The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 110 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 20 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 1.92% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 9.69% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 23
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,750 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £71,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
355 392 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.80% 19.78% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 280 307 377
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Buckinghamshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 15 £48,750 -30.35%
High Wycombe -18 2 £26,000 -38.82%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 29 (72.50%) Telecoms
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) DWDM
4 13 (32.50%) BGP
5 12 (30.00%) Firewall
5 12 (30.00%) VPN
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (25.00%) SDH
8 9 (22.50%) Juniper
8 9 (22.50%) Wireless
9 8 (20.00%) Network Planning
10 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
10 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
10 7 (17.50%) OSPF
10 7 (17.50%) CCIE
10 7 (17.50%) WAN
10 7 (17.50%) GSM
11 6 (15.00%) Information Security
12 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
12 5 (12.50%) ISDN
12 5 (12.50%) CCNA
12 5 (12.50%) Broadband
12 5 (12.50%) SLA
12 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (12.50%) Product Management
12 5 (12.50%) Marketing
12 5 (12.50%) VPLS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) Lync
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DWDM
2 13 (32.50%) BGP
3 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) SDH
5 9 (22.50%) Wireless
6 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
6 7 (17.50%) OSPF
6 7 (17.50%) WAN
6 7 (17.50%) GSM
7 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (12.50%) ISDN
7 5 (12.50%) Broadband
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (12.50%) VPLS
8 4 (10.00%) Network Security
8 4 (10.00%) xDSL
8 4 (10.00%) VoIP
8 4 (10.00%) ATM
8 4 (10.00%) IPsec
General
1 29 (72.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) French Language
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 5 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) CCTV
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
2 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 5 (12.50%) Product Management
4 5 (12.50%) Product Marketing
5 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.00%) SABSA
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) DNA
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Management
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) CCIE
3 5 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) COBIT
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Netcool
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView
1 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Juniper
3 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cramer
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Siemens
4 1 (2.50%) Polycom
4 1 (2.50%) Mitel
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei