The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.28% 4.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 44 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.28% 25.14% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 74
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

MPLS
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Farnborough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) Polycom
4 4 (44.44%) Tandberg
4 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) RSS
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) HSRP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Polycom
1 4 (44.44%) Tandberg
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper