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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.99% 2.95% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 10.99% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 33
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +2.40%
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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
75 191 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.56% 26.86% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 59 156 184
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 12 (80.00%) CCNP
4 11 (73.33%) Juniper
4 11 (73.33%) CCNA
5 9 (60.00%) BGP
5 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (46.67%) OSPF
6 7 (46.67%) HSRP
7 6 (40.00%) CCIE
8 5 (33.33%) IPv6
9 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
9 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 4 (26.67%) SDH
9 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (26.67%) RSVP
10 3 (20.00%) Internet
10 3 (20.00%) CCIP
10 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (20.00%) JNCIE
10 3 (20.00%) VLAN
10 3 (20.00%) VPLS
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (13.33%) GLBP
11 2 (13.33%) F5
11 2 (13.33%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) OSPF
2 7 (46.67%) HSRP
3 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) SDH
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) RSVP
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) VPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) GLBP
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) PPP
6 2 (13.33%) VRRP
7 1 (6.67%) DPNSS
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
6 3 (20.00%) CCIP
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) JNCIE
7 1 (6.67%) CCDP
7 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) Aastra
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel