The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 110 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 74 154 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.01% 2.92% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 11.30% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 53 112 93
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £61,050
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
911 1363 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.71% 25.83% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 634 1088 1029
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -19 29 £55,000 +2.32%
Windsor - 17 £77,500 -
Newbury +13 10 £62,500 -
Bracknell -6 3 £50,000 -
Slough +26 2 £51,750 +54.47% 1
Wokingham - 2 £39,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 122 (71.35%) Cisco
2 99 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (54.97%) Firewall
4 82 (47.95%) CCNP
5 80 (46.78%) Telecoms
6 79 (46.20%) Network Design
7 73 (42.69%) OSPF
8 69 (40.35%) VPN
9 68 (39.77%) BGP
10 52 (30.41%) Juniper
11 50 (29.24%) Marketing
12 48 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (25.15%) IPv6
14 41 (23.98%) Presales
15 40 (23.39%) CCIE
15 40 (23.39%) F5
16 39 (22.81%) TCP/IP
16 39 (22.81%) Migration
17 32 (18.71%) Wireless
18 30 (17.54%) LAN
18 30 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (17.54%) Multicast
19 28 (16.37%) MS Excel
20 25 (14.62%) Ethernet
20 25 (14.62%) MS PowerPoint
21 23 (13.45%) Huawei
22 22 (12.87%) DWDM
22 22 (12.87%) DNS
23 21 (12.28%) MS Office
23 21 (12.28%) Product Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.85%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.51%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (16.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (12.28%) MS Office
4 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.85%) SaaS
2 9 (5.26%) Office 365
3 6 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 94 (54.97%) Firewall
2 73 (42.69%) OSPF
3 69 (40.35%) VPN
4 68 (39.77%) BGP
5 48 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (25.15%) IPv6
7 39 (22.81%) TCP/IP
8 32 (18.71%) Wireless
9 30 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (17.54%) LAN
9 30 (17.54%) Multicast
10 25 (14.62%) Ethernet
11 22 (12.87%) DNS
11 22 (12.87%) DWDM
12 20 (11.70%) WAN
13 18 (10.53%) VLAN
14 17 (9.94%) Network Security
15 16 (9.36%) EIGRP
16 15 (8.77%) BIG-IP
17 14 (8.19%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
General
1 80 (46.78%) Telecoms
2 50 (29.24%) Marketing
3 10 (5.85%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.09%) Finance
5 6 (3.51%) Back Office
6 5 (2.92%) Electronics
7 3 (1.75%) Billing
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.75%) Retail
8 2 (1.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (48.54%) Network Engineer
2 43 (25.15%) IP Engineer
3 24 (14.04%) Senior IP Engineer
3 24 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (11.11%) Product Manager
6 16 (9.36%) Network Support
6 16 (9.36%) Network Support Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Network Manager
8 10 (5.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) Architect
10 7 (4.09%) IP Design Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Presales Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Presales Network Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Security Support Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) BYOD
6 1 (0.58%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Linux
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.20%) Network Design
2 41 (23.98%) Presales
3 39 (22.81%) Migration
4 21 (12.28%) Product Management
5 20 (11.70%) Service Management
6 15 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.19%) Change Management
8 12 (7.02%) ITIL
9 11 (6.43%) Network Management
9 11 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (4.68%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 6 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.51%) Trend Analysis
12 5 (2.92%) Change Control
12 5 (2.92%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (2.92%) High Availability
12 5 (2.92%) Marketing Strategy
12 5 (2.92%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (2.92%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.77%) Python
2 10 (5.85%) Perl
3 5 (2.92%) PHP
3 5 (2.92%) Tcl
4 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (47.95%) CCNP
3 40 (23.39%) CCIE
4 19 (11.11%) CCNA
5 17 (9.94%) CCIP
6 16 (9.36%) Degree
7 14 (8.19%) JNCIP
8 10 (5.85%) JNCIE
9 6 (3.51%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.92%) CCVP
10 5 (2.92%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.34%) MCSA
11 4 (2.34%) MCSE
12 3 (1.75%) CISSP
13 2 (1.17%) CCDP
13 2 (1.17%) CCSP
13 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.51%) Firmware
4 3 (1.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.58%) iptables
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.17%) SCCM
1 2 (1.17%) WSUS
2 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 122 (71.35%) Cisco
2 52 (30.41%) Juniper
3 40 (23.39%) F5
4 23 (13.45%) Huawei
5 17 (9.94%) CheckPoint
5 17 (9.94%) Palo Alto
6 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.43%) VMware
8 8 (4.68%) NetScout
9 6 (3.51%) Avaya
9 6 (3.51%) HP
10 5 (2.92%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.92%) Brocade
10 5 (2.92%) Dell
11 4 (2.34%) Foundry
12 3 (1.75%) Oracle
12 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.17%) AirMagnet
13 2 (1.17%) IBM
13 2 (1.17%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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