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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 229 - 233
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.94%
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
1039 1191 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.37% 20.20% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1026 844
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 6 £32,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 20 (100.00%) Juniper
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) OSPF
2 15 (75.00%) BGP
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (65.00%) MPLS
4 13 (65.00%) JNCIS
4 13 (65.00%) 802.1X
5 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) CCNA
8 5 (25.00%) JNCIA
8 5 (25.00%) Wiki
8 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (10.00%) LAN
9 2 (10.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) RIP
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) VPN
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall
10 1 (5.00%) Wireless
10 1 (5.00%) BT
10 1 (5.00%) IPsec
10 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
10 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.00%) VRRP
10 1 (5.00%) Project Management
10 1 (5.00%) SSL

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) BGP
1 15 (75.00%) OSPF
2 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) RIP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) ADSL
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) Junos
5 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) VRRP
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (5.00%) Network Management
1 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) JNCIS
3 8 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Juniper
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.00%) IronPort
3 1 (5.00%) Siemens
3 1 (5.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard