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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 57 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.79% 2.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 12.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £58,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
143 101 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.54% 17.15% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 135 73 50
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,203 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) VPN
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) SMTP
3 12 (75.00%) HTTP
3 12 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 12 (75.00%) Telnet
3 12 (75.00%) IP Telephony
3 12 (75.00%) SSH
4 11 (68.75%) Finance
5 10 (62.50%) Apache
5 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
5 10 (62.50%) Network Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) CCNP
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) VPLS
8 3 (18.75%) Multicast
8 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) Apache
1 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) VPN
2 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) HTTP
3 12 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 12 (75.00%) IP Telephony
3 12 (75.00%) SMTP
3 12 (75.00%) SSH
3 12 (75.00%) Telnet
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) RIP
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Administrator
1 10 (62.50%) Network Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade