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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -18.18%
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
132 141 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.24% 22.31% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 118 107 139
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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