The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 217 215 231
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.019% 0.019% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.089% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.21%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
914 1127 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 17.20% 21.29% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 732 918 1157
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VPLS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Surrey

VPLS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Law

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware