Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 281 270
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.041% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 1
Manchester median annual salary £65,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +116.67% -33.33% +38.46%
North West median annual salary £63,750 £43,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year +45.71% +12.90% +9.93%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1126 1131 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.30% 15.28% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 975 991 831
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in Manchester

VPLS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VPLS in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) DMZ
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
1 11 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 10 (90.91%) Incident Management
2 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (90.91%) Zachman Framework
2 10 (90.91%) TOGAF
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
3 9 (81.82%) Google
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) SAS
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (81.82%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed

VPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (81.82%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) DMZ
1 11 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
1 11 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security Architect
1 11 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Domain Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 11 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) Incident Management
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
2 10 (90.91%) TOGAF
2 10 (90.91%) Zachman Framework
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed