The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 58 60 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +56
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 92 90 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.62% 4.16% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.84% 10.64% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45 81 24
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
777 846 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.13% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 528 651 513
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
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MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MPLS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Reading

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 114 (75.50%) Cisco
2 103 (68.21%) Firewall
3 99 (65.56%) Telecoms
4 86 (56.95%) BGP
5 83 (54.97%) VoIP
6 79 (52.32%) OSPF
7 61 (40.40%) DNS
8 58 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (37.75%) VPN
10 56 (37.09%) Internet
11 53 (35.10%) SNMP
12 49 (32.45%) CCNP
12 49 (32.45%) Broadband
13 47 (31.13%) Billing
13 47 (31.13%) Network Management
14 46 (30.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 46 (30.46%) Ethernet
15 44 (29.14%) Retail
16 40 (26.49%) Smartphone
17 36 (23.84%) Juniper
18 35 (23.18%) CCIE
19 33 (21.85%) ATM
20 32 (21.19%) WAN
21 29 (19.21%) PPP
21 29 (19.21%) Degree
22 27 (17.88%) ISDN
23 26 (17.22%) UNIX
23 26 (17.22%) CCNA
23 26 (17.22%) IPsec
24 24 (15.89%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (7.28%) Lync
2 8 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.31%) IIS
4 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (14.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
3 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 103 (68.21%) Firewall
2 86 (56.95%) BGP
3 83 (54.97%) VoIP
4 79 (52.32%) OSPF
5 61 (40.40%) DNS
6 57 (37.75%) VPN
7 56 (37.09%) Internet
8 53 (35.10%) SNMP
9 49 (32.45%) Broadband
10 46 (30.46%) Ethernet
10 46 (30.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (21.85%) ATM
12 32 (21.19%) WAN
13 29 (19.21%) PPP
14 27 (17.88%) ISDN
15 26 (17.22%) IPsec
16 21 (13.91%) DHCP
17 20 (13.25%) LAN
18 18 (11.92%) SMTP
18 18 (11.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
General
1 99 (65.56%) Telecoms
2 47 (31.13%) Billing
3 44 (29.14%) Retail
4 12 (7.95%) Marketing
5 5 (3.31%) Back Office
6 4 (2.65%) Electronics
6 4 (2.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (25.17%) Network Engineer
2 36 (23.84%) IP Engineer
3 27 (17.88%) Senior IP Engineer
4 26 (17.22%) Senior Design Engineer
4 26 (17.22%) Design Engineer
5 24 (15.89%) Security Engineer
6 20 (13.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 14 (9.27%) Technical Design Authority
7 14 (9.27%) Architect
8 13 (8.61%) Voice Engineer
9 12 (7.95%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Consultant
10 10 (6.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Cisco Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.30%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Voice Network Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) CGI
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.49%) Smartphone
2 7 (4.64%) Open Source
3 5 (3.31%) iPad
3 5 (3.31%) iPhone
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.22%) UNIX
2 17 (11.26%) Linux
3 12 (7.95%) Windows
4 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.64%) Solaris
7 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.31%) Android
7 5 (3.31%) Windows Phone
7 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.65%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) Network Management
2 16 (10.60%) Network Design
3 15 (9.93%) Service Delivery
4 14 (9.27%) ITIL
4 14 (9.27%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.30%) Project Management
6 6 (3.97%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.97%) Release Management
6 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.31%) Integration Testing
8 4 (2.65%) Product Marketing
8 4 (2.65%) CRM
8 4 (2.65%) Change Management
8 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.65%) Security Management
9 3 (1.99%) Product Management
9 3 (1.99%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.32%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.32%) Validation
10 2 (1.32%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.57%) SQL
2 13 (8.61%) Perl
3 5 (3.31%) Python
4 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (32.45%) CCNP
3 35 (23.18%) CCIE
4 29 (19.21%) Degree
5 26 (17.22%) CCNA
6 20 (13.25%) CCIP
7 12 (7.95%) CCSP
8 9 (5.96%) JNCIA
9 8 (5.30%) Sun Certification
9 8 (5.30%) CCDP
10 7 (4.64%) MCP
10 7 (4.64%) SCSA
11 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.65%) MCITP
12 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.99%) MCSE
13 1 (0.66%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.66%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.66%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) SLA
2 6 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Netcool
2 4 (2.65%) HP NNM
2 4 (2.65%) OpenView
2 4 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 114 (75.50%) Cisco
2 36 (23.84%) Juniper
3 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.57%) Nortel
5 20 (13.25%) F5
6 18 (11.92%) HP
7 14 (9.27%) Sun
8 13 (8.61%) Oracle
8 13 (8.61%) Nokia
8 13 (8.61%) CheckPoint
8 13 (8.61%) Huawei
9 7 (4.64%) Veritas
10 6 (3.97%) VMware
11 5 (3.31%) Redback
12 4 (2.65%) Sage
12 4 (2.65%) Citrix
12 4 (2.65%) Aruba
13 3 (1.99%) Foundry
14 2 (1.32%) BT
14 2 (1.32%) ZyXEL
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