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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 66 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 63 81 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.64% 3.46% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.30% 12.22% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 34
Median salary £56,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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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
512 663 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.54% 28.30% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 409 373 463
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
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 29 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 127 (86.39%) Cisco
2 120 (81.63%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (75.51%) BGP
4 105 (71.43%) Firewall
5 100 (68.03%) CCNP
6 89 (60.54%) VPN
6 89 (60.54%) WAN
7 77 (52.38%) OSPF
8 73 (49.66%) Juniper
9 67 (45.58%) Data Centre
10 58 (39.46%) CheckPoint
11 56 (38.10%) F5
12 51 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (31.97%) Wireless
14 43 (29.25%) VoIP
15 42 (28.57%) Telecoms
16 41 (27.89%) VMware
17 39 (26.53%) Migration
18 38 (25.85%) BIG-IP
19 37 (25.17%) TCP/IP
20 36 (24.49%) LAN
20 36 (24.49%) IPv4
20 36 (24.49%) IPv6
21 35 (23.81%) CCIE
21 35 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
22 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (21.77%) Linux
24 31 (21.09%) SSL
24 31 (21.09%) EIGRP
25 29 (19.73%) CCNA

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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 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.44%) MS Office
1 8 (5.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) IaaS
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (75.51%) BGP
2 105 (71.43%) Firewall
3 89 (60.54%) VPN
3 89 (60.54%) WAN
4 77 (52.38%) OSPF
5 51 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (31.97%) Wireless
7 43 (29.25%) VoIP
8 38 (25.85%) BIG-IP
9 37 (25.17%) TCP/IP
10 36 (24.49%) IPv4
10 36 (24.49%) IPv6
10 36 (24.49%) LAN
11 35 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (21.09%) EIGRP
12 31 (21.09%) SSL
13 27 (18.37%) IPsec
14 24 (16.33%) tcpdump
14 24 (16.33%) Wireshark
15 20 (13.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.52%) Finance
3 10 (6.80%) Marketing
4 7 (4.76%) German Language
5 4 (2.72%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (59.86%) Network Engineer
2 43 (29.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 42 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 42 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 27 (18.37%) Support Engineer
5 24 (16.33%) Network Support
5 24 (16.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 23 (15.65%) Consultant
7 20 (13.61%) Senior Network Support
7 20 (13.61%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 20 (13.61%) Senior Support Engineer
8 19 (12.93%) Cisco Consultant
8 19 (12.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 19 (12.93%) Network Consultant
9 17 (11.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 17 (11.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (8.84%) Juniper Engineer
10 13 (8.84%) Switch Engineer
11 12 (8.16%) Juniper Consultant
12 10 (6.80%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) POSIX
1 3 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (45.58%) Data Centre
2 25 (17.01%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.44%) IPTV
3 8 (5.44%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.72%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Linux
2 9 (6.12%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) CentOS
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) Migration
2 25 (17.01%) Fault Management
3 22 (14.97%) Presales
4 18 (12.24%) Network Design
5 16 (10.88%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.48%) ITIL
7 10 (6.80%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.44%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.44%) Product Management
8 8 (5.44%) Project Management
8 8 (5.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.76%) Network Management
9 7 (4.76%) Time Management
10 4 (2.72%) Change Management
10 4 (2.72%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.04%) Process Management
11 3 (2.04%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.08%) Perl
2 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
2 5 (3.40%) Python
3 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 120 (81.63%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (68.03%) CCNP
3 35 (23.81%) CCIE
4 29 (19.73%) CCNA
5 16 (10.88%) CCDP
6 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
6 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.80%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.44%) CCSP
8 8 (5.44%) JNCIE
9 7 (4.76%) Degree
10 5 (3.40%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.04%) CCDA
11 3 (2.04%) CCIP
11 3 (2.04%) CCSA
11 3 (2.04%) CCSE
11 3 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.04%) PMP
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SAS 70
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.04%) NFS
4 2 (1.36%) iptables
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Simpana
2 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 127 (86.39%) Cisco
2 73 (49.66%) Juniper
3 58 (39.46%) CheckPoint
4 56 (38.10%) F5
5 41 (27.89%) VMware
6 24 (16.33%) NetScout
7 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.12%) Palo Alto
9 8 (5.44%) Meraki
10 7 (4.76%) Avaya
10 7 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
10 7 (4.76%) Intel
11 6 (4.08%) Huawei
11 6 (4.08%) ION Trading
12 4 (2.72%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.72%) EMC
12 4 (2.72%) Radware
12 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.04%) CommVault
13 3 (2.04%) Intel Security
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