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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 42 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 28 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.25% 2.23% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 8.90% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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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
172 146 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.10% 25.00% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 101 116 102
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £59,500 £62,500
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 17 December 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 45 (95.74%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (91.49%) Cisco
3 38 (80.85%) VPN
4 30 (63.83%) CCNA
4 30 (63.83%) OSPF
5 28 (59.57%) BGP
6 26 (55.32%) Firewall
7 24 (51.06%) SSL
7 24 (51.06%) IPsec
8 22 (46.81%) SLA
8 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
9 21 (44.68%) Degree
10 20 (42.55%) Linux
10 20 (42.55%) DNS
10 20 (42.55%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (40.43%) VMware
11 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
11 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (40.43%) vSphere
11 19 (40.43%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (40.43%) Multicast
12 15 (31.91%) WAN
12 15 (31.91%) CCNP
12 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (31.91%) Zenoss
12 15 (31.91%) Network Management
12 15 (31.91%) Lync
13 14 (29.79%) Ethernet
13 14 (29.79%) Polycom

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (31.91%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) VPN
2 30 (63.83%) OSPF
3 28 (59.57%) BGP
4 26 (55.32%) Firewall
5 24 (51.06%) IPsec
5 24 (51.06%) SSL
6 20 (42.55%) DNS
7 19 (40.43%) Multicast
8 15 (31.91%) WAN
9 14 (29.79%) Ethernet
10 13 (27.66%) LAN
11 9 (19.15%) Broadband
12 7 (14.89%) VLAN
12 7 (14.89%) Wireless
13 6 (12.77%) LTE
14 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
14 5 (10.64%) SAN
14 5 (10.64%) L2TP
14 5 (10.64%) Frame Relay
14 5 (10.64%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) IP Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support
5 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.26%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Network Management
2 14 (29.79%) OpenUP
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design
7 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (63.83%) CCNA
3 21 (44.68%) Degree
4 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) CCNP
6 10 (21.28%) CCIE
7 3 (6.38%) CCSA
7 3 (6.38%) CCSE
8 1 (2.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) SLA
2 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (40.43%) vSphere
1 19 (40.43%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Zenoss
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Cisco
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (40.43%) VMware
4 14 (29.79%) Polycom
5 12 (25.53%) Juniper
6 9 (19.15%) BT
7 4 (8.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (6.38%) F5
8 3 (6.38%) Nokia
8 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.26%) Mitel
10 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
Slough
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