The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 63 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.26% 0.97% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 7.58% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £61,250 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +84.61%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 66 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.92% 12.84% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 98 60 77
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,080 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Wiltshire

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 23 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Swindon

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) Network Management
2 12 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 12 (85.71%) VLAN
2 12 (85.71%) VoIP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) H.323
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL V3
5 8 (57.14%) Tandberg
5 8 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (42.86%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (42.86%) Verint
6 6 (42.86%) Polycom
6 6 (42.86%) SCCP
6 6 (42.86%) Netcool
6 6 (42.86%) Avaya
6 6 (42.86%) Genesys
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (28.57%) Network Security
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Service Management
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
9 3 (21.43%) SLA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 12 (85.71%) VoIP
2 12 (85.71%) VLAN
3 8 (57.14%) H.323
4 6 (42.86%) SCCP
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) IPv4
6 2 (14.29%) IPv6
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Designer
2 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Network Management
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 5 (35.71%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (42.86%) Netcool
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Tandberg
3 6 (42.86%) Verint
3 6 (42.86%) Avaya
3 6 (42.86%) Genesys
3 6 (42.86%) Polycom
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper