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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 134 137
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.10% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Median salary - £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.70% -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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 348 572 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.41% 29.39% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 230 466 387
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VPLS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VPLS in Reading

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia