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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 53 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.17% 1.04% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 4.72% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
133 127 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.88% 22.01% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 116 78 154
Median salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (62.50%) Network Management
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
2 9 (56.25%) OSPF
2 9 (56.25%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 8 (50.00%) CCVP
3 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCSP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (50.00%) F5
3 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
3 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Data Security

MPLS
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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) BGP
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) OSPF
1 9 (56.25%) VPN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) FWSM
3 6 (37.50%) TACACS
4 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
4 5 (31.25%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (25.00%) DWDM
6 2 (12.50%) ATM
6 2 (12.50%) SDH
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Management
2 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Data Security
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) CCSP
1 8 (50.00%) CCVP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Juniper
2 8 (50.00%) F5
2 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware