The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.43% 3.03% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 14.71% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 5
Average salary £45,500 £41,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.30% +4.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,250 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 136 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.92% 20.64% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 144 102 156
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Berkshire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MPLS
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Slough region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Slough

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) SSL
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) ISDN
6 3 (37.50%) UNIX
6 3 (37.50%) IPsec
6 3 (37.50%) H.323
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Network Design
6 3 (37.50%) Multicast
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) Lync
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (37.50%) Zenoss

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (37.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) ISDN
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) H.323
4 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) RIP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) RHCT
6 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (12.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Nortel
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago