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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 53 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.55% 1.49% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 5.97% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
112 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 34.78% 24.91% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 58 36
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 15 (78.95%) OSPF
3 15 (78.95%) BGP
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
5 12 (63.16%) EIGRP
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) CCIE
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
7 7 (36.84%) CCDP
7 7 (36.84%) HSRP
8 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
8 6 (31.58%) vSphere
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) CCNA
9 5 (26.32%) VRRP
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
10 4 (21.05%) Snort
10 4 (21.05%) VLAN
10 4 (21.05%) Network Security
10 4 (21.05%) WPA2
10 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
10 4 (21.05%) Network Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) OSPF
1 15 (78.95%) BGP
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (63.16%) EIGRP
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) HSRP
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 5 (26.32%) VRRP
7 4 (21.05%) Wireless
7 4 (21.05%) IPsec
7 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
7 4 (21.05%) WPA2
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) CCIE
4 7 (36.84%) CCDP
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Snort
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
1 4 (21.05%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Polycom
4 1 (5.26%) Tandberg
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft