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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 87 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 61 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.69% 3.14% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 9.92% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 60
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
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
600 776 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.46% 31.61% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 368 460 572
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 June 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 96 (67.13%) Cisco
2 80 (55.94%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (53.85%) BGP
3 77 (53.85%) Firewall
4 67 (46.85%) CCNP
5 66 (46.15%) OSPF
6 61 (42.66%) Telecoms
7 52 (36.36%) Juniper
8 51 (35.66%) TCP/IP
9 50 (34.97%) VPN
9 50 (34.97%) F5
10 47 (32.87%) VMware
11 45 (31.47%) LAN
12 41 (28.67%) Data Centre
13 39 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (25.17%) Broadband
15 34 (23.78%) WAN
16 32 (22.38%) DNS
17 31 (21.68%) Cisco IOS
18 29 (20.28%) VLAN
18 29 (20.28%) CCNA
19 28 (19.58%) ITIL
19 28 (19.58%) Network Design
20 27 (18.88%) Load Balancing
20 27 (18.88%) VoIP
20 27 (18.88%) IPv6
20 27 (18.88%) Internet
21 26 (18.18%) Marketing
22 25 (17.48%) Cisco Nexus
22 25 (17.48%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 9 (6.29%) Lync
2 5 (3.50%) IIS
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.59%) MS Office
4 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (53.85%) BGP
1 77 (53.85%) Firewall
2 66 (46.15%) OSPF
3 51 (35.66%) TCP/IP
4 50 (34.97%) VPN
5 45 (31.47%) LAN
6 36 (25.17%) Broadband
7 34 (23.78%) WAN
8 32 (22.38%) DNS
9 31 (21.68%) Cisco IOS
10 29 (20.28%) VLAN
11 27 (18.88%) IPv6
11 27 (18.88%) Internet
11 27 (18.88%) VoIP
12 25 (17.48%) IPv4
12 25 (17.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (16.78%) IPsec
14 22 (15.38%) EIGRP
15 21 (14.69%) Junos
15 21 (14.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
General
1 61 (42.66%) Telecoms
2 26 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (1.40%) Finance
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (46.85%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) Senior Manager
4 16 (11.19%) Team Leader
4 16 (11.19%) Marketing Manager
4 16 (11.19%) Network Team Leader
5 15 (10.49%) Network Support
5 15 (10.49%) Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Product Manager
7 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Network Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Support Team Leader
9 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Technical Account Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Account Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Client Account Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.79%) Smartphone
3 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.90%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (4.20%) Statistics
6 2 (1.40%) FMCG
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.49%) UNIX
2 14 (9.79%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) ITIL
1 28 (19.58%) Network Design
2 27 (18.88%) Load Balancing
3 23 (16.08%) Network Management
4 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.09%) Product Management
7 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.69%) Project Management
8 11 (7.69%) Service Management
9 7 (4.90%) Migration
10 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.50%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.50%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.80%) Change Management
12 4 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.80%) Line Management
13 3 (2.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) Perl
2 12 (8.39%) Python
3 9 (6.29%) SQL
4 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (55.94%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (46.85%) CCNP
3 29 (20.28%) CCNA
4 25 (17.48%) CCIE
5 18 (12.59%) Degree
6 13 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (7.69%) CCDP
7 11 (7.69%) CCIP
8 10 (6.99%) CCSP
9 8 (5.59%) JNCIA
9 8 (5.59%) JNCIS
10 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.50%) MCSE
11 5 (3.50%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.80%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.10%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.19%) KVM
3 7 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Nagios
1 4 (2.80%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 96 (67.13%) Cisco
2 52 (36.36%) Juniper
3 50 (34.97%) F5
4 47 (32.87%) VMware
5 25 (17.48%) CheckPoint
6 19 (13.29%) Huawei
6 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.29%) HP
8 7 (4.90%) Oracle
8 7 (4.90%) Google
9 6 (4.20%) BT
10 5 (3.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (3.50%) Ericsson
10 5 (3.50%) Nokia
11 3 (2.10%) Nortel
11 3 (2.10%) Avaya
12 2 (1.40%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + competitive benefits package
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