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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 199 211 181
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 48 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.20% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 34
Average salary £37,500 £44,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.20% -3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,700 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
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
1151 1045 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.70% 17.04% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 999 873 704
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 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 4 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
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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 +11 20 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Wiltshire -7 9 £42,500 -20.93% 7
Bristol -9 9 £37,500 -9.63% 1
Dorset +10 8 £35,000 - 1
Somerset - 6 £42,500 -
Devon -6 1 £37,500 -44.44%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 87 (70.16%) Cisco
2 72 (58.06%) Firewall
3 67 (54.03%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (49.19%) Juniper
5 58 (46.77%) LAN
6 55 (44.35%) Windows
7 51 (41.13%) VPN
7 51 (41.13%) CCNA
8 50 (40.32%) WAN
9 48 (38.71%) VMware
10 39 (31.45%) TCP/IP
11 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 36 (29.03%) Linux
13 31 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 31 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (24.19%) DNS
15 28 (22.58%) VoIP
15 28 (22.58%) BGP
15 28 (22.58%) EIGRP
16 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
16 26 (20.97%) Data Centre
17 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
20 19 (15.32%) CCNP
21 18 (14.52%) CheckPoint
21 18 (14.52%) Finance

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.23%) IIS
4 3 (2.42%) Apache
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.42%) Lync
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
1 2 (1.61%) Office 365
1 2 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (58.06%) Firewall
2 58 (46.77%) LAN
3 51 (41.13%) VPN
4 50 (40.32%) WAN
5 39 (31.45%) TCP/IP
6 31 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (24.19%) DNS
8 28 (22.58%) VoIP
8 28 (22.58%) EIGRP
8 28 (22.58%) BGP
9 17 (13.71%) VLAN
10 16 (12.90%) WLAN
11 15 (12.10%) Wireless
12 13 (10.48%) OSPF
12 13 (10.48%) Broadband
13 12 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (5.65%) SDH
15 6 (4.84%) SMTP
16 5 (4.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) MySQL
General
1 31 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (14.52%) Finance
3 7 (5.65%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.97%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.74%) Analyst
4 18 (14.52%) Network Analyst
5 15 (12.10%) Team Leader
5 15 (12.10%) Network Team Leader
6 13 (10.48%) Account Manager
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Manager
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Account Manager
8 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) Senior Network Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) IT Support
11 5 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 4 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) Web Services
2 3 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Clustering
5 3 (2.42%) CCTV
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows
2 36 (29.03%) 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 7 (5.65%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.42%) CentOS
9 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.52%) Incident Management
2 17 (13.71%) ITIL
3 14 (11.29%) Change Management
4 13 (10.48%) Business Development
5 12 (9.68%) Network Design
6 10 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (8.06%) Project Management
6 10 (8.06%) Service Management
7 7 (5.65%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.23%) Network Management
9 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.23%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.42%) Communications Security
11 2 (1.61%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.61%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (1.61%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.61%) BCP
11 2 (1.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.23%) C
3 3 (2.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (54.03%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (41.13%) CCNA
3 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (15.32%) CCNP
5 16 (12.90%) MCSE
6 12 (9.68%) CCIE
7 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.42%) HP ASE
8 3 (2.42%) HP MASE
9 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) MCP
9 2 (1.61%) MCSA
10 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.81%) Degree
10 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) CCDP
10 1 (0.81%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.03%) vSphere
3 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.03%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) XenServer
4 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 87 (70.16%) Cisco
2 61 (49.19%) Juniper
3 48 (38.71%) VMware
4 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.52%) CheckPoint
6 17 (13.71%) Citrix
7 15 (12.10%) HP
8 14 (11.29%) Barracuda Networks
9 12 (9.68%) F5
10 11 (8.87%) SonicWALL
10 11 (8.87%) Nokia
11 7 (5.65%) McAfee
12 6 (4.84%) Avaya
12 6 (4.84%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.23%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.23%) IronPort
13 4 (3.23%) Rackspace
13 4 (3.23%) Dell
14 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.42%) Symantec
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