Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 - 267
Rank change year-on-year - +267 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.10% - 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Leeds median annual salary £60,000 - £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +66.67% -28.00% -9.09%

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 667 812 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.65% 15.07% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 574 695 985
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% -0.65% -4.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in Leeds

VPLS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for VPLS in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) VRRP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) DSL
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (60.00%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012

VPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) VRRP
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) DSL
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) BCP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) EMCIE
2 2 (40.00%) EMCTA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint