The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 40 21 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.78% 6.44% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 19.23% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 3
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% -43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.53% 33.48% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 64
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MPLS
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

MPLS Salary Trend in High Wycombe

MPLS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) French Language
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (50.00%) xDSL
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Netcool

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (50.00%) xDSL
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper