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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 81 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 32 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.03% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 1.70% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Average salary £36,250 £54,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.17% +27.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
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
380 352 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.16% 24.18% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 276 290 302
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,910
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 28 (71.79%) Firewall
3 25 (64.10%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (56.41%) WAN
5 21 (53.85%) Cisco
5 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (51.28%) BGP
7 18 (46.15%) Citrix
8 17 (43.59%) Juniper
8 17 (43.59%) HP
8 17 (43.59%) CCNP
9 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
9 14 (35.90%) CISSP
9 14 (35.90%) SIEM
9 14 (35.90%) DMVPN
9 14 (35.90%) Fortinet
9 14 (35.90%) Network Security
10 13 (33.33%) Security Architecture
10 13 (33.33%) Ethernet
11 11 (28.21%) CCNA
11 11 (28.21%) ITIL
11 11 (28.21%) Windows
11 11 (28.21%) Thin Client
11 11 (28.21%) Network Management
11 11 (28.21%) Fat Client
11 11 (28.21%) VLAN
11 11 (28.21%) Network Design
12 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.95%) Cacti

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) Firewall
2 22 (56.41%) WAN
3 20 (51.28%) BGP
4 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
4 14 (35.90%) Network Security
4 14 (35.90%) DMVPN
5 13 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 11 (28.21%) VLAN
7 6 (15.38%) OSPF
7 6 (15.38%) DNS
8 5 (12.82%) DWDM
8 5 (12.82%) SDH
8 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.26%) Junos
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
9 4 (10.26%) DHCP
9 4 (10.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Network Specialist
3 9 (23.08%) Security Specialist
4 8 (20.51%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Network Operations Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Thin Client
1 11 (28.21%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) SIEM
2 13 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 11 (28.21%) Network Management
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Network Design
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Coaching
6 4 (10.26%) Change Control
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services Management
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Network Performance Management
8 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (43.59%) CCNP
3 14 (35.90%) CISSP
4 11 (28.21%) CCNA
5 6 (15.38%) CCIE
5 6 (15.38%) JNCIE
6 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.69%) MCP
7 3 (7.69%) MCSE
8 2 (5.13%) CCIP
8 2 (5.13%) CCDP
8 2 (5.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Nagios
1 7 (17.95%) OPNET
1 7 (17.95%) Cacti
2 6 (15.38%) OpenView
3 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco
3 18 (46.15%) Citrix
4 17 (43.59%) Juniper
4 17 (43.59%) HP
5 14 (35.90%) Fortinet
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.26%) WatchGuard
7 4 (10.26%) Polycom
7 4 (10.26%) Imperva
7 4 (10.26%) Aruba
7 4 (10.26%) F5
8 3 (7.69%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.69%) Mitel
9 2 (5.13%) Redback