The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 83 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.64% 0.66% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.18% 2.45% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 19
Average salary £62,250 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 286 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.91% 27.01% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 182 262 191
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 11 £62,500 +8.69%
Dunstable +2 4 £56,000 -6.66%
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 36 (92.31%) Firewall
2 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
3 27 (69.23%) Cisco
4 26 (66.67%) VPN
5 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (61.54%) F5
6 23 (58.97%) CheckPoint
6 23 (58.97%) Service Delivery
7 22 (56.41%) WAN
8 21 (53.85%) CCNP
9 20 (51.28%) IIS
9 20 (51.28%) LAN
10 19 (48.72%) SQL
10 19 (48.72%) Oracle
11 18 (46.15%) ITIL
11 18 (46.15%) PRINCE2
11 18 (46.15%) Juniper
12 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (41.03%) Windows
13 15 (38.46%) Linux
13 15 (38.46%) OSPF
13 15 (38.46%) BGP
13 15 (38.46%) EIGRP
13 15 (38.46%) Wireless
14 14 (35.90%) HSRP
14 14 (35.90%) Network Management
14 14 (35.90%) DWDM
14 14 (35.90%) HP
14 14 (35.90%) SSL
14 14 (35.90%) RIP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 20 (51.28%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
1 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) Firewall
2 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
3 26 (66.67%) VPN
4 22 (56.41%) WAN
5 20 (51.28%) LAN
6 15 (38.46%) OSPF
6 15 (38.46%) BGP
6 15 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 15 (38.46%) Wireless
7 14 (35.90%) HSRP
7 14 (35.90%) SSL
7 14 (35.90%) DWDM
7 14 (35.90%) RIP
8 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
9 9 (23.08%) DNS
10 2 (5.13%) VoIP
10 2 (5.13%) DHCP
11 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.56%) SMTP
11 1 (2.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Network Specialist
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Account Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Account Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Service Delivery
2 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 18 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (35.90%) Network Management
5 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Process Improvement
7 8 (20.51%) Change Management
7 8 (20.51%) PRINCE
8 7 (17.95%) Service Management
8 7 (17.95%) Capacity Management
9 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
9 4 (10.26%) Network Design
10 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (53.85%) CCNP
3 10 (25.64%) CCNA
3 10 (25.64%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCSA
4 3 (7.69%) CCSE
4 3 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) HP NNM
2 7 (17.95%) Nessus
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 24 (61.54%) F5
3 23 (58.97%) CheckPoint
4 19 (48.72%) Oracle
5 18 (46.15%) Juniper
6 14 (35.90%) HP
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Mitel
8 1 (2.56%) Brocade
8 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.56%) Aruba
8 1 (2.56%) Veritas
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) Websense
8 1 (2.56%) BT
8 1 (2.56%) 3Com
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago