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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 96 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 15 82 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 4.06% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 14.54% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 69 39
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
339 564 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.27% 27.95% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 214 451 392
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 37 (56.06%) BGP
2 37 (56.06%) Network Design
3 34 (51.52%) OSPF
4 31 (46.97%) Telecoms
5 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (42.42%) Firewall
7 27 (40.91%) Marketing
8 26 (39.39%) CCNP
8 26 (39.39%) VPN
9 21 (31.82%) IPv6
9 21 (31.82%) Presales
10 19 (28.79%) Wireless
11 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
12 17 (25.76%) Juniper
13 16 (24.24%) CCIE
14 15 (22.73%) Migration
14 15 (22.73%) Multicast
15 14 (21.21%) Product Management
15 14 (21.21%) F5
15 14 (21.21%) Huawei
15 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
16 13 (19.70%) MS Office
16 13 (19.70%) MS PowerPoint
17 12 (18.18%) Service Management
18 11 (16.67%) LAN
18 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 11 (16.67%) DWDM
19 10 (15.15%) SDH
19 10 (15.15%) Python

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 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.70%) MS Office
2 13 (19.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) BGP
2 34 (51.52%) OSPF
3 28 (42.42%) Firewall
4 26 (39.39%) VPN
5 21 (31.82%) IPv6
6 19 (28.79%) Wireless
7 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
8 15 (22.73%) Multicast
9 11 (16.67%) DWDM
9 11 (16.67%) LAN
9 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 10 (15.15%) SDH
11 9 (13.64%) DNS
11 9 (13.64%) IPsec
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (12.12%) RIP
13 7 (10.61%) WAN
14 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
14 6 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
1 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (46.97%) Telecoms
2 27 (40.91%) Marketing
3 6 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 3 (4.55%) Billing
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) IP Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Product Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Senior IP Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Network Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Presales Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Presales Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.52%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Network Design
2 21 (31.82%) Presales
3 15 (22.73%) Migration
4 14 (21.21%) Product Management
5 12 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (3.03%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.03%) CRM
8 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.52%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.52%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 1 (1.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (7.58%) Perl
2 5 (7.58%) Tcl
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (39.39%) CCNP
3 16 (24.24%) CCIE
4 7 (10.61%) CCNA
5 6 (9.09%) JNCIP
6 5 (7.58%) CCIP
7 3 (4.55%) Degree
7 3 (4.55%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) CEH
9 1 (1.52%) HND
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) NFS
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) Simpana
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) Juniper
3 14 (21.21%) F5
3 14 (21.21%) Huawei
4 10 (15.15%) Palo Alto
5 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.55%) NetScout
7 2 (3.03%) Foundry
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
8 1 (1.52%) Arista
8 1 (1.52%) CommVault
8 1 (1.52%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.52%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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