The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 17 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.62% 1.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £34,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
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London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 10.77% 6.45% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.80% -22.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

MPLS
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Hounslow

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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%) WLAN
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
2 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) ION Trading
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) CCIP
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) CCDP
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) WLAN
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (90.91%) Data Network Engineer
3 8 (72.73%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Designer
4 3 (27.27%) Network Designer
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Designer
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCIP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) ION Trading
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) F5