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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 48 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.56% 1.45% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 4.76% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Median salary £30,750 £27,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.84% -25.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £34,100 £58,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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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
91 210 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.49% 30.39% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 187 99
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) Firmware
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) SaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (50.00%) Avaya
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Migration

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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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) FWSM
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) TACACS
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Data Security
6 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
7 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCSP
2 3 (30.00%) CCVP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Firmware
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Avaya
3 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) QNAP
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) VMware