Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 189 183
Rank change year-on-year +41 -6 +32
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.17% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.57% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 25
Reading median annual salary - £67,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £38,750 £63,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year -39.22% -5.56% +50.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 539 1061 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.05% 30.47% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 401 703 861
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,200 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,750 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6

VPLS
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) GLBP
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (33.33%) F5