The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 42 60 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.08% 1.47% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 5.23% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 17
Median salary £42,500 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 172 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.56% 28.06% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 94 139 103
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Change Management
3 11 (78.57%) Firmware
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) High Availability
6 7 (50.00%) Network Management
6 7 (50.00%) FWSM
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (50.00%) F5
6 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
6 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) Data Security
6 7 (50.00%) Wireless
6 7 (50.00%) CCVP
6 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (50.00%) Network Security
6 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) CCSP
6 7 (50.00%) CCNP

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) BGP
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (50.00%) FWSM
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) OSPF
4 7 (50.00%) TACACS
4 7 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (50.00%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) NAS
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) IT Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Change Management
3 11 (78.57%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (57.14%) High Availability
5 7 (50.00%) Data Security
5 7 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (50.00%) Network Management
6 5 (35.71%) Change Control
6 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) CCSP
1 7 (50.00%) CCVP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Firmware
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) F5
2 7 (50.00%) Juniper
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 5 (35.71%) Avaya
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) QNAP
5 2 (14.29%) VMware