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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 197 194 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 57 56 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.94% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 4.87% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 18
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
1080 1149 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.15% 19.21% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 893 994 877
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +28 24 £32,500 -13.33%
Wiltshire +19 18 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Gloucestershire -14 11 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Dorset 0 1 £29,500 +13.46% 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 126 (88.11%) Cisco
2 106 (74.13%) VPN
3 103 (72.03%) Firewall
4 81 (56.64%) VMware
5 80 (55.94%) Microsoft
5 80 (55.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 77 (53.85%) Windows
7 75 (52.45%) VoIP
8 60 (41.96%) Linux
8 60 (41.96%) Juniper
9 59 (41.26%) TCP/IP
10 58 (40.56%) WAN
11 57 (39.86%) DNS
12 52 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
13 49 (34.27%) Cisco Certification
14 46 (32.17%) Active Directory
15 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
15 44 (30.77%) ITIL
16 43 (30.07%) Broadband
16 43 (30.07%) SMTP
17 42 (29.37%) CCNA
18 39 (27.27%) SSL
18 39 (27.27%) Telecoms
19 37 (25.87%) CheckPoint
19 37 (25.87%) Data Centre
20 32 (22.38%) OSPF
21 31 (21.68%) BGP
21 31 (21.68%) Load Balancing
22 29 (20.28%) SLA
23 26 (18.18%) Windows Server

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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (9.79%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (74.13%) VPN
2 103 (72.03%) Firewall
3 75 (52.45%) VoIP
4 59 (41.26%) TCP/IP
5 58 (40.56%) WAN
6 57 (39.86%) DNS
7 52 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (30.07%) Broadband
8 43 (30.07%) SMTP
9 39 (27.27%) SSL
10 32 (22.38%) OSPF
11 31 (21.68%) BGP
12 25 (17.48%) LAN
13 23 (16.08%) VLAN
14 21 (14.69%) NetScreen
15 19 (13.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (12.59%) Ethernet
17 17 (11.89%) ADSL
17 17 (11.89%) Internet
18 15 (10.49%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 39 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (37.76%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (17.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Consultant
5 14 (9.79%) NOC Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) IT Consultant
7 12 (8.39%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (7.69%) Junior
8 11 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.99%) Junior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) Network Manager
10 8 (5.59%) Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.90%) Network Services Manager
11 7 (4.90%) Network Team Leader
11 7 (4.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.70%) Flask
2 1 (0.70%) Qt
2 1 (0.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.87%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.79%) Clustering
3 14 (9.79%) Replication
4 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.90%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.90%) IVR
6 5 (3.50%) Wiki
7 4 (2.80%) PKI
8 3 (2.10%) EPoS
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (53.85%) Windows
2 60 (41.96%) Linux
3 26 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.10%) AIX
6 3 (2.10%) CentOS
7 2 (1.40%) VMS
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.77%) ITIL
2 31 (21.68%) Load Balancing
3 22 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 19 (13.29%) Problem Management
5 17 (11.89%) ITIL V3
5 17 (11.89%) Migration
6 15 (10.49%) High Availability
6 15 (10.49%) Service Management
7 14 (9.79%) Network Design
7 14 (9.79%) Server Building
8 13 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.39%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.99%) Network Management
10 10 (6.99%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.29%) ITSM
11 9 (6.29%) Project Management
12 7 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.90%) Change Management
12 7 (4.90%) Computer Security
13 4 (2.80%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) SQL
2 14 (9.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.20%) C
4 1 (0.70%) C++
4 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (34.27%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (29.37%) CCNA
3 17 (11.89%) Degree
3 17 (11.89%) MCSE
3 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (11.19%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.49%) CCIE
5 15 (10.49%) CCNP
5 15 (10.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (9.79%) MCITP
6 14 (9.79%) MCP
6 14 (9.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared
8 9 (6.29%) JNCIS
9 7 (4.90%) CCVP
10 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.50%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.80%) CCNP Voice
13 2 (1.40%) CCDA
13 2 (1.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.28%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (55.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (32.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.19%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) Backup Exec
2 11 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.80%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (2.10%) WSUS
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 126 (88.11%) Cisco
2 81 (56.64%) VMware
3 80 (55.94%) Microsoft
4 60 (41.96%) Juniper
5 37 (25.87%) CheckPoint
6 18 (12.59%) Dell
6 18 (12.59%) HP
7 17 (11.89%) Draytek
7 17 (11.89%) Veeam
8 14 (9.79%) ProCurve
8 14 (9.79%) SonicWALL
8 14 (9.79%) Symantec
8 14 (9.79%) Veritas
8 14 (9.79%) WatchGuard
8 14 (9.79%) ZyXEL
9 7 (4.90%) Aruba
10 6 (4.20%) Citrix
11 5 (3.50%) IBM
12 4 (2.80%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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