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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 107 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% - 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
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
291 363 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.10% 20.53% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 254 275 240
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,950 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 24 (70.59%) WAN
3 23 (67.65%) Firewall
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (52.94%) Citrix
5 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (47.06%) CCNP
6 16 (47.06%) Cisco
6 16 (47.06%) BGP
7 15 (44.12%) EIGRP
7 15 (44.12%) CISSP
7 15 (44.12%) Network Security
7 15 (44.12%) SIEM
7 15 (44.12%) DMVPN
7 15 (44.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (44.12%) DDoS Mitigation
8 14 (41.18%) Security Architecture
8 14 (41.18%) HP
9 12 (35.29%) Juniper
9 12 (35.29%) Thin Client
9 12 (35.29%) Fat Client
10 11 (32.35%) ITIL
11 10 (29.41%) Windows
11 10 (29.41%) Network Design
11 10 (29.41%) Fortinet
12 7 (20.59%) Network Management
12 7 (20.59%) Cacti
12 7 (20.59%) Linux
12 7 (20.59%) Python
12 7 (20.59%) UNIX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (17.65%) IIS
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) WAN
2 23 (67.65%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) BGP
4 15 (44.12%) EIGRP
4 15 (44.12%) Network Security
4 15 (44.12%) DMVPN
5 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 5 (14.71%) SDH
6 5 (14.71%) DWDM
7 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) SSL
7 3 (8.82%) SAN
8 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.94%) VPLS
9 1 (2.94%) NGN
9 1 (2.94%) Multicast
9 1 (2.94%) VoIP
9 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Specialist
3 10 (29.41%) Security Specialist
4 9 (26.47%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Network Support
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (35.29%) Thin Client
2 12 (35.29%) Fat Client
3 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) SIEM
1 15 (44.12%) DDoS Mitigation
2 14 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Network Design
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Network Management
6 6 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (14.71%) Coaching
8 4 (11.76%) Change Control
8 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.82%) Web Services Management
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) Network Performance Management
10 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) CCNP
3 15 (44.12%) CISSP
4 7 (20.59%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.82%) MCP
6 3 (8.82%) MCSE
7 2 (5.88%) CISM
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nagios
1 7 (20.59%) OPNET
1 7 (20.59%) Cacti
2 6 (17.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) Citrix
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) HP
5 12 (35.29%) Juniper
6 10 (29.41%) Fortinet
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) WatchGuard
8 3 (8.82%) Imperva
8 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.82%) Mitel
9 1 (2.94%) Brocade
9 1 (2.94%) F5