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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 40 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 26 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.17% 2.16% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.42% 12.05% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 23
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
111 83 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.07% 17.97% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 88 65 154
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (79.55%) OSPF
1 35 (79.55%) BGP
2 31 (70.45%) Juniper
3 30 (68.18%) Cisco
3 30 (68.18%) CCNA
3 30 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (63.64%) CCNP
5 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
6 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
7 23 (52.27%) JNCIA
8 21 (47.73%) JNCIS
9 20 (45.45%) SLA
10 19 (43.18%) ITIL
10 19 (43.18%) Change Management
11 18 (40.91%) VMware
12 15 (34.09%) F5
13 14 (31.82%) Netcool
13 14 (31.82%) OpenView
13 14 (31.82%) HP
14 13 (29.55%) NetScreen
14 13 (29.55%) SolarWinds
14 13 (29.55%) Banking
15 10 (22.73%) DNS
16 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
16 9 (20.45%) WAN
16 9 (20.45%) Firewall
16 9 (20.45%) IPsec
16 9 (20.45%) High Availability
17 8 (18.18%) VLAN
17 8 (18.18%) VPLS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) BGP
1 35 (79.55%) OSPF
2 13 (29.55%) NetScreen
3 10 (22.73%) DNS
4 9 (20.45%) Firewall
4 9 (20.45%) IPsec
4 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.45%) WAN
5 8 (18.18%) DHCP
5 8 (18.18%) HTTP
5 8 (18.18%) VLAN
5 8 (18.18%) VPLS
6 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
6 7 (15.91%) RIP
6 7 (15.91%) SSL
7 6 (13.64%) Junos
7 6 (13.64%) LAN
8 5 (11.36%) HSRP
8 5 (11.36%) RSVP
9 4 (9.09%) VRRP
General
1 13 (29.55%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) Juniper Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Juniper Support
5 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) NOC Technician
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Change Management
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) High Availability
3 7 (15.91%) Capacity Management
3 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) Use Case
4 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) Line Management
6 4 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
8 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.27%) Presales
8 1 (2.27%) Process Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
1 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.36%) Python
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) CCNA
1 30 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (63.64%) CCNP
3 27 (61.36%) Security Cleared
4 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
5 23 (52.27%) JNCIA
6 21 (47.73%) JNCIS
7 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 6 (13.64%) MCSA
8 6 (13.64%) MCSE
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.36%) RHCE
9 5 (11.36%) RHCSA
9 5 (11.36%) SCSA
10 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.27%) CCIP
11 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) SLA
2 5 (11.36%) HIPAA
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.36%) Xen
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Netcool
1 14 (31.82%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Juniper
2 30 (68.18%) Cisco
3 18 (40.91%) VMware
4 15 (34.09%) F5
5 14 (31.82%) HP
6 13 (29.55%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) Brocade
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) SevOne
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