The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 200 212
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.045% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.32% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 430 622 844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.93% 14.11% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 376 522 672
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VPLS in West Yorkshire

VPLS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Specialist
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds