The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 102 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.16% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 430 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.23% 23.67% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 208 326 307
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Cambridge

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) ICMP
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) IGMP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Communications Security
4 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) IGMP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Junos
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) ICMP
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Communications Security
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) HP