Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 318 338
Rank change year-on-year +46 +20 +30
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 25 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 0.18% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 1
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +84.62% -35.00%
10th Percentile £42,725 £35,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,700 £60,000 £33,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -9.09%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,212 1,629 1,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.51% 16.94% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 1,364 1,496
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £22,625 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPLS in Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for VPLS in Yorkshire

VPLS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPLS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VPLS in Yorkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
North Yorkshire -2 14 £50,000 +56.25%
West Yorkshire +51 11 £46,948 -21.75% 1
VPLS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) Network Security
2 23 (92.00%) WAN
3 22 (88.00%) VPN
4 21 (84.00%) MPLS
4 21 (84.00%) BGP
4 21 (84.00%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (72.00%) F5
5 18 (72.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (72.00%) OSPF
5 18 (72.00%) Juniper
5 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
6 17 (68.00%) CCNP
6 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (56.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (56.00%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (56.00%) NetScaler
8 14 (56.00%) NX-OS
8 14 (56.00%) CCIE
9 11 (44.00%) WLAN
10 10 (40.00%) Wireless
10 10 (40.00%) IPsec
11 9 (36.00%) DNS
11 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (36.00%) Zscaler
11 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (32.00%) VoIP

VPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) Network Security
2 23 (92.00%) WAN
3 22 (88.00%) VPN
4 21 (84.00%) BGP
4 21 (84.00%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (84.00%) MPLS
5 18 (72.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (72.00%) OSPF
6 16 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (56.00%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (56.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (56.00%) NetScaler
7 14 (56.00%) NX-OS
8 11 (44.00%) WLAN
9 10 (40.00%) IPsec
9 10 (40.00%) Wireless
10 9 (36.00%) DNS
11 8 (32.00%) VLAN
11 8 (32.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 10 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 7 (28.00%) Senior Network Specialist
5 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (24.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
6 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (12.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (20.00%) Network Design
3 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 5 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Proactive Management
4 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (16.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (4.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CCNP
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCIE
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE Security
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) XenApp
1 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Terraform
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (16.00%) Nagios
2 4 (16.00%) Nessus
2 4 (16.00%) Packer
2 4 (16.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (72.00%) F5
2 18 (72.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) Zscaler
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Google
5 5 (20.00%) Imperva
5 5 (20.00%) Infoblox
6 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Qualys
6 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (16.00%) ScanSafe
6 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds