The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 46 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.49% - 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% - 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £57,500 - £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 - £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
MPLS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 141 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 25.99% 33.89% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 76 49 58
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

MPLS
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Maidenhead

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) BGP
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
7 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) RSVP
7 3 (20.00%) VPLS
7 3 (20.00%) Logistics
7 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
7 3 (20.00%) ATM
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) WLAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
1 7 (46.67%) OSPF
1 7 (46.67%) BGP
1 7 (46.67%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (26.67%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (20.00%) VPLS
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) ATM
4 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
4 3 (20.00%) RSVP
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) CTI
5 2 (13.33%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) IVR
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Logistics
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (13.33%) CCVP
3 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Dell