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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
London / City of London
Rank 205 243 271
Rank change year-on-year +38 +28  
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 13 26 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 2.51% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 48
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -12.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00%  

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 841 1034 2019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.57% 14.62% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 794 904 1690
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPLS in the City of London

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (88.00%) MPLS
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (60.00%) CCNP
5 14 (56.00%) Firewall
6 13 (52.00%) VPN
6 13 (52.00%) Network Security
6 13 (52.00%) Virtual Team
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (16.00%) Business Development
8 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) VoIP
8 4 (16.00%) DSL
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) CCNA
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) Presales
10 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.00%) Mitel
10 2 (8.00%) Legal
10 2 (8.00%) VMware
10 2 (8.00%) IPv4
10 2 (8.00%) ITIL

VPLS
Top Related 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 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) MPLS
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) Network Security
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (16.00%) DSL
5 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) IPv4
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.00%) Junos
7 1 (4.00%) Multicast
7 1 (4.00%) RSVP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Security Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Business Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Business Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) IT Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Business Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Business Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Presales Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Presales Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Business Development
1 4 (16.00%) CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Presales
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
City of London
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