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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 52 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.43% 1.22% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 5.88% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
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
147 119 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.25% 20.77% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 98 118
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Slough

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) DWDM
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) CCVP
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) CCSP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
4 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (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%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) DWDM
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) ATM
5 2 (15.38%) SDH
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) UMTS
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 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
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%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support 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
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 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 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCSP
3 3 (23.08%) CCVP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
3 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
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