The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 90 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 1.64% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 8.09% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 20
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
MPLS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
325 383 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.63% 20.31% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 234 279 381
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 +4 21 £52,500 -34.37%
High Wycombe -16 1 £35,000 -30.00%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (69.81%) Cisco
2 26 (49.06%) BGP
2 26 (49.06%) Telecoms
3 22 (41.51%) WAN
4 20 (37.74%) OSPF
5 19 (35.85%) EIGRP
6 18 (33.96%) Juniper
7 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (32.08%) DWDM
7 17 (32.08%) LAN
7 17 (32.08%) Firewall
7 17 (32.08%) Network Design
8 16 (30.19%) SDH
8 16 (30.19%) VPN
9 15 (28.30%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (24.53%) VoIP
10 13 (24.53%) SLA
11 12 (22.64%) ATM
11 12 (22.64%) xDSL
12 11 (20.75%) Frame Relay
12 11 (20.75%) WLAN
12 11 (20.75%) X.25
13 10 (18.87%) Network Security
14 9 (16.98%) Huawei
14 9 (16.98%) CCIE
15 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
15 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
16 7 (13.21%) CCNP
16 7 (13.21%) Windows
16 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.89%) Lync
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) BGP
2 22 (41.51%) WAN
3 20 (37.74%) OSPF
4 19 (35.85%) EIGRP
5 17 (32.08%) DWDM
5 17 (32.08%) LAN
5 17 (32.08%) Firewall
6 16 (30.19%) SDH
6 16 (30.19%) VPN
7 15 (28.30%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (24.53%) VoIP
9 12 (22.64%) ATM
9 12 (22.64%) xDSL
10 11 (20.75%) Frame Relay
10 11 (20.75%) WLAN
10 11 (20.75%) X.25
11 10 (18.87%) Network Security
12 5 (9.43%) GSM
12 5 (9.43%) Wireless
12 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 26 (49.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) French Language
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 14 (26.42%) Network Architect
3 13 (24.53%) Network Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Network Design Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Security Architect
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Design Authority
8 4 (7.55%) Network Design Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Network Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Support Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) CCTV
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Network Design
2 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
2 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
3 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
3 7 (13.21%) Information Security
4 6 (11.32%) Network Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.43%) SABSA
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.89%) DNA
8 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.89%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCIE
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 6 (11.32%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) CCDA
5 3 (5.66%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) COBIT
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) OpenView
1 1 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool
1 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) Juniper
3 9 (16.98%) Huawei
4 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Mapinfo
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) Mitel
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) Siemens
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Polycom
7 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.89%) Cramer