The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 137 128 158
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 58 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.54% 1.75% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 8.06% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 32
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
821 782 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.81% 21.78% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 739 653 942
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Hampshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +6 17 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Southampton - 15 £60,000 - 1
Farnborough -2 11 £32,500 -56.66% 1
Eastleigh - 8 £45,000 -
Fareham - 2 £26,250 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 89 (84.76%) Cisco
2 77 (73.33%) BGP
3 65 (61.90%) Juniper
4 64 (60.95%) OSPF
5 60 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (42.86%) CCNP
7 42 (40.00%) WAN
8 39 (37.14%) TCP/IP
9 36 (34.29%) Telecoms
10 35 (33.33%) CCNA
10 35 (33.33%) HSRP
11 29 (27.62%) Firewall
12 27 (25.71%) Internet
13 26 (24.76%) CCIE
14 25 (23.81%) Ethernet
15 24 (22.86%) IPsec
16 21 (20.00%) F5
17 20 (19.05%) VLAN
17 20 (19.05%) IPv6
17 20 (19.05%) SDH
17 20 (19.05%) SONET
18 19 (18.10%) VPLS
19 17 (16.19%) DWDM
19 17 (16.19%) ITIL
20 16 (15.24%) Load Balancing
21 15 (14.29%) Retail
21 15 (14.29%) Linux
21 15 (14.29%) VPN
22 14 (13.33%) Windows
22 14 (13.33%) JNCIA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.81%) PaaS
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (73.33%) BGP
2 64 (60.95%) OSPF
3 42 (40.00%) WAN
4 39 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 35 (33.33%) HSRP
6 29 (27.62%) Firewall
7 27 (25.71%) Internet
8 25 (23.81%) Ethernet
9 24 (22.86%) IPsec
10 20 (19.05%) VLAN
10 20 (19.05%) IPv6
10 20 (19.05%) SDH
10 20 (19.05%) SONET
11 19 (18.10%) VPLS
12 17 (16.19%) DWDM
13 15 (14.29%) VPN
14 12 (11.43%) LAN
15 11 (10.48%) RSVP
16 10 (9.52%) Wireless
16 10 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (5.71%) French Language
4 4 (3.81%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 15 (14.29%) Architect
3 12 (11.43%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Consultant
4 10 (9.52%) Technical Design Authority
5 7 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Designer
7 3 (2.86%) Network Designer
8 2 (1.90%) Support Analyst
8 2 (1.90%) Analyst
8 2 (1.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (1.90%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (1.90%) Network Technician
8 2 (1.90%) Provisioning Engineer
9 1 (0.95%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 1 (0.95%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) Middleware
2 4 (3.81%) CSS
2 4 (3.81%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) PKI
1 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.90%) Wiki
4 1 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 6 (5.71%) UNIX
4 4 (3.81%) CentOS
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) ITIL
2 16 (15.24%) Load Balancing
3 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (6.67%) Change Management
5 5 (4.76%) Service Management
5 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.81%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.81%) People Management
6 4 (3.81%) Budget Control
6 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.86%) Time Management
7 3 (2.86%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.86%) Line Management
8 2 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.90%) Coaching
8 2 (1.90%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (1.90%) Migration
Qualifications
1 60 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (42.86%) CCNP
3 35 (33.33%) CCNA
4 26 (24.76%) CCIE
5 14 (13.33%) JNCIA
6 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 8 (7.62%) JNCIS
8 7 (6.67%) Degree
9 6 (5.71%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.86%) CCSE
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.90%) CCDP
11 2 (1.90%) CCDE
11 2 (1.90%) CCSA
12 1 (0.95%) CCDA
12 1 (0.95%) HNC
12 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) vCloud
1 4 (3.81%) vSphere
1 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Netcool
2 6 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 89 (84.76%) Cisco
2 65 (61.90%) Juniper
3 21 (20.00%) F5
4 13 (12.38%) CheckPoint
5 11 (10.48%) VMware
6 7 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.67%) McAfee
7 5 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.81%) Polycom
8 4 (3.81%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.95%) Websense
10 1 (0.95%) Avaya
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 5 days ago