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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 179 190 155
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 71 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.65% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 3.81% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 66
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £29,500 £31,125
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
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
1070 997 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.39% 17.18% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 902 776 874
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £54,890 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Wiltshire +24 28 £41,500 - 4
Gloucestershire - 19 £34,000 - 2
Bristol -10 15 £65,000 +73.79% 5
Dorset -17 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Somerset +9 4 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 71 (68.27%) Cisco
2 64 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (59.62%) Firewall
4 53 (50.96%) Windows
5 52 (50.00%) WAN
5 52 (50.00%) VPN
6 50 (48.08%) Juniper
6 50 (48.08%) LAN
7 46 (44.23%) CCNA
8 43 (41.35%) VMware
9 33 (31.73%) ITIL
10 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 27 (25.96%) TCP/IP
13 26 (25.00%) DNS
14 23 (22.12%) Telecoms
15 22 (21.15%) VoIP
15 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
15 22 (21.15%) Linux
15 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
16 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (18.27%) Incident Management
17 19 (18.27%) CCNP
18 18 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (16.35%) BGP
20 16 (15.38%) OSPF
21 15 (14.42%) EIGRP
22 14 (13.46%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.73%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Lync
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
1 2 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (59.62%) Firewall
2 52 (50.00%) VPN
2 52 (50.00%) WAN
3 50 (48.08%) LAN
4 27 (25.96%) TCP/IP
5 26 (25.00%) DNS
6 22 (21.15%) VoIP
7 18 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (16.35%) BGP
9 16 (15.38%) OSPF
10 15 (14.42%) EIGRP
11 14 (13.46%) SDH
11 14 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (13.46%) VLAN
12 12 (11.54%) Wireless
13 11 (10.58%) WLAN
13 11 (10.58%) DWDM
14 10 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (5.77%) IP Telephony
15 6 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (22.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (35.58%) Network Engineer
2 29 (27.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
6 8 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.69%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) IT Support
8 5 (4.81%) Designer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Designer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Designer
8 5 (4.81%) Account Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Network Designer
9 4 (3.85%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.65%) CCTV
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Linux
3 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.88%) UNIX
7 3 (2.88%) CentOS
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) ITIL
2 19 (18.27%) Incident Management
3 14 (13.46%) Network Design
4 9 (8.65%) Service Management
5 8 (7.69%) Change Management
6 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.77%) Software Deployment
7 6 (5.77%) ITSM
7 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.77%) Coaching
8 5 (4.81%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.85%) Business Development
9 4 (3.85%) CRM
9 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.88%) Project Management
10 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) C
2 9 (8.65%) SQL
3 3 (2.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (44.23%) CCNA
3 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (18.27%) CCNP
5 14 (13.46%) CCIE
6 12 (11.54%) MCSE
7 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
9 7 (6.73%) JNCIA
10 6 (5.77%) MCP
10 6 (5.77%) Degree
11 3 (2.88%) HP ASE
11 3 (2.88%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.92%) MCSA
12 2 (1.92%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.96%) MCITP
13 1 (0.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.81%) vSphere
5 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.96%) WSUS
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
1 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (68.27%) Cisco
2 50 (48.08%) Juniper
3 43 (41.35%) VMware
4 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.54%) HP
5 12 (11.54%) Barracuda Networks
6 11 (10.58%) F5
6 11 (10.58%) Citrix
7 9 (8.65%) McAfee
8 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.81%) Avaya
8 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.85%) Meraki
9 4 (3.85%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.85%) SonicWALL
10 3 (2.88%) IronPort
10 3 (2.88%) Polycom
10 3 (2.88%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.88%) Tripwire
10 3 (2.88%) Symantec
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £27000 per annum
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Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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