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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 40 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.92% 0.57% 6.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 1.52% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 28
Average salary £41,000 £60,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £48,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
104 198 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.41% 37.71% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 86 109 117
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £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 4 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bracknell

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (75.00%) Juniper
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) OSPF
3 15 (53.57%) BGP
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (35.71%) CCNA
5 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) JNCIA
6 9 (32.14%) VRRP
7 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
7 8 (28.57%) RIP
7 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) Multicast
8 7 (25.00%) F5
8 7 (25.00%) Brocade
8 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) VLAN
9 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
10 5 (17.86%) IPv4
10 5 (17.86%) L2TP
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 4 (14.29%) WAN
11 4 (14.29%) DHCP
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) OSPF
1 15 (53.57%) BGP
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 9 (32.14%) VRRP
4 8 (28.57%) Multicast
4 8 (28.57%) RIP
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
5 6 (21.43%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) L2TP
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) IPsec
6 5 (17.86%) IPv4
7 4 (14.29%) DHCP
7 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.71%) HSRP
8 3 (10.71%) SDH
8 3 (10.71%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Toad
General
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Support
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.57%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) XML
1 3 (10.71%) JMS
1 3 (10.71%) WSDL
1 3 (10.71%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
2 3 (10.71%) TDD
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
3 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Korn
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) JNCIA
2 10 (35.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) JNCIE
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Juniper
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Brocade
3 7 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) BEA
5 3 (10.71%) MetaSolv
5 3 (10.71%) Cramer
6 2 (7.14%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) HP