The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 73 54 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.56% 3.44% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 13.42% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 2
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 231 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 18.08% 25.64% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 137 178 97
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Guildford

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (66.67%) BGP
4 12 (57.14%) CCNA
5 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) CCNP
7 7 (33.33%) SNMP
7 7 (33.33%) ADSL
7 7 (33.33%) OSPF
8 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) CentOS
10 4 (19.05%) Revenue Management
10 4 (19.05%) xDSL
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (19.05%) REST
10 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (19.05%) Zend
10 4 (19.05%) eTOM
10 4 (19.05%) VLAN
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 4 (19.05%) DWDM
10 4 (19.05%) Perl
10 4 (19.05%) PHP
10 4 (19.05%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) BGP
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 7 (33.33%) SNMP
4 7 (33.33%) ADSL
5 5 (23.81%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) xDSL
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) DWDM
6 4 (19.05%) SDH
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 2 (9.52%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) MRTG
9 1 (4.76%) DNS
9 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Support Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Network Support Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Network Support
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) OSS Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Account Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
1 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (19.05%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) eTOM
1 4 (19.05%) Revenue Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) CCDA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Zend
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft