The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 424 404 406
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 25 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.75% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 29
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -21.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -
VPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4915 4649 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.51% 21.47% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3645 3606 4255
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VPLS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VPLS Salary Trend in the South East

VPLS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the South East

VPLS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -8 7 £39,500 +17.91%
Oxfordshire +19 6 £50,000 -
West Sussex +2 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Sussex - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £26,500 -50.69%
Berkshire -13 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Middlesex - 1 £97,500 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 47 (100.00%) MPLS
2 34 (72.34%) Telecoms
2 34 (72.34%) Cisco
3 32 (68.09%) OSPF
3 32 (68.09%) BGP
4 30 (63.83%) Juniper
5 24 (51.06%) Ethernet
6 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
7 22 (46.81%) Internet
8 21 (44.68%) IPv6
9 20 (42.55%) SDH
9 20 (42.55%) WAN
9 20 (42.55%) SONET
10 19 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (40.43%) CCNP
11 18 (38.30%) VLAN
12 17 (36.17%) HSRP
13 15 (31.91%) LAN
14 13 (27.66%) CCDP
15 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
15 12 (25.53%) Firewall
15 12 (25.53%) RSVP
15 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
16 10 (21.28%) Network Architecture
17 9 (19.15%) Network Security
17 9 (19.15%) CCIE
18 8 (17.02%) CCNA
18 8 (17.02%) VoIP
18 8 (17.02%) Degree
19 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) MPLS
2 32 (68.09%) OSPF
2 32 (68.09%) BGP
3 24 (51.06%) Ethernet
4 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
5 22 (46.81%) Internet
6 21 (44.68%) IPv6
7 20 (42.55%) SDH
7 20 (42.55%) WAN
7 20 (42.55%) SONET
8 18 (38.30%) VLAN
9 17 (36.17%) HSRP
10 15 (31.91%) LAN
11 12 (25.53%) Firewall
11 12 (25.53%) RSVP
12 9 (19.15%) Network Security
13 8 (17.02%) VoIP
14 7 (14.89%) DNS
14 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
15 6 (12.77%) SSL
General
1 34 (72.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) IP Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Business Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Business Development Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) IT Support
6 1 (2.13%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
1 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
2 10 (21.28%) Network Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) Network Design
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Business Development
4 4 (8.51%) Campaign Management
4 4 (8.51%) Low Latency
4 4 (8.51%) Line Management
5 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CCNP
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCDP
3 9 (19.15%) CCIE
4 8 (17.02%) CCNA
4 8 (17.02%) Degree
5 7 (14.89%) CCDA
6 6 (12.77%) CCIP
6 6 (12.77%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nagios
1 2 (4.26%) Cacti
1 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) Juniper
3 6 (12.77%) Redback
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.13%) Sonus
8 1 (2.13%) BroadSoft
8 1 (2.13%) Acme Packet
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