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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 72 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 33 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.26% 0.35% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.57% 1.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £36,250 £41,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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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
345 430 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.61% 25.12% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 281 362 319
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 24 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (62.16%) WAN
5 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (51.35%) Cisco
6 19 (51.35%) BGP
7 18 (48.65%) Citrix
8 17 (45.95%) HP
9 16 (43.24%) CCNP
10 15 (40.54%) CISSP
10 15 (40.54%) Juniper
10 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
10 15 (40.54%) Network Security
10 15 (40.54%) SIEM
10 15 (40.54%) DMVPN
11 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
11 14 (37.84%) Fortinet
12 12 (32.43%) Fat Client
12 12 (32.43%) Thin Client
13 11 (29.73%) CCNA
13 11 (29.73%) ITIL
13 11 (29.73%) Network Management
14 10 (27.03%) Network Design
14 10 (27.03%) VLAN
14 10 (27.03%) Windows
14 10 (27.03%) Ethernet
15 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
16 7 (18.92%) Cacti
16 7 (18.92%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (16.22%) IIS
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) Firewall
2 23 (62.16%) WAN
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
4 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
4 15 (40.54%) Network Security
4 15 (40.54%) DMVPN
5 10 (27.03%) VLAN
5 10 (27.03%) Ethernet
6 5 (13.51%) SDH
6 5 (13.51%) DWDM
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
7 4 (10.81%) BIG-IP
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.81%) Junos
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.81%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (10.81%) OSPF
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Network Specialist
3 10 (27.03%) Security Specialist
4 9 (24.32%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Thin Client
1 12 (32.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) SIEM
2 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
3 11 (29.73%) Network Management
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 10 (27.03%) Network Design
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (13.51%) Coaching
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
8 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services Management
10 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.41%) Network Performance Management
10 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) CCNP
3 15 (40.54%) CISSP
4 11 (29.73%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) CCIE
5 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
5 4 (10.81%) JNCIE
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.11%) MCP
6 3 (8.11%) MCSE
7 2 (5.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Nagios
1 7 (18.92%) OPNET
1 7 (18.92%) Cacti
2 6 (16.22%) OpenView
3 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Cisco
3 18 (48.65%) Citrix
4 17 (45.95%) HP
5 15 (40.54%) Juniper
6 14 (37.84%) Fortinet
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Sourcefire
8 4 (10.81%) Polycom
8 4 (10.81%) Aruba
8 4 (10.81%) F5
9 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.11%) Imperva
9 3 (8.11%) WatchGuard
9 3 (8.11%) Mitel
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 15 days ago