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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 102 120 79
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -41
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 124 95 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.48% 1.74% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 5.93% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 60 141
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +7.34%
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
1289 1601 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.81% 29.31% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 839 990 1187
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -4 56 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Bracknell +17 14 £47,000 +42.42% 1
Slough -3 7 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £57,500 -
Newbury +9 3 £50,000 -23.07% 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 213 (70.76%) Cisco
2 180 (59.80%) BGP
3 170 (56.48%) OSPF
4 166 (55.15%) Cisco Certification
5 136 (45.18%) Juniper
6 117 (38.87%) Telecoms
7 116 (38.54%) Firewall
8 112 (37.21%) CCNP
9 100 (33.22%) F5
10 84 (27.91%) VPN
11 78 (25.91%) TCP/IP
12 74 (24.58%) CCIE
13 64 (21.26%) Cisco IOS
14 63 (20.93%) Data Centre
15 61 (20.27%) VMware
16 60 (19.93%) LAN
17 56 (18.60%) WAN
18 55 (18.27%) CCNA
18 55 (18.27%) VLAN
19 51 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (15.95%) IPsec
21 46 (15.28%) DNS
22 45 (14.95%) Broadband
23 44 (14.62%) EIGRP
24 42 (13.95%) Ethernet
24 42 (13.95%) ITIL
24 42 (13.95%) Network Design
24 42 (13.95%) Network Security
24 42 (13.95%) Load Balancing
24 42 (13.95%) IOS XR

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (4.32%) WebLogic
1 13 (4.32%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.99%) Lync
3 5 (1.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) Apache
4 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.99%) MS Office
4 4 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.66%) SaaS
4 3 (1.00%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 180 (59.80%) BGP
2 170 (56.48%) OSPF
3 116 (38.54%) Firewall
4 84 (27.91%) VPN
5 78 (25.91%) TCP/IP
6 64 (21.26%) Cisco IOS
7 60 (19.93%) LAN
8 56 (18.60%) WAN
9 55 (18.27%) VLAN
10 48 (15.95%) IPsec
11 46 (15.28%) DNS
12 45 (14.95%) Broadband
13 44 (14.62%) EIGRP
14 42 (13.95%) Ethernet
14 42 (13.95%) Network Security
14 42 (13.95%) IOS XR
15 41 (13.62%) NX-OS
16 38 (12.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (12.29%) IPv4
17 37 (12.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.32%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (4.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.66%) MySQL
3 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Toad
2 2 (0.66%) TestDirector
General
1 117 (38.87%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.97%) Marketing
3 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.66%) Back Office
5 4 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.00%) Finance
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 112 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.28%) Consultant
3 37 (12.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (10.63%) Architect
5 29 (9.63%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (8.31%) Network Consultant
7 24 (7.97%) Network Support
8 20 (6.64%) Team Leader
8 20 (6.64%) Network Team Leader
9 18 (5.98%) Senior Network Consultant
9 18 (5.98%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.65%) Senior Manager
11 16 (5.32%) Network Architect
11 16 (5.32%) Marketing Manager
12 15 (4.98%) Network Support Engineer
13 14 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.32%) Software Engineer
15 11 (3.65%) Product Manager
15 11 (3.65%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) CSS
2 12 (3.99%) SOAP
2 12 (3.99%) Web Services
2 12 (3.99%) XML
2 12 (3.99%) JMS
2 12 (3.99%) WSDL
2 12 (3.99%) JAXB
3 2 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 13 (4.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (1.99%) Statistics
7 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) IVR
9 1 (0.33%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.64%) Linux
2 22 (7.31%) Windows
3 20 (6.64%) UNIX
4 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.95%) ITIL
1 42 (13.95%) Network Design
1 42 (13.95%) Load Balancing
2 31 (10.30%) Network Management
3 23 (7.64%) Service Delivery
4 21 (6.98%) Project Management
5 20 (6.64%) Migration
6 18 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (4.65%) TDD
7 14 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (4.65%) Product Management
8 13 (4.32%) Data Migration
8 13 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (4.32%) Software Engineering
8 13 (4.32%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.99%) PRINCE2
9 12 (3.99%) Service Management
10 11 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (3.65%) DDoS Mitigation
11 7 (2.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.30%) Perl
2 26 (8.64%) SQL
3 18 (5.98%) Python
4 15 (4.98%) Java
5 13 (4.32%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.00%) C
8 2 (0.66%) PHP
8 2 (0.66%) Erlang
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) Korn
9 1 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 166 (55.15%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (37.21%) CCNP
3 74 (24.58%) CCIE
4 55 (18.27%) CCNA
5 30 (9.97%) Degree
6 16 (5.32%) CCDP
6 16 (5.32%) JNCIA
7 15 (4.98%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.98%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (4.65%) CCIP
9 13 (4.32%) JNCIS
9 13 (4.32%) JNCIP
10 12 (3.99%) CCSP
11 11 (3.65%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.32%) JNCIE
13 8 (2.66%) CCSA
13 8 (2.66%) CCSE
13 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.33%) CCVP
15 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.32%) SLA
2 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 51 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.98%) KVM
3 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.99%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.33%) Nagios
3 3 (1.00%) Netcool
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 213 (70.76%) Cisco
2 136 (45.18%) Juniper
3 100 (33.22%) F5
4 61 (20.27%) VMware
5 41 (13.62%) CheckPoint
6 36 (11.96%) Riverbed
7 27 (8.97%) Huawei
8 24 (7.97%) Oracle
9 20 (6.64%) Microsoft
10 16 (5.32%) HP
11 15 (4.98%) Cramer
12 12 (3.99%) Nokia
12 12 (3.99%) BEA
13 11 (3.65%) MetaSolv
14 7 (2.33%) Ericsson
14 7 (2.33%) Google
15 6 (1.99%) Avaya
15 6 (1.99%) BT
15 6 (1.99%) Brocade
16 5 (1.66%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago