The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 83 123 96
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -27
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 160 101 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.93% 1.80% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 6.60% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 97 58 137
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £30,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 82 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bracknell +4 15 £37,000 -22.10% 1
Slough - 9 £60,000 - 1
Newbury +16 8 £55,000 +71.87% 2
Maidenhead - 8 £65,000 - 2
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 202 (64.13%) Cisco
2 172 (54.60%) Cisco Certification
3 153 (48.57%) BGP
4 143 (45.40%) OSPF
5 127 (40.32%) Telecoms
6 126 (40.00%) Firewall
7 122 (38.73%) CCNP
8 95 (30.16%) Juniper
9 93 (29.52%) VPN
10 91 (28.89%) Ethernet
11 81 (25.71%) WAN
12 66 (20.95%) IPsec
13 62 (19.68%) CCIE
13 62 (19.68%) Network Security
14 61 (19.37%) Network Design
15 60 (19.05%) TCP/IP
15 60 (19.05%) VLAN
16 59 (18.73%) F5
17 56 (17.78%) VoIP
17 56 (17.78%) VMware
18 55 (17.46%) LAN
19 50 (15.87%) CCNA
20 49 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
21 42 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 42 (13.33%) SQL
22 41 (13.02%) SDH
22 41 (13.02%) EIGRP
22 41 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
23 40 (12.70%) Broadband
23 40 (12.70%) DNS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (7.94%) WebLogic
1 25 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.86%) Lync
3 3 (0.95%) IIS
3 3 (0.95%) Apache
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.63%) CMS
4 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.81%) MS Office
3 10 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.40%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (48.57%) BGP
2 143 (45.40%) OSPF
3 126 (40.00%) Firewall
4 93 (29.52%) VPN
5 91 (28.89%) Ethernet
6 81 (25.71%) WAN
7 66 (20.95%) IPsec
8 62 (19.68%) Network Security
9 60 (19.05%) VLAN
9 60 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 56 (17.78%) VoIP
11 55 (17.46%) LAN
12 49 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (13.02%) SDH
13 41 (13.02%) EIGRP
14 40 (12.70%) Broadband
14 40 (12.70%) DNS
15 38 (12.06%) IPv6
16 35 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 25 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.27%) MySQL
4 3 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (7.62%) Toad
2 5 (1.59%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 127 (40.32%) Telecoms
2 25 (7.94%) Marketing
3 10 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (0.63%) Advertising
5 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Billing
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 33 (10.48%) Architect
3 28 (8.89%) Consultant
4 25 (7.94%) Software Engineer
4 25 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (6.35%) NOC Engineer
6 19 (6.03%) Team Leader
7 17 (5.40%) Network Team Leader
8 16 (5.08%) Marketing Manager
8 16 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.08%) Senior Manager
9 15 (4.76%) Network Consultant
9 15 (4.76%) Network Architect
9 15 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.81%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.49%) Security Architect
12 11 (3.49%) Network Manager
12 11 (3.49%) Product Manager
12 11 (3.49%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.62%) SOAP
1 24 (7.62%) Web Services
1 24 (7.62%) XML
1 24 (7.62%) JMS
1 24 (7.62%) WSDL
1 24 (7.62%) JAXB
2 2 (0.63%) RESTful
2 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.03%) Open Source
3 12 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.59%) Economics
4 5 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.95%) Statistics
6 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.95%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.63%) FMCG
7 2 (0.63%) IVR
7 2 (0.63%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.06%) Linux
2 31 (9.84%) Windows
3 24 (7.62%) UNIX
4 7 (2.22%) Solaris
5 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) SUSE
7 1 (0.32%) Debian
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.37%) Network Design
2 40 (12.70%) Project Management
3 35 (11.11%) Migration
3 35 (11.11%) ITIL
4 33 (10.48%) Load Balancing
5 29 (9.21%) TDD
6 25 (7.94%) Change Management
6 25 (7.94%) Software Engineering
6 25 (7.94%) Data Migration
7 22 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 19 (6.03%) Network Management
9 18 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (5.08%) Service Management
11 15 (4.76%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.44%) Line Management
13 13 (4.13%) Cyber Security
13 13 (4.13%) SIEM
13 13 (4.13%) Product Management
14 12 (3.81%) OpenUP
14 12 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.33%) SQL
2 30 (9.52%) Java
3 25 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.81%) Perl
4 12 (3.81%) Python
5 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.95%) C
5 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 172 (54.60%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (38.73%) CCNP
3 62 (19.68%) CCIE
4 50 (15.87%) CCNA
5 25 (7.94%) Degree
6 23 (7.30%) CCDP
6 23 (7.30%) JNCIS
7 18 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.71%) CCSP
8 15 (4.76%) CCIP
9 13 (4.13%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.13%) CCSA
10 12 (3.81%) CCSE
11 9 (2.86%) JNCIP
11 9 (2.86%) JNCIE
11 9 (2.86%) CISSP
12 8 (2.54%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.95%) CCDA
14 3 (0.95%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.43%) SLA
2 9 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) GPG13
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.71%) KVM
3 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.90%) vSphere
5 4 (1.27%) Kamailio
5 4 (1.27%) OpenSIPS
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.95%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.59%) Netcool
1 5 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.95%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 202 (64.13%) Cisco
2 95 (30.16%) Juniper
3 59 (18.73%) F5
4 56 (17.78%) VMware
5 39 (12.38%) Oracle
6 30 (9.52%) Cramer
7 29 (9.21%) CheckPoint
8 26 (8.25%) Microsoft
9 24 (7.62%) BEA
10 23 (7.30%) MetaSolv
10 23 (7.30%) Huawei
11 21 (6.67%) Nokia
11 21 (6.67%) HP
12 15 (4.76%) Citrix
12 15 (4.76%) Riverbed
12 15 (4.76%) BT
13 7 (2.22%) Google
13 7 (2.22%) Ericsson
13 7 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (1.59%) Remedy
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago