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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 32 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.55% 0.79% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 3.03% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Average salary £65,000 £26,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £22,800 £34,125
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £29,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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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
73 66 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.89% 26.09% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 63
Average salary £60,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 15 (88.24%) DHCP
2 15 (88.24%) Telecoms
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) Avaya
3 12 (70.59%) Internet
3 12 (70.59%) Unified Communications
4 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (47.06%) OSPF
6 8 (47.06%) BGP
7 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 7 (41.18%) CCVP
8 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
8 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
9 4 (23.53%) F5
9 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) Network Management
9 4 (23.53%) SLA
9 4 (23.53%) CCNA
9 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (17.65%) Wireless
10 3 (17.65%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 15 (88.24%) DHCP
3 12 (70.59%) Internet
3 12 (70.59%) Unified Communications
4 8 (47.06%) OSPF
4 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) IPsec
7 3 (17.65%) VPLS
7 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
7 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 15 (88.24%) Telecoms
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
2 10 (58.82%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Network Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Voice Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCVP
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Avaya
3 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat