Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 323 358
Rank change year-on-year +31 +35 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 22 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.019% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 5
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -32.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £22,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £35,000 £53,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.02% -1.05%

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 1,309 1,565 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.15% 14.58% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 1,326 1,635
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £23,975 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
West Yorkshire +43 22 £45,000 +25.00% 2
VPLS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (95.45%) VoIP
3 20 (90.91%) Wireless
3 20 (90.91%) VLAN
3 20 (90.91%) Network Security
4 19 (86.36%) IPsec
4 19 (86.36%) Finance
4 19 (86.36%) TCP/IP
4 19 (86.36%) VPN
4 19 (86.36%) DNS
5 18 (81.82%) CheckPoint
5 18 (81.82%) Network Design
6 17 (77.27%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (77.27%) DWDM
6 17 (77.27%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (77.27%) Juniper
6 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
6 17 (77.27%) HTTPS
6 17 (77.27%) HTTP
6 17 (77.27%) Wireless Security
6 17 (77.27%) Qualys
6 17 (77.27%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (77.27%) Nessus
6 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (77.27%) Office 365
6 17 (77.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (77.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 17 (77.27%) Threat Intelligence

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (77.27%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (77.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) VoIP
3 20 (90.91%) Network Security
3 20 (90.91%) VLAN
3 20 (90.91%) Wireless
4 19 (86.36%) DNS
4 19 (86.36%) IPsec
4 19 (86.36%) TCP/IP
4 19 (86.36%) VPN
5 17 (77.27%) DWDM
5 17 (77.27%) HTTP
5 17 (77.27%) HTTPS
5 17 (77.27%) Wireless Security
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Security Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Network Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Security Specialist
2 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Network Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Network Security Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Security Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) SOC Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) SOC Specialist
3 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Network Design
2 17 (77.27%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (77.27%) Threat Intelligence
2 17 (77.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 16 (72.73%) Data Analysis
3 16 (72.73%) Security Operations
4 14 (63.64%) Social Engineering
5 13 (59.09%) B2B
5 13 (59.09%) DDoS Mitigation
5 13 (59.09%) Issue Tracking
5 13 (59.09%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (59.09%) Security Patching
5 13 (59.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (4.55%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCDP
2 2 (9.09%) CCIE
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) EMCIE
2 2 (9.09%) EMCTA
3 1 (4.55%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) Qualys
3 17 (77.27%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) VMware