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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 229 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
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
900 1074 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.51% 18.83% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 738 946 913
Median salary £37,500 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 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
Bristol - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard