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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 71 87 113
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 168 169 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.46% 3.07% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.57% 11.21% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 141 99 61
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
1337 1508 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.50% 27.43% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 933 1096
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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
(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
Reading +14 80 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Newbury +21 31 £50,000 -4.76%
Bracknell +6 27 £50,000 +11.73% 2
Windsor - 9 £60,000 -
Slough +3 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 244 (75.54%) Cisco
2 191 (59.13%) BGP
3 185 (57.28%) Cisco Certification
4 182 (56.35%) Juniper
5 166 (51.39%) Firewall
6 163 (50.46%) OSPF
7 156 (48.30%) VPN
8 139 (43.03%) CCNP
9 136 (42.11%) WAN
10 101 (31.27%) TCP/IP
11 100 (30.96%) Data Centre
12 94 (29.10%) Telecoms
13 86 (26.63%) F5
14 78 (24.15%) Wireless
15 77 (23.84%) Ethernet
16 74 (22.91%) LAN
17 70 (21.67%) Linux
18 69 (21.36%) Cisco ASA
19 64 (19.81%) Presales
19 64 (19.81%) CheckPoint
20 58 (17.96%) IPsec
21 57 (17.65%) VLAN
22 56 (17.34%) SSL
22 56 (17.34%) CCIE
23 55 (17.03%) Finance
23 55 (17.03%) VMware
24 54 (16.72%) Cisco Nexus
25 53 (16.41%) CCNA
25 53 (16.41%) VoIP
25 53 (16.41%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.24%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.48%) MS Office
2 8 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.10%) IaaS
2 4 (1.24%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (59.13%) BGP
2 166 (51.39%) Firewall
3 163 (50.46%) OSPF
4 156 (48.30%) VPN
5 136 (42.11%) WAN
6 101 (31.27%) TCP/IP
7 78 (24.15%) Wireless
8 77 (23.84%) Ethernet
9 74 (22.91%) LAN
10 69 (21.36%) Cisco ASA
11 58 (17.96%) IPsec
12 57 (17.65%) VLAN
13 56 (17.34%) SSL
14 54 (16.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 53 (16.41%) EIGRP
15 53 (16.41%) VoIP
16 46 (14.24%) IPv4
16 46 (14.24%) IPv6
17 43 (13.31%) Network Security
18 42 (13.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
General
1 94 (29.10%) Telecoms
2 55 (17.03%) Finance
3 34 (10.53%) Marketing
4 23 (7.12%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.41%) Brand Awareness
6 9 (2.79%) Legal
7 5 (1.55%) German Language
8 4 (1.24%) Retail
9 3 (0.93%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.62%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 147 (45.51%) Network Engineer
2 64 (19.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 62 (19.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 56 (17.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 43 (13.31%) Consultant
6 40 (12.38%) Support Engineer
7 37 (11.46%) Network Support
8 35 (10.84%) Network Support Engineer
9 31 (9.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 31 (9.60%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 24 (7.43%) Network Consultant
10 24 (7.43%) Switch Engineer
11 23 (7.12%) Cisco Consultant
11 23 (7.12%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 21 (6.50%) Design Engineer
12 21 (6.50%) Presales Manager
13 18 (5.57%) Ericsson Engineer
14 17 (5.26%) Cisco Specialist
14 17 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
15 16 (4.95%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.86%) XMPP
2 5 (1.55%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.93%) POSIX
4 1 (0.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 100 (30.96%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.67%) Private Cloud
3 12 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.79%) IPTV
6 7 (2.17%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.17%) NHS
7 5 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.67%) Linux
2 15 (4.64%) Windows
3 12 (3.72%) Unix
4 11 (3.41%) CentOS
5 6 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.62%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.81%) Presales
2 49 (15.17%) Network Design
3 46 (14.24%) Migration
4 32 (9.91%) Fault Management
4 32 (9.91%) Network Management
5 30 (9.29%) Load Balancing
6 29 (8.98%) ITIL
7 26 (8.05%) Service Management
8 23 (7.12%) Configuration Management
9 22 (6.81%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (6.19%) Network Architecture
11 17 (5.26%) Product Management
12 16 (4.95%) Business Development
13 13 (4.02%) Change Management
14 12 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (3.41%) Project Management
16 10 (3.10%) Incident Management
17 9 (2.79%) Customer Engagement
17 9 (2.79%) Network Monitoring
17 9 (2.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.41%) Perl
2 10 (3.10%) Python
3 7 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.24%) SQL
5 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 185 (57.28%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (43.03%) CCNP
3 56 (17.34%) CCIE
4 53 (16.41%) CCNA
5 39 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 27 (8.36%) Degree
7 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared
8 19 (5.88%) CCDP
9 18 (5.57%) DV Cleared
10 14 (4.33%) CCSP
10 14 (4.33%) JNCIP
11 10 (3.10%) JNCIE
12 8 (2.48%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.86%) CCIP
15 3 (0.93%) CCDA
15 3 (0.93%) CCSA
15 3 (0.93%) CCSE
15 3 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) vSphere
4 4 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.24%) iptables
5 3 (0.93%) Firmware
5 3 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.24%) Puppet
1 4 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (0.93%) Simpana
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 244 (75.54%) Cisco
2 182 (56.35%) Juniper
3 86 (26.63%) F5
4 64 (19.81%) CheckPoint
5 55 (17.03%) VMware
6 30 (9.29%) Brocade
7 29 (8.98%) Microsoft
8 27 (8.36%) EMC
9 22 (6.81%) HP
10 21 (6.50%) NetScout
11 19 (5.88%) Ericsson
12 18 (5.57%) Blue Coat
12 18 (5.57%) Redback
12 18 (5.57%) SevOne
13 16 (4.95%) Palo Alto
14 15 (4.64%) Huawei
15 13 (4.02%) Avaya
15 13 (4.02%) Red Hat
16 9 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
17 8 (2.48%) SolarWinds
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