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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 91 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.96% 1.81% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.42% 6.13% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 40
Average salary £55,000 £55,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +26.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
566 734 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.44% 29.58% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 406 417 497
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 94 (75.81%) Cisco
2 76 (61.29%) BGP
3 72 (58.06%) OSPF
4 70 (56.45%) Firewall
4 70 (56.45%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (49.19%) Juniper
6 60 (48.39%) VPN
7 55 (44.35%) Telecoms
8 53 (42.74%) CCNP
9 52 (41.94%) F5
10 51 (41.13%) TCP/IP
11 48 (38.71%) LAN
12 45 (36.29%) Data Centre
13 42 (33.87%) VMware
14 39 (31.45%) Perl
15 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (29.03%) Broadband
17 34 (27.42%) Load Balancing
17 34 (27.42%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (26.61%) DNS
19 31 (25.00%) CCIE
19 31 (25.00%) Internet
20 30 (24.19%) IPv4
21 29 (23.39%) IPsec
22 28 (22.58%) CheckPoint
22 28 (22.58%) ITIL
23 27 (21.77%) WAN
24 26 (20.97%) VPLS
24 26 (20.97%) Junos
25 25 (20.16%) IPv6

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (5.65%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) SaaS
3 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (61.29%) BGP
2 72 (58.06%) OSPF
3 70 (56.45%) Firewall
4 60 (48.39%) VPN
5 51 (41.13%) TCP/IP
6 48 (38.71%) LAN
7 36 (29.03%) Broadband
8 34 (27.42%) Cisco IOS
9 33 (26.61%) DNS
10 31 (25.00%) Internet
11 30 (24.19%) IPv4
12 29 (23.39%) IPsec
13 27 (21.77%) WAN
14 26 (20.97%) VPLS
14 26 (20.97%) Junos
15 25 (20.16%) IPv6
16 24 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (19.35%) VLAN
16 24 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (16.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
General
1 55 (44.35%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.68%) Marketing
3 5 (4.03%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (50.81%) Network Engineer
2 34 (27.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (12.90%) Network Support
4 14 (11.29%) Team Leader
4 14 (11.29%) Network Team Leader
5 13 (10.48%) Architect
6 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Network Architect
8 7 (5.65%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Marketing Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Network Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Client Account Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Account Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) CSS
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.29%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.29%) Smartphone
3 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.84%) Statistics
5 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) UNIX
2 19 (15.32%) Linux
3 10 (8.06%) Windows
4 7 (5.65%) CentOS
5 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.42%) Load Balancing
2 28 (22.58%) ITIL
3 24 (19.35%) Network Management
4 19 (15.32%) Network Design
5 14 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.26%) Project Management
6 9 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.65%) Migration
8 7 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.84%) Product Management
9 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.03%) Service Management
10 5 (4.03%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.42%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.42%) Test Management
11 3 (2.42%) DDoS Mitigation
12 2 (1.61%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) Perl
2 20 (16.13%) Python
3 9 (7.26%) SQL
4 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (56.45%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (42.74%) CCNP
3 31 (25.00%) CCIE
4 20 (16.13%) CCNA
4 20 (16.13%) Degree
5 19 (15.32%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (11.29%) CCIP
7 9 (7.26%) CCSP
8 8 (6.45%) JNCIP
8 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.84%) CCDP
10 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (4.03%) JNCIA
10 5 (4.03%) JNCIS
10 5 (4.03%) MCSE
11 3 (2.42%) PMP
11 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.84%) KVM
3 5 (4.03%) iptables
4 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.61%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.03%) Puppet
3 4 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (75.81%) Cisco
2 61 (49.19%) Juniper
3 52 (41.94%) F5
4 42 (33.87%) VMware
5 28 (22.58%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.90%) Huawei
7 7 (5.65%) Oracle
7 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.84%) HP
9 5 (4.03%) Nortel
9 5 (4.03%) Websense
10 4 (3.23%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.42%) Google
11 3 (2.42%) BT
11 3 (2.42%) Avaya
11 3 (2.42%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (1.61%) SevOne
12 2 (1.61%) BMC
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