The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 256 205 211
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.057% 0.075% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -38.77%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1286 989 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.35% 18.45% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 777 730
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
England

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
West Yorkshire -33 2 £48,750 -2.50%
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 28 (100.00%) MPLS
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 23 (82.14%) VLAN
3 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (64.29%) OSPF
4 18 (64.29%) LAN
4 18 (64.29%) WAN
4 18 (64.29%) VPN
5 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (50.00%) Firewall
6 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
6 13 (46.43%) Network Design
7 12 (42.86%) BGP
7 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
7 12 (42.86%) Network Architecture
7 12 (42.86%) HSRP
8 11 (39.29%) CCIE
9 10 (35.71%) RIP
9 10 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (32.14%) Juniper
11 8 (28.57%) Junos
12 7 (25.00%) Cyber Security
13 6 (21.43%) BT 21CN
13 6 (21.43%) Wireless
13 6 (21.43%) BT
13 6 (21.43%) Internet
14 5 (17.86%) CCNP
14 5 (17.86%) CCNA
14 5 (17.86%) Network Security

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) MPLS
2 23 (82.14%) VLAN
3 18 (64.29%) OSPF
3 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 18 (64.29%) VPN
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (42.86%) BGP
6 12 (42.86%) HSRP
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (35.71%) RIP
8 8 (28.57%) Junos
9 6 (21.43%) BT 21CN
9 6 (21.43%) Wireless
9 6 (21.43%) Internet
10 5 (17.86%) Network Security
11 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
11 2 (7.14%) IPsec
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Network Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Platform Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Network Design
2 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 12 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 7 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) BCP
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCIE
3 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) CCDA
4 4 (14.29%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
6 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 9 (32.14%) Juniper
4 6 (21.43%) BT
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) VMware