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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 73 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 82 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.61% 3.46% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.60% 11.44% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 67
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £28,400 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (64.47%) Cisco
2 90 (59.21%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (51.32%) Firewall
4 73 (48.03%) BGP
5 68 (44.74%) CCNP
6 62 (40.79%) OSPF
7 55 (36.18%) Telecoms
8 49 (32.24%) Juniper
8 49 (32.24%) VPN
9 48 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 48 (31.58%) WAN
10 45 (29.61%) F5
11 42 (27.63%) VMware
12 38 (25.00%) LAN
13 37 (24.34%) VLAN
14 35 (23.03%) CCNA
14 35 (23.03%) IPsec
15 34 (22.37%) DNS
15 34 (22.37%) Broadband
15 34 (22.37%) Network Design
15 34 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (20.39%) VoIP
17 28 (18.42%) Internet
18 27 (17.76%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (16.45%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (16.45%) Marketing
19 25 (16.45%) MS Excel
20 24 (15.79%) Windows
20 24 (15.79%) CCIE
20 24 (15.79%) Huawei

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.92%) Lync
2 5 (3.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.24%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (51.32%) Firewall
2 73 (48.03%) BGP
3 62 (40.79%) OSPF
4 49 (32.24%) VPN
5 48 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 48 (31.58%) WAN
6 38 (25.00%) LAN
7 37 (24.34%) VLAN
8 35 (23.03%) IPsec
9 34 (22.37%) DNS
9 34 (22.37%) Broadband
10 31 (20.39%) VoIP
11 28 (18.42%) Internet
12 27 (17.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (16.45%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (15.13%) EIGRP
15 21 (13.82%) IPv6
15 21 (13.82%) Network Security
16 20 (13.16%) Ethernet
17 19 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
General
1 55 (36.18%) Telecoms
2 25 (16.45%) Marketing
3 4 (2.63%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Finance
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (42.76%) Network Engineer
2 23 (15.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Team Leader
3 18 (11.84%) Network Team Leader
4 16 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 16 (10.53%) Marketing Manager
5 15 (9.87%) Network Support
6 13 (8.55%) Architect
7 11 (7.24%) Product Manager
7 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Support Team Leader
10 7 (4.61%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Smartphone
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.24%) Open Source
4 7 (4.61%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (3.95%) Statistics
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) Windows
2 23 (15.13%) Linux
3 11 (7.24%) UNIX
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.37%) Network Design
2 23 (15.13%) Project Management
3 22 (14.47%) ITIL
4 20 (13.16%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.53%) Change Management
5 16 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.87%) Network Management
7 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.55%) Product Management
9 12 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.24%) Service Management
10 11 (7.24%) Cyber Security
11 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.61%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.61%) SIEM
12 7 (4.61%) Migration
13 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.95%) Line Management
14 5 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (3.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.55%) Perl
2 9 (5.92%) SQL
3 8 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (59.21%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (44.74%) CCNP
3 35 (23.03%) CCNA
4 24 (15.79%) CCIE
5 15 (9.87%) CCDP
6 14 (9.21%) CCSP
7 12 (7.89%) JNCIS
8 11 (7.24%) CCIP
9 10 (6.58%) Degree
10 8 (5.26%) JNCIA
11 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (3.29%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.29%) MCSE
12 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (3.29%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.63%) JNCIE
14 3 (1.97%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.47%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.53%) KVM
3 7 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Nagios
1 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 98 (64.47%) Cisco
2 49 (32.24%) Juniper
3 45 (29.61%) F5
4 42 (27.63%) VMware
5 24 (15.79%) Huawei
6 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.18%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.61%) Google
8 7 (4.61%) Oracle
8 7 (4.61%) HP
8 7 (4.61%) Citrix
9 6 (3.95%) BT
10 5 (3.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (3.29%) Ericsson
10 5 (3.29%) Nokia
11 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.97%) Avaya
11 3 (1.97%) Nortel
12 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
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