The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 203 203 214
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.11% 0.082% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.47% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +15.06%
VPLS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
956 858 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.07% 17.61% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 837 672 844
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Surrey

VPLS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Oxted - 4 £55,000 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) xDSL
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) xDSL
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Sales Executive
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper