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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 107 146 80
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -66
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 114 81 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 1.38% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 4.61% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83 60 143
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1298 1757 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.53% 30.00% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 916 981 1104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +1 47 £55,000 -0.90% 8
Bracknell +25 9 £47,000 -21.66% 1
Maidenhead - 9 £57,500 -
Newbury +11 8 £77,500 +138.46% 1
Slough -18 5 £62,500 +74.82% 1
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 199 (74.25%) Cisco
2 158 (58.96%) BGP
3 154 (57.46%) OSPF
4 151 (56.34%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (51.12%) Juniper
6 111 (41.42%) Telecoms
7 99 (36.94%) Firewall
8 94 (35.07%) CCNP
9 93 (34.70%) F5
10 92 (34.33%) VPN
11 73 (27.24%) CCIE
12 69 (25.75%) TCP/IP
13 67 (25.00%) LAN
14 64 (23.88%) Cisco IOS
15 57 (21.27%) Data Centre
16 53 (19.78%) VMware
17 52 (19.40%) WAN
18 51 (19.03%) CCNA
19 47 (17.54%) DNS
20 46 (17.16%) IPsec
21 43 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (15.67%) Perl
23 41 (15.30%) ITIL
23 41 (15.30%) Broadband
23 41 (15.30%) Load Balancing
23 41 (15.30%) VLAN
24 40 (14.93%) Network Security
25 38 (14.18%) Degree
25 38 (14.18%) IPv4
26 37 (13.81%) Internet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.24%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.87%) IIS
3 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 3 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.61%) SaaS
2 6 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.24%) IaaS
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.49%) PaaS
4 4 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 158 (58.96%) BGP
2 154 (57.46%) OSPF
3 99 (36.94%) Firewall
4 92 (34.33%) VPN
5 69 (25.75%) TCP/IP
6 67 (25.00%) LAN
7 64 (23.88%) Cisco IOS
8 52 (19.40%) WAN
9 47 (17.54%) DNS
10 46 (17.16%) IPsec
11 41 (15.30%) VLAN
11 41 (15.30%) Broadband
12 40 (14.93%) Network Security
13 38 (14.18%) IPv4
14 37 (13.81%) Internet
14 37 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (13.81%) EIGRP
14 37 (13.81%) IOS XR
15 35 (13.06%) NX-OS
16 32 (11.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Toad
2 3 (1.12%) TestDirector
General
1 111 (41.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.60%) Marketing
3 9 (3.36%) Finance
4 8 (2.99%) Retail
5 7 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.24%) Back Office
7 4 (1.49%) Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 3 (1.12%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (37.69%) Network Engineer
2 42 (15.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (12.69%) Consultant
4 28 (10.45%) Architect
5 26 (9.70%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (9.33%) Network Support
7 20 (7.46%) Network Consultant
8 19 (7.09%) Support Engineer
9 17 (6.34%) Network Architect
9 17 (6.34%) Senior Network Consultant
10 16 (5.97%) Network Team Leader
10 16 (5.97%) Team Leader
10 16 (5.97%) Network Support Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) IP Engineer
12 11 (4.10%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (3.73%) Senior Manager
14 9 (3.36%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 8 (2.99%) Marketing Manager
15 8 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) CSS
2 6 (2.24%) Web Services
3 4 (1.49%) XML
3 4 (1.49%) JMS
3 4 (1.49%) WSDL
3 4 (1.49%) JAXB
3 4 (1.49%) SOAP
4 2 (0.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.27%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.22%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.24%) Statistics
6 4 (1.49%) PMI
6 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) EPoS
7 3 (1.12%) Streaming Music
7 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.57%) Linux
2 23 (8.58%) UNIX
3 22 (8.21%) Windows
4 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.24%) CentOS
5 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.30%) ITIL
1 41 (15.30%) Load Balancing
2 37 (13.81%) Network Management
3 25 (9.33%) Network Design
4 19 (7.09%) Project Management
5 18 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (6.34%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.97%) PRINCE2
8 15 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.85%) Migration
10 11 (4.10%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.10%) Service Management
10 11 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.61%) TDD
12 7 (2.61%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.61%) Product Management
12 7 (2.61%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.67%) Perl
2 21 (7.84%) Python
3 17 (6.34%) SQL
4 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.61%) Java
6 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.12%) C
9 2 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) Tcl
10 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 151 (56.34%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (35.07%) CCNP
3 73 (27.24%) CCIE
4 51 (19.03%) CCNA
5 38 (14.18%) Degree
6 27 (10.07%) Security Cleared
7 25 (9.33%) SC Cleared
8 20 (7.46%) Check Point Certification
9 18 (6.72%) JNCIA
10 16 (5.97%) JNCIP
11 15 (5.60%) CCIP
12 12 (4.48%) JNCIE
13 11 (4.10%) CCDP
14 10 (3.73%) CISSP
15 9 (3.36%) CCSP
15 9 (3.36%) JNCIS
15 9 (3.36%) CCVP
16 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) SLA
2 5 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.99%) KVM
3 5 (1.87%) iptables
3 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.99%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.87%) Puppet
3 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.49%) Netcool
4 4 (1.49%) Nagios
4 4 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (1.12%) SCCM
5 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 199 (74.25%) Cisco
2 137 (51.12%) Juniper
3 93 (34.70%) F5
4 53 (19.78%) VMware
5 36 (13.43%) CheckPoint
6 30 (11.19%) Riverbed
7 19 (7.09%) Huawei
8 16 (5.97%) Oracle
8 16 (5.97%) HP
9 12 (4.48%) Microsoft
10 11 (4.10%) Blue Coat
11 9 (3.36%) ION Trading
12 8 (2.99%) Nortel
12 8 (2.99%) Avaya
13 7 (2.61%) Cramer
14 6 (2.24%) Brocade
14 6 (2.24%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.87%) Websense
16 4 (1.49%) MetaSolv
16 4 (1.49%) Fortinet
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago