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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 195 206 180
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 56 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 2.29% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £60,750 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -2 20 £27,000 -29.87% 2
Bristol -12 12 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Wiltshire +4 11 £42,500 -29.16% 5
Dorset +10 10 £26,000 -42.22% 4
Somerset - 2 £37,750 -
Devon -6 1 £37,500 -5.06%
Cornwall - 1 £23,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 86 (69.35%) Cisco
2 78 (62.90%) Firewall
3 62 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (49.19%) Juniper
5 58 (46.77%) LAN
6 55 (44.35%) Windows
7 53 (42.74%) VPN
8 50 (40.32%) WAN
9 48 (38.71%) CCNA
10 45 (36.29%) VMware
11 38 (30.65%) TCP/IP
12 35 (28.23%) Linux
13 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (26.61%) DNS
14 33 (26.61%) Microsoft
15 31 (25.00%) BGP
15 31 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (22.58%) EIGRP
18 27 (21.77%) Telecoms
18 27 (21.77%) VoIP
18 27 (21.77%) MS Exchange
19 26 (20.97%) Data Centre
20 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (18.55%) CheckPoint
22 20 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 20 (16.13%) CCNP
23 18 (14.52%) Finance
23 18 (14.52%) Active Directory

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.23%) Lync
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 78 (62.90%) Firewall
2 58 (46.77%) LAN
3 53 (42.74%) VPN
4 50 (40.32%) WAN
5 38 (30.65%) TCP/IP
6 33 (26.61%) DNS
7 31 (25.00%) BGP
7 31 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (22.58%) EIGRP
9 27 (21.77%) VoIP
10 17 (13.71%) Wireless
11 16 (12.90%) OSPF
12 15 (12.10%) WLAN
13 14 (11.29%) VLAN
14 13 (10.48%) Broadband
15 11 (8.87%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (7.26%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (7.26%) DHCP
17 6 (4.84%) SMTP
18 5 (4.03%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Yeoman
General
1 27 (21.77%) Telecoms
2 18 (14.52%) Finance
3 7 (5.65%) Legal
4 5 (4.03%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.16%) Analyst
3 24 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 19 (15.32%) Network Analyst
5 16 (12.90%) Team Leader
5 16 (12.90%) Network Team Leader
6 13 (10.48%) Account Manager
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Manager
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Account Manager
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Network Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Consultant
10 7 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Network Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.10%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) Replication
4 2 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) PDA
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows
2 35 (28.23%) Linux
3 31 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (13.71%) UNIX
7 11 (8.87%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.61%) CentOS
10 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.71%) Incident Management
2 15 (12.10%) Change Management
3 13 (10.48%) ITIL
3 13 (10.48%) Business Development
4 10 (8.06%) Project Management
4 10 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (6.45%) Network Management
5 8 (6.45%) Service Management
5 8 (6.45%) Network Design
6 7 (5.65%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.23%) Communications Security
8 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.42%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.61%) BCP
10 2 (1.61%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.61%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (38.71%) CCNA
3 20 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (16.13%) CCNP
4 15 (12.10%) MCSE
5 9 (7.26%) CCIE
6 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.42%) HP ASE
7 3 (2.42%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) APMP
9 1 (0.81%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) Degree
9 1 (0.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.23%) vSphere
5 3 (2.42%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) XenApp
7 1 (0.81%) XenServer
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) WSUS
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (69.35%) Cisco
2 61 (49.19%) Juniper
3 45 (36.29%) VMware
4 33 (26.61%) Microsoft
5 23 (18.55%) CheckPoint
6 15 (12.10%) Citrix
7 14 (11.29%) HP
8 12 (9.68%) Nokia
8 12 (9.68%) SonicWALL
8 12 (9.68%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (8.06%) Avaya
10 9 (7.26%) F5
11 5 (4.03%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.03%) Dell
12 4 (3.23%) McAfee
12 4 (3.23%) Rackspace
12 4 (3.23%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.23%) IronPort
13 3 (2.42%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.42%) Tripwire
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