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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 237 260
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23  
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.019% 0.035% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.21% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £60,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.61% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 807 968 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.08% 17.05% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 661 765 905
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 1 £60,000 +84.61%
VPLS
England

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

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) PPP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering

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 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Qualys
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com