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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 261 222 -
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 10 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
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
1401 992 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.40% 16.58% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 747 950
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 £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire -4 2 £35,000 -22.22%
West Yorkshire -19 2 £45,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) MPLS
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) Network Design
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (75.00%) CCNP
4 14 (70.00%) OSPF
4 14 (70.00%) BGP
5 12 (60.00%) Juniper
5 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (60.00%) JNCIE
6 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 11 (55.00%) CCIE
7 10 (50.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (40.00%) DMVPN
8 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (40.00%) IPsec
8 8 (40.00%) LAN
8 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) CCDP
9 7 (35.00%) HSRP
9 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
10 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (30.00%) Redback
10 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (30.00%) CCIP
11 5 (25.00%) CCNA
12 4 (20.00%) CCSP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) MPLS
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 14 (70.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) DNS
7 8 (40.00%) IPsec
7 8 (40.00%) DMVPN
8 7 (35.00%) HSRP
9 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Multicast
10 4 (20.00%) RIP
10 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 10 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior IP Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Network Design
2 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) BCP
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CCNP
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 11 (55.00%) CCIE
4 8 (40.00%) CCDP
5 6 (30.00%) CCIP
6 5 (25.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) CCSP
7 4 (20.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (15.00%) CCSA
8 3 (15.00%) CCSE
9 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
9 2 (10.00%) CISSP
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (10.00%) MCSE
9 2 (10.00%) MCSA
9 2 (10.00%) CCDA
9 2 (10.00%) VCP5
10 1 (5.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Juniper
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) Redback
5 4 (20.00%) VMware