The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 53 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.30% 0.16% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 0.71% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 19
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 140 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.33% 22.51% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 110 119 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 33 (89.19%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (51.35%) OSPF
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
3 19 (51.35%) Juniper
3 19 (51.35%) CCNP
3 19 (51.35%) VPN
4 16 (43.24%) CCIE
5 15 (40.54%) Firewall
5 15 (40.54%) WAN
6 14 (37.84%) Ethernet
6 14 (37.84%) CCNA
6 14 (37.84%) OpenUP
7 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (32.43%) LAN
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (27.03%) Network Security
10 10 (27.03%) F5
10 10 (27.03%) CCSA
10 10 (27.03%) CCSE
10 10 (27.03%) Nokia
10 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
11 9 (24.32%) BT
11 9 (24.32%) IPsec
11 9 (24.32%) Broadband
11 9 (24.32%) SSL
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.62%) ITIL
12 8 (21.62%) VLAN
12 8 (21.62%) Wireless

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) OSPF
1 19 (51.35%) BGP
1 19 (51.35%) VPN
2 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 15 (40.54%) WAN
3 14 (37.84%) Ethernet
4 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (32.43%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.03%) Network Security
8 9 (24.32%) IPsec
8 9 (24.32%) Broadband
8 9 (24.32%) SSL
9 8 (21.62%) VLAN
9 8 (21.62%) Wireless
10 5 (13.51%) Frame Relay
10 5 (13.51%) L2TP
10 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
10 5 (13.51%) ATM
10 5 (13.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) IP Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Support
5 4 (10.81%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) OpenUP
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (51.35%) CCNP
3 16 (43.24%) CCIE
4 14 (37.84%) CCNA
5 10 (27.03%) CCSA
5 10 (27.03%) CCSE
6 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (10.81%) vSphere
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) F5
3 10 (27.03%) Nokia
3 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
4 9 (24.32%) BT
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) Polycom
6 4 (10.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (10.81%) VMware
7 3 (8.11%) Mitel
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