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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 421 415 459
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 36 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.11% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 23
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,860 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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
4332 4783 4918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 22.06% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3616 3592 3823
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Berkshire +24 27 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +17 9 £37,500 -10.50% 1
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (88.71%) MPLS
2 40 (64.52%) VPN
3 37 (59.68%) Firewall
4 32 (51.61%) BGP
5 31 (50.00%) WAN
6 29 (46.77%) Cisco
6 29 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (46.77%) Presales
7 28 (45.16%) LAN
8 27 (43.55%) IPsec
9 24 (38.71%) Telecoms
9 24 (38.71%) Marketing
9 24 (38.71%) Juniper
9 24 (38.71%) Data Centre
10 23 (37.10%) OSPF
11 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
12 21 (33.87%) VLAN
13 20 (32.26%) Network Security
13 20 (32.26%) CCNP
14 19 (30.65%) CCIE
14 19 (30.65%) Multicast
15 17 (27.42%) SSL
15 17 (27.42%) RIP
16 16 (25.81%) Product Management
17 15 (24.19%) Windows
18 14 (22.58%) Ethernet
19 13 (20.97%) IPv6
19 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (20.97%) VMware
20 12 (19.35%) Network Design

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (88.71%) MPLS
2 40 (64.52%) VPN
3 37 (59.68%) Firewall
4 32 (51.61%) BGP
5 31 (50.00%) WAN
6 28 (45.16%) LAN
7 27 (43.55%) IPsec
8 23 (37.10%) OSPF
9 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
10 21 (33.87%) VLAN
11 20 (32.26%) Network Security
12 19 (30.65%) Multicast
13 17 (27.42%) RIP
13 17 (27.42%) SSL
14 14 (22.58%) Ethernet
15 13 (20.97%) IPv6
16 12 (19.35%) Spanning Tree
17 11 (17.74%) VoIP
18 10 (16.13%) EIGRP
18 10 (16.13%) RSVP
General
1 24 (38.71%) Marketing
1 24 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.74%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (9.68%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) German Language
4 3 (4.84%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Consultant
2 11 (17.74%) Presales Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Juniper Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Network Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (14.52%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Presales Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Business Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Exchange Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) IT Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Network Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) IPTV
3 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Presales
2 16 (25.81%) Product Management
3 12 (19.35%) Network Design
4 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
5 10 (16.13%) Project Management
6 9 (14.52%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (14.52%) ITIL
6 9 (14.52%) Migration
6 9 (14.52%) Time Management
7 7 (11.29%) Business Development
7 7 (11.29%) Capacity Management
7 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (11.29%) High Availability
7 7 (11.29%) Use Case
8 3 (4.84%) Network Management
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.61%) CRM
10 1 (1.61%) Process Management
10 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.61%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Perl
2 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) Python
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.26%) CCNP
3 19 (30.65%) CCIE
4 12 (19.35%) MCSA
4 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (16.13%) Degree
6 6 (9.68%) CCNA
7 5 (8.06%) MCSE
7 5 (8.06%) RHCE
7 5 (8.06%) RHCSA
7 5 (8.06%) SCSA
8 3 (4.84%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) HIPAA
1 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.06%) Xen
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco
2 24 (38.71%) Juniper
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) HP
5 8 (12.90%) Huawei
6 7 (11.29%) Siebel
7 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.84%) F5
8 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.61%) BT
8 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.61%) Nokia
8 1 (1.61%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.61%) Virgin Media
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Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 25 days ago