The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 66 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.33% 1.27% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 5.65% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £49,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,938 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.93% +3.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 177 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.29% 22.46% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 164 125
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) VRRP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Network Management
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) HP NNM
2 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) VRRP
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Specialist
2 5 (71.43%) Network Support
2 5 (71.43%) Network Support Specialist
2 5 (71.43%) Support Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) High Availability
1 7 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper