The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 75 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.68% 1.53% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 7.02% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 114 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.93% 21.84% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 131 96 127
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) CentOS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Delphi
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) VRRP
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) MRTG
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (30.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Account Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Account Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) Ajax
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Delphi
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Zend
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper