The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 114 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.73% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 4.36% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 9
Median salary £45,250 £45,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +15.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £40,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
223 275 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.61% 15.87% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 171 248 222
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 24 (80.00%) VPN
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
5 12 (40.00%) Wireless
6 11 (36.67%) HP
6 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (36.67%) Unified Communications
6 11 (36.67%) Network Management
7 10 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (33.33%) F5
7 10 (33.33%) LAN
7 10 (33.33%) WAN
7 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
8 9 (30.00%) Network Design
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (30.00%) IronPort
8 9 (30.00%) IBM
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (30.00%) CA
8 9 (30.00%) Nokia
8 9 (30.00%) FWSM
9 8 (26.67%) OSPF
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 8 (26.67%) VoIP
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) VPN
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) Wireless
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (36.67%) Unified Communications
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (30.00%) FWSM
7 8 (26.67%) DNS
7 8 (26.67%) OSPF
7 8 (26.67%) VoIP
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
8 6 (20.00%) Broadband
8 6 (20.00%) SMTP
9 5 (16.67%) Network Security
10 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Junior
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Network Management
2 9 (30.00%) Network Design
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITSM
7 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.67%) Line Management
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) CCENT
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) HP
4 10 (33.33%) F5
4 10 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 9 (30.00%) CA
5 9 (30.00%) IBM
5 9 (30.00%) IronPort
5 9 (30.00%) Nokia
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) NetScout
8 3 (10.00%) Avaya
9 2 (6.67%) Citrix
9 2 (6.67%) Intel
9 2 (6.67%) Juniper
9 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (3.33%) Polycom
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Spring Technology
Salary: Various
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago