The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 71 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 85 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.43% 3.30% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.38% 11.08% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 81
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
747 713 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.18% 29.78% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 405 503 619
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 106 (67.52%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (64.33%) Cisco
3 86 (54.78%) CCNP
4 78 (49.68%) Firewall
5 65 (41.40%) BGP
6 61 (38.85%) Telecoms
7 56 (35.67%) OSPF
8 49 (31.21%) VPN
9 48 (30.57%) WAN
9 48 (30.57%) Juniper
10 40 (25.48%) VLAN
11 37 (23.57%) VMware
12 36 (22.93%) VoIP
12 36 (22.93%) Ethernet
13 35 (22.29%) LAN
13 35 (22.29%) IPsec
14 34 (21.66%) TCP/IP
14 34 (21.66%) Network Design
15 33 (21.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (21.02%) CCNA
16 31 (19.75%) F5
17 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (18.47%) Network Security
18 29 (18.47%) IPv6
18 29 (18.47%) MS Excel
19 27 (17.20%) DNS
19 27 (17.20%) Project Management
20 26 (16.56%) SNMP
21 25 (15.92%) CCIE
21 25 (15.92%) ATM

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (5.73%) Lync
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.73%) MS Office
4 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (49.68%) Firewall
2 65 (41.40%) BGP
3 56 (35.67%) OSPF
4 49 (31.21%) VPN
5 48 (30.57%) WAN
6 40 (25.48%) VLAN
7 36 (22.93%) Ethernet
7 36 (22.93%) VoIP
8 35 (22.29%) LAN
8 35 (22.29%) IPsec
9 34 (21.66%) TCP/IP
10 33 (21.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (18.47%) Network Security
11 29 (18.47%) IPv6
12 27 (17.20%) DNS
13 26 (16.56%) SNMP
14 25 (15.92%) ATM
15 22 (14.01%) PPP
15 22 (14.01%) EIGRP
16 21 (13.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (38.85%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.29%) Marketing
3 4 (2.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (32.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.19%) Senior Manager
2 16 (10.19%) Marketing Manager
2 16 (10.19%) NOC Engineer
3 14 (8.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (8.92%) Team Leader
4 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.28%) Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Network Team Leader
6 11 (7.01%) Product Manager
6 11 (7.01%) Security Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) IT Security Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Technical Design Authority
8 8 (5.10%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.10%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.46%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Open Source
1 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) Public Cloud
2 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (3.18%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.55%) Economics
5 3 (1.91%) Statistics
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Windows
2 20 (12.74%) Linux
3 10 (6.37%) UNIX
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.66%) Network Design
2 27 (17.20%) Project Management
3 18 (11.46%) Change Management
4 17 (10.83%) Mentoring
5 16 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.19%) Network Management
6 15 (9.55%) Load Balancing
6 15 (9.55%) Service Management
7 14 (8.92%) ITIL
7 14 (8.92%) Line Management
8 13 (8.28%) Product Management
8 13 (8.28%) Cyber Security
9 12 (7.64%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.73%) SIEM
11 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.73%) Migration
12 5 (3.18%) Network Architecture
12 5 (3.18%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.46%) SQL
2 5 (3.18%) Python
2 5 (3.18%) Perl
3 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (67.52%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (54.78%) CCNP
3 33 (21.02%) CCNA
4 25 (15.92%) CCIE
5 19 (12.10%) JNCIS
6 17 (10.83%) CCDP
7 14 (8.92%) CCSP
7 14 (8.92%) CCIP
8 13 (8.28%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
10 9 (5.73%) Degree
11 8 (5.10%) JNCIA
12 7 (4.46%) JNCIE
13 5 (3.18%) CISSP
14 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.55%) JNCIP
15 2 (1.27%) CCSA
15 2 (1.27%) SCSA
15 2 (1.27%) CCSE
15 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.19%) KVM
3 7 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.91%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 101 (64.33%) Cisco
2 48 (30.57%) Juniper
3 37 (23.57%) VMware
4 31 (19.75%) F5
5 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
6 17 (10.83%) Huawei
7 7 (4.46%) Google
7 7 (4.46%) HP
7 7 (4.46%) Citrix
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle
8 6 (3.82%) BT
9 5 (3.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (3.18%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.18%) Ericsson
9 5 (3.18%) Nokia
10 4 (2.55%) Nortel
11 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.27%) SevOne
12 2 (1.27%) Sun
12 2 (1.27%) Avaya
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