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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 93 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 41 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.28% 2.12% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 7.79% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 32
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +3.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -
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
500 616 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.76% 27.16% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 372 386 386
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 109 (87.20%) Cisco
2 100 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (68.80%) BGP
3 86 (68.80%) Firewall
4 81 (64.80%) CCNP
5 78 (62.40%) VPN
6 74 (59.20%) WAN
7 67 (53.60%) Juniper
8 60 (48.00%) OSPF
9 54 (43.20%) Data Centre
10 50 (40.00%) F5
11 46 (36.80%) CheckPoint
12 41 (32.80%) BIG-IP
13 37 (29.60%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (28.80%) Telecoms
15 34 (27.20%) VoIP
16 33 (26.40%) EIGRP
17 31 (24.80%) Wireless
17 31 (24.80%) SSL
18 29 (23.20%) CCNA
19 28 (22.40%) VMware
19 28 (22.40%) Migration
20 27 (21.60%) IPsec
20 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
20 27 (21.60%) LAN
20 27 (21.60%) Cisco Nexus
21 26 (20.80%) CCIE
22 24 (19.20%) IPv4
22 24 (19.20%) IPv6
23 23 (18.40%) Wireshark

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 (3.20%) SAS
2 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.40%) MS Office
1 8 (6.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) IaaS
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (68.80%) BGP
1 86 (68.80%) Firewall
2 78 (62.40%) VPN
3 74 (59.20%) WAN
4 60 (48.00%) OSPF
5 41 (32.80%) BIG-IP
6 37 (29.60%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (27.20%) VoIP
8 33 (26.40%) EIGRP
9 31 (24.80%) SSL
9 31 (24.80%) Wireless
10 27 (21.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (21.60%) IPsec
10 27 (21.60%) LAN
10 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
11 24 (19.20%) IPv4
11 24 (19.20%) IPv6
12 23 (18.40%) Wireshark
13 22 (17.60%) Network Security
14 21 (16.80%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (28.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Marketing
3 7 (5.60%) German Language
4 6 (4.80%) Finance
5 4 (3.20%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.40%) Advertising
6 3 (2.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (61.60%) Network Engineer
2 31 (24.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 30 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (22.40%) Support Engineer
5 25 (20.00%) Network Support
5 25 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 17 (13.60%) Consultant
7 16 (12.80%) Senior Network Support
7 16 (12.80%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 16 (12.80%) Senior Support Engineer
8 13 (10.40%) Cisco Consultant
8 13 (10.40%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 13 (10.40%) Network Consultant
8 13 (10.40%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (10.40%) Security Engineer
9 12 (9.60%) Juniper Engineer
9 12 (9.60%) Switch Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 10 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) POSIX
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.20%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.80%) Private Cloud
2 16 (12.80%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.40%) IPTV
3 8 (6.40%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.80%) PMI
5 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Linux
2 6 (4.80%) Unix
3 4 (3.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.80%) Solaris
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) Migration
2 16 (12.80%) Fault Management
3 14 (11.20%) ITIL
3 14 (11.20%) Presales
4 12 (9.60%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.00%) Change Management
5 10 (8.00%) Network Design
5 10 (8.00%) Project Management
6 9 (7.20%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.20%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.40%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (6.40%) Product Management
7 8 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.60%) Time Management
9 6 (4.80%) Network Management
9 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.20%) Perl
1 4 (3.20%) Python
2 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.60%) PHP
2 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (64.80%) CCNP
3 29 (23.20%) CCNA
4 26 (20.80%) CCIE
5 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.80%) CCDP
7 7 (5.60%) JNCIE
8 6 (4.80%) Degree
8 6 (4.80%) JNCIP
8 6 (4.80%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.80%) PMP
9 5 (4.00%) CCSP
10 4 (3.20%) CCIP
10 4 (3.20%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.40%) CCDA
11 3 (2.40%) CCSA
11 3 (2.40%) CCSE
12 1 (0.80%) CCVP
12 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) SAS 70
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Simpana
2 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 109 (87.20%) Cisco
2 67 (53.60%) Juniper
3 50 (40.00%) F5
4 46 (36.80%) CheckPoint
5 28 (22.40%) VMware
6 21 (16.80%) NetScout
7 18 (14.40%) Palo Alto
8 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.60%) Avaya
9 7 (5.60%) EMC
9 7 (5.60%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (4.00%) Huawei
11 4 (3.20%) Meraki
11 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.40%) Ciena
12 3 (2.40%) Intel
12 3 (2.40%) Nortel
13 2 (1.60%) Aruba
13 2 (1.60%) CommVault
13 2 (1.60%) ION Trading
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