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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 92 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% -10.00%
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
275 254 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.98% 22.58% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 254 222 195
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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