The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.83% - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £46,000 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 82 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.77% 14.44% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84 55 77
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MPLS
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Swindon region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Swindon

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (83.33%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) VoIP
4 12 (66.67%) Network Management
5 11 (61.11%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (55.56%) CCNP
6 10 (55.56%) VLAN
6 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
6 10 (55.56%) ITIL
6 10 (55.56%) EIGRP
7 8 (44.44%) VPN
7 8 (44.44%) Tandberg
7 8 (44.44%) Network Security
8 7 (38.89%) Polycom
8 7 (38.89%) Avaya
8 7 (38.89%) Juniper
8 7 (38.89%) H.323
9 6 (33.33%) IPsec
9 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 6 (33.33%) CCNA
10 5 (27.78%) JNCIS
10 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) IPv4
10 5 (27.78%) IPv6
10 5 (27.78%) OSPF
10 5 (27.78%) Firewall
10 5 (27.78%) Genesys

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 12 (66.67%) VoIP
4 10 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 10 (55.56%) VLAN
5 8 (44.44%) Network Security
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) H.323
7 6 (33.33%) IPsec
7 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 5 (27.78%) IPv4
8 5 (27.78%) IPv6
8 5 (27.78%) OSPF
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
10 3 (16.67%) SCCP
11 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
11 2 (11.11%) Wireless
11 2 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Network Management
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) JNCIS
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) CCIE
7 1 (5.56%) CCDP
7 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Tandberg
3 7 (38.89%) Avaya
3 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Polycom
4 5 (27.78%) Genesys
4 5 (27.78%) Verint
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint