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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 250 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 11 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 2.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1485 924 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.75% 16.71% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 694 926
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 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 20 October 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 20 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
South Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -28 4 £57,500 +27.77%
North Yorkshire -16 1 £35,000 -22.22%
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Network Design
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) CCIE
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Juniper
5 7 (53.85%) JNCIE
6 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
6 6 (46.15%) Redback
6 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
6 6 (46.15%) CCDP
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) CCIP
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
6 6 (46.15%) Network Architecture
6 6 (46.15%) HSRP
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) VLAN
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (30.77%) RIP
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (15.38%) DMVPN

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
4 6 (46.15%) HSRP
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) RIP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
2 10 (76.92%) Network Architect
3 6 (46.15%) Design Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Network Design
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCIE
2 7 (53.85%) JNCIE
3 6 (46.15%) CCDP
3 6 (46.15%) CCIP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Redback
4 2 (15.38%) VMware