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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 124 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 0.16% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.14% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 17
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
356 264 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.87% 14.39% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 324 216 205
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Data Centre
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco
4 12 (44.44%) CCIE
4 12 (44.44%) CCNP
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 12 (44.44%) OSPF
4 12 (44.44%) BGP
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) F5
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (40.74%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (40.74%) Juniper
6 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) Legal
9 7 (25.93%) SLA
9 7 (25.93%) Service Management
9 7 (25.93%) VLAN
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (22.22%) SQL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 12 (44.44%) OSPF
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
3 12 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (25.93%) VLAN
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
7 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
9 2 (7.41%) DNS
10 1 (3.70%) DSL
10 1 (3.70%) ISDN
10 1 (3.70%) Network Security
10 1 (3.70%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) PDA
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) Service Management
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Communications Security
4 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) CCIE
1 12 (44.44%) CCNP
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) F5
3 11 (40.74%) Barracuda Networks
3 11 (40.74%) Juniper
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) Rackspace
6 4 (14.81%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
Bristol
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago