The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 105 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.088% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 2.68% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
222 299 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.53% 20.69% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 192 222 267
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
2 2 (66.67%) Telepresence
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Telepresence
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Account Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Account Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Presales Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Presales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware