The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
VPLS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 326 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.28% 27.37% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 179 271 158
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VPLS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the South Wales region.

VPLS Salary Trend in South Wales

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) IBM