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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 20 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.07% 2.83% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 11.11% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 8
Average salary £38,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £46,250 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
239 171 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.66% 25.45% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 210 131 180
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 38 (97.44%) Juniper
2 36 (92.31%) OSPF
2 36 (92.31%) BGP
3 32 (82.05%) Cisco
4 29 (74.36%) Telecoms
5 21 (53.85%) Internet
5 21 (53.85%) IPv6
5 21 (53.85%) SDH
5 21 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 21 (53.85%) VPLS
5 21 (53.85%) SONET
6 14 (35.90%) JNCIA
6 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) HSRP
8 12 (30.77%) Ethernet
8 12 (30.77%) CCNA
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (28.21%) CCNP
9 11 (28.21%) VLAN
10 10 (25.64%) RSVP
11 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
12 7 (17.95%) Change Management
12 7 (17.95%) NetScreen
12 7 (17.95%) Netcool
12 7 (17.95%) SLA
12 7 (17.95%) ITIL
12 7 (17.95%) JNCIS
12 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (92.31%) OSPF
1 36 (92.31%) BGP
2 21 (53.85%) Internet
2 21 (53.85%) IPv6
2 21 (53.85%) SDH
2 21 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 21 (53.85%) VPLS
2 21 (53.85%) SONET
3 12 (30.77%) HSRP
3 12 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 11 (28.21%) VLAN
5 10 (25.64%) RSVP
6 7 (17.95%) NetScreen
6 7 (17.95%) Junos
7 2 (5.13%) GLBP
7 2 (5.13%) ATM
7 2 (5.13%) ISDN
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) DSL
7 2 (5.13%) VRRP
General
1 29 (74.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Network Technician
3 2 (5.13%) Network Operations Technician
4 1 (2.56%) Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Change Management
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) JNCIA
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) CCNA
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (28.21%) CCNP
4 7 (17.95%) JNCIS
5 5 (12.82%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) CCSA
7 1 (2.56%) HNC
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Juniper
2 32 (82.05%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.56%) Websense
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.56%) F5
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago