The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 127 71 165
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +94
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 80 179 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 3.27% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 11.89% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 150 54
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £65,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1601 1506 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.29% 27.55% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1138 1257
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 50 £55,500 +30.58%
Bracknell -34 12 £39,000 -8.23%
Slough -3 7 £45,500 +10.30% 4
Newbury -10 3 £65,000 +27.45%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 162 (77.88%) Cisco
2 139 (66.83%) Firewall
3 137 (65.87%) OSPF
3 137 (65.87%) BGP
4 115 (55.29%) Telecoms
5 100 (48.08%) VoIP
6 93 (44.71%) SNMP
7 79 (37.98%) Cisco Certification
8 74 (35.58%) DNS
8 74 (35.58%) Network Management
9 68 (32.69%) Juniper
10 67 (32.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 59 (28.37%) Internet
12 58 (27.88%) VPN
13 54 (25.96%) CCNP
14 52 (25.00%) Billing
15 51 (24.52%) Broadband
16 50 (24.04%) Smartphone
16 50 (24.04%) F5
17 47 (22.60%) Retail
18 39 (18.75%) Ethernet
19 37 (17.79%) CCNA
20 34 (16.35%) PPP
21 33 (15.87%) IPsec
22 31 (14.90%) Huawei
23 30 (14.42%) Load Balancing
24 29 (13.94%) CheckPoint
25 28 (13.46%) WAN
26 26 (12.50%) VLAN
26 26 (12.50%) RIP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (4.33%) Lync
2 8 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.37%) IIS
4 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 139 (66.83%) Firewall
2 137 (65.87%) OSPF
2 137 (65.87%) BGP
3 100 (48.08%) VoIP
4 93 (44.71%) SNMP
5 74 (35.58%) DNS
6 67 (32.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 59 (28.37%) Internet
8 58 (27.88%) VPN
9 51 (24.52%) Broadband
10 39 (18.75%) Ethernet
11 34 (16.35%) PPP
12 33 (15.87%) IPsec
13 28 (13.46%) WAN
14 26 (12.50%) VLAN
14 26 (12.50%) RIP
15 25 (12.02%) TCP/IP
16 21 (10.10%) xDSL
16 21 (10.10%) Network Security
17 19 (9.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
General
1 115 (55.29%) Telecoms
2 52 (25.00%) Billing
3 47 (22.60%) Retail
4 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.88%) Finance
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (27.88%) Network Engineer
2 49 (23.56%) IP Engineer
3 48 (23.08%) Design Engineer
3 48 (23.08%) Senior Design Engineer
4 46 (22.12%) Senior IP Engineer
5 32 (15.38%) Security Engineer
6 27 (12.98%) Senior Security Engineer
7 24 (11.54%) Consultant
8 19 (9.13%) Technical Design Authority
9 17 (8.17%) Network Consultant
10 15 (7.21%) Network Support
11 14 (6.73%) NOC Engineer
11 14 (6.73%) Voice Engineer
12 13 (6.25%) Support Engineer
13 12 (5.77%) Security Consultant
13 12 (5.77%) Network Security Consultant
14 10 (4.81%) Voice Network Engineer
15 8 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
15 8 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
16 7 (3.37%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.92%) .NET
1 4 (1.92%) J2EE
1 4 (1.92%) CSS
1 4 (1.92%) JDBC
1 4 (1.92%) JSP
1 4 (1.92%) Servlets
1 4 (1.92%) XML
1 4 (1.92%) J2SE
1 4 (1.92%) JAX-WS
1 4 (1.92%) JavaFX
1 4 (1.92%) Velocity
2 3 (1.44%) Swing
3 1 (0.48%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.04%) Smartphone
2 6 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.40%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.92%) PMI
5 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.96%) SecurID
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) CMDB
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.54%) Linux
2 22 (10.58%) UNIX
3 9 (4.33%) Windows
4 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.58%) Network Management
2 30 (14.42%) Load Balancing
3 19 (9.13%) ITIL
4 18 (8.65%) Validation
5 17 (8.17%) Capacity Management
6 15 (7.21%) Project Management
7 12 (5.77%) Change Management
8 10 (4.81%) Demand Forecasting
8 10 (4.81%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.81%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (4.81%) Network Design
9 6 (2.88%) Release Management
9 6 (2.88%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.40%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.92%) UML
11 4 (1.92%) Programme Management
11 4 (1.92%) Security Management
11 4 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.44%) Migration
12 3 (1.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.25%) Perl
2 12 (5.77%) SQL
3 6 (2.88%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.88%) Python
4 5 (2.40%) C
4 5 (2.40%) Java
5 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (37.98%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (25.96%) CCNP
3 37 (17.79%) CCNA
4 20 (9.62%) Degree
5 19 (9.13%) CCIE
6 12 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.37%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.88%) Sun Certification
8 6 (2.88%) CCSP
9 5 (2.40%) CCDP
10 4 (1.92%) CCIP
10 4 (1.92%) PMP
10 4 (1.92%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.92%) MCP
10 4 (1.92%) SCSA
11 3 (1.44%) MCSE
11 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.96%) CISSP
13 1 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.44%) vSphere
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Zenoss
1 3 (1.44%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.96%) Netcool
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 162 (77.88%) Cisco
2 68 (32.69%) Juniper
3 50 (24.04%) F5
4 31 (14.90%) Huawei
5 29 (13.94%) CheckPoint
6 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
7 17 (8.17%) Nortel
8 14 (6.73%) Oracle
8 14 (6.73%) Nokia
9 10 (4.81%) VMware
10 7 (3.37%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.37%) Brocade
10 7 (3.37%) Sun
11 6 (2.88%) HP
11 6 (2.88%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.40%) Cramer
13 4 (1.92%) Aruba
13 4 (1.92%) Sage
14 3 (1.44%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.44%) Veritas
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 14 days ago