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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 163 176 208
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +32
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 88 74 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.20% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 6.73% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 82 57 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
1145 1100 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 17.80% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 981 919 774
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,325
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +18 30 £42,500 +24.08% 3
Wiltshire -13 21 £40,000 - 2
Somerset +13 18 £34,000 -
Bristol -7 14 £36,500 -43.84% 7
Dorset +11 5 £40,000 +3.22%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 109 (70.32%) Cisco
2 84 (54.19%) VPN
3 75 (48.39%) OSPF
4 71 (45.81%) Firewall
5 64 (41.29%) Telecoms
5 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
6 63 (40.65%) Linux
7 61 (39.35%) VMware
8 59 (38.06%) BGP
9 56 (36.13%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (31.61%) VLAN
11 48 (30.97%) VoIP
11 48 (30.97%) WAN
12 46 (29.68%) TCP/IP
13 44 (28.39%) EIGRP
14 42 (27.10%) Juniper
15 41 (26.45%) Data Centre
16 40 (25.81%) ITIL
17 39 (25.16%) LAN
17 39 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (22.58%) Windows
19 34 (21.94%) DNS
20 33 (21.29%) Apache
21 32 (20.65%) CCNP
21 32 (20.65%) Cisco Nexus
22 30 (19.35%) CCNA
23 29 (18.71%) Perl
24 28 (18.06%) MySQL
24 28 (18.06%) IPv4
24 28 (18.06%) IPv6

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (21.29%) Apache
2 16 (10.32%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.52%) MS Office
3 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (54.19%) VPN
2 75 (48.39%) OSPF
3 71 (45.81%) Firewall
4 59 (38.06%) BGP
5 49 (31.61%) VLAN
6 48 (30.97%) VoIP
6 48 (30.97%) WAN
7 46 (29.68%) TCP/IP
8 44 (28.39%) EIGRP
9 39 (25.16%) LAN
10 34 (21.94%) DNS
11 32 (20.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (18.06%) IPv4
12 28 (18.06%) IPv6
12 28 (18.06%) SNMP
13 27 (17.42%) SSL
14 23 (14.84%) SMTP
15 19 (12.26%) L2TP
16 18 (11.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.06%) MySQL
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.65%) MSI
1 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 64 (41.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.55%) Finance
3 3 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.29%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 34 (21.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (21.29%) Administrator
4 26 (16.77%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
5 25 (16.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 23 (14.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (12.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 19 (12.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (12.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (10.97%) Telecoms Administrator
9 11 (7.10%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Consultant
9 11 (7.10%) Voice Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Cisco Support
10 10 (6.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Voice Support Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Cisco Consultant
12 8 (5.16%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) LAMP
2 4 (2.58%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.65%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) Flask
3 1 (0.65%) Qt
3 1 (0.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.45%) PKI
3 7 (4.52%) IVR
4 5 (3.23%) Wiki
5 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.94%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.94%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.65%) Linux
2 35 (22.58%) Windows
3 10 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.87%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.81%) ITIL
2 27 (17.42%) Presales
3 25 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.97%) Project Management
5 15 (9.68%) Network Architecture
6 10 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.45%) Fault Analysis
6 10 (6.45%) Network Design
7 8 (5.16%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.52%) Computer Security
8 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.87%) Service Management
10 5 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.58%) High Availability
12 3 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.94%) ITIL V3
12 3 (1.94%) ITSM
12 3 (1.94%) Network Management
12 3 (1.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.71%) Perl
2 27 (17.42%) PHP
3 5 (3.23%) SQL
4 3 (1.94%) C
4 3 (1.94%) Python
5 2 (1.29%) Tcl
6 1 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (36.13%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.65%) CCNP
3 30 (19.35%) CCNA
4 11 (7.10%) CCNP Voice
5 8 (5.16%) CCVP
5 8 (5.16%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.52%) JNCIA
6 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.87%) MCSE
8 5 (3.23%) CCIE
8 5 (3.23%) Degree
9 4 (2.58%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.29%) HP ASE
10 2 (1.29%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.65%) MCDST
11 1 (0.65%) MCP
11 1 (0.65%) MCTS
11 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (11.61%) Cisco CUCM
1 18 (11.61%) Cisco UCCE
1 18 (11.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (6.45%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (70.32%) Cisco
2 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
3 61 (39.35%) VMware
4 42 (27.10%) Juniper
5 24 (15.48%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.52%) Aruba
6 7 (4.52%) HP
7 6 (3.87%) Brocade
8 5 (3.23%) Dell
8 5 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.58%) Citrix
9 4 (2.58%) Intel
10 3 (1.94%) IronPort
10 3 (1.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.29%) Avaya
11 2 (1.29%) Meraki
11 2 (1.29%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.29%) Tripwire
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