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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 106 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 21 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 4.11% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 6
Median salary £23,000 £65,000 £37,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
-64.61% +73.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,350 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
319 341 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.59% 17.56% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 269 304 206
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,950 £65,000
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 27 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) VPN
2 22 (64.71%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) VoIP
4 20 (58.82%) VMware
5 19 (55.88%) DNS
6 17 (50.00%) Linux
6 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 16 (47.06%) Broadband
7 16 (47.06%) SMTP
8 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
9 13 (38.24%) Degree
10 11 (32.35%) SQL
11 10 (29.41%) ITIL
11 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
11 10 (29.41%) NetScreen
11 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
11 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
13 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
14 7 (20.59%) Juniper
14 7 (20.59%) OSPF
15 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (17.65%) Service Management
15 6 (17.65%) ATM
15 6 (17.65%) Ethernet

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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
1 22 (64.71%) VPN
2 21 (61.76%) VoIP
3 19 (55.88%) DNS
4 16 (47.06%) Broadband
4 16 (47.06%) SMTP
5 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (29.41%) NetScreen
7 7 (20.59%) OSPF
8 6 (17.65%) ATM
8 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
9 5 (14.71%) Internet
9 5 (14.71%) SCTP
9 5 (14.71%) SSL
9 5 (14.71%) WAN
10 4 (11.76%) LAN
11 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (8.82%) DHCP
11 3 (8.82%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Designer
2 5 (14.71%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Designer
2 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Junior
3 4 (11.76%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Support
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Fault Management
7 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Network Management
8 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) CCNP
4 4 (11.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) MCDST
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.59%) Juniper
6 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) IronPort
8 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.94%) Siemens
8 1 (2.94%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
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