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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 0.22% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 0.97% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
335 412 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.54% 22.97% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 284 340 308
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (80.56%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Firewall
3 23 (63.89%) WAN
3 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (50.00%) Citrix
5 18 (50.00%) Cisco
5 18 (50.00%) BGP
6 16 (44.44%) HP
6 16 (44.44%) CCNP
7 15 (41.67%) CISSP
7 15 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 15 (41.67%) Network Security
7 15 (41.67%) SIEM
7 15 (41.67%) DMVPN
8 14 (38.89%) Security Architecture
8 14 (38.89%) Juniper
9 13 (36.11%) Fortinet
10 12 (33.33%) Fat Client
10 12 (33.33%) Thin Client
11 11 (30.56%) ITIL
12 10 (27.78%) Network Design
12 10 (27.78%) Network Management
12 10 (27.78%) Windows
12 10 (27.78%) CCNA
13 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
13 9 (25.00%) VLAN
14 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
14 7 (19.44%) Cacti
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (16.67%) IIS
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) WAN
3 18 (50.00%) BGP
4 15 (41.67%) EIGRP
4 15 (41.67%) Network Security
4 15 (41.67%) DMVPN
5 9 (25.00%) VLAN
5 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (13.89%) DWDM
6 5 (13.89%) SDH
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
8 3 (8.33%) BIG-IP
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.33%) Junos
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (8.33%) DHCP
8 3 (8.33%) SNMP
8 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Network Specialist
3 10 (27.78%) Security Specialist
4 9 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 12 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) SIEM
2 14 (38.89%) Security Architecture
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Network Design
4 10 (27.78%) Network Management
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (13.89%) Coaching
8 4 (11.11%) Change Control
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services Management
9 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.56%) Network Performance Management
10 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Python
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNP
3 15 (41.67%) CISSP
4 10 (27.78%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.33%) JNCIE
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.33%) MCP
6 3 (8.33%) MCSE
6 3 (8.33%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Nagios
1 7 (19.44%) OPNET
1 7 (19.44%) Cacti
2 6 (16.67%) OpenView
3 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Citrix
3 16 (44.44%) HP
4 14 (38.89%) Juniper
5 13 (36.11%) Fortinet
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) Mitel
7 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.33%) WatchGuard
7 3 (8.33%) Polycom
7 3 (8.33%) Imperva
7 3 (8.33%) Aruba
7 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.33%) F5
7 3 (8.33%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
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