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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 72 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 80 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.08% 2.55% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 8.06% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 43 59
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 96 (80.00%) Cisco
2 91 (75.83%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (64.17%) Firewall
4 72 (60.00%) OSPF
4 72 (60.00%) BGP
4 72 (60.00%) CCNP
5 59 (49.17%) Juniper
6 43 (35.83%) Telecoms
7 38 (31.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (31.67%) SNMP
8 36 (30.00%) VPN
9 35 (29.17%) VoIP
10 34 (28.33%) VLAN
11 33 (27.50%) IPsec
11 33 (27.50%) Network Security
11 33 (27.50%) DNS
12 30 (25.00%) IPv6
12 30 (25.00%) Huawei
13 29 (24.17%) F5
14 28 (23.33%) Network Management
14 28 (23.33%) Ethernet
15 27 (22.50%) WAN
16 25 (20.83%) Mentoring
16 25 (20.83%) Project Management
17 24 (20.00%) CCIE
18 21 (17.50%) Internet
18 21 (17.50%) SLA
19 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 20 (16.67%) CCNA
19 20 (16.67%) LAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 77 (64.17%) Firewall
2 72 (60.00%) OSPF
2 72 (60.00%) BGP
3 38 (31.67%) SNMP
3 38 (31.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 36 (30.00%) VPN
5 35 (29.17%) VoIP
6 34 (28.33%) VLAN
7 33 (27.50%) IPsec
7 33 (27.50%) Network Security
7 33 (27.50%) DNS
8 30 (25.00%) IPv6
9 28 (23.33%) Ethernet
10 27 (22.50%) WAN
11 21 (17.50%) Internet
12 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 20 (16.67%) LAN
13 19 (15.83%) HSRP
14 18 (15.00%) ISDN
15 17 (14.17%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (35.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.17%) NOC Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 13 (10.83%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Network Architect
4 13 (10.83%) Architect
5 12 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Design Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) IP Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Network Team Leader
9 8 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Senior IP Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) Open Source
3 6 (5.00%) Economics
4 5 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.67%) SecurID
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Network Management
2 25 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 25 (20.83%) Project Management
3 18 (15.00%) Network Design
4 15 (12.50%) Change Management
5 14 (11.67%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.83%) Line Management
7 12 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (9.17%) Cyber Security
8 11 (9.17%) SIEM
9 10 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 10 (8.33%) Validation
10 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.00%) SWOT Analysis
11 6 (5.00%) Network Architecture
12 5 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.17%) Migration
13 4 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) Perl
1 2 (1.67%) SQL
1 2 (1.67%) Python
1 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (75.83%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (60.00%) CCNP
3 24 (20.00%) CCIE
4 20 (16.67%) CCNA
5 14 (11.67%) JNCIS
6 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
7 12 (10.00%) CCDP
8 10 (8.33%) CCIP
9 8 (6.67%) CCSP
9 8 (6.67%) CISSP
10 7 (5.83%) JNCIE
11 5 (4.17%) Degree
12 3 (2.50%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.67%) SCSA
13 2 (1.67%) Sun Certification
13 2 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 96 (80.00%) Cisco
2 59 (49.17%) Juniper
3 30 (25.00%) Huawei
4 29 (24.17%) F5
5 14 (11.67%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.67%) VMware
7 7 (5.83%) Citrix
8 5 (4.17%) Nortel
8 5 (4.17%) BMC
8 5 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.17%) SevOne
9 4 (3.33%) HP
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.67%) Sun
10 2 (1.67%) Veritas
10 2 (1.67%) Tufin
10 2 (1.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.67%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
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