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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 397 419 403
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 46 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.57% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 33
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
4277 5059 4742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 22.50% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3742 3670
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +32 20 £62,500 +16.27%
Surrey - 11 £53,750 - 1
Sussex - 9 £40,000 -
Hampshire +18 5 £35,000 -11.39%
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 88 (83.81%) Cisco
2 80 (76.19%) MPLS
3 74 (70.48%) Firewall
4 72 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (67.62%) BGP
6 67 (63.81%) CCNP
7 55 (52.38%) LAN
8 52 (49.52%) OSPF
9 49 (46.67%) Data Centre
10 46 (43.81%) F5
11 44 (41.90%) CheckPoint
12 43 (40.95%) Juniper
12 43 (40.95%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (38.10%) ITIL
13 40 (38.10%) VPN
14 39 (37.14%) Telecoms
15 38 (36.19%) DNS
16 37 (35.24%) WAN
17 36 (34.29%) TCP/IP
18 34 (32.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 32 (30.48%) VLAN
20 27 (25.71%) Load Balancing
20 27 (25.71%) Degree
20 27 (25.71%) Network Security
21 25 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
22 24 (22.86%) IPv6
23 22 (20.95%) Perl
24 21 (20.00%) CCIE
24 21 (20.00%) VMware
24 21 (20.00%) Network Management

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) IaaS
2 7 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (76.19%) MPLS
2 74 (70.48%) Firewall
3 71 (67.62%) BGP
4 55 (52.38%) LAN
5 52 (49.52%) OSPF
6 43 (40.95%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (38.10%) VPN
8 38 (36.19%) DNS
9 37 (35.24%) WAN
10 36 (34.29%) TCP/IP
11 34 (32.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 32 (30.48%) VLAN
13 27 (25.71%) Network Security
14 25 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (22.86%) IPv6
16 20 (19.05%) IPv4
17 19 (18.10%) TACACS
17 19 (18.10%) Junos
17 19 (18.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 19 (18.10%) Unicast
General
1 39 (37.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Back Office
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 27 (25.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Consultant
4 11 (10.48%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 9 (8.57%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) IT Support
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Design Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) CSS
2 3 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.95%) DTV
3 1 (0.95%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) ITIL
2 27 (25.71%) Load Balancing
3 21 (20.00%) Network Management
4 12 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.52%) Network Design
5 10 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (8.57%) Network Architecture
7 8 (7.62%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (7.62%) Migration
7 8 (7.62%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
8 7 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.71%) Time Management
9 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.71%) Validation
9 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.76%) Service Management
10 5 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) Perl
2 3 (2.86%) Python
2 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (63.81%) CCNP
3 27 (25.71%) Degree
4 21 (20.00%) CCIE
5 19 (18.10%) Check Point Certification
6 17 (16.19%) CCNA
7 12 (11.43%) CCSA
7 12 (11.43%) CCSE
8 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.76%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.81%) CCIP
11 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.90%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
1 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (83.81%) Cisco
2 46 (43.81%) F5
3 44 (41.90%) CheckPoint
4 43 (40.95%) Juniper
5 21 (20.00%) VMware
6 18 (17.14%) HP
7 12 (11.43%) Nokia
8 11 (10.48%) Riverbed
9 10 (9.52%) BT
10 7 (6.67%) ProCurve
11 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.90%) Acme Packet
13 2 (1.90%) Sonus
14 1 (0.95%) ComArch
14 1 (0.95%) Cramer
14 1 (0.95%) SAP
14 1 (0.95%) IBM
14 1 (0.95%) Dell
14 1 (0.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
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