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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 16 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.45% 3.59% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.80% 14.50% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 11
Median salary £52,250 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.28% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,625 £30,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,425 £37,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 125 131 112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 26.94% 24.76% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 111 105 86
Median salary £52,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.06% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 40 (97.56%) Juniper
2 26 (63.41%) OSPF
2 26 (63.41%) BGP
3 25 (60.98%) JNCIP
4 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
5 21 (51.22%) SLA
6 16 (39.02%) F5
6 16 (39.02%) Palo Alto
6 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
6 16 (39.02%) Firewall
6 16 (39.02%) Cisco
6 16 (39.02%) CCNP
6 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
6 16 (39.02%) VPN
6 16 (39.02%) DNS
6 16 (39.02%) WAN
6 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (36.59%) LAN
7 15 (36.59%) CCNA
7 15 (36.59%) VLAN
8 11 (26.83%) JNCIA
8 11 (26.83%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) Degree
10 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
10 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.44%) Network Management
10 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.44%) Data Centre

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 26 (63.41%) BGP
1 26 (63.41%) OSPF
2 16 (39.02%) DNS
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
2 16 (39.02%) VPN
2 16 (39.02%) WAN
3 15 (36.59%) LAN
3 15 (36.59%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) IPsec
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Juniper Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) Support Engineer
3 18 (43.90%) Network Engineer
4 17 (41.46%) Juniper Support
5 15 (36.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 15 (36.59%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 15 (36.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (36.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 12 (29.27%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Support
8 1 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.44%) Change Management
2 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
2 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (2.44%) Network Management
2 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) JNCIP
2 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (36.59%) CCNA
5 11 (26.83%) JNCIA
5 11 (26.83%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Juniper
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) F5
2 16 (39.02%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.44%) Arista
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
3 1 (2.44%) Riverbed