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 16 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 93 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.65% 1.11% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 4.50% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 10
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 289 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.11% 24.68% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 236
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Bedford -31 2 £41,250 +8.55%
Dunstable - 1 - -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (85.19%) Firewall
3 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (81.48%) VPN
4 19 (70.37%) WAN
5 18 (66.67%) CCNP
6 16 (59.26%) CCNA
6 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
7 15 (55.56%) LAN
8 14 (51.85%) DNS
9 13 (48.15%) SQL
9 13 (48.15%) MySQL
9 13 (48.15%) Oracle
9 13 (48.15%) IIS
9 13 (48.15%) Apache
9 13 (48.15%) Service Management
9 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (48.15%) Nessus
9 13 (48.15%) SaaS
9 13 (48.15%) Capacity Management
10 8 (29.63%) Juniper
11 7 (25.93%) Windows
11 7 (25.93%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
12 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 5 (18.52%) Wireless
13 5 (18.52%) DWDM
13 5 (18.52%) OSPF
13 5 (18.52%) BGP
13 5 (18.52%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (48.15%) IIS
1 13 (48.15%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) VPN
3 19 (70.37%) WAN
4 15 (55.56%) LAN
5 14 (51.85%) DNS
6 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) Wireless
7 5 (18.52%) DWDM
7 5 (18.52%) OSPF
7 5 (18.52%) BGP
7 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
7 5 (18.52%) SSL
7 5 (18.52%) RIP
7 5 (18.52%) HSRP
8 4 (14.81%) PBX
8 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.70%) VLAN
9 1 (3.70%) Network Security
9 1 (3.70%) VoIP
9 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Network Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Mitel Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Telephony Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Service Management
1 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (48.15%) Capacity Management
2 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
3 5 (18.52%) Network Management
4 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (66.67%) CCNP
3 16 (59.26%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) CCSA
4 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCDA
4 3 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) VTSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Nessus
2 4 (14.81%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) Mitel
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.70%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago