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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 423 420 441
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 13 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 1.10% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 24
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
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
3757 4286 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 20.90% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3053 3432 3783
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Berkshire -19 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 South East region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 44 (100.00%) MPLS
2 35 (79.55%) BGP
3 34 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (68.18%) IPsec
5 29 (65.91%) VLAN
6 27 (61.36%) WAN
7 26 (59.09%) VPN
8 25 (56.82%) OSPF
9 24 (54.55%) Cisco
10 23 (52.27%) TCP/IP
11 22 (50.00%) CCNP
11 22 (50.00%) Firewall
12 20 (45.45%) CCIE
12 20 (45.45%) Multicast
13 18 (40.91%) SSL
13 18 (40.91%) RIP
14 16 (36.36%) IPv6
14 16 (36.36%) RSVP
15 15 (34.09%) DNS
15 15 (34.09%) DHCP
15 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
16 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
16 14 (31.82%) Product Management
16 14 (31.82%) Windows
16 14 (31.82%) CCNA
17 13 (29.55%) Juniper
17 13 (29.55%) Linux
17 13 (29.55%) Marketing
17 13 (29.55%) Spanning Tree
18 12 (27.27%) Data Centre

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (100.00%) MPLS
2 35 (79.55%) BGP
3 30 (68.18%) IPsec
4 29 (65.91%) VLAN
5 27 (61.36%) WAN
6 26 (59.09%) VPN
7 25 (56.82%) OSPF
8 23 (52.27%) TCP/IP
9 22 (50.00%) Firewall
10 20 (45.45%) Multicast
11 18 (40.91%) RIP
11 18 (40.91%) SSL
12 16 (36.36%) IPv6
12 16 (36.36%) RSVP
13 15 (34.09%) DHCP
13 15 (34.09%) DNS
14 13 (29.55%) Spanning Tree
15 12 (27.27%) GPON
15 12 (27.27%) LAN
15 12 (27.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
2 13 (29.55%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) German Language
3 4 (9.09%) Italian Language
4 3 (6.82%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Consultant
2 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Juniper Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Network Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Sales Manager
5 3 (6.82%) IP Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) IP Expert
5 3 (6.82%) Presales Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Principal Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 12 (27.27%) IPTV
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.73%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Product Management
2 12 (27.27%) Presales
3 11 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 11 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 11 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (22.73%) High Availability
4 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
4 10 (22.73%) Use Case
5 9 (20.45%) Time Management
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Process Management
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Service Design
8 2 (4.55%) Business Development
8 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) Network Management
9 1 (2.27%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
1 10 (22.73%) Perl
1 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
1 10 (22.73%) Python
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (50.00%) CCNP
3 20 (45.45%) CCIE
4 14 (31.82%) CCNA
5 12 (27.27%) MCSA
5 12 (27.27%) MCSE
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (22.73%) RHCE
6 10 (22.73%) RHCSA
6 10 (22.73%) SCSA
7 4 (9.09%) CCIP
7 4 (9.09%) HNC
8 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) HIPAA
1 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) Xen
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) pfSense
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 13 (29.55%) Juniper
3 12 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Huawei
5 2 (4.55%) Aruba
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Siebel
5 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.55%) Veeam