The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England / London
Rank 504 604 555
Rank change year-on-year +100 -49  
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 72 49 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 0.74% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 95
Median salary £58,750 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.52% -7.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -10.52%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5264 6618 7703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.73% 15.77% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 5583 6436
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,922 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

VPLS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for VPLS in London

VPLS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPLS in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPLS in London

VPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 13 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Croydon - 5 £57,500 - 1
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £34,000 - 1
Heathrow - 2 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £80,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 110 (89.43%) MPLS
2 100 (81.30%) Cisco
3 84 (68.29%) VPN
4 81 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (60.16%) CCNP
6 73 (59.35%) Firewall
7 58 (47.15%) WAN
8 51 (41.46%) BGP
8 51 (41.46%) Network Security
9 48 (39.02%) Juniper
10 45 (36.59%) OSPF
11 39 (31.71%) Network Design
12 36 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (29.27%) Data Centre
13 33 (26.83%) Junos
13 33 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (26.83%) Wireless
14 31 (25.20%) CCIE
15 29 (23.58%) F5
16 28 (22.76%) VoIP
16 28 (22.76%) Telecoms
17 27 (21.95%) Palo Alto
18 25 (20.33%) Presales
18 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (20.33%) Windows
19 23 (18.70%) LAN
19 23 (18.70%) CheckPoint
19 23 (18.70%) Network Management
20 22 (17.89%) Multicast
20 22 (17.89%) SolarWinds

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS Office
3 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (89.43%) MPLS
2 84 (68.29%) VPN
3 73 (59.35%) Firewall
4 58 (47.15%) WAN
5 51 (41.46%) BGP
5 51 (41.46%) Network Security
6 45 (36.59%) OSPF
7 36 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (26.83%) Junos
8 33 (26.83%) Wireless
9 28 (22.76%) VoIP
10 23 (18.70%) LAN
11 22 (17.89%) Multicast
11 22 (17.89%) VLAN
12 21 (17.07%) DNS
13 20 (16.26%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (15.45%) DMZ
14 19 (15.45%) EIGRP
15 18 (14.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (22.76%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 10 (8.13%) Marketing
4 5 (4.07%) Electronics
4 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.25%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (57.72%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.26%) Juniper Engineer
2 20 (16.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (13.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (13.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (12.20%) Architect
5 14 (11.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) Security Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (10.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Cisco Architect
7 12 (9.76%) Cisco Network Architect
7 12 (9.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.32%) Network Security Architect
9 9 (7.32%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.20%) Virtual Team
4 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Clustering
6 3 (2.44%) Eurex
7 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Windows
2 15 (12.20%) Linux
3 11 (8.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.32%) Solaris
5 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) CatOS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Network Design
2 25 (20.33%) Presales
3 23 (18.70%) Network Management
4 13 (10.57%) High Availability
4 13 (10.57%) Load Balancing
5 12 (9.76%) ITIL
5 12 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 9 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (6.50%) Business Development
8 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.69%) Time Management
9 5 (4.07%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (4.07%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.25%) B2B
10 4 (3.25%) Campaign Management
10 4 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.25%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) Python
1 5 (4.07%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (60.16%) CCNP
3 31 (25.20%) CCIE
4 20 (16.26%) CCNA
5 17 (13.82%) JNCIS
6 15 (12.20%) Degree
7 12 (9.76%) JNCIP
8 6 (4.88%) CCIP
9 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.44%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CEH
12 1 (0.81%) CCSP
12 1 (0.81%) MCSA
12 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) vSphere
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) Nagios
2 18 (14.63%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (8.94%) Cacti
4 10 (8.13%) HAProxy
5 9 (7.32%) OpenView
5 9 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (4.07%) Puppet
7 4 (3.25%) SCCM
8 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (81.30%) Cisco
2 48 (39.02%) Juniper
3 29 (23.58%) F5
4 27 (21.95%) Palo Alto
5 23 (18.70%) CheckPoint
6 22 (17.89%) SolarWinds
7 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
8 17 (13.82%) Fortinet
9 14 (11.38%) HP
10 13 (10.57%) NetApp
10 13 (10.57%) SonicWALL
11 11 (8.94%) Meraki
11 11 (8.94%) VMware
12 10 (8.13%) EMC
12 10 (8.13%) Riverbed
12 10 (8.13%) WatchGuard
13 5 (4.07%) SAP
14 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (2.44%) Avaya
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