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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 567 631
Rank change year-on-year +14 +64  
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 60 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.18% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.12% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 37
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £83,750 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -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 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 5853 6350 7223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.89% 16.09% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 5488 6144
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +6 3 £75,000 +76.47% 5
West End of London 0 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £34,000 -
Croydon +8 1 £40,000 -15.78%
VPLS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 117 (89.31%) MPLS
2 94 (71.76%) Cisco
3 83 (63.36%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (61.83%) VPN
5 79 (60.31%) BGP
6 74 (56.49%) WAN
7 72 (54.96%) Firewall
8 70 (53.44%) OSPF
9 64 (48.85%) CCNP
10 56 (42.75%) Juniper
11 51 (38.93%) LAN
12 43 (32.82%) Telecoms
12 43 (32.82%) Network Design
12 43 (32.82%) F5
12 43 (32.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (29.77%) Network Security
13 39 (29.77%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (29.01%) Junos
14 38 (29.01%) Windows
15 37 (28.24%) DNS
15 37 (28.24%) Wireless
15 37 (28.24%) Data Centre
16 33 (25.19%) CCNA
16 33 (25.19%) CCIE
17 30 (22.90%) Presales
18 29 (22.14%) Finance
19 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
19 28 (21.37%) Network Monitoring
20 27 (20.61%) Internet
21 26 (19.85%) EIGRP

VPLS
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Visio
2 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Office 365
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.05%) IaaS
3 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.29%) PaaS
3 3 (2.29%) SaaS
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (89.31%) MPLS
2 81 (61.83%) VPN
3 79 (60.31%) BGP
4 74 (56.49%) WAN
5 72 (54.96%) Firewall
6 70 (53.44%) OSPF
7 51 (38.93%) LAN
8 43 (32.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (29.77%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (29.77%) Network Security
10 38 (29.01%) Junos
11 37 (28.24%) DNS
11 37 (28.24%) Wireless
12 27 (20.61%) Internet
13 26 (19.85%) EIGRP
14 23 (17.56%) Multicast
15 20 (15.27%) VLAN
16 18 (13.74%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (12.98%) VoIP
18 16 (12.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (32.82%) Telecoms
2 29 (22.14%) Finance
3 11 (8.40%) Marketing
4 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
5 4 (3.05%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (3.05%) Electronics
5 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (13.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (13.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (10.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) Architect
6 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.40%) Consultant
7 11 (8.40%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Network Security Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.87%) Cisco Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) REST
2 2 (1.53%) WAP
3 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.76%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.34%) Eurex
5 6 (4.58%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.05%) Clustering
7 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.01%) Windows
2 24 (18.32%) Linux
3 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.69%) Solaris
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) CatOS
6 2 (1.53%) CentOS
6 2 (1.53%) Unix
7 1 (0.76%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.82%) Network Design
2 30 (22.90%) Presales
3 28 (21.37%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (14.50%) High Availability
5 14 (10.69%) Network Management
6 13 (9.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 11 (8.40%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.63%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (6.87%) Business Development
10 7 (5.34%) Low Latency
11 6 (4.58%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.58%) Network Packet Analysis
11 6 (4.58%) Project Management
12 5 (3.82%) ITIL
12 5 (3.82%) Time Management
13 4 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (3.05%) CRM
13 4 (3.05%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (3.05%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.58%) Python
2 5 (3.82%) SQL
3 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.53%) Perl
4 2 (1.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) Java
5 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (63.36%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (48.85%) CCNP
3 33 (25.19%) CCIE
3 33 (25.19%) CCNA
4 24 (18.32%) Degree
4 24 (18.32%) JNCIS
5 18 (13.74%) JNCIP
6 11 (8.40%) CCSA
6 11 (8.40%) CCSE
6 11 (8.40%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (6.11%) CCIP
8 5 (3.82%) JNCIE
9 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.53%) CCDA
10 2 (1.53%) CCEA
10 2 (1.53%) CCSP
10 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.53%) MCP
10 2 (1.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.82%) vSphere
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.53%) Xen
5 1 (0.76%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.76%) iptables
5 1 (0.76%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.76%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.76%) Snort
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) Cacti
1 19 (14.50%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (10.69%) Nagios
2 14 (10.69%) OpenView
2 14 (10.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (4.58%) HAProxy
4 4 (3.05%) SCCM
5 3 (2.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.76%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (71.76%) Cisco
2 56 (42.75%) Juniper
3 43 (32.82%) F5
4 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.08%) Palo Alto
6 22 (16.79%) HP
7 20 (15.27%) CheckPoint
8 17 (12.98%) SolarWinds
9 14 (10.69%) Meraki
10 13 (9.92%) NetApp
11 12 (9.16%) VMware
12 11 (8.40%) SonicWALL
13 10 (7.63%) Fortinet
14 9 (6.87%) EMC
15 7 (5.34%) Arista
16 6 (4.58%) Citrix
16 6 (4.58%) Riverbed
16 6 (4.58%) WatchGuard
17 5 (3.82%) MikroTik
18 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
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