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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 162 135 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.79% 2.29% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% 7.72% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 104 90 97
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1818 1748 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.28% 29.64% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1195 1154
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +15 80 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Slough 0 27 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bracknell +1 26 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Newbury +8 5 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead +2 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Wokingham +1 1 £53,000 +29.26%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 180 (73.47%) Cisco
2 155 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (56.33%) OSPF
3 138 (56.33%) BGP
4 130 (53.06%) Firewall
5 99 (40.41%) CCNP
6 98 (40.00%) VPN
7 87 (35.51%) Telecoms
8 83 (33.88%) Juniper
9 78 (31.84%) Ethernet
10 71 (28.98%) IPsec
11 62 (25.31%) CCNA
12 56 (22.86%) DNS
13 52 (21.22%) WAN
14 51 (20.82%) VoIP
15 50 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (20.00%) Network Security
17 47 (19.18%) CCIE
17 47 (19.18%) SLA
18 45 (18.37%) Linux
19 43 (17.55%) Network Management
19 43 (17.55%) VLAN
20 41 (16.73%) SNMP
21 39 (15.92%) VMware
22 38 (15.51%) IPv6
23 36 (14.69%) TCP/IP
23 36 (14.69%) F5
24 35 (14.29%) Network Design
24 35 (14.29%) LAN
24 35 (14.29%) SSL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (6.94%) Lync
2 14 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 138 (56.33%) OSPF
1 138 (56.33%) BGP
2 130 (53.06%) Firewall
3 98 (40.00%) VPN
4 78 (31.84%) Ethernet
5 71 (28.98%) IPsec
6 56 (22.86%) DNS
7 52 (21.22%) WAN
8 51 (20.82%) VoIP
9 50 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 49 (20.00%) Network Security
11 43 (17.55%) VLAN
12 41 (16.73%) SNMP
13 38 (15.51%) IPv6
14 36 (14.69%) TCP/IP
15 35 (14.29%) SSL
15 35 (14.29%) LAN
16 31 (12.65%) SDH
17 28 (11.43%) Internet
17 28 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.63%) MySQL
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Toad
2 5 (2.04%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 87 (35.51%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.86%) Retail
3 3 (1.22%) Legal
3 3 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Advertising
4 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (25.31%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.88%) NOC Engineer
3 20 (8.16%) Team Leader
3 20 (8.16%) Architect
4 18 (7.35%) Consultant
4 18 (7.35%) IP Engineer
5 17 (6.94%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (6.53%) Technical Design Authority
7 15 (6.12%) Security Engineer
7 15 (6.12%) Network Architect
7 15 (6.12%) Design Engineer
7 15 (6.12%) Network Consultant
8 14 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) Network Team Leader
10 11 (4.49%) Network Security Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) Network Support
10 11 (4.49%) Security Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.49%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.71%) XML
2 13 (5.31%) SOAP
2 13 (5.31%) Web Services
2 13 (5.31%) JMS
2 13 (5.31%) WSDL
2 13 (5.31%) JAXB
3 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.41%) Velocity
4 1 (0.41%) JAX-WS
4 1 (0.41%) JavaFX
4 1 (0.41%) Swing
4 1 (0.41%) J2SE
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) JDBC
4 1 (0.41%) JSP
4 1 (0.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.98%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (6.12%) Open Source
4 10 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.45%) Economics
6 5 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.82%) SecurID
7 2 (0.82%) EPoS
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.37%) Linux
2 17 (6.94%) UNIX
2 17 (6.94%) Windows
3 6 (2.45%) Solaris
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) CentOS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.41%) AIX
5 1 (0.41%) SUSE
5 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.55%) Network Management
2 35 (14.29%) Network Design
3 31 (12.65%) Project Management
4 30 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 26 (10.61%) Load Balancing
6 23 (9.39%) Change Management
7 22 (8.98%) Migration
8 18 (7.35%) TDD
9 17 (6.94%) ITIL
10 14 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 14 (5.71%) OpenUP
10 14 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 14 (5.71%) SIEM
11 13 (5.31%) Line Management
12 12 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (4.90%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.49%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.49%) Network Architecture
13 11 (4.49%) Cyber Security
14 10 (4.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.39%) SQL
2 19 (7.76%) Java
3 14 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.04%) Perl
4 5 (2.04%) Python
5 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 155 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (40.41%) CCNP
3 62 (25.31%) CCNA
4 47 (19.18%) CCIE
5 35 (14.29%) Degree
6 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared
7 16 (6.53%) JNCIS
8 15 (6.12%) CCDP
9 14 (5.71%) CCIP
9 14 (5.71%) SC Cleared
10 11 (4.49%) JNCIE
11 10 (4.08%) CISSP
11 10 (4.08%) CCSP
12 9 (3.67%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.63%) CCSA
14 3 (1.22%) CCSE
15 2 (0.82%) SCSA
15 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (19.18%) SLA
2 24 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.98%) vSphere
3 21 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (2.45%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.63%) Kamailio
6 4 (1.63%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (6.12%) Zenoss
2 12 (4.90%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.04%) Netcool
3 5 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 180 (73.47%) Cisco
2 83 (33.88%) Juniper
3 39 (15.92%) VMware
4 36 (14.69%) F5
5 30 (12.24%) Huawei
6 27 (11.02%) CheckPoint
7 24 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 22 (8.98%) Oracle
9 19 (7.76%) Cramer
10 16 (6.53%) Polycom
11 15 (6.12%) HP
12 13 (5.31%) Citrix
12 13 (5.31%) BEA
12 13 (5.31%) MetaSolv
13 11 (4.49%) BT
14 8 (3.27%) Nokia
15 7 (2.86%) Blue Coat
16 6 (2.45%) BMC
16 6 (2.45%) SevOne
17 5 (2.04%) Remedy
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Pension
Posted: 22 days ago