The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 77 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 61 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.36% 1.98% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.09% 7.11% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 30
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £60,950
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
MPLS
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
550 605 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.30% 27.80% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 375 405 425
Median salary £53,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 102 (82.26%) Cisco
2 94 (75.81%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (62.90%) BGP
3 78 (62.90%) Firewall
4 75 (60.48%) CCNP
5 74 (59.68%) VPN
6 57 (45.97%) OSPF
6 57 (45.97%) Juniper
7 56 (45.16%) WAN
8 47 (37.90%) Telecoms
9 46 (37.10%) F5
10 42 (33.87%) Data Centre
11 40 (32.26%) CheckPoint
12 37 (29.84%) BIG-IP
13 34 (27.42%) Migration
14 32 (25.81%) CCIE
14 32 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (24.19%) Network Design
16 29 (23.39%) IPv6
17 28 (22.58%) LAN
17 28 (22.58%) Wireless
17 28 (22.58%) Marketing
18 27 (21.77%) EIGRP
18 27 (21.77%) SSL
19 26 (20.97%) TCP/IP
19 26 (20.97%) Presales
20 25 (20.16%) Multicast
20 25 (20.16%) Ethernet
21 24 (19.35%) VoIP
21 24 (19.35%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
1 15 (12.10%) MS Office
2 11 (8.87%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.84%) IaaS
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (62.90%) BGP
1 78 (62.90%) Firewall
2 74 (59.68%) VPN
3 57 (45.97%) OSPF
4 56 (45.16%) WAN
5 37 (29.84%) BIG-IP
6 32 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (23.39%) IPv6
8 28 (22.58%) LAN
8 28 (22.58%) Wireless
9 27 (21.77%) EIGRP
9 27 (21.77%) SSL
10 26 (20.97%) TCP/IP
11 25 (20.16%) Ethernet
11 25 (20.16%) Multicast
12 24 (19.35%) IPsec
12 24 (19.35%) VoIP
13 23 (18.55%) Network Security
14 22 (17.74%) Wireshark
15 20 (16.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) MySQL
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (37.90%) Telecoms
2 28 (22.58%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) German Language
4 4 (3.23%) Advertising
4 4 (3.23%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (52.42%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.77%) Support Engineer
3 26 (20.97%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (19.35%) Network Support
4 24 (19.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Security Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) IP Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Senior Network Support
8 12 (9.68%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Senior Support Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) Designer
10 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.45%) Network Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) Network Designer
10 8 (6.45%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 9 (7.26%) IPTV
3 9 (7.26%) Private Cloud
4 8 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.84%) PMI
6 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.42%) Migration
2 30 (24.19%) Network Design
3 26 (20.97%) Presales
4 17 (13.71%) Product Management
5 14 (11.29%) ITIL
6 12 (9.68%) Change Management
7 10 (8.06%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (7.26%) Fault Management
8 9 (7.26%) Project Management
8 9 (7.26%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.26%) Service Management
9 8 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 8 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (5.65%) Time Management
11 6 (4.84%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.84%) Network Management
11 6 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.84%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.26%) Perl
1 9 (7.26%) Python
2 5 (4.03%) PHP
3 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (75.81%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (60.48%) CCNP
3 32 (25.81%) CCIE
4 21 (16.94%) CCNA
5 12 (9.68%) CCIP
6 9 (7.26%) CCDP
7 6 (4.84%) PMI Certification
7 6 (4.84%) PMP
8 5 (4.03%) JNCIE
8 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.23%) CCVP
9 4 (3.23%) Degree
9 4 (3.23%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.42%) CISSP
10 3 (2.42%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.61%) CCSP
12 1 (0.81%) CCDA
12 1 (0.81%) CCSA
12 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SAS 70
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) Xen
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 102 (82.26%) Cisco
2 57 (45.97%) Juniper
3 46 (37.10%) F5
4 40 (32.26%) CheckPoint
5 21 (16.94%) Palo Alto
5 21 (16.94%) VMware
6 20 (16.13%) NetScout
7 12 (9.68%) Huawei
7 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.45%) Avaya
9 7 (5.65%) EMC
10 4 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (3.23%) Meraki
11 3 (2.42%) Ciena
11 3 (2.42%) Intel
11 3 (2.42%) Nortel
11 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.61%) Foundry
13 1 (0.81%) Aruba
13 1 (0.81%) Verint
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