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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 95
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
159 230 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.78% 21.38% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 141 206 174
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Presales Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Presales Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) WAN Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Presales Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco