The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 82 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 0.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 3.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 147 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.15% 18.47% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 72 140 59
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TACACS
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) HP ASE
2 2 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TACACS
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cognizant