The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 83 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.64% 0.42% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.54% 1.66% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 27
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
East of England

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
252 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.71% 25.37% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 226 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Luton -5 3 £37,500 -34.78%
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (92.68%) Firewall
2 36 (87.80%) TCP/IP
3 33 (80.49%) F5
4 31 (75.61%) Service Delivery
5 29 (70.73%) Cisco
6 27 (65.85%) VPN
6 27 (65.85%) Juniper
7 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (58.54%) OSPF
8 24 (58.54%) BGP
8 24 (58.54%) EIGRP
8 24 (58.54%) Wireless
8 24 (58.54%) ITIL
8 24 (58.54%) PRINCE2
9 23 (56.10%) HP
10 22 (53.66%) CCNP
10 22 (53.66%) SSL
10 22 (53.66%) RIP
10 22 (53.66%) DWDM
10 22 (53.66%) HSRP
11 21 (51.22%) Network Management
11 21 (51.22%) HP NNM
12 20 (48.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
14 16 (39.02%) MS Office
14 16 (39.02%) SLA
14 16 (39.02%) MS Visio
14 16 (39.02%) WAN
14 16 (39.02%) Finance
15 14 (34.15%) Banking

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (34.15%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Office
1 16 (39.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) Firewall
2 36 (87.80%) TCP/IP
3 27 (65.85%) VPN
4 24 (58.54%) Wireless
4 24 (58.54%) OSPF
4 24 (58.54%) BGP
4 24 (58.54%) EIGRP
5 22 (53.66%) RIP
5 22 (53.66%) HSRP
5 22 (53.66%) SSL
5 22 (53.66%) DWDM
6 16 (39.02%) WAN
7 12 (29.27%) LAN
7 12 (29.27%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.88%) xDSL
8 2 (4.88%) PBX
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) ATM
8 2 (4.88%) ISDN
8 2 (4.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Network Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Account Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Account Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support
5 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.44%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Mitel Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Statistics
2 2 (4.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
1 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Service Delivery
2 24 (58.54%) ITIL
2 24 (58.54%) PRINCE2
3 21 (51.22%) Network Management
4 20 (48.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (34.15%) Change Management
5 14 (34.15%) PRINCE
5 14 (34.15%) Process Improvement
6 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
7 10 (24.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Network Design
9 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.44%) Project Management
10 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (53.66%) CCNP
3 10 (24.39%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) CCDA
5 3 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (7.32%) CCSA
5 3 (7.32%) CCSE
5 3 (7.32%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) HP NNM
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) F5
2 29 (70.73%) Cisco
3 27 (65.85%) Juniper
4 23 (56.10%) HP
5 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle
6 12 (29.27%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Mitel
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
7 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.88%) Aruba
7 2 (4.88%) Veritas
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Websense
7 2 (4.88%) BT
7 2 (4.88%) 3Com
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) Avaya
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago