The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 205 213 210
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.070% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.63% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
VPLS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
653 790 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.26% 16.32% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 537 623 664
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Leeds +5 3 £32,500 -38.09%
VPLS
Yorkshire

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) BCP
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
5 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DSL
5 2 (28.57%) L2TP
5 2 (28.57%) PPP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) BCP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds