The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 75 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.20% 3.05% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.19% 22.90% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 47
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Bedfordshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Bedford

MPLS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle