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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 95 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% 0.36% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 2.21% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 23
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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
185 181 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.23% 16.32% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 158 163 284
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 +3 2 £47,500 +11.76%
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) MPLS
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
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
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%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
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%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet
2 1 (33.33%) Sonus
2 1 (33.33%) BroadSoft