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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 121 110 149
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 94 110 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 2.19% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.34% 8.51% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 59
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
1127 1293 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.96% 25.78% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 829 904 981
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 61 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Bracknell 0 8 £55,000 +17.02%
Windsor - 6 £75,000 -
Slough +16 5 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Maidenhead -17 4 £47,500 -17.39%
Newbury -6 3 £27,500 -64.51%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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.

1 175 (77.43%) Cisco
2 147 (65.04%) Cisco Certification
3 128 (56.64%) BGP
4 120 (53.10%) Firewall
5 117 (51.77%) VPN
6 115 (50.88%) Juniper
7 113 (50.00%) OSPF
8 105 (46.46%) CCNP
9 85 (37.61%) WAN
10 79 (34.96%) Telecoms
11 76 (33.63%) F5
12 65 (28.76%) TCP/IP
13 63 (27.88%) Data Centre
14 59 (26.11%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (23.89%) LAN
16 49 (21.68%) CCIE
17 48 (21.24%) Network Design
17 48 (21.24%) Multicast
18 46 (20.35%) Wireless
19 45 (19.91%) CheckPoint
20 44 (19.47%) Ethernet
21 41 (18.14%) Linux
21 41 (18.14%) EIGRP
21 41 (18.14%) Network Security
22 40 (17.70%) CCNA
22 40 (17.70%) BIG-IP
23 39 (17.26%) VLAN
23 39 (17.26%) Migration
24 38 (16.81%) Marketing
25 36 (15.93%) VMware

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 (4.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.77%) SAS
3 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.08%) MS Office
3 13 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 12 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) IaaS
2 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.77%) Office 365
5 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (56.64%) BGP
2 120 (53.10%) Firewall
3 117 (51.77%) VPN
4 113 (50.00%) OSPF
5 85 (37.61%) WAN
6 65 (28.76%) TCP/IP
7 59 (26.11%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (23.89%) LAN
9 48 (21.24%) Multicast
10 46 (20.35%) Wireless
11 44 (19.47%) Ethernet
12 41 (18.14%) EIGRP
12 41 (18.14%) Network Security
13 40 (17.70%) BIG-IP
14 39 (17.26%) VLAN
15 36 (15.93%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (15.49%) IPv6
17 33 (14.60%) IPsec
17 33 (14.60%) SSL
18 28 (12.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.33%) MySQL
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 79 (34.96%) Telecoms
2 38 (16.81%) Marketing
3 20 (8.85%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.52%) Finance
5 6 (2.65%) German Language
6 5 (2.21%) Advertising
7 4 (1.77%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.77%) Retail
8 3 (1.33%) Electronics
8 3 (1.33%) Games
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 113 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 41 (18.14%) Support Engineer
3 37 (16.37%) Network Support
3 37 (16.37%) Network Support Engineer
4 33 (14.60%) Senior Network Engineer
5 32 (14.16%) Security Engineer
6 31 (13.72%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (10.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 24 (10.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (7.96%) Consultant
8 18 (7.96%) IP Engineer
8 18 (7.96%) Switch Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Senior Network Support
9 14 (6.19%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Network Consultant
10 12 (5.31%) Network Manager
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Support Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (27.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.31%) IPTV
2 12 (5.31%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.98%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.10%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.65%) PMI
7 5 (2.21%) NHS
8 4 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.33%) BYOD
9 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.14%) Linux
2 17 (7.52%) Windows
3 7 (3.10%) CentOS
4 6 (2.65%) Unix
4 6 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.33%) Debian
6 3 (1.33%) Solaris
6 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.24%) Network Design
2 39 (17.26%) Migration
3 35 (15.49%) Presales
4 34 (15.04%) ITIL
5 23 (10.18%) Product Management
6 22 (9.73%) Network Monitoring
7 21 (9.29%) Change Management
7 21 (9.29%) Service Management
8 20 (8.85%) Network Management
9 12 (5.31%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.31%) Project Management
10 11 (4.87%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (4.42%) High Availability
11 10 (4.42%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.42%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.98%) Fault Management
12 9 (3.98%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.98%) Time Management
13 8 (3.54%) Network Architecture
13 8 (3.54%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.42%) Perl
1 10 (4.42%) Python
2 5 (2.21%) PHP
3 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 147 (65.04%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (46.46%) CCNP
3 49 (21.68%) CCIE
4 40 (17.70%) CCNA
5 13 (5.75%) CCVP
5 13 (5.75%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.31%) CCDP
6 12 (5.31%) CCIP
7 11 (4.87%) CCSP
8 8 (3.54%) Degree
9 7 (3.10%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.65%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.65%) PMP
10 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.21%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.77%) CCDA
12 4 (1.77%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.33%) CISSP
13 3 (1.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.65%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.54%) Firmware
3 7 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.10%) vSphere
4 6 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.44%) iptables
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.88%) Nagios
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (77.43%) Cisco
2 115 (50.88%) Juniper
3 76 (33.63%) F5
4 45 (19.91%) CheckPoint
5 36 (15.93%) VMware
6 32 (14.16%) Palo Alto
7 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
8 20 (8.85%) EMC
8 20 (8.85%) NetScout
9 19 (8.41%) Brocade
10 16 (7.08%) Huawei
11 11 (4.87%) Blue Coat
12 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.42%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.98%) Avaya
14 8 (3.54%) Ericsson
14 8 (3.54%) HP
14 8 (3.54%) Redback
15 7 (3.10%) Meraki
16 6 (2.65%) SevOne
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