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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 69 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.35% 0.22% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 2.17% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
MPLS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.52% 9.89% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 52
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MPLS
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Portsmouth

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) CCDP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL2+
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) BGP-4
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) SS7
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) B2B
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) BGP-4
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) SS7
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) ADSL2+
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) RIP
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) L2TP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper