The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 225 205 215
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.17% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 1.07% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £38,500 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+14.93% -36.09%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 841 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.93% 16.06% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 869 704 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
England

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VPLS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VPLS Salary Trend in the South West

VPLS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 - -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) L2TP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 2 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) DWDM
4 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) L2TP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) xDSL
3 2 (40.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Telemarketing
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Meru Networks
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