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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 239 297
Rank change year-on-year +11 +58  
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% 0.35% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 2.12% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 7
Median salary £75,000 £42,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.57% -23.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,150 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00%  

VPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 835 1036 1542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.22% 16.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 733 906 1335
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPLS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (100.00%) MPLS
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Business Development
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) DSL
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) IPv4
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
7 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Multicast

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) DSL
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) IPv4
6 3 (18.75%) Multicast
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (12.50%) DMZ
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 2 (12.50%) Junos
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 4 (25.00%) IT Development Manager
1 4 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Business Development Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Business Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Development Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Presales Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Presales Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Eurex
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Development
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Mitel
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago