The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 47 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.04% 2.29% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 10.07% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £61,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 149 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.88% 22.78% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 132 109 149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
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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 1 August 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (76.92%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 9 (69.23%) VPN
5 8 (61.54%) DNS
6 7 (53.85%) SSL
6 7 (53.85%) SLA
6 7 (53.85%) IPsec
6 7 (53.85%) VMware
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) vSphere
6 7 (53.85%) Network Management
6 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (53.85%) Lync
6 7 (53.85%) Zenoss
6 7 (53.85%) Multicast
6 7 (53.85%) Degree
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) Network Design
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) ISDN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (53.85%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) SSL
5 7 (53.85%) IPsec
5 7 (53.85%) Multicast
6 3 (23.08%) ISDN
6 3 (23.08%) H.323
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) SCTP
8 1 (7.69%) 4G
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (7.69%) LTE
8 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (7.69%) GGSN
8 1 (7.69%) SGSN
8 1 (7.69%) VLAN
8 1 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) RHCT
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Polycom
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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