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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 54 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 16 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.89% 0.98% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 2.42% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 12
Average salary £53,050 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.10% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £48,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,740 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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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
161 165 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.06% 40.24% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 112 114 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 26 (65.00%) Ethernet
1 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (50.00%) MetaSolv
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 20 (50.00%) JAXB
2 20 (50.00%) BEA
2 20 (50.00%) WSDL
2 20 (50.00%) Toad
2 20 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 20 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 20 (50.00%) SOAP
2 20 (50.00%) Web Services
2 20 (50.00%) XML
2 20 (50.00%) JMS
2 20 (50.00%) SDH
2 20 (50.00%) Migration
2 20 (50.00%) Cramer
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
2 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (37.50%) OSPF
3 15 (37.50%) BGP
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
5 10 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (22.50%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 20 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) Ethernet
2 20 (50.00%) SDH
3 15 (37.50%) OSPF
3 15 (37.50%) BGP
4 10 (25.00%) Firewall
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
6 7 (17.50%) VPN
6 7 (17.50%) DSL
6 7 (17.50%) IPsec
7 6 (15.00%) WLAN
7 6 (15.00%) Network Security
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (12.50%) VoIP
9 3 (7.50%) LAN
10 2 (5.00%) ATM
10 2 (5.00%) IPv6
10 2 (5.00%) VLAN
10 2 (5.00%) Wireless
10 2 (5.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
7 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) SOAP
1 20 (50.00%) Web Services
1 20 (50.00%) XML
1 20 (50.00%) JMS
1 20 (50.00%) WSDL
1 20 (50.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Migration
1 20 (50.00%) TDD
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 20 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (17.50%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Network Management
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
1 20 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CCDA
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) CCIP
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
1 20 (50.00%) BEA
1 20 (50.00%) MetaSolv
1 20 (50.00%) Cramer
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) Nokia
3 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Radware