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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 96 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.17% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% - 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 161 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.24% 15.05% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 170 147 224
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VPLS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

VPLS Salary Trend in West Sussex

VPLS
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Crawley - 2 £47,500 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper