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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 214 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.096% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 1.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
1073 679 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.59% 16.81% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 766 537 565
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 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
Leeds -32 5 £57,500 +27.77% 1
VPLS
Yorkshire

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) SAN

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) HSRP
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
5 2 (28.57%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) BCP
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) VCP5
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
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