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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 124 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 0.28% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 2.05% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
342 244 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.10% 13.73% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 311 207 209
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £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 28 August 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (40.00%) CCNP
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (40.00%) OSPF
5 10 (40.00%) BGP
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) F5
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) CCIE
7 8 (32.00%) Juniper
7 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (32.00%) LAN
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
7 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (32.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) Legal
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (16.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (40.00%) OSPF
3 10 (40.00%) BGP
3 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
10 1 (4.00%) DSL
10 1 (4.00%) DHCP
10 1 (4.00%) SNMP
10 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) PDA
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Communications Security
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.00%) BCP
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CCNP
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCIE
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) F5
3 8 (32.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (24.00%) Avaya
5 4 (16.00%) Rackspace
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
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