Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 335 357
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.010% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
South West median annual salary £27,500 £36,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.42% -13.24% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £34,138 £41,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £41,713 £51,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1800 2014 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.54% 18.42% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1654 1976
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in the South West

VPLS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for VPLS in the South West

VPLS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 1 £27,500 -
VPLS
England

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 South West region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft