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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 71 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.11% 7.25% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 18.72% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
207 203 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.19% 38.74% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 99 139 146
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (79.17%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (41.67%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) OSPF
4 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.83%) CCNP
6 5 (20.83%) RIP
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
6 5 (20.83%) F5
7 4 (16.67%) Multicast
7 4 (16.67%) Brocade
7 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) VRRP
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Cramer
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
8 3 (12.50%) SDH
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) WebSphere

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) OSPF
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) RIP
2 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 4 (16.67%) Multicast
3 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (16.67%) VRRP
3 4 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (12.50%) SDH
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) DSL
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Frame Relay
6 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.17%) IGRP
6 1 (4.17%) TACACS
6 1 (4.17%) H.323
6 1 (4.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Junior
2 7 (29.17%) Junior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) JAX-WS
2 2 (8.33%) Velocity
2 2 (8.33%) JavaFX
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) JDBC
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) Swing
2 2 (8.33%) J2SE
3 1 (4.17%) JAXB
3 1 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
1 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) TDD
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.83%) F5
4 4 (16.67%) Brocade
4 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) Cramer
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) MetaSolv
6 1 (4.17%) BEA
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint