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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 86 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 25 83 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.81% 3.87% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 13.41% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 62 47
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
419 619 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.36% 28.87% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 269 458 413
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 £28,200 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 56 (62.92%) Cisco
2 49 (55.06%) BGP
2 49 (55.06%) Network Design
3 47 (52.81%) Telecoms
4 43 (48.31%) OSPF
4 43 (48.31%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (48.31%) Marketing
5 42 (47.19%) Firewall
6 40 (44.94%) CCNP
7 36 (40.45%) VPN
8 32 (35.96%) Presales
9 31 (34.83%) IPv6
10 27 (30.34%) Juniper
11 26 (29.21%) Migration
12 25 (28.09%) Multicast
13 24 (26.97%) F5
13 24 (26.97%) Wireless
13 24 (26.97%) CCIE
14 23 (25.84%) Ethernet
15 22 (24.72%) MS PowerPoint
15 22 (24.72%) Huawei
16 21 (23.60%) Product Management
17 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
17 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
18 19 (21.35%) MS Office
19 18 (20.22%) Service Management
20 17 (19.10%) DWDM
21 15 (16.85%) Python
21 15 (16.85%) LAN
22 14 (15.73%) SDH

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 (6.74%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
3 19 (21.35%) MS Office
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (55.06%) BGP
2 43 (48.31%) OSPF
3 42 (47.19%) Firewall
4 36 (40.45%) VPN
5 31 (34.83%) IPv6
6 25 (28.09%) Multicast
7 24 (26.97%) Wireless
8 23 (25.84%) Ethernet
9 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
10 17 (19.10%) DWDM
11 15 (16.85%) LAN
12 14 (15.73%) SDH
13 13 (14.61%) DNS
14 12 (13.48%) BIG-IP
14 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (12.36%) Broadband
16 10 (11.24%) HTTP
16 10 (11.24%) IPsec
17 9 (10.11%) SMTP
17 9 (10.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (52.81%) Telecoms
2 43 (48.31%) Marketing
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 3 (3.37%) Billing
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Network Engineer
2 27 (30.34%) IP Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Senior IP Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Product Manager
5 13 (14.61%) Network Manager
5 13 (14.61%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Network Support
6 7 (7.87%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Presales Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Presales Network Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Broadband Product Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Network Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Security Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) IPTV
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Network Design
2 32 (35.96%) Presales
3 26 (29.21%) Migration
4 21 (23.60%) Product Management
5 18 (20.22%) Service Management
6 5 (5.62%) Change Management
6 5 (5.62%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.62%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.49%) Network Management
8 3 (3.37%) Line Management
8 3 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.37%) Project Management
9 2 (2.25%) CRM
9 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.25%) ITIL
9 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) Python
2 10 (11.24%) Perl
3 5 (5.62%) PHP
3 5 (5.62%) Tcl
4 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (48.31%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (44.94%) CCNP
3 24 (26.97%) CCIE
4 12 (13.48%) CCIP
5 9 (10.11%) CCNA
5 9 (10.11%) JNCIP
6 5 (5.62%) JNCIE
7 3 (3.37%) CCVP
7 3 (3.37%) CISSP
7 3 (3.37%) Degree
7 3 (3.37%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) CEH
9 1 (1.12%) HND
9 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.12%) OSCP
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) Xen
3 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 56 (62.92%) Cisco
2 27 (30.34%) Juniper
3 24 (26.97%) F5
4 22 (24.72%) Huawei
5 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.48%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.87%) NetScout
8 5 (5.62%) VMware
9 4 (4.49%) Foundry
10 2 (2.25%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.12%) Avaya
11 1 (1.12%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.12%) Mitel
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle
11 1 (1.12%) Verint