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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 139 112 139
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 76 115 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 2.30% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 8.69% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 61 72 59
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
1084 1324 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.33% 26.52% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 887 979
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 £32,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 44 £60,000 +4.34% 6
Bracknell -12 10 £50,000 +1.01%
Windsor - 6 £75,000 -
Slough +13 5 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Newbury +6 3 £61,000 +22.00% 2
Maidenhead -10 3 £47,500 -19.14%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 190 (77.55%) Cisco
2 155 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
3 146 (59.59%) BGP
4 137 (55.92%) Juniper
5 134 (54.69%) VPN
6 128 (52.24%) Firewall
7 124 (50.61%) OSPF
8 112 (45.71%) CCNP
9 108 (44.08%) WAN
10 83 (33.88%) Data Centre
11 81 (33.06%) F5
12 72 (29.39%) TCP/IP
13 70 (28.57%) Telecoms
14 57 (23.27%) Cisco ASA
15 55 (22.45%) LAN
16 53 (21.63%) CCNA
17 50 (20.41%) Linux
18 49 (20.00%) Ethernet
18 49 (20.00%) CheckPoint
18 49 (20.00%) Wireless
19 47 (19.18%) IPsec
19 47 (19.18%) EIGRP
20 46 (18.78%) VLAN
21 45 (18.37%) Multicast
22 44 (17.96%) Cisco Nexus
22 44 (17.96%) CCIE
23 42 (17.14%) BIG-IP
24 41 (16.73%) VMware
24 41 (16.73%) SSL
25 40 (16.33%) Network Security

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 11 (4.49%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) IaaS
2 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (59.59%) BGP
2 134 (54.69%) VPN
3 128 (52.24%) Firewall
4 124 (50.61%) OSPF
5 108 (44.08%) WAN
6 72 (29.39%) TCP/IP
7 57 (23.27%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (22.45%) LAN
9 49 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 49 (20.00%) Wireless
10 47 (19.18%) EIGRP
10 47 (19.18%) IPsec
11 46 (18.78%) VLAN
12 45 (18.37%) Multicast
13 44 (17.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (17.14%) BIG-IP
15 41 (16.73%) SSL
16 40 (16.33%) Network Security
17 39 (15.92%) VoIP
18 32 (13.06%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.24%) Finance
3 26 (10.61%) Marketing
4 24 (9.80%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.86%) German Language
6 6 (2.45%) Legal
7 4 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.63%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.63%) Retail
8 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 132 (53.88%) Network Engineer
2 45 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 39 (15.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 39 (15.92%) Network Support
3 39 (15.92%) Network Support Engineer
3 39 (15.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 37 (15.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (12.24%) Security Engineer
6 29 (11.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (10.61%) Consultant
8 24 (9.80%) Switch Engineer
9 17 (6.94%) Network Consultant
9 17 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 17 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (6.53%) Cisco Consultant
10 16 (6.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 15 (6.12%) Design Engineer
11 15 (6.12%) Senior Network Support
11 15 (6.12%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 15 (6.12%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.08%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 83 (33.88%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.53%) Private Cloud
3 15 (6.12%) Virtual Team
4 14 (5.71%) IPTV
5 9 (3.67%) EMC VNX
5 9 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.86%) NHS
7 6 (2.45%) PMI
8 5 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.22%) BYOD
11 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.41%) Linux
2 12 (4.90%) Windows
3 9 (3.67%) CentOS
4 6 (2.45%) Unix
4 6 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.63%) Solaris
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.22%) Debian
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.69%) ITIL
2 34 (13.88%) Migration
3 30 (12.24%) Presales
4 29 (11.84%) Network Design
5 22 (8.98%) Network Management
5 22 (8.98%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (8.16%) Change Management
6 20 (8.16%) Product Management
7 19 (7.76%) Load Balancing
8 17 (6.94%) Fault Management
9 14 (5.71%) Service Management
10 13 (5.31%) Customer Engagement
10 13 (5.31%) Network Architecture
10 13 (5.31%) Project Management
11 11 (4.49%) Time Management
12 9 (3.67%) High Availability
12 9 (3.67%) Incident Management
13 8 (3.27%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.27%) Risk Management
14 7 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.04%) Perl
1 5 (2.04%) Python
2 2 (0.82%) PHP
2 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 155 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (45.71%) CCNP
3 53 (21.63%) CCNA
4 44 (17.96%) CCIE
5 22 (8.98%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.71%) CCDP
8 13 (5.31%) CCSP
9 12 (4.90%) Degree
10 9 (3.67%) CCVP
11 7 (2.86%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.86%) JNCIE
11 7 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.45%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.45%) PMI Certification
12 6 (2.45%) PMP
13 5 (2.04%) CCDA
13 5 (2.04%) CCIP
13 5 (2.04%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.86%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.67%) vSphere
3 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.86%) Firmware
5 4 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.22%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.82%) Nagios
2 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.41%) Simpana
Vendors
1 190 (77.55%) Cisco
2 137 (55.92%) Juniper
3 81 (33.06%) F5
4 49 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 41 (16.73%) VMware
6 28 (11.43%) Brocade
6 28 (11.43%) Palo Alto
7 22 (8.98%) EMC
8 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 20 (8.16%) NetScout
9 13 (5.31%) Blue Coat
9 13 (5.31%) Ericsson
9 13 (5.31%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.31%) Redback
10 10 (4.08%) Avaya
10 10 (4.08%) HP
10 10 (4.08%) Huawei
10 10 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.27%) Extreme Networks
12 7 (2.86%) Meraki
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