The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 242 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 5 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.069% 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 1.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 0
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +16.66%
VPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1162 1323 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.94% 17.44% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 892 964 908
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 17 April 2015. 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 -2 5 £52,500 +16.66%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
1 16 (100.00%) Network Design
2 15 (93.75%) IPsec
2 15 (93.75%) CCNP
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) VPN
2 15 (93.75%) DMVPN
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
4 11 (68.75%) BCP
4 11 (68.75%) BGP
4 11 (68.75%) Business Continuity
4 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
4 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
4 11 (68.75%) SSL
4 11 (68.75%) Business Continuity Planning
4 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (62.50%) CCDA
5 10 (62.50%) CCDP
5 10 (62.50%) ITIL
5 10 (62.50%) CCSA
5 10 (62.50%) CCSE
5 10 (62.50%) Project Management
6 9 (56.25%) VRRP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
2 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) VPN
2 15 (93.75%) IPsec
2 15 (93.75%) DMVPN
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
4 11 (68.75%) SSL
4 11 (68.75%) BGP
4 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
5 10 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (56.25%) HSRP
6 9 (56.25%) VRRP
6 9 (56.25%) SAN
7 8 (50.00%) DNS
8 7 (43.75%) OSPF
9 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) IP Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior IP Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Network Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Network Design
2 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
2 11 (68.75%) BCP
2 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (68.75%) Business Continuity
2 11 (68.75%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 10 (62.50%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (50.00%) Coaching
5 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (37.50%) High Availability
6 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
8 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CCNP
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCSA
2 10 (62.50%) CCSE
2 10 (62.50%) CCDA
2 10 (62.50%) CCDP
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 6 (37.50%) CISSP
4 6 (37.50%) MCSE
4 6 (37.50%) MCSA
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (37.50%) VCP5
5 5 (31.25%) JNCIE
6 4 (25.00%) CCIE
6 4 (25.00%) CCSP
6 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
7 2 (12.50%) VCAP
8 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (56.25%) Terminal Services
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds