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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 167 122 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.99% 2.08% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.16% 7.41% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 97 60 145
Average salary £55,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.57% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £27,950 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
1496 1647 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.74% 28.07% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1115 1299
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -12 84 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Bracknell +9 16 £37,000 -19.56% 1
Maidenhead - 9 £65,000 -
Slough - 7 £60,000 - 1
Newbury +9 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 197 (64.38%) Cisco
2 162 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 157 (51.31%) BGP
4 145 (47.39%) OSPF
5 123 (40.20%) Telecoms
6 119 (38.89%) Firewall
6 119 (38.89%) CCNP
7 105 (34.31%) Juniper
8 83 (27.12%) VPN
9 77 (25.16%) Ethernet
10 71 (23.20%) WAN
11 68 (22.22%) F5
12 60 (19.61%) VLAN
13 59 (19.28%) IPsec
14 58 (18.95%) Network Design
14 58 (18.95%) TCP/IP
14 58 (18.95%) CCIE
15 56 (18.30%) VMware
16 52 (16.99%) Network Security
17 50 (16.34%) VoIP
18 48 (15.69%) LAN
19 47 (15.36%) CCNA
20 45 (14.71%) EIGRP
20 45 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
21 43 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (13.40%) SQL
23 40 (13.07%) Oracle
24 39 (12.75%) DNS
24 39 (12.75%) Project Management
24 39 (12.75%) Cisco IOS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (7.52%) WebLogic
1 23 (7.52%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.94%) Lync
3 5 (1.63%) IIS
4 3 (0.98%) Apache
4 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.25%) MS Office
3 11 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.31%) SaaS
4 3 (0.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (51.31%) BGP
2 145 (47.39%) OSPF
3 119 (38.89%) Firewall
4 83 (27.12%) VPN
5 77 (25.16%) Ethernet
6 71 (23.20%) WAN
7 60 (19.61%) VLAN
8 59 (19.28%) IPsec
9 58 (18.95%) TCP/IP
10 52 (16.99%) Network Security
11 50 (16.34%) VoIP
12 48 (15.69%) LAN
13 45 (14.71%) EIGRP
13 45 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 39 (12.75%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (12.75%) DNS
15 38 (12.42%) Broadband
16 37 (12.09%) SDH
17 36 (11.76%) PPP
17 36 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.52%) Oracle Database 10g
1 23 (7.52%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.63%) MySQL
4 3 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (7.19%) Toad
2 6 (1.96%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 123 (40.20%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.50%) Marketing
3 8 (2.61%) Retail
4 4 (1.31%) Legal
5 2 (0.65%) Advertising
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 93 (30.39%) Network Engineer
2 30 (9.80%) Consultant
2 30 (9.80%) Architect
3 26 (8.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (7.52%) Software Engineer
5 21 (6.86%) Team Leader
6 20 (6.54%) Network Team Leader
7 17 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
8 16 (5.23%) Marketing Manager
8 16 (5.23%) Senior Manager
9 15 (4.90%) Network Consultant
10 14 (4.58%) Senior Consultant
11 13 (4.25%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.25%) Network Architect
11 13 (4.25%) Cisco Engineer
12 12 (3.92%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.59%) Product Manager
13 11 (3.59%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.19%) SOAP
1 22 (7.19%) Web Services
1 22 (7.19%) XML
1 22 (7.19%) JMS
1 22 (7.19%) WSDL
1 22 (7.19%) JAXB
2 2 (0.65%) RESTful
2 2 (0.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.21%) Open Source
3 11 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.29%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.29%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (1.63%) Statistics
6 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.98%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.65%) FMCG
8 2 (0.65%) IVR
8 2 (0.65%) Economics
9 1 (0.33%) Blog
9 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.09%) Linux
2 34 (11.11%) Windows
3 20 (6.54%) UNIX
4 7 (2.29%) Solaris
4 7 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) SUSE
6 1 (0.33%) Debian
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.95%) Network Design
2 39 (12.75%) Project Management
3 33 (10.78%) Load Balancing
4 32 (10.46%) ITIL
5 31 (10.13%) Migration
6 28 (9.15%) TDD
7 23 (7.52%) Software Engineering
7 23 (7.52%) Data Migration
8 22 (7.19%) Change Management
9 21 (6.86%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.54%) Network Management
11 19 (6.21%) Service Delivery
12 18 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (5.23%) Service Management
14 15 (4.90%) Incident Management
15 13 (4.25%) Product Management
15 13 (4.25%) Cyber Security
16 12 (3.92%) Line Management
16 12 (3.92%) PRINCE2
17 11 (3.59%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.40%) SQL
2 29 (9.48%) Java
3 23 (7.52%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.92%) Perl
4 12 (3.92%) Python
5 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.98%) C
5 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.65%) Erlang
7 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 162 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (38.89%) CCNP
3 58 (18.95%) CCIE
4 47 (15.36%) CCNA
5 25 (8.17%) Degree
6 23 (7.52%) JNCIS
7 21 (6.86%) CCDP
8 18 (5.88%) CCSP
9 16 (5.23%) CCIP
10 15 (4.90%) Security Cleared
11 12 (3.92%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.92%) CCSA
11 12 (3.92%) CCSE
12 11 (3.59%) JNCIA
12 11 (3.59%) JNCIP
13 8 (2.61%) JNCIE
13 8 (2.61%) CISSP
14 6 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.63%) CCVP
16 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.46%) SLA
2 8 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) GPG13
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.88%) KVM
3 7 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.31%) Kamailio
4 4 (1.31%) OpenSIPS
5 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) Netcool
2 6 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 197 (64.38%) Cisco
2 105 (34.31%) Juniper
3 68 (22.22%) F5
4 56 (18.30%) VMware
5 40 (13.07%) Oracle
6 29 (9.48%) Cramer
7 28 (9.15%) CheckPoint
8 26 (8.50%) Huawei
9 24 (7.84%) Microsoft
10 22 (7.19%) HP
10 22 (7.19%) BEA
10 22 (7.19%) Riverbed
11 21 (6.86%) MetaSolv
12 20 (6.54%) Nokia
13 13 (4.25%) Citrix
14 9 (2.94%) BT
15 7 (2.29%) Google
15 7 (2.29%) Ericsson
16 6 (1.96%) Remedy
16 6 (1.96%) Infovista
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Posted: Yesterday
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