The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 110 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 1.25% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 7.23% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Average salary £65,000 £38,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.52% -8.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
MPLS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
337 346 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.82% 17.25% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 298 209 211
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MPLS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Bristol

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) OSPF
2 12 (52.17%) BGP
3 11 (47.83%) EIGRP
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) CCIE
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (47.83%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (43.48%) Barracuda Networks
4 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) VLAN
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) SLA
7 7 (30.43%) Service Management
8 6 (26.09%) ITSM
8 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
8 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
8 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (26.09%) Coaching
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) OSPF
2 12 (52.17%) BGP
3 11 (47.83%) EIGRP
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (39.13%) VLAN
6 5 (21.74%) ISDN
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
9 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.35%) Broadband
9 1 (4.35%) SAN
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) DSL
9 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITSM
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
3 6 (26.09%) Software Deployment
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 6 (26.09%) Coaching
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (47.83%) CCIE
1 11 (47.83%) CCNP
2 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CCDP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
1 11 (47.83%) Juniper
1 11 (47.83%) F5
2 10 (43.48%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Apple
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holidays, pension, training
Posted: Yesterday
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Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago