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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 98 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 1.51% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 12.06% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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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
193 141 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.16% 12.56% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 136 90 112
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) SABSA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) VRRP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) CCTV
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) SABSA
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco