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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 61 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.92% 0.76% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 2.47% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 24
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%
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
114 162 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.99% 30.98% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 76 139 123
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) CCNP
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 15 (75.00%) OSPF
3 15 (75.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (55.00%) CCIE
6 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) CCSA
6 10 (50.00%) Nokia
6 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (50.00%) CCSE
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (50.00%) F5
7 7 (35.00%) VLAN
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) CCNA
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.00%) Network Design
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless Security
9 2 (10.00%) Polycom
9 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) OSPF
1 15 (75.00%) BGP
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) VLAN
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless Security
5 2 (10.00%) IPv6
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IP Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Network Design
1 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) CCNP
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCIE
3 10 (50.00%) CCSA
3 10 (50.00%) CCSE
4 7 (35.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) Nokia
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Polycom
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Mitel
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago