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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 112 123 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 17 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.99% 0.54% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 2.86% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 10
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £36,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £37,500 £40,150
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
249 350 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.44% 18.75% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 217 323 228
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 44 (91.67%) VPN
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
1 44 (91.67%) Firewall
2 34 (70.83%) DNS
3 32 (66.67%) Windows
4 31 (64.58%) VoIP
5 30 (62.50%) SMTP
5 30 (62.50%) VMware
6 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (60.42%) Broadband
6 29 (60.42%) Linux
7 26 (54.17%) CheckPoint
7 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
7 26 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
8 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
9 19 (39.58%) SQL
9 19 (39.58%) NetScreen
10 17 (35.42%) ITIL
11 15 (31.25%) WAN
11 15 (31.25%) SLA
11 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
11 15 (31.25%) Degree
12 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (25.00%) ITIL V3
15 11 (22.92%) Network Management
16 10 (20.83%) Juniper
17 9 (18.75%) 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (91.67%) Firewall
1 44 (91.67%) VPN
2 34 (70.83%) DNS
3 31 (64.58%) VoIP
4 30 (62.50%) SMTP
5 29 (60.42%) Broadband
6 26 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
7 19 (39.58%) NetScreen
8 15 (31.25%) WAN
9 9 (18.75%) LAN
10 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
10 8 (16.67%) SSL
10 8 (16.67%) Wireless
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (14.58%) FWSM
11 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications
12 6 (12.50%) OSPF
13 5 (10.42%) BGP
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Junior
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Design Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) VMS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 11 (22.92%) Network Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Management
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
5 7 (14.58%) Network Design
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) High Availability
7 4 (8.33%) ITSM
7 4 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Fault Management
9 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
10 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.08%) Information Security
10 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCDA
2 2 (4.17%) CCDP
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 30 (62.50%) VMware
3 26 (54.17%) CheckPoint
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.83%) Juniper
6 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 8 (16.67%) F5
7 8 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) CA
8 7 (14.58%) IBM
8 7 (14.58%) IronPort
8 7 (14.58%) Nokia
9 4 (8.33%) NetScout
9 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.17%) Citrix
11 1 (2.08%) Avaya
11 1 (2.08%) Google
11 1 (2.08%) Meraki
11 1 (2.08%) Polycom