TACACS
13 13 (48.15%) VMware
13 13 (48.15%) Unicast
13 13 (48.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (48.15%) Network Management
13 13 (48.15%) Junos
13 13 (48.15%) Load Balancing
13 13 (48.15%) Cisco IOS

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 24 (88.89%) BGP
3 21 (77.78%) MPLS
4 19 (70.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (66.67%) LAN
6 17 (62.96%) VPN
7 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
7 16 (59.26%) OSPF
7 16 (59.26%) IPv6
8 15 (55.56%) VLAN
9 14 (51.85%) IPv4
10 13 (48.15%) DNS
10 13 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (48.15%) Junos
10 13 (48.15%) TACACS
10 13 (48.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 13 (48.15%) Unicast
11 12 (44.44%) FWSM
12 9 (33.33%) Network Security
12 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Network Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Load Balancing
2 13 (48.15%) Network Management
3 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Business Development
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCNP
3 13 (48.15%) Check Point Certification
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) CCNA
6 6 (22.22%) CCSA
6 6 (22.22%) CCSE
6 6 (22.22%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) HNC
7 1 (3.70%) CCIP
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) F5
3 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
4 18 (66.67%) Juniper
5 13 (48.15%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Nokia
7 5 (18.52%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 18 hours ago