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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 62 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.23% 2.39% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.84% 9.62% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 2
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £34,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,600 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
137 156 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.08% 24.88% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 123 102 122
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) 3G
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) 4G
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Ericsson
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (26.32%) GGSN
5 5 (26.32%) SGSN
5 5 (26.32%) OpenUP
5 5 (26.32%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (26.32%) Line Management
6 4 (21.05%) Network Management
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) DWDM
6 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.53%) CCNA
8 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (10.53%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) 3G
1 6 (31.58%) 4G
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) GGSN
2 5 (26.32%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (26.32%) SGSN
3 4 (21.05%) DWDM
3 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) ATM
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) SDH
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) 2G
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
5 1 (5.26%) GPRS
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) LTE
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) UMTS
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Graduate
1 5 (26.32%) Network Team Leader
1 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) IT Graduate
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Line Management
1 5 (26.32%) OpenUP
1 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCVP
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Ericsson
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago