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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 80 92 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 0.35% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 2.30% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 15
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
144 174 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.55% 15.28% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 112 124 195
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 February 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (86.36%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Juniper
3 17 (77.27%) WAN
4 14 (63.64%) BGP
5 13 (59.09%) EIGRP
6 12 (54.55%) SDH
7 10 (45.45%) VPN
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (45.45%) OSPF
8 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (40.91%) Frame Relay
8 9 (40.91%) X.25
8 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 9 (40.91%) DWDM
8 9 (40.91%) SLA
8 9 (40.91%) VoIP
8 9 (40.91%) WLAN
8 9 (40.91%) ATM
8 9 (40.91%) Network Design
8 9 (40.91%) xDSL
9 7 (31.82%) Huawei
10 6 (27.27%) CCNA
10 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
11 5 (22.73%) HP
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 4 (18.18%) CCIE
12 4 (18.18%) ITIL
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
12 4 (18.18%) VMware
12 4 (18.18%) Firewall

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (4.55%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) WAN
2 14 (63.64%) BGP
3 13 (59.09%) EIGRP
4 12 (54.55%) SDH
5 10 (45.45%) VPN
5 10 (45.45%) OSPF
6 9 (40.91%) LAN
6 9 (40.91%) DWDM
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) WLAN
6 9 (40.91%) ATM
6 9 (40.91%) X.25
6 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (40.91%) Frame Relay
6 9 (40.91%) xDSL
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) 4G
8 3 (13.64%) GSM
9 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Network Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Network Design Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Pre Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Huawei
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya