The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 34 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 17 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.01% 3.66% 5.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.60% 10.58% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 30
Average salary £48,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.96% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
MPLS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 189 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.71% 34.62% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 77 147 163
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MPLS
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bracknell region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Bracknell

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bracknell

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (51.35%) Cisco
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 16 (43.24%) Ethernet
3 15 (40.54%) WSDL
3 15 (40.54%) Toad
3 15 (40.54%) PL/SQL
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 15 (40.54%) WebLogic
3 15 (40.54%) SOAP
3 15 (40.54%) Web Services
3 15 (40.54%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) JMS
3 15 (40.54%) SDH
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (40.54%) JAXB
3 15 (40.54%) Juniper
3 15 (40.54%) BEA
3 15 (40.54%) BGP
3 15 (40.54%) MetaSolv
3 15 (40.54%) Migration
3 15 (40.54%) Cramer
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
3 15 (40.54%) WebSphere
3 15 (40.54%) Data Migration
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
4 14 (37.84%) OSPF
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 15 (40.54%) WebLogic
1 15 (40.54%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Ethernet
2 15 (40.54%) SDH
2 15 (40.54%) BGP
3 14 (37.84%) OSPF
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) Multicast
5 6 (16.22%) VLAN
6 5 (13.51%) VRRP
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) RIP
6 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) VPN
7 4 (10.81%) LAN
7 4 (10.81%) IPv6
7 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
7 4 (10.81%) IPsec
8 3 (8.11%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (8.11%) IPv4
8 3 (8.11%) WLAN
9 2 (5.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database 10g
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Toad
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineer
1 15 (40.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Network Support
3 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) WSDL
1 15 (40.54%) SOAP
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
1 15 (40.54%) XML
1 15 (40.54%) JMS
1 15 (40.54%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Migration
1 15 (40.54%) TDD
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
1 15 (40.54%) Data Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.81%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.41%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PL/SQL
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Korn
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) CCDA
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Juniper
2 15 (40.54%) BEA
2 15 (40.54%) MetaSolv
2 15 (40.54%) Cramer
3 5 (13.51%) Brocade
3 5 (13.51%) F5
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
5 3 (8.11%) Nokia
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Radware
7 1 (2.70%) IBM