Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 136
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
South Wales median annual salary - - £50,000
Wales median annual salary - £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -7.50% +42.86%

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 295 359 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.54% 16.47% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 274 315 372
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £23,738 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,375 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in South Wales

VPLS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for VPLS in South Wales