The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 424 370 423
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +53
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 27 68 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.30% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 62 18
Average salary £40,750 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.19% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.21%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4971 5301 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 23.62% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 4225 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -12 11 £39,500 +9.72%
West Sussex +9 5 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £62,500 +21.35%
Berkshire -28 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Surrey -2 1 £47,500 +46.15%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (97.83%) MPLS
2 35 (76.09%) Telecoms
3 33 (71.74%) Cisco
4 28 (60.87%) BGP
5 27 (58.70%) OSPF
6 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
7 21 (45.65%) Juniper
7 21 (45.65%) IPv6
7 21 (45.65%) Internet
8 20 (43.48%) SONET
8 20 (43.48%) SDH
9 18 (39.13%) Ethernet
10 17 (36.96%) CCNA
11 15 (32.61%) WAN
12 14 (30.43%) LAN
12 14 (30.43%) CCNP
12 14 (30.43%) VLAN
12 14 (30.43%) HSRP
13 13 (28.26%) RSVP
14 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
14 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
15 10 (21.74%) VPN
16 8 (17.39%) JNCIA
17 7 (15.22%) C
18 6 (13.04%) VMware
19 5 (10.87%) Marketing
19 5 (10.87%) Wireless
19 5 (10.87%) HND
19 5 (10.87%) Broadband

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) MPLS
2 28 (60.87%) BGP
3 27 (58.70%) OSPF
4 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
5 21 (45.65%) IPv6
5 21 (45.65%) Internet
6 20 (43.48%) SONET
6 20 (43.48%) SDH
7 18 (39.13%) Ethernet
8 15 (32.61%) WAN
9 14 (30.43%) LAN
9 14 (30.43%) VLAN
9 14 (30.43%) HSRP
10 13 (28.26%) RSVP
11 10 (21.74%) VPN
12 5 (10.87%) Wireless
12 5 (10.87%) Broadband
12 5 (10.87%) ISDN
13 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
13 3 (6.52%) SAN
General
1 35 (76.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Sales Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) IP Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Sales Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.17%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
1 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.87%) Product Marketing
2 5 (10.87%) Product Management
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.96%) CCNA
3 14 (30.43%) CCNP
4 8 (17.39%) JNCIA
5 5 (10.87%) HND
5 5 (10.87%) CCIE
6 3 (6.52%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) vCloud
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) Juniper
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.35%) BT
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) F5