The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 111 97
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 93 102 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.80% 2.28% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 9.08% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 84 85 84
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,200 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 797 1123 1340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.03% 25.11% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 865 859
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Berkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Berkshire

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Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 38 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Bracknell +20 17 £50,000 -
Slough +14 13 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Wokingham +24 4 £38,000 -6.17%
Newbury -10 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Windsor -9 3 £77,500 +12.72%
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 134 (81.21%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (78.18%) Cisco
3 110 (66.67%) Firewall
4 105 (63.64%) CCNP
5 79 (47.88%) VPN
6 75 (45.45%) BGP
7 72 (43.64%) OSPF
8 69 (41.82%) Cisco ASA
9 55 (33.33%) F5
10 53 (32.12%) Cisco PIX
11 50 (30.30%) Juniper
12 48 (29.09%) WAN
13 47 (28.48%) Data Centre
14 46 (27.88%) Palo Alto
15 45 (27.27%) TCP/IP
15 45 (27.27%) IPsec
16 44 (26.67%) CCIE
17 43 (26.06%) Network Design
18 41 (24.85%) Telecoms
18 41 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
19 40 (24.24%) Wireless
20 35 (21.21%) CCNA
21 26 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (15.76%) Ethernet
21 26 (15.76%) VMware
22 24 (14.55%) DNS
22 24 (14.55%) JNCIA
22 24 (14.55%) Presales
23 22 (13.33%) VLAN
24 21 (12.73%) EIGRP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.67%) Apache
1 11 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.42%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 13 (7.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.42%) IaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 110 (66.67%) Firewall
2 79 (47.88%) VPN
3 75 (45.45%) BGP
4 72 (43.64%) OSPF
5 69 (41.82%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (32.12%) Cisco PIX
7 48 (29.09%) WAN
8 45 (27.27%) IPsec
8 45 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 41 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (24.24%) Wireless
11 26 (15.76%) Ethernet
12 24 (14.55%) DNS
13 22 (13.33%) VLAN
14 21 (12.73%) DHCP
14 21 (12.73%) EIGRP
14 21 (12.73%) VoIP
15 20 (12.12%) LAN
16 19 (11.52%) Network Security
17 18 (10.91%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) MySQL
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.42%) Big Data
General
1 41 (24.85%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.91%) Finance
3 14 (8.48%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.48%) Marketing
4 13 (7.88%) Electronics
5 11 (6.67%) Back Office
6 2 (1.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 104 (63.03%) Network Engineer
2 42 (25.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 35 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (16.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (13.33%) Consultant
6 20 (12.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 20 (12.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (11.52%) Support Engineer
8 18 (10.91%) IP Engineer
9 17 (10.30%) Network Support
9 17 (10.30%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (9.70%) Design Engineer
10 16 (9.70%) IP Design Engineer
11 15 (9.09%) Administrator
11 15 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (8.48%) Analyst
12 14 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
12 14 (8.48%) Security Engineer
12 14 (8.48%) Support Analyst
13 13 (7.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.82%) POSIX
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.42%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.21%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.52%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (7.27%) Linux
4 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.24%) Unix
6 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) Network Design
2 24 (14.55%) Presales
3 16 (9.70%) Customer Requirements
3 16 (9.70%) ITIL
4 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (7.88%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (7.88%) Mentoring
4 13 (7.88%) Programme Management
5 12 (7.27%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.24%) DevOps
7 7 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.64%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.03%) Change Management
9 5 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.03%) Network Management
9 5 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.42%) Migration
10 4 (2.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.67%) SQL
2 9 (5.45%) Python
3 8 (4.85%) Perl
4 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 134 (81.21%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (63.64%) CCNP
3 44 (26.67%) CCIE
4 35 (21.21%) CCNA
5 24 (14.55%) JNCIA
6 18 (10.91%) CCIP
7 17 (10.30%) JNCIP
8 16 (9.70%) JNCIE
9 14 (8.48%) CCDA
9 14 (8.48%) CCSP
10 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
10 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
11 6 (3.64%) CCVP
12 5 (3.03%) CCDP
12 5 (3.03%) Degree
13 3 (1.82%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.21%) APMP
14 2 (1.21%) MCITP
14 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.88%) XenApp
4 12 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.67%) KVM
5 11 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 11 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (6.67%) XenServer
6 4 (2.42%) NFS
7 2 (1.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) FortiGate
2 11 (6.67%) WSUS
2 11 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.61%) Cacti
4 1 (0.61%) OpenView
4 1 (0.61%) QRadar
4 1 (0.61%) Simpana
4 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 129 (78.18%) Cisco
2 55 (33.33%) F5
3 50 (30.30%) Juniper
4 46 (27.88%) Palo Alto
5 26 (15.76%) VMware
6 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.88%) Citrix
7 13 (7.88%) SAP
8 12 (7.27%) McAfee
9 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.64%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.03%) HP
11 5 (3.03%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.42%) BroadSoft
12 4 (2.42%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.42%) NetScout
12 4 (2.42%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.82%) Aruba
14 2 (1.21%) Brocade
14 2 (1.21%) Sourcefire
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