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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 86 89
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.68% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Median salary - £50,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.05%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
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
135 190 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.78% 16.52% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 116 173 193
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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