The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 24 July 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 192 210 199
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.054% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £80,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,500 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -37.75%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
859 923 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 16.67% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 709 773 740
Average salary £36,479 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
England

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VPLS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VPLS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VPLS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Birmingham - 10 £47,500 - 1
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) CCSE
2 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) IPsec
2 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 6 (60.00%) CCSA
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) CCIP
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Network Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCSE
2 6 (60.00%) CCSA
3 4 (40.00%) CCIP
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago