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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.35% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.70% 4.46% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Median salary £51,250 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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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
149 112 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.65% 20.78% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 125 76 131
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Network Management
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
2 6 (46.15%) BGP
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) CCVP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
3 5 (38.46%) CCSP
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (38.46%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) 802.1X
3 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless

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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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) BGP
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) OSPF
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
2 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) DWDM
4 3 (23.08%) FWSM
4 3 (23.08%) TACACS
5 2 (15.38%) ATM
5 2 (15.38%) SDH
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Security
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) CCSP
1 5 (38.46%) CCVP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 5 (38.46%) F5
2 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware