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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 168 196 171
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 68 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 2.96% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 53 23 38
Average salary £39,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,800 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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 1012 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.45% 17.25% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 895 794 777
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 22 £40,500 -5.81% 4
Gloucestershire - 21 £36,000 - 2
Bristol -1 15 £65,000 +73.79%
Dorset +13 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Somerset - 9 £42,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (72.81%) Cisco
2 71 (62.28%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (58.77%) Firewall
4 57 (50.00%) Juniper
4 57 (50.00%) WAN
5 55 (48.25%) Windows
6 54 (47.37%) LAN
7 53 (46.49%) VPN
7 53 (46.49%) CCNA
8 45 (39.47%) VMware
9 37 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 33 (28.95%) Telecoms
12 30 (26.32%) DNS
13 28 (24.56%) VoIP
13 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
13 28 (24.56%) ITIL
14 25 (21.93%) Linux
15 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
17 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
17 20 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (17.54%) Incident Management
18 19 (16.67%) CCNP
19 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (15.79%) BGP
20 17 (14.91%) EIGRP
21 16 (14.04%) Citrix

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) IIS
3 3 (2.63%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) IaaS
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (58.77%) Firewall
2 57 (50.00%) WAN
3 54 (47.37%) LAN
4 53 (46.49%) VPN
5 36 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 30 (26.32%) DNS
7 28 (24.56%) VoIP
8 20 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (15.79%) BGP
10 17 (14.91%) EIGRP
11 16 (14.04%) WLAN
12 15 (13.16%) OSPF
12 15 (13.16%) Wireless
13 14 (12.28%) SDH
13 14 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (10.53%) VLAN
15 11 (9.65%) Cisco PIX
15 11 (9.65%) DWDM
16 8 (7.02%) Broadband
17 6 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (38.60%) Network Engineer
2 28 (24.56%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.40%) Team Leader
3 13 (11.40%) Network Team Leader
4 11 (9.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.89%) Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Account Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Account Manager
9 6 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) IT Support
10 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Network Designer
10 5 (4.39%) Network Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Designer
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Designer
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) COM
2 2 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (7.89%) CCTV
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Open Source
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (48.25%) Windows
2 25 (21.93%) Linux
3 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.39%) UNIX
8 3 (2.63%) CentOS
8 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) ITIL
2 20 (17.54%) Incident Management
3 16 (14.04%) Network Design
4 8 (7.02%) Business Development
4 8 (7.02%) Change Management
5 7 (6.14%) Project Management
6 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.26%) Service Management
7 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.39%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.39%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.75%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.75%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.75%) Information Security
9 2 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.75%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.75%) Coaching
9 2 (1.75%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) C
2 6 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (62.28%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (46.49%) CCNA
3 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (16.67%) CCNP
5 16 (14.04%) MCSE
6 14 (12.28%) CCIE
7 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
8 7 (6.14%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.63%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.63%) HP MASE
10 2 (1.75%) Degree
10 2 (1.75%) MCSA
10 2 (1.75%) MCP
11 1 (0.88%) CCDP
11 1 (0.88%) APMP
11 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.39%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.39%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (72.81%) Cisco
2 57 (50.00%) Juniper
3 45 (39.47%) VMware
4 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.04%) Citrix
6 15 (13.16%) HP
7 13 (11.40%) Barracuda Networks
8 12 (10.53%) F5
9 9 (7.89%) McAfee
9 9 (7.89%) SonicWALL
10 6 (5.26%) 3PAR
10 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.39%) Nokia
12 4 (3.51%) IronPort
12 4 (3.51%) Meraki
12 4 (3.51%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.51%) Avaya
13 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.63%) Symantec
13 3 (2.63%) Polycom
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