The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 77 68
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.84% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.63% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 142 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.61% 14.85% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55 130 74
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Oxford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) F5