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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 106 134 74
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -60
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 109 80 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 1.43% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 4.80% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 148
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
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 £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +4 45 £57,500 +3.60% 4
Bracknell +14 11 £49,000 +8.88%
Maidenhead - 8 £58,750 -
Slough -11 5 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Newbury +14 4 £50,000 -13.04% 3
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 194 (68.79%) Cisco
2 167 (59.22%) BGP
3 160 (56.74%) OSPF
4 152 (53.90%) Cisco Certification
5 130 (46.10%) Juniper
6 116 (41.13%) Telecoms
7 103 (36.52%) Firewall
8 99 (35.11%) CCNP
9 95 (33.69%) F5
10 83 (29.43%) VPN
11 75 (26.60%) TCP/IP
12 71 (25.18%) CCIE
13 62 (21.99%) Cisco IOS
14 60 (21.28%) LAN
15 55 (19.50%) VMware
16 54 (19.15%) Data Centre
17 53 (18.79%) WAN
18 51 (18.09%) CCNA
19 49 (17.38%) VLAN
20 47 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (15.96%) DNS
22 43 (15.25%) IPsec
23 41 (14.54%) Broadband
23 41 (14.54%) ITIL
24 39 (13.83%) EIGRP
24 39 (13.83%) IOS XR
24 39 (13.83%) NX-OS
25 38 (13.48%) Network Security
26 37 (13.12%) Load Balancing
26 37 (13.12%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (2.84%) WebLogic
1 8 (2.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.13%) Lync
3 5 (1.77%) IIS
4 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.48%) MS Office
4 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 167 (59.22%) BGP
2 160 (56.74%) OSPF
3 103 (36.52%) Firewall
4 83 (29.43%) VPN
5 75 (26.60%) TCP/IP
6 62 (21.99%) Cisco IOS
7 60 (21.28%) LAN
8 53 (18.79%) WAN
9 49 (17.38%) VLAN
10 45 (15.96%) DNS
11 43 (15.25%) IPsec
12 41 (14.54%) Broadband
13 39 (13.83%) EIGRP
13 39 (13.83%) IOS XR
13 39 (13.83%) NX-OS
14 38 (13.48%) Network Security
15 35 (12.41%) IPv4
16 34 (12.06%) Internet
17 33 (11.70%) Ethernet
18 32 (11.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Toad
2 2 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 116 (41.13%) Telecoms
2 24 (8.51%) Marketing
3 8 (2.84%) Retail
4 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.77%) Back Office
6 4 (1.42%) Finance
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (36.52%) Network Engineer
2 42 (14.89%) Consultant
3 35 (12.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 30 (10.64%) Architect
5 29 (10.28%) Senior Consultant
6 23 (8.16%) Network Consultant
6 23 (8.16%) Network Support
7 18 (6.38%) Senior Network Consultant
8 17 (6.03%) Network Team Leader
8 17 (6.03%) Team Leader
8 17 (6.03%) Senior Manager
8 17 (6.03%) Support Engineer
9 16 (5.67%) Network Architect
9 16 (5.67%) Marketing Manager
10 14 (4.96%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (3.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
11 11 (3.90%) IP Engineer
12 10 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.19%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.61%) CSS
2 8 (2.84%) SOAP
2 8 (2.84%) Web Services
2 8 (2.84%) XML
2 8 (2.84%) JMS
2 8 (2.84%) WSDL
2 8 (2.84%) JAXB
3 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.96%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.48%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (2.13%) Statistics
7 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.71%) FMCG
9 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.71%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.35%) EPoS
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.93%) Linux
2 22 (7.80%) UNIX
3 21 (7.45%) Windows
4 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.54%) ITIL
2 37 (13.12%) Load Balancing
3 35 (12.41%) Network Design
4 32 (11.35%) Network Management
5 21 (7.45%) Service Delivery
6 18 (6.38%) Migration
7 17 (6.03%) Project Management
8 16 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.61%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (4.26%) Product Management
12 11 (3.90%) PRINCE2
12 11 (3.90%) Service Management
13 10 (3.55%) TDD
14 8 (2.84%) Software Engineering
14 8 (2.84%) Data Migration
15 7 (2.48%) TOGAF
16 6 (2.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.12%) Perl
2 24 (8.51%) SQL
3 20 (7.09%) Python
4 10 (3.55%) Java
5 8 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.06%) C
9 2 (0.71%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) Korn
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 152 (53.90%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (35.11%) CCNP
3 71 (25.18%) CCIE
4 51 (18.09%) CCNA
5 29 (10.28%) Degree
6 18 (6.38%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.67%) Check Point Certification
8 15 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.61%) JNCIA
9 13 (4.61%) CCDP
9 13 (4.61%) CCIP
10 12 (4.26%) JNCIP
11 10 (3.55%) JNCIE
11 10 (3.55%) JNCIS
12 9 (3.19%) CCSP
13 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (2.84%) CCVP
14 6 (2.13%) CISSP
14 6 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.06%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.03%) KVM
3 7 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.06%) iptables
6 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.48%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.42%) Nagios
2 4 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.06%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) Netcool
3 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 194 (68.79%) Cisco
2 130 (46.10%) Juniper
3 95 (33.69%) F5
4 55 (19.50%) VMware
5 37 (13.12%) CheckPoint
6 36 (12.77%) Riverbed
7 26 (9.22%) Huawei
8 20 (7.09%) Oracle
9 17 (6.03%) Microsoft
10 15 (5.32%) HP
11 10 (3.55%) Cramer
12 9 (3.19%) Nokia
13 8 (2.84%) MetaSolv
13 8 (2.84%) BEA
14 7 (2.48%) Google
15 6 (2.13%) Brocade
15 6 (2.13%) Avaya
15 6 (2.13%) Ericsson
15 6 (2.13%) BT
15 6 (2.13%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + + bonus, Contributory Pension, Private Health et
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified High market salary and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago