Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 311 393
Rank change year-on-year -4 +82 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 7 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.069% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 2.19% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 29
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £64,750 £37,850 £36,200
90th Percentile £95,000 £61,500 £58,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1486 1777 2467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.67% 15.28% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1559 2118
City of London median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in the City of London

VPLS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for VPLS in the City of London

VPLS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPLS in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPLS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) RSVP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Junos
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) GLBP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF

VPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Junos
2 5 (71.43%) RSVP
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) GLBP
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) OLTP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) TSYS
3 1 (14.29%) Arista