The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 92 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 158 146 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.06% 2.63% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 9.07% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 125 104 60
Average salary £55,000 £53,050 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.67% +15.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,800 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1368 1610 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.49% 29.06% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1054 1120
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Berkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
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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
Reading +22 85 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Bracknell +11 23 £52,500 -1.03% 3
Newbury +24 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough -9 8 £35,000 -41.66%
Maidenhead -9 1 £70,000 +79.48% 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 223 (77.97%) Cisco
2 154 (53.85%) Juniper
3 151 (52.80%) BGP
4 148 (51.75%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (47.90%) OSPF
6 135 (47.20%) Firewall
7 128 (44.76%) VPN
8 120 (41.96%) CCNP
9 105 (36.71%) WAN
10 95 (33.22%) Telecoms
11 86 (30.07%) TCP/IP
12 82 (28.67%) LAN
13 74 (25.87%) Data Centre
14 70 (24.48%) F5
15 67 (23.43%) Wireless
16 66 (23.08%) CheckPoint
17 57 (19.93%) Ethernet
17 57 (19.93%) Presales
18 55 (19.23%) VMware
19 51 (17.83%) VoIP
19 51 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (16.78%) ITIL
21 47 (16.43%) VLAN
21 47 (16.43%) Degree
22 46 (16.08%) Linux
23 45 (15.73%) IPv4
23 45 (15.73%) Security Cleared
24 44 (15.38%) Network Security
24 44 (15.38%) IPsec
25 42 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (4.20%) Skype for Business
2 10 (3.50%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.05%) CMS
6 3 (1.05%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.10%) MS Office
2 5 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.55%) IaaS
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.05%) PaaS
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 151 (52.80%) BGP
2 137 (47.90%) OSPF
3 135 (47.20%) Firewall
4 128 (44.76%) VPN
5 105 (36.71%) WAN
6 86 (30.07%) TCP/IP
7 82 (28.67%) LAN
8 67 (23.43%) Wireless
9 57 (19.93%) Ethernet
10 51 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (17.83%) VoIP
11 47 (16.43%) VLAN
12 45 (15.73%) IPv4
13 44 (15.38%) IPsec
13 44 (15.38%) Network Security
14 42 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 39 (13.64%) SSL
16 37 (12.94%) Internet
17 34 (11.89%) EIGRP
17 34 (11.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
General
1 95 (33.22%) Telecoms
2 40 (13.99%) Finance
3 21 (7.34%) Marketing
4 14 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.55%) Retail
6 9 (3.15%) Brand Awareness
7 5 (1.75%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Electronics
8 3 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 120 (41.96%) Network Engineer
2 51 (17.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (13.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (13.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (8.74%) Consultant
5 23 (8.04%) Network Support
6 22 (7.69%) Presales Manager
6 22 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 20 (6.99%) Network Design Engineer
7 20 (6.99%) Network Support Engineer
8 19 (6.64%) Architect
9 18 (6.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 18 (6.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (5.59%) Data Network Engineer
10 16 (5.59%) Network Specialist
11 15 (5.24%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 15 (5.24%) Cisco Specialist
12 13 (4.55%) Network Consultant
12 13 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.20%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.15%) CSS
2 6 (2.10%) XMPP
3 4 (1.40%) Web Services
4 2 (0.70%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.87%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.90%) Private Cloud
4 8 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.10%) PMI
6 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.05%) EPoS
8 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.35%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.08%) Linux
2 22 (7.69%) Windows
3 15 (5.24%) Unix
4 11 (3.85%) CentOS
5 10 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.93%) Presales
2 48 (16.78%) ITIL
3 41 (14.34%) Network Management
4 39 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 35 (12.24%) Network Design
6 24 (8.39%) Configuration Management
6 24 (8.39%) Service Management
7 23 (8.04%) Migration
8 21 (7.34%) Business Development
8 21 (7.34%) Fault Management
9 18 (6.29%) Change Management
9 18 (6.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (4.20%) Network Architecture
10 12 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (3.85%) Line Management
11 11 (3.85%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.50%) Analytics
12 10 (3.50%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.15%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.39%) Perl
2 14 (4.90%) Python
3 10 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.75%) SQL
5 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 148 (51.75%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (41.96%) CCNP
3 47 (16.43%) Degree
4 45 (15.73%) Security Cleared
5 37 (12.94%) CCIE
5 37 (12.94%) CCNA
6 32 (11.19%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.99%) JNCIP
8 15 (5.24%) CCDP
8 15 (5.24%) DV Cleared
9 12 (4.20%) Check Point Certification
10 11 (3.85%) CCSP
10 11 (3.85%) JNCIE
11 9 (3.15%) CCIP
11 9 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.15%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.10%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.40%) PMP
14 3 (1.05%) CCDA
14 3 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) SAS 70
System Software
1 37 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.80%) iptables
3 7 (2.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.15%) Puppet
2 4 (1.40%) Netcool
3 3 (1.05%) SCCM
3 3 (1.05%) TeMIP
3 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.70%) Simpana
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) SCSM
5 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 223 (77.97%) Cisco
2 154 (53.85%) Juniper
3 70 (24.48%) F5
4 66 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 55 (19.23%) VMware
6 28 (9.79%) HP
6 28 (9.79%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.04%) EMC
8 19 (6.64%) Blue Coat
9 17 (5.94%) SevOne
10 16 (5.59%) ION Trading
10 16 (5.59%) Palo Alto
11 15 (5.24%) Brocade
11 15 (5.24%) Ericsson
12 12 (4.20%) Huawei
12 12 (4.20%) NetScout
12 12 (4.20%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.15%) Avaya
13 9 (3.15%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.80%) Fortinet
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
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Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car
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Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + Performance related bonus + package
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Salary: 40,000-60,000 DOTE Uncapped and Benefits
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