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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 411 390 392
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 24 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.48% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 45
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £48,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -27 2 £37,000 -2.11%
Berkshire - 2 £37,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £55,000 -
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (87.50%) Cisco
3 41 (85.42%) BGP
4 40 (83.33%) OSPF
5 38 (79.17%) Juniper
6 36 (75.00%) CCNP
6 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (64.58%) WAN
7 31 (64.58%) HSRP
8 28 (58.33%) LAN
8 28 (58.33%) VLAN
9 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
10 25 (52.08%) Firewall
11 23 (47.92%) EIGRP
12 22 (45.83%) CCIE
12 22 (45.83%) RIP
13 21 (43.75%) HP
13 21 (43.75%) VPN
14 20 (41.67%) Network Security
15 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (39.58%) F5
15 19 (39.58%) SSL
16 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
16 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
16 18 (37.50%) Unified Communications
16 18 (37.50%) Network Architecture
17 17 (35.42%) Security Architecture
17 17 (35.42%) Vulnerability Management
17 17 (35.42%) IaaS
17 17 (35.42%) IP Telephony

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) MPLS
2 41 (85.42%) BGP
3 40 (83.33%) OSPF
4 31 (64.58%) WAN
4 31 (64.58%) HSRP
5 28 (58.33%) LAN
5 28 (58.33%) VLAN
6 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 25 (52.08%) Firewall
8 23 (47.92%) EIGRP
9 22 (45.83%) RIP
10 21 (43.75%) VPN
11 20 (41.67%) Network Security
12 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (39.58%) SSL
13 18 (37.50%) Unified Communications
14 17 (35.42%) IP Telephony
14 17 (35.42%) Wireless
15 16 (33.33%) Ethernet
16 12 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) IP Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Support
6 2 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 17 (35.42%) Security Architecture
2 17 (35.42%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (35.42%) Migration
2 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 17 (35.42%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (20.83%) Network Design
4 7 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) CCNP
1 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) CCIE
3 17 (35.42%) Degree
4 8 (16.67%) CCDP
5 7 (14.58%) CCIP
6 6 (12.50%) JNCIE
6 6 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) CCDA
9 1 (2.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
1 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (4.17%) Cacti
1 2 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 38 (79.17%) Juniper
3 21 (43.75%) HP
4 19 (39.58%) F5
5 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.50%) Redback
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.25%) Sonus
9 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.17%) VMware
10 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.08%) BroadSoft
10 1 (2.08%) Acme Packet
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 24 days ago