The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - 225 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.069% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
VPLS
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1069 997 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.42% 17.22% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 894 772 908
Average salary £37,000 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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