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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 52 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.76% 1.95% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 6.44% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 18
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
MPLS
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
95 233 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.88% 30.34% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 201 149
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Juniper
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) OSPF
4 12 (66.67%) CCNP
5 9 (50.00%) CCNA
5 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (44.44%) CCIE
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
7 7 (38.89%) IPv6
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 6 (33.33%) HSRP
9 5 (27.78%) F5
9 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (27.78%) SDH
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) RSVP
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) JNCIA
10 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
10 4 (22.22%) CCIP
10 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
10 4 (22.22%) CCDP
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (16.67%) OSCP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) BGP
2 12 (66.67%) OSPF
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) IPv6
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (33.33%) HSRP
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) RSVP
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) SDH
6 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 3 (16.67%) SSH
8 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 3 (16.67%) IPsec
8 3 (16.67%) Network Security
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Design Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) CCNA
4 8 (44.44%) CCIE
5 5 (27.78%) JNCIA
6 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
6 4 (22.22%) CCDP
6 4 (22.22%) CCIP
7 3 (16.67%) CCDA
7 3 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (16.67%) CCSE
7 3 (16.67%) CCDE
7 3 (16.67%) OSCP
8 2 (11.11%) JNCIE
9 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
1 15 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) BT
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Aastra
4 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) Siemens