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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 123 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% 0.88% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.75% 5.03% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 13
Average salary £36,500 £65,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.84% +80.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £35,750 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £65,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
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
295 358 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.89% 17.53% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 256 315 209
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Bristol

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) ATM
4 10 (40.00%) OSPF
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) DNS
6 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (28.00%) SCTP
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) CCNA
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Juniper
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) LAN
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) MCSE
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) CCNP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) ATM
2 10 (40.00%) OSPF
3 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 8 (32.00%) DNS
4 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (28.00%) SCTP
5 7 (28.00%) VoIP
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 3 (12.00%) Broadband
8 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (12.00%) SMTP
8 3 (12.00%) VLAN
9 2 (8.00%) DPNSS
9 2 (8.00%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Designer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) Network Design
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.00%) CCNP
4 5 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) MCDST
7 1 (4.00%) MCP
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) Dell
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (12.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) Brocade
7 1 (4.00%) BT
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) IronPort
7 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.00%) Siemens
7 1 (4.00%) Trustwave
7 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
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