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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 121 104 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 88 132 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 2.58% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 9.87% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 78 66
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £32,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1113 1338 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.79% 26.15% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 865 857 1036
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -1 40 £60,000 - 1
Bracknell -1 19 £51,500 +7.85% 1
Newbury +18 8 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Slough +8 6 £52,500 -16.00%
Windsor - 6 £68,750 -
Maidenhead -4 2 £48,750 -15.21%
Wokingham - 1 £40,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 200 (73.53%) Cisco
2 165 (60.66%) BGP
3 163 (59.93%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (52.94%) Juniper
5 141 (51.84%) VPN
6 140 (51.47%) OSPF
7 139 (51.10%) Firewall
8 121 (44.49%) WAN
8 121 (44.49%) CCNP
9 89 (32.72%) Data Centre
10 83 (30.51%) F5
11 82 (30.15%) Telecoms
12 81 (29.78%) TCP/IP
13 69 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
14 62 (22.79%) Wireless
15 59 (21.69%) Ethernet
16 57 (20.96%) Linux
16 57 (20.96%) LAN
17 54 (19.85%) CheckPoint
17 54 (19.85%) CCNA
18 50 (18.38%) CCIE
19 49 (18.01%) EIGRP
19 49 (18.01%) VMware
19 49 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
20 47 (17.28%) IPsec
21 46 (16.91%) VLAN
22 43 (15.81%) SSL
22 43 (15.81%) Multicast
23 42 (15.44%) Presales
23 42 (15.44%) VoIP

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 13 (4.78%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.10%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.94%) MS Office
2 8 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.31%) IaaS
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (60.66%) BGP
2 141 (51.84%) VPN
3 140 (51.47%) OSPF
4 139 (51.10%) Firewall
5 121 (44.49%) WAN
6 81 (29.78%) TCP/IP
7 69 (25.37%) Cisco ASA
8 62 (22.79%) Wireless
9 59 (21.69%) Ethernet
10 57 (20.96%) LAN
11 49 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 49 (18.01%) EIGRP
12 47 (17.28%) IPsec
13 46 (16.91%) VLAN
14 43 (15.81%) Multicast
14 43 (15.81%) SSL
15 42 (15.44%) VoIP
16 39 (14.34%) BIG-IP
17 35 (12.87%) Network Security
18 34 (12.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (30.15%) Telecoms
2 38 (13.97%) Finance
3 30 (11.03%) Marketing
4 23 (8.46%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.94%) Legal
6 7 (2.57%) German Language
7 6 (2.21%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (1.47%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.10%) Advertising
9 3 (1.10%) Electronics
9 3 (1.10%) Retail
10 2 (0.74%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 133 (48.90%) Network Engineer
2 47 (17.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (16.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 45 (16.54%) Support Engineer
4 43 (15.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 40 (14.71%) Network Support
5 40 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 31 (11.40%) Consultant
7 26 (9.56%) Switch Engineer
8 21 (7.72%) Design Engineer
8 21 (7.72%) Network Consultant
9 20 (7.35%) Cisco Consultant
9 20 (7.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 20 (7.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 20 (7.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (7.35%) Senior Network Support
9 20 (7.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 20 (7.35%) Senior Support Engineer
10 19 (6.99%) Security Engineer
11 18 (6.62%) Ericsson Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.68%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.84%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) POSIX
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (32.72%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.35%) Private Cloud
2 20 (7.35%) Virtual Team
3 13 (4.78%) IPTV
4 10 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (3.31%) EMC VNX
6 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.57%) NHS
8 5 (1.84%) PMI
9 4 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.74%) BYOD
11 1 (0.37%) Clustering
11 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.96%) Linux
2 15 (5.51%) Windows
3 9 (3.31%) CentOS
4 8 (2.94%) Unix
5 6 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.10%) Solaris
8 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.74%) Debian
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.44%) Presales
2 40 (14.71%) Network Design
3 37 (13.60%) ITIL
3 37 (13.60%) Migration
4 25 (9.19%) Network Management
5 22 (8.09%) Fault Management
5 22 (8.09%) Load Balancing
6 21 (7.72%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (7.72%) Product Management
7 19 (6.99%) Network Architecture
8 16 (5.88%) Change Management
8 16 (5.88%) Service Management
9 13 (4.78%) Customer Engagement
10 12 (4.41%) Project Management
11 11 (4.04%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.04%) Time Management
12 10 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (3.31%) Business Development
13 9 (3.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.57%) Perl
1 7 (2.57%) Python
2 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (59.93%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (44.49%) CCNP
3 54 (19.85%) CCNA
4 50 (18.38%) CCIE
5 27 (9.93%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.62%) CCDP
6 18 (6.62%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.25%) Degree
8 15 (5.51%) CCSP
9 9 (3.31%) CCVP
9 9 (3.31%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.31%) JNCIE
10 8 (2.94%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.21%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.84%) CCDA
13 5 (1.84%) CCIP
13 5 (1.84%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.84%) PMP
14 3 (1.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 29 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.31%) vSphere
4 8 (2.94%) Firmware
5 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.10%) NFS
6 3 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.10%) Simpana
3 2 (0.74%) Nagios
3 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 200 (73.53%) Cisco
2 144 (52.94%) Juniper
3 83 (30.51%) F5
4 54 (19.85%) CheckPoint
5 49 (18.01%) VMware
6 27 (9.93%) Brocade
7 24 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 23 (8.46%) EMC
9 22 (8.09%) NetScout
9 22 (8.09%) Palo Alto
10 18 (6.62%) Ericsson
10 18 (6.62%) Redback
11 16 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.41%) Red Hat
13 11 (4.04%) Avaya
13 11 (4.04%) HP
14 10 (3.68%) Huawei
14 10 (3.68%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.31%) Extreme Networks
15 9 (3.31%) Meraki
Newbury
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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