The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 103 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.80% 0.25% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 1.80% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 15
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
208 222 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.06% 14.05% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 198 303
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,207 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 8 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Thame - 2 £40,000 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) OSPF
5 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) CCNP
6 7 (41.18%) DHCP
6 7 (41.18%) VPLS
7 6 (35.29%) Network Design
7 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
8 5 (29.41%) VRRP
8 5 (29.41%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) RIP
8 5 (29.41%) SNMP
8 5 (29.41%) HSRP
8 5 (29.41%) Multicast
9 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
9 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
9 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
9 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (23.53%) LAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) OSPF
4 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) DHCP
5 7 (41.18%) VPLS
6 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
7 5 (29.41%) VRRP
7 5 (29.41%) RIP
7 5 (29.41%) SNMP
7 5 (29.41%) HSRP
7 5 (29.41%) Multicast
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) ADSL
9 3 (17.65%) ISDN
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
9 3 (17.65%) 4G
10 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
10 2 (11.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IP Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
5 2 (11.76%) JNCIE
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) CCIP
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 10 (58.82%) HP
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Veeam
7 2 (11.76%) Sonus
7 2 (11.76%) Kaspersky
7 2 (11.76%) Apple
7 2 (11.76%) Redback
8 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.88%) F5
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