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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 169 196 215
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 69 56 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 0.95% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 4.70% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 47 18
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -16.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
1045 1191 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.32% 20.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1026 857
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +45 31 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Wiltshire +25 20 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Gloucestershire -15 13 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Somerset -14 2 £30,000 -29.41% 3
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South West region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 130 (82.80%) Cisco
2 104 (66.24%) VPN
3 100 (63.69%) Firewall
4 84 (53.50%) VMware
5 81 (51.59%) Microsoft
6 76 (48.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (47.13%) VoIP
8 73 (46.50%) Windows
9 69 (43.95%) Linux
10 64 (40.76%) Juniper
11 57 (36.31%) TCP/IP
12 55 (35.03%) DNS
12 55 (35.03%) WAN
13 53 (33.76%) Cisco Certification
14 49 (31.21%) OSPF
14 49 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
15 48 (30.57%) Telecoms
16 46 (29.30%) ITIL
17 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
18 42 (26.75%) Active Directory
18 42 (26.75%) BGP
19 41 (26.11%) CCNA
19 41 (26.11%) SSL
19 41 (26.11%) Broadband
20 40 (25.48%) SMTP
21 38 (24.20%) MS Exchange
21 38 (24.20%) CheckPoint
22 34 (21.66%) Load Balancing
23 31 (19.75%) VLAN
24 28 (17.83%) SLA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 38 (24.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (7.64%) IIS
3 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.18%) Apache
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.46%) MS Office
2 7 (4.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (66.24%) VPN
2 100 (63.69%) Firewall
3 74 (47.13%) VoIP
4 57 (36.31%) TCP/IP
5 55 (35.03%) DNS
5 55 (35.03%) WAN
6 49 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (31.21%) OSPF
7 42 (26.75%) BGP
8 41 (26.11%) Broadband
8 41 (26.11%) SSL
9 40 (25.48%) SMTP
10 31 (19.75%) VLAN
11 25 (15.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (15.92%) LAN
12 23 (14.65%) Internet
13 20 (12.74%) Ethernet
13 20 (12.74%) NetScreen
14 17 (10.83%) ADSL
15 15 (9.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) MySQL
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.64%) MSI
1 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 48 (30.57%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.55%) Finance
3 3 (1.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (40.13%) Network Engineer
2 34 (21.66%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (17.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Consultant
5 13 (8.28%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Team Leader
7 10 (6.37%) IT Consultant
7 10 (6.37%) Junior
7 10 (6.37%) Junior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.10%) Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Network Manager
8 8 (5.10%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.10%) Technical Leader
9 7 (4.46%) Cisco Support
9 7 (4.46%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.18%) LAMP
3 1 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.64%) Flask
3 1 (0.64%) Qt
3 1 (0.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.01%) Clustering
3 11 (7.01%) Replication
4 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.46%) IVR
6 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.82%) PKI
7 5 (3.18%) Wiki
8 3 (1.91%) EPoS
9 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
10 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.50%) Windows
2 69 (43.95%) Linux
3 23 (14.65%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.91%) AIX
6 3 (1.91%) CentOS
6 3 (1.91%) Unix
7 2 (1.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.30%) ITIL
2 34 (21.66%) Load Balancing
3 18 (11.46%) Service Delivery
4 17 (10.83%) Problem Management
5 15 (9.55%) ITIL V3
6 13 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.28%) Migration
6 13 (8.28%) Service Management
7 12 (7.64%) High Availability
7 12 (7.64%) Network Design
8 11 (7.01%) Server Building
9 10 (6.37%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.37%) Project Management
10 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.46%) Computer Security
11 7 (4.46%) Network Architecture
11 7 (4.46%) Network Management
12 6 (3.82%) Fault Analysis
12 6 (3.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.38%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.46%) Perl
4 5 (3.18%) C
4 5 (3.18%) PHP
5 3 (1.91%) Python
6 2 (1.27%) Tcl
7 1 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (26.11%) CCNA
3 19 (12.10%) CCNP
4 18 (11.46%) Degree
5 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
6 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (8.92%) MCSE
8 13 (8.28%) CCIE
9 12 (7.64%) MCP
10 11 (7.01%) MCITP
10 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
10 11 (7.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (7.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (5.73%) JNCIS
12 7 (4.46%) CCVP
13 6 (3.82%) CCNP Voice
13 6 (3.82%) JNCIA
14 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.27%) CCDA
15 2 (1.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 76 (48.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (26.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.92%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (8.28%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (8.28%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (7.64%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (82.80%) Cisco
2 84 (53.50%) VMware
3 81 (51.59%) Microsoft
4 64 (40.76%) Juniper
5 38 (24.20%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.92%) Dell
6 14 (8.92%) Draytek
6 14 (8.92%) Veeam
7 13 (8.28%) HP
8 12 (7.64%) WatchGuard
9 11 (7.01%) ProCurve
9 11 (7.01%) SonicWALL
9 11 (7.01%) Symantec
9 11 (7.01%) Veritas
9 11 (7.01%) ZyXEL
10 7 (4.46%) Aruba
11 6 (3.82%) Brocade
12 4 (2.55%) Citrix
13 3 (1.91%) IBM
13 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
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