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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 78
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
251 215 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.42% 19.28% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 222 188 200
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM