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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 407 390 412
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 30 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.76% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 29
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
4970 4623 5329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 21.98% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3676 3583 4359
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -6 11 £39,500 +17.91%
Oxfordshire +5 6 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 4 £97,500 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £26,500 -49.52%
Berkshire -10 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 48 (100.00%) MPLS
2 38 (79.17%) Telecoms
3 34 (70.83%) Cisco
4 30 (62.50%) OSPF
4 30 (62.50%) BGP
5 28 (58.33%) Juniper
6 24 (50.00%) Internet
7 23 (47.92%) IPv6
8 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
8 22 (45.83%) SDH
8 22 (45.83%) SONET
9 21 (43.75%) Ethernet
10 18 (37.50%) WAN
11 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (31.25%) CCNP
13 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
14 13 (27.08%) CCDP
14 13 (27.08%) LAN
15 12 (25.00%) VLAN
16 11 (22.92%) HSRP
17 10 (20.83%) RSVP
17 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
18 9 (18.75%) Firewall
19 8 (16.67%) Network Design
19 8 (16.67%) CCNA
19 8 (16.67%) CCIE
20 7 (14.58%) DNS
20 7 (14.58%) CCDA
20 7 (14.58%) VoIP
20 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) MPLS
2 30 (62.50%) OSPF
2 30 (62.50%) BGP
3 24 (50.00%) Internet
4 23 (47.92%) IPv6
5 22 (45.83%) SONET
5 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
5 22 (45.83%) SDH
6 21 (43.75%) Ethernet
7 18 (37.50%) WAN
8 13 (27.08%) LAN
9 12 (25.00%) VLAN
10 11 (22.92%) HSRP
11 10 (20.83%) RSVP
12 9 (18.75%) Firewall
13 7 (14.58%) VoIP
13 7 (14.58%) DNS
14 5 (10.42%) Network Security
15 4 (8.33%) VPN
16 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
General
1 38 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Consultant
3 9 (18.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 8 (16.67%) Design Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 6 (12.50%) IP Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Business Development Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Provisioning Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Support
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Design Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.67%) Network Design
4 7 (14.58%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Business Development
5 4 (8.33%) Campaign Management
5 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Product Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Product Management
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Release Management
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.08%) Migration
8 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) CCNP
3 13 (27.08%) CCDP
4 8 (16.67%) CCIE
4 8 (16.67%) CCNA
5 7 (14.58%) CCDA
6 6 (12.50%) CCIP
6 6 (12.50%) JNCIE
7 4 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Cacti
1 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 28 (58.33%) Juniper
3 6 (12.50%) Redback
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
West Sussex
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago