The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 120 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.73% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 2.66% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
237 263 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.35% 16.60% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 182 238 215
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 2 £42,500 -34.61%
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 26 (89.66%) OSPF
1 26 (89.66%) BGP
2 21 (72.41%) Network Security
3 15 (51.72%) Network Design
4 13 (44.83%) LAN
4 13 (44.83%) VPN
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco
5 12 (41.38%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) SSL
6 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
7 10 (34.48%) Threat Modelling
7 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
7 10 (34.48%) DMZ
7 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
7 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (24.14%) C
9 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
9 6 (20.69%) VLAN
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.69%) Line Management
10 5 (17.24%) IP Telephony
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) VoIP
11 4 (13.79%) Internet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 26 (89.66%) BGP
1 26 (89.66%) OSPF
2 21 (72.41%) Network Security
3 13 (44.83%) LAN
3 13 (44.83%) VPN
4 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) WAN
5 11 (37.93%) SSL
6 10 (34.48%) DMZ
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
7 6 (20.69%) VLAN
8 5 (17.24%) IP Telephony
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) VoIP
9 4 (13.79%) Internet
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (10.34%) TACACS
11 2 (6.90%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (6.90%) Wireless
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Telecoms Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Network Design
2 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
3 10 (34.48%) Threat Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) HP ASE
3 2 (6.90%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) IronPort
4 2 (6.90%) Meraki
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.90%) Tripwire
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Cognizant