Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 288 331
Rank change year-on-year +23 +43 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 15 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.17% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.18% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 1
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £40,550 £42,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,350 £36,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 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 1,191 1,351 1,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.14% 13.99% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,143 1,365
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +23 10 £50,421 +12.05% 2
North Yorkshire 0 5 £50,000 +56.25%
VPLS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 12 (80.00%) Network Security
4 11 (73.33%) WLAN
5 10 (66.67%) LAN
5 10 (66.67%) CCNP
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (66.67%) F5
5 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
6 8 (53.33%) CCIE
6 8 (53.33%) VoIP
6 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (46.67%) Wireless
7 7 (46.67%) IPsec
7 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (40.00%) Zscaler
8 6 (40.00%) Finance
9 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
9 5 (33.33%) VLAN
9 5 (33.33%) Fortinet

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 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 12 (80.00%) Network Security
4 11 (73.33%) WLAN
5 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (66.67%) LAN
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
6 8 (53.33%) VoIP
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
7 7 (46.67%) IPsec
7 7 (46.67%) Wireless
8 5 (33.33%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Engineering Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
1 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Principle of Least Privilege
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE Security
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
1 5 (33.33%) Packer
1 5 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Zscaler
5 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (33.33%) ScanSafe
5 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) Imperva
6 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.67%) VMware