The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 212 172 187
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 4.25% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 24
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
996 847 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.23% 16.62% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 865 682 964
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MPLS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South West region.

MPLS Salary Trend in the South West

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the South West

MPLS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire 0 6 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Bristol -12 6 £32,000 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire -18 6 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Dorset -4 4 £45,000 +63.63%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 33 (66.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) LAN
3 29 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (56.00%) BGP
5 25 (50.00%) WAN
6 19 (38.00%) Firewall
7 18 (36.00%) EIGRP
7 18 (36.00%) CCNA
7 18 (36.00%) Network Management
8 16 (32.00%) ITIL
8 16 (32.00%) CCNP
8 16 (32.00%) VoIP
9 15 (30.00%) Finance
9 15 (30.00%) VLAN
10 14 (28.00%) VPN
10 14 (28.00%) OSPF
11 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
12 11 (22.00%) H.323
13 10 (20.00%) Juniper
13 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
14 9 (18.00%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (18.00%) Tandberg
14 9 (18.00%) SLA
15 8 (16.00%) Avaya
15 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
15 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
15 8 (16.00%) Service Management
16 7 (14.00%) Internet
16 7 (14.00%) CiscoWorks
16 7 (14.00%) Nokia

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) LAN
2 28 (56.00%) BGP
3 25 (50.00%) WAN
4 19 (38.00%) Firewall
5 18 (36.00%) EIGRP
6 16 (32.00%) VoIP
7 15 (30.00%) VLAN
8 14 (28.00%) VPN
8 14 (28.00%) OSPF
9 11 (22.00%) H.323
10 7 (14.00%) Internet
10 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (12.00%) SCCP
11 6 (12.00%) IPsec
11 6 (12.00%) Network Security
11 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.00%) Unified Communications
12 5 (10.00%) RIP
12 5 (10.00%) DHCP
12 5 (10.00%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Specialist
3 6 (12.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Principal Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Account Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Data Network Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) IVR
3 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Network Management
2 16 (32.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (16.00%) Service Management
4 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 5 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITSM
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Telemarketing
9 2 (4.00%) Network Design
9 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) B2B
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNA
3 16 (32.00%) CCNP
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (8.00%) CCIE
6 3 (6.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) CCDP
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) CCIP
8 1 (2.00%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.00%) HP MASE
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (12.00%) Netcool
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Cisco
2 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (20.00%) Juniper
4 9 (18.00%) Tandberg
5 8 (16.00%) Avaya
6 7 (14.00%) Nokia
7 6 (12.00%) Genesys
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Polycom
7 6 (12.00%) Verint
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.00%) VMware
9 3 (6.00%) HP
9 3 (6.00%) Citrix
9 3 (6.00%) F5
10 2 (4.00%) Nortel
11 1 (2.00%) IBM
11 1 (2.00%) CA
11 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
11 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Scheme
Posted: 27 days ago