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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 80 87 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.22% 3.52% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.99% 11.39% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 40
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +53.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
572 764 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.94% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 465 404 490
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 141 (88.13%) Cisco
2 126 (78.75%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (74.38%) Firewall
4 117 (73.13%) BGP
5 106 (66.25%) CCNP
6 100 (62.50%) VPN
7 91 (56.88%) WAN
8 85 (53.13%) Juniper
9 83 (51.88%) OSPF
10 77 (48.13%) Data Centre
11 58 (36.25%) F5
11 58 (36.25%) CheckPoint
12 53 (33.13%) Wireless
12 53 (33.13%) Cisco ASA
13 50 (31.25%) Telecoms
14 46 (28.75%) VMware
15 45 (28.13%) VoIP
16 43 (26.88%) LAN
17 42 (26.25%) Migration
17 42 (26.25%) TCP/IP
18 41 (25.63%) IPv4
19 40 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
20 39 (24.38%) Linux
21 38 (23.75%) CCIE
21 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (23.13%) IPv6
23 36 (22.50%) SSL
24 35 (21.88%) BIG-IP
25 33 (20.63%) EIGRP
26 30 (18.75%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.00%) MS Office
1 8 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) IaaS
1 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (74.38%) Firewall
2 117 (73.13%) BGP
3 100 (62.50%) VPN
4 91 (56.88%) WAN
5 83 (51.88%) OSPF
6 53 (33.13%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (33.13%) Wireless
7 45 (28.13%) VoIP
8 43 (26.88%) LAN
9 42 (26.25%) TCP/IP
10 41 (25.63%) IPv4
11 40 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (23.13%) IPv6
13 36 (22.50%) SSL
14 35 (21.88%) BIG-IP
15 33 (20.63%) EIGRP
16 30 (18.75%) IPsec
17 26 (16.25%) Network Security
18 24 (15.00%) VPLS
19 21 (13.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 50 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.38%) Finance
3 14 (8.75%) Marketing
4 5 (3.13%) Brand Awareness
4 5 (3.13%) German Language
5 3 (1.88%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 52 (32.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 51 (31.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 43 (26.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (15.00%) Consultant
6 23 (14.38%) Support Engineer
7 21 (13.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 21 (13.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 20 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
8 20 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 20 (12.50%) Network Consultant
8 20 (12.50%) Network Support
8 20 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
9 16 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
9 16 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 16 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
10 13 (8.13%) Juniper Consultant
10 13 (8.13%) Juniper Engineer
10 13 (8.13%) Switch Engineer
11 11 (6.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) POSIX
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (48.13%) Data Centre
2 28 (17.50%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.13%) IPTV
5 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.38%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) Unix
3 9 (5.63%) Windows
4 4 (2.50%) CentOS
5 2 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.25%) Migration
2 28 (17.50%) Fault Management
2 28 (17.50%) Presales
3 26 (16.25%) Network Design
4 19 (11.88%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.25%) ITIL
6 9 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.00%) Project Management
8 7 (4.38%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.38%) Network Management
9 5 (3.13%) Change Management
9 5 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (3.13%) Product Management
9 5 (3.13%) Time Management
10 4 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) Perl
2 8 (5.00%) Python
3 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (78.75%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (66.25%) CCNP
3 38 (23.75%) CCIE
4 30 (18.75%) CCNA
5 18 (11.25%) CCDP
6 17 (10.63%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.63%) Security Cleared
7 15 (9.38%) Degree
8 13 (8.13%) JNCIP
9 11 (6.88%) CCSP
10 9 (5.63%) JNCIE
11 7 (4.38%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.13%) CCIP
13 3 (1.88%) CCDA
13 3 (1.88%) CCSA
13 3 (1.88%) CCSE
13 3 (1.88%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.63%) MCSE
14 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) SAS 70
System Software
1 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.50%) iptables
4 3 (1.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.50%) Puppet
2 3 (1.88%) Simpana
3 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 141 (88.13%) Cisco
2 85 (53.13%) Juniper
3 58 (36.25%) CheckPoint
3 58 (36.25%) F5
4 46 (28.75%) VMware
5 22 (13.75%) Microsoft
6 21 (13.13%) NetScout
7 11 (6.88%) HP
7 11 (6.88%) Huawei
7 11 (6.88%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.00%) ION Trading
9 7 (4.38%) Avaya
9 7 (4.38%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (4.38%) Intel
9 7 (4.38%) Meraki
10 6 (3.75%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.13%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.13%) Radware
12 4 (2.50%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.88%) Intel Security
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