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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.91% 0.59% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.92% 3.12% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 0
Median salary £23,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
284 353 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.51% 18.79% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 226 318 221
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) VPN
2 34 (73.91%) Firewall
3 31 (67.39%) VMware
3 31 (67.39%) VoIP
3 31 (67.39%) Windows
4 30 (65.22%) DNS
5 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (58.70%) SMTP
6 27 (58.70%) Linux
6 27 (58.70%) Broadband
7 23 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
9 20 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (41.30%) SQL
11 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
11 18 (39.13%) NetScreen
11 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
12 16 (34.78%) Degree
13 15 (32.61%) ITIL
13 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
14 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
15 13 (28.26%) WAN
15 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
16 12 (26.09%) Juniper
17 11 (23.91%) SLA
17 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
18 10 (21.74%) ITIL V3
19 9 (19.57%) OSPF
20 8 (17.39%) LAN

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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Firewall
1 34 (73.91%) VPN
2 31 (67.39%) VoIP
3 30 (65.22%) DNS
4 27 (58.70%) Broadband
4 27 (58.70%) SMTP
5 23 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 20 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (39.13%) NetScreen
8 13 (28.26%) WAN
9 9 (19.57%) OSPF
10 8 (17.39%) LAN
10 8 (17.39%) SSL
11 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.87%) ATM
12 5 (10.87%) Internet
12 5 (10.87%) SCTP
12 5 (10.87%) VLAN
13 4 (8.70%) ADSL
13 4 (8.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Junior
2 8 (17.39%) Junior Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Team Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.87%) Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) VMS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL V3
3 7 (15.22%) Network Architecture
4 6 (13.04%) Service Management
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Information Security
8 1 (2.17%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCDA
4 2 (4.35%) CCDP
4 2 (4.35%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.17%) MCDST
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 31 (67.39%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.17%) Brocade
7 1 (2.17%) BT
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Intel
7 1 (2.17%) IronPort
7 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.17%) Siemens
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
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