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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 111 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 1.22% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 7.48% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 7
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £48,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
266 254 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.43% 16.31% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 226 190 206
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) LAN
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
5 6 (31.58%) 4G
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) ISDN
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) ITSM
6 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 5 (26.32%) OSPF
6 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
7 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) LAN
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) 4G
4 6 (31.58%) ISDN
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) DWDM
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) IPv6
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
8 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (10.53%) SAN
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) ITSM
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
4 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCDP
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCDE
4 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.26%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.26%) IronPort
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago