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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 210 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 40 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.87% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 4.66% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 36
Median salary £43,500 £37,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
1058 1117 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.75% 18.78% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 891 985 885
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 18 £50,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire +3 12 £43,500 +2.35%
Gloucestershire -18 8 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Dorset +11 1 £29,500 +31.69%
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 113 (88.98%) Cisco
2 99 (77.95%) VPN
3 98 (77.17%) Firewall
4 74 (58.27%) VMware
4 74 (58.27%) Windows
5 73 (57.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
7 67 (52.76%) VoIP
8 57 (44.88%) Linux
9 56 (44.09%) DNS
10 52 (40.94%) Juniper
11 51 (40.16%) TCP/IP
12 50 (39.37%) WAN
13 47 (37.01%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (36.22%) Active Directory
15 44 (34.65%) MS Exchange
16 43 (33.86%) SMTP
16 43 (33.86%) Broadband
17 38 (29.92%) ITIL
17 38 (29.92%) CheckPoint
18 37 (29.13%) SSL
19 36 (28.35%) Cisco Certification
20 35 (27.56%) Data Centre
21 32 (25.20%) Telecoms
22 31 (24.41%) Load Balancing
23 30 (23.62%) SLA
23 30 (23.62%) CCNA
24 25 (19.69%) OSPF
25 24 (18.90%) Windows Server
26 23 (18.11%) BGP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (34.65%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (11.02%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (77.95%) VPN
2 98 (77.17%) Firewall
3 67 (52.76%) VoIP
4 56 (44.09%) DNS
5 51 (40.16%) TCP/IP
6 50 (39.37%) WAN
7 47 (37.01%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (33.86%) Broadband
8 43 (33.86%) SMTP
9 37 (29.13%) SSL
10 25 (19.69%) OSPF
11 23 (18.11%) BGP
12 21 (16.54%) NetScreen
13 20 (15.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (14.96%) Ethernet
15 18 (14.17%) LAN
16 14 (11.02%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (11.02%) DSL
16 14 (11.02%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (9.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 32 (25.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (42.52%) Network Engineer
2 24 (18.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (16.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Consultant
5 13 (10.24%) NOC Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) IT Consultant
6 12 (9.45%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (8.66%) Junior
7 11 (8.66%) Team Leader
8 10 (7.87%) Junior Network Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Network Team Leader
11 6 (4.72%) Design Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Junior Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.56%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.60%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.02%) Clustering
3 14 (11.02%) Replication
4 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.72%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.15%) Wiki
7 3 (2.36%) EPoS
7 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.36%) PKI
8 2 (1.57%) IVR
9 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (58.27%) Windows
2 57 (44.88%) Linux
3 24 (18.90%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.36%) AIX
6 3 (2.36%) CentOS
7 2 (1.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) ITIL
2 31 (24.41%) Load Balancing
3 19 (14.96%) High Availability
3 19 (14.96%) Network Design
3 19 (14.96%) Problem Management
4 17 (13.39%) ITIL V3
4 17 (13.39%) Migration
4 17 (13.39%) Service Delivery
5 16 (12.60%) Network Management
6 15 (11.81%) Service Management
7 14 (11.02%) Server Building
8 12 (9.45%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.09%) ITSM
10 7 (5.51%) Change Management
10 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.15%) Network Architecture
12 4 (3.15%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.54%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.94%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (28.35%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (23.62%) CCNA
3 17 (13.39%) Degree
4 16 (12.60%) MCSE
4 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (11.81%) CCIE
5 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (11.02%) MCITP
6 14 (11.02%) MCP
6 14 (11.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (7.09%) JNCIS
7 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.30%) CCNP
9 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.36%) CCDP
11 3 (2.36%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.57%) CCDA
12 2 (1.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (23.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (57.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (36.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.60%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.51%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (2.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 113 (88.98%) Cisco
2 74 (58.27%) VMware
3 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
4 52 (40.94%) Juniper
5 38 (29.92%) CheckPoint
6 23 (18.11%) HP
7 18 (14.17%) Dell
8 17 (13.39%) Draytek
9 16 (12.60%) Veeam
10 14 (11.02%) ProCurve
10 14 (11.02%) SonicWALL
10 14 (11.02%) Symantec
10 14 (11.02%) Veritas
10 14 (11.02%) WatchGuard
10 14 (11.02%) ZyXEL
11 10 (7.87%) IBM
11 10 (7.87%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.30%) F5
13 7 (5.51%) CA
13 7 (5.51%) IronPort
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