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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 387 441 444
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 13 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.85% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 13
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
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
3579 4245 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.10% 19.75% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2861 3512 3706
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 8 £55,000 -
Berkshire +34 5 £63,750 -5.55%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 23 (95.83%) MPLS
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco
4 16 (66.67%) WAN
5 15 (62.50%) DHCP
5 15 (62.50%) DNS
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (58.33%) LAN
7 12 (50.00%) CCNP
7 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (45.83%) Capacity Management
9 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
9 10 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (41.67%) Network Security
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (33.33%) BGP
10 8 (33.33%) VPN
11 7 (29.17%) VLAN
12 6 (25.00%) Operations Management
12 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
12 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (25.00%) Windows
12 6 (25.00%) OSPF
13 5 (20.83%) IPsec
13 5 (20.83%) RSVP
13 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (20.83%) Presales
14 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 4 (16.67%) VMware

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 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) MPLS
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) WAN
4 15 (62.50%) DHCP
4 15 (62.50%) DNS
5 14 (58.33%) LAN
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (41.67%) Network Security
7 8 (33.33%) BGP
7 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (29.17%) VLAN
9 6 (25.00%) OSPF
10 5 (20.83%) IPsec
10 5 (20.83%) RSVP
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.67%) IPv6
12 3 (12.50%) SSL
12 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.50%) WLAN
13 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) LAN Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) WAN Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Presales Manager
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) IPTV
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Capacity Management
2 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.83%) Presales
4 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Network Management
7 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) MCSA
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) RHCE
5 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
5 2 (8.33%) SCSA
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CCIP
6 1 (4.17%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCSE
6 1 (4.17%) HNC
6 1 (4.17%) HND
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) HIPAA
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) pfSense
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Xen
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) Aruba
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia