The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 59 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.18% 0.87% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 4.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 119 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.25% 20.77% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 98 118
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VPLS
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Slough region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Slough

VPLS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago