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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 103 86 141
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +55
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 126 163 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 3.03% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 9.48% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 64 145 69
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £33,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1661 1720 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.06% 32.00% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1292 1352
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 92 £35,000 -30.00% 9
Bracknell +12 10 £46,000 +18.70% 1
Newbury -14 6 £60,000 +34.83% 3
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 156 (70.91%) Cisco
2 126 (57.27%) Firewall
3 124 (56.36%) Telecoms
4 114 (51.82%) BGP
5 106 (48.18%) OSPF
5 106 (48.18%) VoIP
6 84 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (35.00%) VPN
8 70 (31.82%) DNS
9 67 (30.45%) Ethernet
10 66 (30.00%) Juniper
11 62 (28.18%) CCNP
12 61 (27.73%) Internet
13 60 (27.27%) SNMP
14 56 (25.45%) Network Management
15 49 (22.27%) Broadband
16 48 (21.82%) WAN
16 48 (21.82%) Billing
16 48 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 44 (20.00%) Retail
18 43 (19.55%) CCIE
19 40 (18.18%) Smartphone
20 38 (17.27%) Degree
20 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
20 38 (17.27%) F5
21 37 (16.82%) CCNA
22 35 (15.91%) LAN
22 35 (15.91%) TCP/IP
22 35 (15.91%) IPsec
23 34 (15.45%) PPP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 14 (6.36%) Lync
2 12 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.73%) IIS
5 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.45%) MS Office
3 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 126 (57.27%) Firewall
2 114 (51.82%) BGP
3 106 (48.18%) OSPF
3 106 (48.18%) VoIP
4 77 (35.00%) VPN
5 70 (31.82%) DNS
6 67 (30.45%) Ethernet
7 61 (27.73%) Internet
8 60 (27.27%) SNMP
9 49 (22.27%) Broadband
10 48 (21.82%) WAN
10 48 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (15.91%) LAN
11 35 (15.91%) TCP/IP
11 35 (15.91%) IPsec
12 34 (15.45%) PPP
13 33 (15.00%) ATM
14 29 (13.18%) DHCP
15 27 (12.27%) ISDN
16 26 (11.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.91%) Toad
3 1 (0.45%) TestDirector
General
1 124 (56.36%) Telecoms
2 48 (21.82%) Billing
3 44 (20.00%) Retail
4 12 (5.45%) Marketing
5 9 (4.09%) Back Office
6 6 (2.73%) Finance
7 4 (1.82%) Electronics
7 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (29.09%) Network Engineer
2 41 (18.64%) IP Engineer
3 29 (13.18%) Design Engineer
4 28 (12.73%) Senior IP Engineer
5 26 (11.82%) Senior Design Engineer
6 25 (11.36%) Security Engineer
7 21 (9.55%) Architect
8 20 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
8 20 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
8 20 (9.09%) Consultant
9 19 (8.64%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.36%) Network Consultant
10 14 (6.36%) Network Architect
11 13 (5.91%) Voice Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Network Support
12 11 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
14 9 (4.09%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.82%) .NET
2 3 (1.36%) XML
3 2 (0.91%) SOAP
3 2 (0.91%) Web Services
3 2 (0.91%) JMS
3 2 (0.91%) WSDL
3 2 (0.91%) JAXB
3 2 (0.91%) CGI
4 1 (0.45%) JavaFX
4 1 (0.45%) JAX-WS
4 1 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) Swing
4 1 (0.45%) J2SE
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) JDBC
4 1 (0.45%) JSP
4 1 (0.45%) Servlets
4 1 (0.45%) J2EE
4 1 (0.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 8 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.64%) Open Source
3 6 (2.73%) PKI
3 6 (2.73%) iPhone
3 6 (2.73%) iPad
3 6 (2.73%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.82%) PMI
5 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.55%) UNIX
2 29 (13.18%) Linux
3 19 (8.64%) Windows
4 12 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.18%) Solaris
7 6 (2.73%) AIX
7 6 (2.73%) Android
7 6 (2.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.73%) Windows Phone
7 6 (2.73%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.82%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.91%) Debian
10 2 (0.91%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.45%) Network Management
2 24 (10.91%) Network Design
3 19 (8.64%) Load Balancing
4 18 (8.18%) Project Management
4 18 (8.18%) Service Delivery
5 17 (7.73%) ITIL
6 16 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 8 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (2.73%) Change Management
8 6 (2.73%) Project Planning
8 6 (2.73%) Problem Management
8 6 (2.73%) Release Management
8 6 (2.73%) Integration Testing
8 6 (2.73%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (1.82%) Security Management
10 4 (1.82%) Programme Management
10 4 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.82%) CRM
10 4 (1.82%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.27%) SQL
2 13 (5.91%) Perl
3 6 (2.73%) Java
4 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.27%) C
4 5 (2.27%) Python
5 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (28.18%) CCNP
3 43 (19.55%) CCIE
4 38 (17.27%) Degree
5 37 (16.82%) CCNA
6 20 (9.09%) CCIP
7 12 (5.45%) CCSP
8 9 (4.09%) JNCIA
9 8 (3.64%) MCP
9 8 (3.64%) Sun Certification
9 8 (3.64%) CCDP
10 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.18%) SCSA
11 6 (2.73%) MCSE
11 6 (2.73%) OSCP
12 5 (2.27%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.27%) MCITP
13 4 (1.82%) PMP
13 4 (1.82%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) HP NNM
1 8 (3.64%) OpenView
1 8 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
1 8 (3.64%) Netcool
2 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 156 (70.91%) Cisco
2 66 (30.00%) Juniper
3 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
3 38 (17.27%) F5
4 26 (11.82%) CheckPoint
5 25 (11.36%) HP
6 22 (10.00%) Nortel
7 17 (7.73%) Oracle
8 15 (6.82%) VMware
9 14 (6.36%) Sun
10 13 (5.91%) Nokia
10 13 (5.91%) Huawei
11 9 (4.09%) Redback
12 8 (3.64%) BT
13 7 (3.18%) Veritas
14 6 (2.73%) Citrix
15 5 (2.27%) Riverbed
15 5 (2.27%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.27%) Cramer
16 4 (1.82%) Brocade
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £47,600 to £56,600 per annum + 12% bonus + Pension + Life Cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Car Allowance + 20% bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £1500000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago