Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPLS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 286 296
Rank change year-on-year +38 +10 +50
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 6 9 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.094% 0.10% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.41% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 34
Berkshire median annual salary £38,750 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.42% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £46,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £88,000 £70,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% +10.00%

VPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1328 2192 2687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.87% 25.23% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1578 2012
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in Berkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for VPLS in Berkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +41 3 - -
VPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Presales
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
5 2 (33.33%) SDH
5 2 (33.33%) IPv6
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) RSVP
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (33.33%) HSRP

VPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) IPv6
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) RSVP
4 2 (33.33%) SDH
5 1 (16.67%) DSL
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) SONET
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Arista
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (16.67%) F5