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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 123 82 96
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 64 152 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.86% 3.04% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 11.86% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 57 121 101
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
786 1282 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.84% 25.64% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 580 1051 1023
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Newbury +3 17 £55,000 +10.00%
Reading -31 15 £55,000 - 1
Slough +31 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Windsor +1 8 £77,500 +29.16%
Bracknell -4 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Wokingham - 2 £39,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 116 (73.42%) Cisco
2 95 (60.13%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (55.70%) Firewall
4 84 (53.16%) CCNP
5 70 (44.30%) Network Design
6 66 (41.77%) OSPF
7 63 (39.87%) VPN
8 60 (37.97%) Telecoms
9 59 (37.34%) BGP
10 52 (32.91%) Juniper
11 50 (31.65%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (22.78%) CCIE
12 36 (22.78%) Wireless
13 34 (21.52%) Marketing
14 33 (20.89%) IPv6
15 32 (20.25%) F5
16 31 (19.62%) Presales
17 29 (18.35%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (17.09%) TCP/IP
18 27 (17.09%) Migration
19 25 (15.82%) LAN
20 23 (14.56%) Data Centre
21 20 (12.66%) Ethernet
21 20 (12.66%) Multicast
22 19 (12.03%) Palo Alto
23 18 (11.39%) EIGRP
24 17 (10.76%) WAN
24 17 (10.76%) MS Excel
24 17 (10.76%) DNS
24 17 (10.76%) CCNA

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 6 (3.80%) OpenStack
1 6 (3.80%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.86%) MS Office
2 14 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) SaaS
2 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.80%) Office 365
3 5 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (55.70%) Firewall
2 66 (41.77%) OSPF
3 63 (39.87%) VPN
4 59 (37.34%) BGP
5 50 (31.65%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (22.78%) Wireless
7 33 (20.89%) IPv6
8 29 (18.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (17.09%) TCP/IP
10 25 (15.82%) LAN
11 20 (12.66%) Ethernet
11 20 (12.66%) Multicast
12 18 (11.39%) EIGRP
13 17 (10.76%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (10.76%) DNS
13 17 (10.76%) WAN
14 16 (10.13%) DWDM
15 15 (9.49%) VLAN
16 14 (8.86%) IPsec
16 14 (8.86%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
1 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
General
1 60 (37.97%) Telecoms
2 34 (21.52%) Marketing
3 10 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.80%) Finance
5 5 (3.16%) Back Office
5 5 (3.16%) Electronics
6 3 (1.90%) Billing
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (56.96%) Network Engineer
2 36 (22.78%) IP Engineer
3 22 (13.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (9.49%) Senior IP Engineer
4 15 (9.49%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.86%) Product Manager
6 11 (6.96%) Architect
6 11 (6.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Design Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) IP Design Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Network Manager
8 9 (5.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Network Support
8 9 (5.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) IP Architect
9 8 (5.06%) IP Network Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.70%) Linux
1 9 (5.70%) Windows
2 8 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.16%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.27%) Unix
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.30%) Network Design
2 31 (19.62%) Presales
3 27 (17.09%) Migration
4 14 (8.86%) Product Management
5 13 (8.23%) Service Management
6 12 (7.59%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.96%) ITIL
8 9 (5.70%) Change Management
8 9 (5.70%) Network Management
8 9 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.16%) Change Control
9 5 (3.16%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (3.16%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (3.16%) Product Marketing
10 4 (2.53%) High Availability
10 4 (2.53%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.53%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (1.90%) Functional Testing
11 3 (1.90%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.33%) Python
2 5 (3.16%) Perl
2 5 (3.16%) Tcl
3 2 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (60.13%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (53.16%) CCNP
3 36 (22.78%) CCIE
4 17 (10.76%) CCNA
4 17 (10.76%) JNCIP
5 15 (9.49%) CCIP
5 15 (9.49%) Degree
6 12 (7.59%) JNCIE
7 6 (3.80%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.16%) CCSP
8 5 (3.16%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.53%) CCVP
9 4 (2.53%) MCSA
9 4 (2.53%) MCSE
9 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.27%) CCDP
10 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) CEH
11 1 (0.63%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.16%) Firmware
4 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.63%) QRadar
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) Simpana
2 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (73.42%) Cisco
2 52 (32.91%) Juniper
3 32 (20.25%) F5
4 19 (12.03%) Palo Alto
5 14 (8.86%) Huawei
6 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.06%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.16%) Avaya
8 5 (3.16%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.16%) Brocade
8 5 (3.16%) Dell
8 5 (3.16%) HP
9 4 (2.53%) VMware
10 3 (1.90%) BroadSoft
10 3 (1.90%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.90%) NetScout
10 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.27%) AirMagnet
11 2 (1.27%) Foundry
11 2 (1.27%) IBM
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