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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 426 397 441
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +44
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 22 49 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.22% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.95% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 10
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -38.77%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4851 5137 5176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.70% 23.17% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 4033 4289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -9 13 £39,500 +12.85%
Middlesex - 3 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £62,500 +78.57%
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 49 (100.00%) MPLS
2 43 (87.76%) Telecoms
3 31 (63.27%) Cisco
4 26 (53.06%) OSPF
4 26 (53.06%) BGP
5 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
5 25 (51.02%) IPv6
6 24 (48.98%) SDH
6 24 (48.98%) Juniper
6 24 (48.98%) Internet
6 24 (48.98%) SONET
7 22 (44.90%) Ethernet
8 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (30.61%) CCNA
9 15 (30.61%) WAN
9 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
10 14 (28.57%) VLAN
11 13 (26.53%) HSRP
11 13 (26.53%) RSVP
11 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
12 12 (24.49%) CCNP
13 11 (22.45%) LAN
13 11 (22.45%) VPN
14 10 (20.41%) C
15 5 (10.20%) Wireless
15 5 (10.20%) Broadband
15 5 (10.20%) ISDN
15 5 (10.20%) CCDP
15 5 (10.20%) Marketing
15 5 (10.20%) Product Management

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) MPLS
2 26 (53.06%) OSPF
2 26 (53.06%) BGP
3 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
3 25 (51.02%) IPv6
4 24 (48.98%) SDH
4 24 (48.98%) Internet
4 24 (48.98%) SONET
5 22 (44.90%) Ethernet
6 15 (30.61%) WAN
7 14 (28.57%) VLAN
8 13 (26.53%) HSRP
8 13 (26.53%) RSVP
9 11 (22.45%) LAN
9 11 (22.45%) VPN
10 5 (10.20%) Wireless
10 5 (10.20%) Broadband
10 5 (10.20%) ISDN
11 4 (8.16%) VoIP
12 3 (6.12%) DHCP
General
1 43 (87.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Consultant
2 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Business Development Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Operations Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Administrator
9 1 (2.04%) Junior
9 1 (2.04%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Network Administrator
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
2 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.20%) Product Management
3 5 (10.20%) Product Marketing
4 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Business Development
5 3 (6.12%) Campaign Management
5 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.08%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.08%) Network Design
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNA
3 12 (24.49%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) CCDP
5 4 (8.16%) JNCIA
5 4 (8.16%) CCDA
6 3 (6.12%) HND
6 3 (6.12%) CCIE
6 3 (6.12%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Juniper
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.08%) BT
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) VMware