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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 80 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 1.05% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 6.59% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 15
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +123.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 167 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.51% 16.01% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 127 218
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (70.37%) Cisco
1 19 (70.37%) BGP
2 17 (62.96%) EIGRP
2 17 (62.96%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) WAN
4 15 (55.56%) OSPF
5 13 (48.15%) SDH
5 13 (48.15%) Network Design
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (40.74%) VPN
7 11 (40.74%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (37.04%) Frame Relay
8 10 (37.04%) SLA
8 10 (37.04%) VoIP
8 10 (37.04%) WLAN
8 10 (37.04%) LAN
8 10 (37.04%) ATM
8 10 (37.04%) DWDM
8 10 (37.04%) X.25
8 10 (37.04%) xDSL
9 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
9 8 (29.63%) Huawei
10 7 (25.93%) CCIE
11 6 (22.22%) CCNP
12 5 (18.52%) CCNA
12 5 (18.52%) Windows
12 5 (18.52%) VMware
13 4 (14.81%) Network Security
13 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) BGP
2 17 (62.96%) EIGRP
3 16 (59.26%) WAN
4 15 (55.56%) OSPF
5 13 (48.15%) SDH
6 11 (40.74%) VPN
6 11 (40.74%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (37.04%) Frame Relay
7 10 (37.04%) X.25
7 10 (37.04%) DWDM
7 10 (37.04%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) WLAN
7 10 (37.04%) ATM
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) xDSL
8 4 (14.81%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (11.11%) Multicast
9 3 (11.11%) 4G
9 3 (11.11%) GSM
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Network Architect
3 10 (37.04%) Network Design Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Network Design
2 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCIE
3 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 3 (11.11%) CCDA
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) Huawei
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Mitel