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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 91 91 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 45 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.81% 2.00% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 6.67% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 16
Average salary £55,500 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.58% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
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
747 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.07% 30.03% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 424 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 August 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 116 (90.63%) Firewall
2 115 (89.84%) Cisco
3 111 (86.72%) BGP
4 110 (85.94%) OSPF
5 89 (69.53%) SNMP
6 80 (62.50%) VoIP
7 72 (56.25%) Telecoms
8 68 (53.13%) Network Management
9 61 (47.66%) DNS
10 57 (44.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 52 (40.63%) Juniper
12 49 (38.28%) Internet
13 44 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (32.81%) Billing
15 41 (32.03%) Broadband
15 41 (32.03%) Smartphone
16 38 (29.69%) Retail
17 36 (28.13%) VPN
18 34 (26.56%) CCNP
19 32 (25.00%) Huawei
19 32 (25.00%) F5
20 31 (24.22%) IPsec
21 28 (21.88%) PPP
22 27 (21.09%) Load Balancing
23 25 (19.53%) WAN
24 20 (15.63%) CheckPoint
25 18 (14.06%) Ethernet
25 18 (14.06%) Network Security
26 17 (13.28%) Capacity Management
26 17 (13.28%) DHCP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (4.69%) Lync
1 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.91%) IIS
3 4 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 116 (90.63%) Firewall
2 111 (86.72%) BGP
3 110 (85.94%) OSPF
4 89 (69.53%) SNMP
5 80 (62.50%) VoIP
6 61 (47.66%) DNS
7 57 (44.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 49 (38.28%) Internet
9 41 (32.03%) Broadband
10 36 (28.13%) VPN
11 31 (24.22%) IPsec
12 28 (21.88%) PPP
13 25 (19.53%) WAN
14 18 (14.06%) Ethernet
14 18 (14.06%) Network Security
15 17 (13.28%) DHCP
16 16 (12.50%) xDSL
17 15 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (11.72%) IPv6
17 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 42 (32.81%) Billing
3 38 (29.69%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Finance
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Senior Design Engineer
1 39 (30.47%) Design Engineer
2 37 (28.91%) IP Engineer
2 37 (28.91%) Senior IP Engineer
3 23 (17.97%) Technical Design Authority
4 22 (17.19%) Security Engineer
4 22 (17.19%) Network Engineer
5 18 (14.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Consultant
6 14 (10.94%) Network Consultant
6 14 (10.94%) NOC Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Security Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Network Security Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Voice Network Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Network Support
9 6 (4.69%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.03%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.56%) SecurID
2 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) CMDB
3 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) UNIX
2 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.69%) Windows
3 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Vista
4 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.34%) Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Network Management
2 27 (21.09%) Load Balancing
3 17 (13.28%) Capacity Management
3 17 (13.28%) Validation
4 14 (10.94%) ITIL
5 11 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (7.81%) Change Management
6 10 (7.81%) Demand Forecasting
7 6 (4.69%) Project Management
7 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.13%) Change Control
8 4 (3.13%) Network Design
8 4 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.13%) Security Management
9 2 (1.56%) eTOM
9 2 (1.56%) Stress Testing
9 2 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) Perl
2 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.69%) Python
3 3 (2.34%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (26.56%) CCNP
3 13 (10.16%) CCIE
3 13 (10.16%) CCNA
4 6 (4.69%) CCIP
4 6 (4.69%) CCSP
5 5 (3.91%) JNCIA
6 4 (3.13%) Degree
6 4 (3.13%) MCP
7 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (1.56%) CISSP
7 2 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.78%) MCSE
8 1 (0.78%) MCSA
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) MCTS
8 1 (0.78%) MCITP
8 1 (0.78%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 115 (89.84%) Cisco
2 52 (40.63%) Juniper
3 32 (25.00%) Huawei
3 32 (25.00%) F5
4 20 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.47%) Nortel
6 7 (5.47%) Nokia
7 5 (3.91%) VMware
8 4 (3.13%) Aruba
8 4 (3.13%) Sage
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle
10 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.56%) Tufin
10 2 (1.56%) Polycom
10 2 (1.56%) AlgoSec
10 2 (1.56%) Mitel
10 2 (1.56%) Siemens
10 2 (1.56%) Veritas
11 1 (0.78%) HP
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