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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 96 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 48 49 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 2.05% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.01% 6.61% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 52
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% +30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
599 741 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.78% 31.06% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 381 407 546
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Reading

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 86 (64.18%) Cisco
2 75 (55.97%) Firewall
3 74 (55.22%) BGP
4 71 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (48.51%) OSPF
6 61 (45.52%) Telecoms
7 58 (43.28%) CCNP
8 52 (38.81%) VPN
9 50 (37.31%) Juniper
10 49 (36.57%) TCP/IP
10 49 (36.57%) F5
11 47 (35.07%) VMware
12 45 (33.58%) LAN
13 41 (30.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (29.10%) Data Centre
15 35 (26.12%) Broadband
16 32 (23.88%) DNS
17 30 (22.39%) Perl
17 30 (22.39%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (20.90%) Load Balancing
18 28 (20.90%) WAN
19 27 (20.15%) ITIL
19 27 (20.15%) Network Design
20 26 (19.40%) VLAN
20 26 (19.40%) CCIE
20 26 (19.40%) Internet
21 25 (18.66%) CheckPoint
21 25 (18.66%) IPv4
21 25 (18.66%) CCNA
21 25 (18.66%) Marketing

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (4.48%) Lync
2 5 (3.73%) IIS
3 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (55.97%) Firewall
2 74 (55.22%) BGP
3 65 (48.51%) OSPF
4 52 (38.81%) VPN
5 49 (36.57%) TCP/IP
6 45 (33.58%) LAN
7 35 (26.12%) Broadband
8 32 (23.88%) DNS
9 30 (22.39%) Cisco IOS
10 28 (20.90%) WAN
11 26 (19.40%) VLAN
11 26 (19.40%) Internet
12 25 (18.66%) IPv4
13 23 (17.16%) VPLS
13 23 (17.16%) IPv6
14 22 (16.42%) IPsec
14 22 (16.42%) Junos
14 22 (16.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (14.93%) EIGRP
15 20 (14.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) MySQL
General
1 61 (45.52%) Telecoms
2 25 (18.66%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Finance
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (47.01%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.66%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (12.69%) Senior Manager
4 16 (11.94%) Marketing Manager
5 15 (11.19%) Architect
6 14 (10.45%) Network Support
6 14 (10.45%) Network Team Leader
6 14 (10.45%) Team Leader
7 10 (7.46%) Product Manager
8 9 (6.72%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Support Team Leader
10 7 (5.22%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.73%) Account Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Technical Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Technical Account Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Network Architect
12 5 (3.73%) Voice Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Client Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.10%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.45%) Smartphone
3 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (4.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) UNIX
2 15 (11.19%) Linux
3 13 (9.70%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Load Balancing
2 27 (20.15%) ITIL
2 27 (20.15%) Network Design
3 23 (17.16%) Network Management
4 16 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.96%) Product Management
7 10 (7.46%) Project Management
7 10 (7.46%) Service Management
7 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.97%) Migration
9 7 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.99%) TOGAF
13 3 (2.24%) Change Management
13 3 (2.24%) Problem Management
13 3 (2.24%) Test Management
13 3 (2.24%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.39%) Perl
2 15 (11.19%) Python
3 10 (7.46%) SQL
4 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (43.28%) CCNP
3 26 (19.40%) CCIE
4 25 (18.66%) CCNA
5 18 (13.43%) Degree
6 15 (11.19%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (8.21%) CCIP
8 8 (5.97%) CCSP
8 8 (5.97%) CCDP
9 6 (4.48%) JNCIS
9 6 (4.48%) JNCIP
9 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.73%) MCSE
10 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (3.73%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.24%) CCVP
11 3 (2.24%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (30.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.94%) KVM
3 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.49%) iptables
6 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.99%) Nagios
3 2 (1.49%) Puppet
3 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 86 (64.18%) Cisco
2 50 (37.31%) Juniper
3 49 (36.57%) F5
4 47 (35.07%) VMware
5 25 (18.66%) CheckPoint
6 19 (14.18%) Huawei
7 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.97%) Oracle
8 8 (5.97%) HP
9 7 (5.22%) Google
10 6 (4.48%) BT
11 5 (3.73%) Ericsson
11 5 (3.73%) Nokia
11 5 (3.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (2.24%) Nortel
12 3 (2.24%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.49%) Websense
13 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.49%) Avaya
14 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago