The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 45 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.88% 5.33% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 22.76% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 6
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 123 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 25.09% 23.43% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 119 98 76
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Basingstoke

MPLS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Basingstoke

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 26 (89.66%) Juniper
2 23 (79.31%) JNCIP
3 17 (58.62%) OSPF
3 17 (58.62%) BGP
4 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) SLA
7 11 (37.93%) Palo Alto
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco
7 11 (37.93%) CCNP
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 11 (37.93%) LAN
7 11 (37.93%) WAN
7 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (24.14%) Network Design
9 4 (13.79%) F5
9 4 (13.79%) VLAN
10 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
11 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
11 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (6.90%) Degree
11 2 (6.90%) Change Management
11 2 (6.90%) VRRP
11 2 (6.90%) Linux
11 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
11 2 (6.90%) CCNA
11 2 (6.90%) Active Directory

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) BGP
1 17 (58.62%) OSPF
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 12 (41.38%) VPN
4 11 (37.93%) DNS
4 11 (37.93%) LAN
4 11 (37.93%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.90%) VRRP
7 1 (3.45%) ATM
7 1 (3.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) DSL
7 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.45%) ISDN
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) SNMP
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Support Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
3 12 (41.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) Consultant
5 8 (27.59%) Network Consultant
6 7 (24.14%) Juniper Support
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) NOC Technician
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Network Design
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) JNCIP
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Juniper
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Palo Alto
3 4 (13.79%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Arista
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
4 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
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