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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 55 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.53% - 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% - 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 24
Average salary £60,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 - £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
128 138 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.69% 23.31% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 110 118 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (56.25%) Juniper
3 18 (56.25%) CCNP
4 17 (53.13%) OSPF
4 17 (53.13%) BGP
5 16 (50.00%) CCIE
6 15 (46.88%) VPN
7 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
7 13 (40.63%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) WAN
9 11 (34.38%) Ethernet
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (34.38%) OpenUP
10 10 (31.25%) Network Security
10 10 (31.25%) F5
10 10 (31.25%) CCNA
10 10 (31.25%) LAN
10 10 (31.25%) CCSA
10 10 (31.25%) CCSE
10 10 (31.25%) Nokia
10 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
11 8 (25.00%) Wireless
11 8 (25.00%) BT
11 8 (25.00%) VLAN
11 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 8 (25.00%) Broadband
12 7 (21.88%) SSL
12 7 (21.88%) IPsec
13 6 (18.75%) Change Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) OSPF
1 17 (53.13%) BGP
2 15 (46.88%) VPN
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
4 12 (37.50%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) Ethernet
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (31.25%) Network Security
6 10 (31.25%) LAN
7 8 (25.00%) Broadband
7 8 (25.00%) VLAN
7 8 (25.00%) Wireless
8 7 (21.88%) SSL
8 7 (21.88%) IPsec
9 5 (15.63%) WLAN
9 5 (15.63%) L2TP
10 4 (12.50%) IPv6
11 3 (9.38%) SAN
11 3 (9.38%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Network Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Support
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) IP Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) OpenUP
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.50%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (56.25%) CCNP
3 16 (50.00%) CCIE
4 10 (31.25%) CCNA
4 10 (31.25%) CCSA
4 10 (31.25%) CCSE
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) Juniper
3 10 (31.25%) Nokia
3 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 10 (31.25%) F5
4 8 (25.00%) BT
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (9.38%) Mitel
7 2 (6.25%) Polycom
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
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