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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 92 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.29% 1.05% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 7.75% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 6
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
150 142 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.34% 13.54% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 132 112 139
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) AppSense
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) VCP5
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) NHS
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VCP5
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) AppSense
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle