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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 153 179 207
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 83 68 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.17% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.79% 6.27% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 81 53 23
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £66,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
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
1065 1085 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.15% 18.70% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 896 910 799
Median salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Gloucestershire +9 28 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Somerset +5 19 £34,000 -20.00%
Bristol +12 18 £23,000 -64.61% 6
Wiltshire 0 18 £40,000 -1.23% 1
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 112 (71.34%) Cisco
2 89 (56.69%) VPN
3 73 (46.50%) Firewall
4 72 (45.86%) OSPF
5 70 (44.59%) Linux
6 68 (43.31%) VMware
7 67 (42.68%) Microsoft
8 62 (39.49%) Telecoms
9 59 (37.58%) VoIP
10 58 (36.94%) BGP
11 52 (33.12%) TCP/IP
12 48 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
13 47 (29.94%) WAN
13 47 (29.94%) VLAN
13 47 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (28.66%) Windows
15 43 (27.39%) Juniper
16 42 (26.75%) EIGRP
17 41 (26.11%) DNS
17 41 (26.11%) ITIL
17 41 (26.11%) Data Centre
18 34 (21.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (21.02%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (21.02%) LAN
20 32 (20.38%) SMTP
20 32 (20.38%) CheckPoint
21 31 (19.75%) Apache
22 30 (19.11%) SSL
23 28 (17.83%) CCNA
24 27 (17.20%) CCNP

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 31 (19.75%) Apache
2 19 (12.10%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.46%) MS Office
3 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (56.69%) VPN
2 73 (46.50%) Firewall
3 72 (45.86%) OSPF
4 59 (37.58%) VoIP
5 58 (36.94%) BGP
6 52 (33.12%) TCP/IP
7 47 (29.94%) VLAN
7 47 (29.94%) WAN
8 42 (26.75%) EIGRP
9 41 (26.11%) DNS
10 34 (21.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (21.02%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (21.02%) LAN
12 32 (20.38%) SMTP
13 30 (19.11%) SSL
14 26 (16.56%) IPv4
14 26 (16.56%) IPv6
14 26 (16.56%) SNMP
15 23 (14.65%) Broadband
16 19 (12.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) MySQL
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.64%) MSI
1 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 62 (39.49%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (0.64%) Games
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (31.85%) Network Engineer
2 37 (23.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (20.38%) Administrator
4 26 (16.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (15.92%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (15.29%) Linux Administrator
6 24 (15.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 21 (13.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 21 (13.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (13.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (10.19%) Telecoms Administrator
9 11 (7.01%) Cisco Support
9 11 (7.01%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) NOC Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) Voice Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Voice Support Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) Team Leader
12 8 (5.10%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.29%) LAMP
2 6 (3.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.64%) Flask
3 1 (0.64%) Qt
3 1 (0.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.37%) PKI
3 7 (4.46%) IVR
4 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.18%) Wiki
5 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.64%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.59%) Linux
2 45 (28.66%) Windows
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.55%) Unix
5 2 (1.27%) VMS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) ITIL
2 24 (15.29%) Load Balancing
3 20 (12.74%) Presales
4 15 (9.55%) Network Architecture
5 14 (8.92%) Project Management
6 10 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.37%) Fault Analysis
7 9 (5.73%) Service Management
8 7 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.46%) Computer Security
8 7 (4.46%) Network Design
8 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.82%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.55%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.91%) CRM
11 3 (1.91%) ITSM
12 2 (1.27%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.27%) Fault Management
12 2 (1.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.20%) Perl
2 25 (15.92%) PHP
3 12 (7.64%) SQL
4 3 (1.91%) C
4 3 (1.91%) Python
5 2 (1.27%) Tcl
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (17.83%) CCNA
3 27 (17.20%) CCNP
4 13 (8.28%) Degree
5 11 (7.01%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (5.10%) CCVP
6 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.82%) JNCIA
7 6 (3.82%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.55%) CCIE
9 4 (2.55%) MCSE
10 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) MCDST
10 1 (0.64%) MCP
10 1 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.91%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (11.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 18 (11.46%) Cisco UCCE
1 18 (11.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (6.37%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (71.34%) Cisco
2 68 (43.31%) VMware
3 67 (42.68%) Microsoft
4 43 (27.39%) Juniper
5 32 (20.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.46%) Aruba
7 6 (3.82%) Brocade
8 4 (2.55%) Citrix
9 3 (1.91%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.91%) Veeam
10 2 (1.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.27%) BT
10 2 (1.27%) Dell
10 2 (1.27%) HP
10 2 (1.27%) Intel
10 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.64%) Avaya
11 1 (0.64%) Facebook
11 1 (0.64%) NetApp
11 1 (0.64%) Siemens
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