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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.77% 3.88% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 14.71% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 12
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,900 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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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
178 136 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.43% 26.41% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 140 121 108
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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 1 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) CCNP
4 7 (70.00%) CCNA
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) OSPF
6 4 (40.00%) BGP
6 4 (40.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) CCVP
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Avaya
7 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Polycom
7 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) VoIP
8 1 (10.00%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCVP
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago