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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 42 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.81% 0.88% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 3.33% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +40.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £61,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +2.40%
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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
90 120 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 32.49% 26.49% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 91 63
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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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

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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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Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (58.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (58.33%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) Huawei
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) 3G
5 2 (16.67%) CDMA2000
5 2 (16.67%) DSL
5 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) GPRS
5 2 (16.67%) GSM
5 2 (16.67%) SDH
5 2 (16.67%) UMTS
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) WiMAX
5 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 2 (16.67%) RNC
5 2 (16.67%) 2G
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) GPON
5 2 (16.67%) HSPA
6 1 (8.33%) LTE
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) NetHawk

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (66.67%) OSPF
1 8 (66.67%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) CDMA2000
3 2 (16.67%) DSL
3 2 (16.67%) GPRS
3 2 (16.67%) GSM
3 2 (16.67%) SDH
3 2 (16.67%) UMTS
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) WiMAX
3 2 (16.67%) RNC
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (16.67%) GPON
3 2 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (8.33%) LTE
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) GGSN
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (58.33%) Network Manager
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (58.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Programme Management
2 7 (58.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (8.33%) NetHawk
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent