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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 59 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.25% 1.01% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 3.03% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 22
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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
140 165 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.00% 33.27% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 89 148 103
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 3 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) CCNP
4 10 (66.67%) Juniper
4 10 (66.67%) OSPF
4 10 (66.67%) BGP
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) CCSA
6 6 (40.00%) Nokia
6 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) CCSE
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (40.00%) CCIE
6 6 (40.00%) F5
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 2 (13.33%) Polycom
9 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) VoIP
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
10 1 (6.67%) SLA
10 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) OSPF
1 10 (66.67%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Project Management
1 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) CCIE
4 6 (40.00%) CCSA
4 6 (40.00%) CCSE
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Nokia
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Polycom
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel