The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 44 54 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.12% 1.29% 5.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 4.96% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 18
Average salary £77,500 £32,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+138.46% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 121 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 17.51% 25.97% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 108
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MPLS
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (27.27%) MGCP
6 3 (27.27%) H.323
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) ISDN
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) SMS
7 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (18.18%) CCDP
7 2 (18.18%) CISSP
7 2 (18.18%) PMI
7 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (18.18%) CISM
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Broadband
7 2 (18.18%) 3G

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) MGCP
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) H.323
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) VoLTE
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) 2G
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) Broadband
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) SS7
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Development
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCDP
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) F5