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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 408 436 449
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 9 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 1.07% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 39 27
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
3695 4196 5044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.45% 19.98% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 3399 3685
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire +11 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Berkshire +16 2 £45,000 -33.33%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (100.00%) MPLS
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (70.97%) VLAN
4 21 (67.74%) BGP
5 20 (64.52%) WAN
6 19 (61.29%) Cisco
7 18 (58.06%) DNS
7 18 (58.06%) DHCP
8 17 (54.84%) CCNP
8 17 (54.84%) OSPF
8 17 (54.84%) Firewall
9 15 (48.39%) IPsec
10 14 (45.16%) CCNA
10 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
10 14 (45.16%) Windows
10 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
10 14 (45.16%) Capacity Management
11 13 (41.94%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (38.71%) VMware
12 12 (38.71%) Linux
12 12 (38.71%) MCSE
12 12 (38.71%) MCSA
12 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (35.48%) VPN
13 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
13 11 (35.48%) RSVP
13 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (32.26%) RHCSA
14 10 (32.26%) OpenStack
14 10 (32.26%) High Availability

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 10 (32.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) MPLS
2 22 (70.97%) VLAN
3 21 (67.74%) BGP
4 20 (64.52%) WAN
5 18 (58.06%) DHCP
5 18 (58.06%) DNS
6 17 (54.84%) Firewall
6 17 (54.84%) OSPF
7 15 (48.39%) IPsec
8 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
9 11 (35.48%) RSVP
9 11 (35.48%) VPN
10 10 (32.26%) HTTP
10 10 (32.26%) IPv6
10 10 (32.26%) RIP
10 10 (32.26%) SSL
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (19.35%) GPON
12 6 (19.35%) LTE
12 6 (19.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) German Language
5 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Sales Manager
3 4 (12.90%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Sales Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Business Development Director
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (32.26%) Clustering
3 6 (19.35%) IPTV
4 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Capacity Management
2 13 (41.94%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (32.26%) High Availability
3 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
3 10 (32.26%) Use Case
4 7 (22.58%) Product Management
5 6 (19.35%) Presales
6 5 (16.13%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) Process Management
7 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Service Design
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Operations Management
9 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.23%) Business Development
10 1 (3.23%) Network Design
10 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
1 10 (32.26%) Perl
1 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
1 10 (32.26%) Python
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) CCNP
3 14 (45.16%) CCNA
4 12 (38.71%) MCSA
4 12 (38.71%) MCSE
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (32.26%) RHCE
5 10 (32.26%) RHCSA
5 10 (32.26%) SCSA
6 6 (19.35%) CCIE
7 4 (12.90%) CCIP
7 4 (12.90%) HNC
8 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) HIPAA
1 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (32.26%) Xen
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) pfSense
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Aruba
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
4 2 (6.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.23%) Huawei
5 1 (3.23%) Siebel