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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 105 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.39% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 4.38% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
218 251 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.35% 14.87% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 183 216 222
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £24,320
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -5 4 £50,000 - 1
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 -
MPLS
South East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Network Design
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) CCIP
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) CCIE
6 4 (40.00%) CCDP
6 4 (40.00%) VPLS
6 4 (40.00%) JNCIE
6 4 (40.00%) Redback
7 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) IPv6
8 2 (20.00%) HNC
8 2 (20.00%) Lisp
8 2 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) DWDM
8 2 (20.00%) Degree

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) VPLS
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) IPv6
8 2 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) DWDM
8 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (10.00%) SAN
9 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 4 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Lisp
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCIP
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
2 4 (40.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) HNC
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Redback
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft