The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
VPLS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 118 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.94% 15.05% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 145 81 192
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Sheffield - 4 £65,000 -
VPLS
Yorkshire

VPLS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCIE
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) Network Design
1 10 (100.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) CCIP
2 6 (60.00%) CCDP
2 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Redback
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) CCSP
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 4 (40.00%) Multicast

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 4 (40.00%) Multicast
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) IP Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior IP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCIE
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (60.00%) CCIP
2 6 (60.00%) CCDP
3 4 (40.00%) CCSP
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Redback