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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 99 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.95%
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
216 215 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.34% 16.97% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 192 202 264
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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