The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 66 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.84% 3.74% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 18.02% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 22
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £31,025
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 111 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.08% 20.75% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 135 64 147
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MPLS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Basingstoke region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Basingstoke

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 26 (100.00%) Juniper
2 25 (96.15%) OSPF
2 25 (96.15%) BGP
3 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
4 19 (73.08%) Cisco
5 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 14 (53.85%) IPv6
5 14 (53.85%) Internet
5 14 (53.85%) VPLS
6 13 (50.00%) CCNA
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (50.00%) JNCIA
7 12 (46.15%) SDH
7 12 (46.15%) CCNP
7 12 (46.15%) SONET
8 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
8 10 (38.46%) VLAN
8 10 (38.46%) HSRP
9 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
9 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
10 8 (30.77%) RSVP
10 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
11 7 (26.92%) ITIL
11 7 (26.92%) SLA
11 7 (26.92%) Netcool
11 7 (26.92%) NetScreen
11 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
11 7 (26.92%) Change Management
11 7 (26.92%) JNCIS
11 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) OSPF
1 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (53.85%) IPv6
2 14 (53.85%) Internet
2 14 (53.85%) VPLS
3 12 (46.15%) SDH
3 12 (46.15%) SONET
4 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 10 (38.46%) VLAN
4 10 (38.46%) HSRP
5 8 (30.77%) RSVP
6 7 (26.92%) NetScreen
6 7 (26.92%) Junos
General
1 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 12 (46.15%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CCNA
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 12 (46.15%) CCNP
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) JNCIS
5 4 (15.38%) JNCIE
5 4 (15.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Juniper
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds