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 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 122 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.31% 1.44% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 8.31% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 19
Average salary £56,250 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £29,300 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
284 301 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.85% 17.37% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 257 177 217
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 20 (66.67%) VPN
4 17 (56.67%) ITIL
5 15 (50.00%) SLA
5 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 15 (50.00%) VLAN
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 14 (46.67%) Service Management
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
7 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (43.33%) ITSM
8 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
8 12 (40.00%) Software Deployment
8 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (40.00%) Coaching
8 12 (40.00%) MS Office
8 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (36.67%) Terminal Services
9 11 (36.67%) CRM
9 11 (36.67%) ISDN
9 11 (36.67%) Degree
10 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 10 (33.33%) IIS
10 10 (33.33%) MCP
11 9 (30.00%) LAN
11 9 (30.00%) Change Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
1 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) VPN
3 15 (50.00%) VLAN
4 11 (36.67%) ISDN
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) VoIP
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) SAN
6 6 (20.00%) NAS
7 5 (16.67%) BGP
8 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 4 (13.33%) OSPF
8 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.00%) 4G
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (10.00%) IPv6
9 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Service Manager
1 11 (36.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 14 (46.67%) Service Management
3 13 (43.33%) ITSM
4 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 12 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (40.00%) Coaching
4 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (36.67%) CRM
6 9 (30.00%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.33%) Workflow
10 1 (3.33%) Document Management
10 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) MCP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) VCP4
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.33%) CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) OpenView
2 2 (6.67%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) BMC
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
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Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago