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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 110 111 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 17 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.09% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.97% 2.94% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 4
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +48.14%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
244 272 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.68% 17.58% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 198 224 219
Median salary £42,500 £46,034 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.67% +22.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -1 1 - -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 23 (92.00%) OSPF
1 23 (92.00%) BGP
2 18 (72.00%) Network Security
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) Network Design
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (44.00%) SSL
6 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (40.00%) DMZ
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Threat Modelling
7 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (24.00%) Line Management
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (20.00%) VoIP
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) C
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony

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 23 (92.00%) BGP
1 23 (92.00%) OSPF
2 18 (72.00%) Network Security
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) SSL
6 10 (40.00%) DMZ
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) VoIP
9 4 (16.00%) Internet
9 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (12.00%) TACACS
11 2 (8.00%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (8.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Network Design
2 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (28.00%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (24.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNP
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) HP ASE
2 2 (8.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) IronPort
4 2 (8.00%) Meraki
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Cognizant