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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 68 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 2.11% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.95% 8.27% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 25
Median salary £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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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
525 568 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.42% 25.53% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 357 418 418
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 87 (77.68%) Cisco
2 78 (69.64%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (60.71%) Firewall
4 67 (59.82%) CCNP
5 65 (58.04%) BGP
6 59 (52.68%) VPN
7 53 (47.32%) OSPF
8 52 (46.43%) Juniper
9 46 (41.07%) F5
10 41 (36.61%) Telecoms
11 37 (33.04%) CheckPoint
11 37 (33.04%) WAN
12 36 (32.14%) BIG-IP
13 33 (29.46%) Network Design
14 30 (26.79%) Marketing
15 27 (24.11%) CCIE
16 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
16 26 (23.21%) Presales
17 25 (22.32%) Palo Alto
17 25 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (22.32%) Ethernet
18 23 (20.54%) IPv6
18 23 (20.54%) Wireshark
18 23 (20.54%) Network Security
19 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
19 22 (19.64%) Migration
19 22 (19.64%) Wireless
20 21 (18.75%) EIGRP
20 21 (18.75%) NetScout
20 21 (18.75%) tcpdump

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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 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 12 (10.71%) MS Office
1 12 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.36%) IaaS
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (60.71%) Firewall
2 65 (58.04%) BGP
3 59 (52.68%) VPN
4 53 (47.32%) OSPF
5 37 (33.04%) WAN
6 36 (32.14%) BIG-IP
7 25 (22.32%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (22.32%) Ethernet
8 23 (20.54%) IPv6
8 23 (20.54%) Network Security
8 23 (20.54%) Wireshark
9 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
9 22 (19.64%) Wireless
10 21 (18.75%) EIGRP
10 21 (18.75%) tcpdump
11 20 (17.86%) LAN
11 20 (17.86%) Multicast
11 20 (17.86%) SSL
12 18 (16.07%) DNS
13 16 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) MySQL
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (36.61%) Telecoms
2 30 (26.79%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) German Language
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 27 (24.11%) Support Engineer
3 24 (21.43%) Network Support
3 24 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
3 24 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) Security Engineer
5 16 (14.29%) IP Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Network Support
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Support Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Network Manager
7 10 (8.93%) Security Support Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Product Manager
8 9 (8.04%) Senior IP Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Architect
9 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) Web Services
2 4 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.82%) Virtual Team
3 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) PMI
5 5 (4.46%) IPTV
6 3 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) Network Design
2 26 (23.21%) Presales
3 22 (19.64%) Migration
4 16 (14.29%) Product Management
5 14 (12.50%) Change Management
6 13 (11.61%) ITIL
7 11 (9.82%) Incident Management
7 11 (9.82%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
7 11 (9.82%) Service Management
8 10 (8.93%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.93%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (5.36%) Network Management
9 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.36%) Project Management
9 6 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.36%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) Python
2 10 (8.93%) Perl
3 5 (4.46%) PHP
4 2 (1.79%) Tcl
5 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (69.64%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (59.82%) CCNP
3 27 (24.11%) CCIE
4 17 (15.18%) CCNA
5 13 (11.61%) CCIP
6 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.36%) JNCIP
7 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
7 6 (5.36%) PMP
8 5 (4.46%) Degree
8 5 (4.46%) JNCIE
9 4 (3.57%) CCDP
9 4 (3.57%) CCVP
10 3 (2.68%) CISSP
10 3 (2.68%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.68%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.89%) CCDA
11 1 (0.89%) CCSE
11 1 (0.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.68%) Xen
3 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 87 (77.68%) Cisco
2 52 (46.43%) Juniper
3 46 (41.07%) F5
4 37 (33.04%) CheckPoint
5 25 (22.32%) Palo Alto
6 21 (18.75%) NetScout
7 14 (12.50%) Huawei
8 12 (10.71%) VMware
9 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.36%) EMC
11 4 (3.57%) Avaya
11 4 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (3.57%) Foundry
12 3 (2.68%) Ciena
12 3 (2.68%) Meraki
12 3 (2.68%) Nortel
12 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.79%) Intel
14 1 (0.89%) Aruba
14 1 (0.89%) Verint