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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 404 440 378
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -62
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 47 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.53% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 63
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,820 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
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
4699 4910 5400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.92% 20.75% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 3825 4308
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +10 19 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Surrey +21 10 £50,000 +5.26%
East Sussex - 10 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Hampshire -13 2 £41,900 +6.07%
West Sussex +5 1 £42,500 +13.33%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 60 (83.33%) Cisco
1 60 (83.33%) BGP
2 56 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (75.00%) MPLS
4 52 (72.22%) CCNP
5 49 (68.06%) Firewall
6 44 (61.11%) F5
7 43 (59.72%) OSPF
8 42 (58.33%) WAN
9 41 (56.94%) Juniper
9 41 (56.94%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (55.56%) CheckPoint
11 39 (54.17%) LAN
12 37 (51.39%) VPN
12 37 (51.39%) Network Security
13 36 (50.00%) EIGRP
14 35 (48.61%) VLAN
15 34 (47.22%) CCIE
15 34 (47.22%) HSRP
16 33 (45.83%) TCP/IP
17 32 (44.44%) HP
18 31 (43.06%) RIP
19 29 (40.28%) Wireless
20 26 (36.11%) SSL
20 26 (36.11%) ITIL
21 24 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
22 23 (31.94%) IaaS
22 23 (31.94%) Vulnerability Management
22 23 (31.94%) Security Architecture
22 23 (31.94%) Network Architecture

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) IaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (83.33%) BGP
2 54 (75.00%) MPLS
3 49 (68.06%) Firewall
4 43 (59.72%) OSPF
5 42 (58.33%) WAN
6 41 (56.94%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (54.17%) LAN
8 37 (51.39%) VPN
8 37 (51.39%) Network Security
9 36 (50.00%) EIGRP
10 35 (48.61%) VLAN
11 34 (47.22%) HSRP
12 33 (45.83%) TCP/IP
13 31 (43.06%) RIP
14 29 (40.28%) Wireless
15 26 (36.11%) SSL
16 23 (31.94%) IP Telephony
16 23 (31.94%) Unified Communications
17 16 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
18 15 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Billing
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 30 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Sales Executive
4 4 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Network Support
5 3 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) IT Support
6 2 (2.78%) Sales Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) IP Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Network Consultant
6 2 (2.78%) IT Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.39%) DTV
1 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Solaris
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 24 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 23 (31.94%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (31.94%) Security Architecture
3 23 (31.94%) Network Architecture
3 23 (31.94%) Migration
3 23 (31.94%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.33%) Network Design
6 5 (6.94%) Network Management
6 5 (6.94%) Business Development
7 4 (5.56%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (72.22%) CCNP
3 34 (47.22%) CCIE
4 22 (30.56%) Degree
5 12 (16.67%) CCSA
5 12 (16.67%) CCSE
6 9 (12.50%) CCNA
7 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.17%) CCIP
9 2 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.39%) CCDA
10 1 (1.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 44 (61.11%) F5
3 41 (56.94%) Juniper
4 40 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 32 (44.44%) HP
6 12 (16.67%) Nokia
7 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.56%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.78%) Sonus
10 2 (2.78%) VMware
11 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.39%) SAP
11 1 (1.39%) IBM
11 1 (1.39%) Radware
11 1 (1.39%) BT
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