The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 65 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.10% 0.52% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 3.74% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
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
94 107 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.93% 13.91% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 87 93 186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

MPLS Salary Histogram in Oxford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (30.00%) 4G
6 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) ISDN
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) CCIE
7 2 (20.00%) CCIP
7 2 (20.00%) CCDP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) ISDN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) VPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) TACACS
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) IP Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCIP
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) JNCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 2 (20.00%) Redback
7 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
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