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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 108 121 144
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 94 116 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.23% 2.18% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.94% 9.31% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 65
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -
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
1052 1246 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.98% 23.40% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 768 923 973
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +46 63 £60,000 +6.19% 3
Slough +15 8 £42,500 +88.88%
Bracknell -2 6 £53,750 +23.56% 2
Windsor - 4 £75,000 -
Newbury 0 3 £27,500 -64.51%
Maidenhead -8 2 £47,500 -17.39%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 139 (76.80%) Cisco
2 111 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
3 93 (51.38%) Firewall
4 88 (48.62%) BGP
5 87 (48.07%) OSPF
6 85 (46.96%) Juniper
7 84 (46.41%) CCNP
8 81 (44.75%) VPN
9 69 (38.12%) Telecoms
9 69 (38.12%) F5
10 52 (28.73%) WAN
11 50 (27.62%) TCP/IP
12 46 (25.41%) Network Design
13 43 (23.76%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (22.65%) LAN
15 39 (21.55%) CCIE
16 38 (20.99%) CheckPoint
17 37 (20.44%) BIG-IP
18 34 (18.78%) Ethernet
18 34 (18.78%) Multicast
18 34 (18.78%) Data Centre
19 33 (18.23%) Marketing
20 32 (17.68%) ITIL
20 32 (17.68%) Palo Alto
21 31 (17.13%) Network Security
22 29 (16.02%) Migration
23 28 (15.47%) CCNA
23 28 (15.47%) Wireless
24 27 (14.92%) VLAN
24 27 (14.92%) IPv6

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 12 (6.63%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.21%) SAS
2 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.18%) MS Office
4 8 (4.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.52%) IaaS
2 10 (5.52%) SaaS
3 9 (4.97%) Office 365
4 6 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (51.38%) Firewall
2 88 (48.62%) BGP
3 87 (48.07%) OSPF
4 81 (44.75%) VPN
5 52 (28.73%) WAN
6 50 (27.62%) TCP/IP
7 43 (23.76%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (22.65%) LAN
9 37 (20.44%) BIG-IP
10 34 (18.78%) Ethernet
10 34 (18.78%) Multicast
11 31 (17.13%) Network Security
12 28 (15.47%) Wireless
13 27 (14.92%) DNS
13 27 (14.92%) IPv6
13 27 (14.92%) VLAN
14 26 (14.36%) EIGRP
15 22 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (12.15%) Wireshark
16 20 (11.05%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.66%) MySQL
2 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 69 (38.12%) Telecoms
2 33 (18.23%) Marketing
3 18 (9.94%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.42%) Finance
5 4 (2.21%) Advertising
5 4 (2.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.66%) Back Office
6 3 (1.66%) Games
6 3 (1.66%) German Language
6 3 (1.66%) Legal
7 2 (1.10%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (51.38%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.99%) Support Engineer
3 34 (18.78%) Network Support
3 34 (18.78%) Network Support Engineer
4 29 (16.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (16.02%) Security Engineer
5 27 (14.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (12.71%) IP Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Senior IP Engineer
8 12 (6.63%) Network Manager
8 12 (6.63%) Senior Network Support
8 12 (6.63%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 12 (6.63%) Switch Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Architect
10 10 (5.52%) Security Support Engineer
10 10 (5.52%) Senior Support Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Product Manager
12 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (3.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.52%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.31%) IPTV
5 6 (3.31%) PMI
6 3 (1.66%) BYOD
6 3 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.66%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.81%) Linux
2 20 (11.05%) Windows
3 10 (5.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.76%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.21%) Unix
6 4 (2.21%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.66%) CentOS
7 3 (1.66%) Debian
7 3 (1.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.41%) Network Design
2 32 (17.68%) ITIL
3 29 (16.02%) Migration
4 27 (14.92%) Presales
5 26 (14.36%) Change Management
6 24 (13.26%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (9.94%) Product Management
8 17 (9.39%) Network Management
8 17 (9.39%) Service Management
9 14 (7.73%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.18%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.08%) High Availability
12 10 (5.52%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.52%) Load Balancing
12 10 (5.52%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.52%) Trend Analysis
13 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.87%) Data Security
14 7 (3.87%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.63%) Python
2 10 (5.52%) Perl
3 5 (2.76%) PHP
4 2 (1.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 111 (61.33%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (46.41%) CCNP
3 39 (21.55%) CCIE
4 28 (15.47%) CCNA
5 12 (6.63%) CCIP
6 11 (6.08%) CCVP
7 10 (5.52%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.42%) Degree
9 7 (3.87%) CCSP
9 7 (3.87%) JNCIS
10 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.31%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.31%) PMP
10 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.76%) CCDP
11 5 (2.76%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.76%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.21%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.21%) MCSA
12 4 (2.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) SLA
2 7 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) Firmware
1 11 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.66%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.66%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.66%) vSphere
4 3 (1.66%) Xen
5 1 (0.55%) iptables
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.10%) Nagios
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (76.80%) Cisco
2 85 (46.96%) Juniper
3 69 (38.12%) F5
4 38 (20.99%) CheckPoint
5 32 (17.68%) Palo Alto
6 20 (11.05%) NetScout
6 20 (11.05%) VMware
7 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (8.84%) Huawei
9 14 (7.73%) Brocade
10 12 (6.63%) EMC
11 10 (5.52%) Blue Coat
12 8 (4.42%) Avaya
13 7 (3.87%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.31%) Ciena
14 6 (3.31%) HP
14 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.76%) Dell
15 5 (2.76%) Foundry
15 5 (2.76%) Meraki
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