Period
to 15 November 2018

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 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 137 150
Rank change year-on-year -71 +13 -18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 44 130 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 2.06% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 9.79% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 120 127
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £79,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.00%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,001 1,328 2,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.29% 21.00% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1,009 1,572
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,725 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Berkshire

MPLS
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 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -4 11 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Reading -52 11 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Newbury +13 9 £62,500 +13.64%
Bracknell -23 7 £80,000 +44.14% 2
Maidenhead -33 5 £62,500 -13.79% 2
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 35 (79.55%) BGP
2 34 (77.27%) Cisco
3 28 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (63.64%) WAN
4 24 (54.55%) OSPF
5 20 (45.45%) CCNP
6 19 (43.18%) Firewall
7 18 (40.91%) Juniper
8 13 (29.55%) Wireless
9 12 (27.27%) VPN
9 12 (27.27%) LAN
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (25.00%) Network Design
10 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 10 (22.73%) SNMP
11 10 (22.73%) ITIL
11 10 (22.73%) Network Management
12 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.45%) CCNA
12 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
13 8 (18.18%) IPsec
13 8 (18.18%) CCIE
14 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (15.91%) WLAN
14 7 (15.91%) JNCIE
14 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
15 6 (13.64%) VLAN
15 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
15 6 (13.64%) xDSL

MPLS
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 4 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) BGP
2 28 (63.64%) WAN
3 24 (54.55%) OSPF
4 19 (43.18%) Firewall
5 13 (29.55%) Wireless
6 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (27.27%) LAN
6 12 (27.27%) VPN
7 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 10 (22.73%) SNMP
9 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
9 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.18%) IPsec
11 7 (15.91%) WLAN
12 6 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (13.64%) DNS
12 6 (13.64%) L2TP
12 6 (13.64%) PPP
12 6 (13.64%) VLAN
12 6 (13.64%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Big Data
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) IP Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (11.36%) GGSN Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) SGSN Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.27%) OAuth
1 1 (2.27%) OpenID
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) CentOS
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Network Design
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Network Management
3 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 6 (13.64%) Presales
5 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.36%) Change Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITSM
5 5 (11.36%) Tech Ops
5 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (9.09%) Content Management
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) SIEM
6 4 (9.09%) Software Optimisation
7 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (45.45%) CCNP
3 9 (20.45%) CCNA
4 8 (18.18%) CCIE
5 7 (15.91%) JNCIE
6 5 (11.36%) JNCIP
7 4 (9.09%) CCDP
7 4 (9.09%) CCSE
7 4 (9.09%) CCSP
7 4 (9.09%) CCVP
7 4 (9.09%) CISSP
7 4 (9.09%) IISP
7 4 (9.09%) ISSAP
8 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (4.55%) Degree
10 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) QRadar
2 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.27%) Cacti
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.27%) Graphite
3 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Cisco
2 18 (40.91%) Juniper
3 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
4 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) Concur
6 4 (9.09%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.09%) Splunk
6 4 (9.09%) Tufin
7 3 (6.82%) Nokia
8 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.55%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) Meraki
9 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.27%) LogicMonitor
9 1 (2.27%) Qualys