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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 53 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.22% 0.56% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 2.03% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 31
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +6.25%
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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
123 148 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.43% 27.51% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 96 127 132
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) CCNP
3 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 17 (77.27%) BGP
3 17 (77.27%) Juniper
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (50.00%) CCIE
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (45.45%) CCSA
6 10 (45.45%) Nokia
6 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 10 (45.45%) F5
6 10 (45.45%) CCSE
6 10 (45.45%) VLAN
6 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 8 (36.36%) CCNA
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) IPv6
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design
9 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) Mitel
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless Security
9 3 (13.64%) Data Extraction
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) OSPF
1 17 (77.27%) BGP
2 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) VLAN
4 10 (45.45%) Network Security
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) IPv6
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless Security
7 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.55%) HSRP
9 1 (4.55%) FWSM
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (4.55%) WAN
9 1 (4.55%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Network Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IP Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Extraction
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (81.82%) CCNP
2 11 (50.00%) CCIE
3 10 (45.45%) CCSA
3 10 (45.45%) CCSE
4 8 (36.36%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 10 (45.45%) Nokia
3 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Mitel
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
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