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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 94 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 0.54% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 2.92% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 27
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +123.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
277 343 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.76% 18.63% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 202 253 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -3 9 £62,500 -13.79%
Marlow - 3 £40,000 -
Chesham - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £47,500 -
Amersham - 1 - -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 30 (57.69%) Cisco
2 26 (50.00%) WAN
2 26 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 25 (48.08%) BGP
4 21 (40.38%) OSPF
4 21 (40.38%) Juniper
5 19 (36.54%) LAN
6 18 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (34.62%) EIGRP
7 16 (30.77%) Network Design
7 16 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (25.00%) Huawei
8 13 (25.00%) SDH
8 13 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 13 (25.00%) VPN
9 12 (23.08%) SLA
10 11 (21.15%) Firewall
10 11 (21.15%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (21.15%) Windows
10 11 (21.15%) Capacity Management
11 10 (19.23%) xDSL
11 10 (19.23%) ATM
11 10 (19.23%) VoIP
11 10 (19.23%) WLAN
11 10 (19.23%) DWDM
11 10 (19.23%) X.25
11 10 (19.23%) Frame Relay
12 9 (17.31%) CCNP
12 9 (17.31%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (15.38%) GSM

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) WAN
2 25 (48.08%) BGP
3 21 (40.38%) OSPF
4 19 (36.54%) LAN
5 18 (34.62%) EIGRP
6 13 (25.00%) SDH
6 13 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 13 (25.00%) VPN
7 11 (21.15%) Firewall
7 11 (21.15%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (19.23%) xDSL
8 10 (19.23%) ATM
8 10 (19.23%) VoIP
8 10 (19.23%) WLAN
8 10 (19.23%) DWDM
8 10 (19.23%) X.25
8 10 (19.23%) Frame Relay
9 9 (17.31%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (15.38%) GSM
11 6 (11.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) Network Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Transmission Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Network Design Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Design Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (5.77%) Development Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Project Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Network Design Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Security Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Open Source
1 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.85%) IVR
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Network Design
1 16 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (21.15%) Capacity Management
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
4 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) DevOps
6 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Network Management
6 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.31%) CCNP
3 7 (13.46%) CCNA
3 7 (13.46%) CCIE
4 5 (9.62%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 3 (5.77%) CCDA
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) Juniper
3 13 (25.00%) Huawei
4 8 (15.38%) VMware
5 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.69%) Mapinfo
6 4 (7.69%) BT
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Avaya
7 2 (3.85%) Mitel
8 1 (1.92%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec