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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 42 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.69% 0.46% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 1.81% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 13
Median salary £51,750 £33,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.47% -44.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £32,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £34,700 £61,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
83 166 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.72% 25.27% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 150 102
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (60.00%) Firmware
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Dell
5 5 (50.00%) Avaya
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (50.00%) SaaS
5 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365

MPLS
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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) TACACS
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) FWSM
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 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
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%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security 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
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Security
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
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%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) CCVP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) Firmware
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
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
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) QNAP
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds