The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire > Bracknell
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 45 43
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 16 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 7.21% 4.43% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.37% 14.50% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 14
Bracknell median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.79% +7.85%  
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,125 £56,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 51 131 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 22.97% 30.54% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 154 389 404
Bracknell median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
10th Percentile £22,375 £28,000 £27,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Bracknell

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Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Bracknell

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Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Bracknell over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 20 (74.07%) Presales
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
4 14 (51.85%) BGP
5 13 (48.15%) VoIP
6 12 (44.44%) Ethernet
6 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (44.44%) VPN
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco
6 12 (44.44%) OSPF
6 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 11 (40.74%) JNCIA
7 11 (40.74%) CCNA
8 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (29.63%) CCDA
9 8 (29.63%) WAN
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) CCNP
10 7 (25.93%) IPsec
10 7 (25.93%) Firewall
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) SNMP
12 4 (14.81%) IaaS
12 4 (14.81%) SIEM
12 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
12 4 (14.81%) Fortinet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) BGP
2 13 (48.15%) VoIP
3 12 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 12 (44.44%) OSPF
3 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 12 (44.44%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) Firewall
5 7 (25.93%) IPsec
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 6 (22.22%) SNMP
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.81%) SSL
7 4 (14.81%) VLAN
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.11%) Skype
8 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
8 3 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (7.41%) DSL
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Consultant
2 10 (37.04%) Solutions Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Presales Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Voice Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Broadband Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Presales
2 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 4 (14.81%) SIEM
5 3 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) CCNA
2 11 (40.74%) JNCIA
3 8 (29.63%) CCDA
4 7 (25.93%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) CCDP
5 3 (11.11%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) IISP
6 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Aruba
4 3 (11.11%) Brocade
4 3 (11.11%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Meraki
4 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
5 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Tufin