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 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 45 59 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 10 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.06% 1.93% 9.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 5.03% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 44
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £62,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
122 199 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.98% 38.49% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 132 126
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bracknell

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (53.33%) Cisco
1 16 (53.33%) Juniper
2 13 (43.33%) OSPF
2 13 (43.33%) BGP
2 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (33.33%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 9 (30.00%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) Cramer
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
5 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (26.67%) SDH
5 8 (26.67%) WSDL
5 8 (26.67%) Toad
5 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (26.67%) SOAP
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) JMS
5 8 (26.67%) BEA
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (26.67%) JAXB
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) OSPF
1 13 (43.33%) BGP
2 10 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 10 (33.33%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) SDH
4 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (23.33%) VRRP
4 7 (23.33%) VLAN
4 7 (23.33%) Multicast
5 6 (20.00%) RIP
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
7 4 (13.33%) IPv4
7 4 (13.33%) IPv6
7 4 (13.33%) Firewall
8 3 (10.00%) L2TP
9 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 2 (6.67%) DHCP
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Toad
General
1 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Network Support
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Provisioning Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) SOAP
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
1 8 (26.67%) XML
1 8 (26.67%) JMS
1 8 (26.67%) WSDL
1 8 (26.67%) JAXB
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Korn
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCDA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
1 16 (53.33%) Juniper
2 8 (26.67%) BEA
2 8 (26.67%) MetaSolv
2 8 (26.67%) Cramer
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Brocade
3 6 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Radware
6 1 (3.33%) Ipanema Technologies