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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 69 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.07% 1.43% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 7.28% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 23
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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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
170 151 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 25.95% 19.69% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 152 132 162
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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 31 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) CCDA
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
8 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
9 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 1 (9.09%) CCSA
9 1 (9.09%) Mitel
9 1 (9.09%) CCSE
9 1 (9.09%) Product Management
9 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (9.09%) Network Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) MRTG
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle