The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 97 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 34 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.13% 1.18% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £54,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.87% +27.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,250 £36,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
477 508 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.48% 23.49% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 363 416 422
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cambridgeshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +25 32 £36,250 -33.17%
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 32 (76.19%) VMware
2 30 (71.43%) Firewall
3 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (59.52%) WAN
5 24 (57.14%) Cisco
5 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (52.38%) BGP
7 20 (47.62%) Citrix
8 19 (45.24%) CCNP
9 18 (42.86%) HP
10 17 (40.48%) Juniper
11 16 (38.10%) CISSP
11 16 (38.10%) EIGRP
11 16 (38.10%) Network Security
11 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
11 16 (38.10%) DMVPN
11 16 (38.10%) SIEM
12 15 (35.71%) Security Architecture
13 13 (30.95%) Ethernet
14 11 (26.19%) ITIL
14 11 (26.19%) Windows
14 11 (26.19%) CCNA
14 11 (26.19%) Thin Client
14 11 (26.19%) VLAN
14 11 (26.19%) Network Design
14 11 (26.19%) Fat Client
14 11 (26.19%) Network Management
15 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
15 8 (19.05%) Linux
15 8 (19.05%) UNIX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) WAN
3 22 (52.38%) BGP
4 16 (38.10%) Network Security
4 16 (38.10%) DMVPN
4 16 (38.10%) EIGRP
5 13 (30.95%) Ethernet
6 11 (26.19%) VLAN
7 7 (16.67%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 5 (11.90%) DWDM
9 5 (11.90%) DHCP
9 5 (11.90%) SDH
9 5 (11.90%) Wireless
9 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (9.52%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.52%) IP Telephony
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.52%) Junos
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Network Specialist
3 10 (23.81%) Security Specialist
4 9 (21.43%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Thin Client
1 11 (26.19%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) SIEM
2 15 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 11 (26.19%) Network Management
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 11 (26.19%) Network Design
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (9.52%) Cyber Security
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services Management
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) Network Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (7.14%) C
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Korn
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNP
3 16 (38.10%) CISSP
4 11 (26.19%) CCNA
5 6 (14.29%) CCIE
5 6 (14.29%) JNCIE
6 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.14%) MCP
7 3 (7.14%) MCSE
8 2 (4.76%) CCIP
8 2 (4.76%) CCDP
8 2 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) Samba
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Nagios
1 7 (16.67%) OPNET
1 7 (16.67%) Cacti
2 6 (14.29%) OpenView
3 4 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) VMware
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco
3 20 (47.62%) Citrix
4 18 (42.86%) HP
5 17 (40.48%) Juniper
6 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) WatchGuard
8 4 (9.52%) Polycom
8 4 (9.52%) Imperva
8 4 (9.52%) Aruba
8 4 (9.52%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.52%) F5
9 3 (7.14%) Mitel
9 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.76%) Redback
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle
11 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.38%) BT