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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 101 75 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +40
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 40 63 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 2.75% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.40% 9.13% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 16
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 111 (90.98%) Cisco
2 109 (89.34%) Firewall
3 107 (87.70%) OSPF
3 107 (87.70%) BGP
4 85 (69.67%) SNMP
5 76 (62.30%) VoIP
6 67 (54.92%) Telecoms
7 64 (52.46%) Network Management
8 56 (45.90%) DNS
9 54 (44.26%) Juniper
9 54 (44.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (36.07%) Internet
12 38 (31.15%) CCNP
13 35 (28.69%) Huawei
13 35 (28.69%) Smartphone
13 35 (28.69%) Billing
13 35 (28.69%) Broadband
14 34 (27.87%) VPN
15 32 (26.23%) Retail
16 29 (23.77%) IPsec
16 29 (23.77%) F5
17 26 (21.31%) Load Balancing
17 26 (21.31%) PPP
18 19 (15.57%) IPv6
18 19 (15.57%) WAN
19 18 (14.75%) Ethernet
19 18 (14.75%) CheckPoint
20 17 (13.93%) 3G
20 17 (13.93%) Validation

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.10%) Lync
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 109 (89.34%) Firewall
2 107 (87.70%) OSPF
2 107 (87.70%) BGP
3 85 (69.67%) SNMP
4 76 (62.30%) VoIP
5 56 (45.90%) DNS
6 54 (44.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 44 (36.07%) Internet
8 35 (28.69%) Broadband
9 34 (27.87%) VPN
10 29 (23.77%) IPsec
11 26 (21.31%) PPP
12 19 (15.57%) WAN
12 19 (15.57%) IPv6
13 18 (14.75%) Ethernet
14 17 (13.93%) 3G
14 17 (13.93%) MVNO
14 17 (13.93%) 4G
15 16 (13.11%) Network Security
15 16 (13.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (54.92%) Telecoms
2 35 (28.69%) Billing
3 32 (26.23%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Design Engineer
1 36 (29.51%) Senior Design Engineer
2 34 (27.87%) IP Engineer
2 34 (27.87%) Senior IP Engineer
3 23 (18.85%) Technical Design Authority
4 18 (14.75%) Network Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Security Engineer
6 15 (12.30%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) NOC Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Network Consultant
7 13 (10.66%) Consultant
8 10 (8.20%) Security Consultant
8 10 (8.20%) Network Security Consultant
9 9 (7.38%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.92%) Network Team Leader
10 6 (4.92%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Voice Network Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Network Support
12 4 (3.28%) Network Manager
12 4 (3.28%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.69%) Smartphone
2 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.64%) SecurID
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) UNIX
2 4 (3.28%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.64%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.46%) Network Management
2 26 (21.31%) Load Balancing
3 17 (13.93%) Validation
3 17 (13.93%) Capacity Management
3 17 (13.93%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.02%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (9.02%) ITIL
5 10 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (8.20%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (6.56%) Change Management
7 7 (5.74%) Project Management
8 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.28%) Network Design
9 4 (3.28%) Change Control
10 3 (2.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.46%) Security Management
11 2 (1.64%) Migration
11 2 (1.64%) eTOM
11 2 (1.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) Perl
1 4 (3.28%) Python
1 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (31.15%) CCNP
3 14 (11.48%) CCIE
4 11 (9.02%) CCNA
5 8 (6.56%) CCIP
6 5 (4.10%) CCSP
7 4 (3.28%) Degree
7 4 (3.28%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.46%) MCP
8 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.64%) CCDP
9 2 (1.64%) CISSP
9 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.82%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.82%) MCTS
10 1 (0.82%) MCITP
10 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.82%) Netcool
Vendors
1 111 (90.98%) Cisco
2 54 (44.26%) Juniper
3 35 (28.69%) Huawei
4 29 (23.77%) F5
5 18 (14.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.92%) Nortel
7 6 (4.92%) Nokia
8 3 (2.46%) Sage
8 3 (2.46%) Aruba
8 3 (2.46%) VMware
9 2 (1.64%) Mitel
9 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.64%) Polycom
9 2 (1.64%) Tufin
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle
9 2 (1.64%) BMC
9 2 (1.64%) Siemens
9 2 (1.64%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago