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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 415 432 407
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 26 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.088% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.41% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
East Sussex - 13 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £38,500 -
Hampshire -25 4 £38,500 -
West Sussex -3 2 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £55,000 - 3
Berkshire -1 1 - -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (100.00%) MPLS
2 43 (78.18%) BGP
2 43 (78.18%) Cisco
3 42 (76.36%) OSPF
4 39 (70.91%) Juniper
5 34 (61.82%) CCNP
5 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (60.00%) WAN
7 30 (54.55%) HSRP
8 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
9 27 (49.09%) VLAN
9 27 (49.09%) LAN
9 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
10 23 (41.82%) Ethernet
11 22 (40.00%) Firewall
12 19 (34.55%) Network Security
12 19 (34.55%) EIGRP
13 18 (32.73%) RIP
14 17 (30.91%) VPN
14 17 (30.91%) HP
14 17 (30.91%) Unified Communications
14 17 (30.91%) CCIE
15 16 (29.09%) Degree
15 16 (29.09%) SSL
15 16 (29.09%) IPv6
15 16 (29.09%) Internet
15 16 (29.09%) Network Architecture
16 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (25.45%) Migration
17 14 (25.45%) F5

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) MPLS
2 43 (78.18%) BGP
3 42 (76.36%) OSPF
4 33 (60.00%) WAN
5 30 (54.55%) HSRP
6 27 (49.09%) LAN
6 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
6 27 (49.09%) VLAN
7 23 (41.82%) Ethernet
8 22 (40.00%) Firewall
9 19 (34.55%) Network Security
9 19 (34.55%) EIGRP
10 18 (32.73%) RIP
11 17 (30.91%) VPN
11 17 (30.91%) Unified Communications
12 16 (29.09%) SSL
12 16 (29.09%) IPv6
12 16 (29.09%) Internet
13 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (23.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) IP Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Network Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Design Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Business Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Business Development Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Network Support
7 3 (5.45%) Provisioning Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco Support
9 1 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Network Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Network Architecture
2 14 (25.45%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Security Architecture
3 13 (23.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (23.64%) WAN Optimisation
4 10 (18.18%) Network Design
5 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
5 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Business Development
6 4 (7.27%) Campaign Management
6 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.27%) Line Management
7 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Service Management
8 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) CCNP
1 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.91%) CCIE
3 16 (29.09%) Degree
4 11 (20.00%) CCDP
5 9 (16.36%) CCNA
6 6 (10.91%) CCIP
6 6 (10.91%) JNCIE
7 5 (9.09%) CCDA
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
1 2 (3.64%) Cacti
1 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Cisco
2 39 (70.91%) Juniper
3 17 (30.91%) HP
4 14 (25.45%) F5
5 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Redback
8 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (5.45%) Sonus
10 2 (3.64%) VMware
10 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.82%) Acme Packet
11 1 (1.82%) BroadSoft
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