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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 105 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.067% 1.99% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 14.72% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
MPLS
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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 163 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.09% 13.53% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 162 137 180
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MPLS
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) ATM
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) SDH
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) DWDM
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) X.25
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Huawei
4 2 (28.57%) xDSL
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
3 2 (28.57%) xDSL
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DWDM
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) X.25
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei