The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 96 121
Rank change year-on-year -31 +25  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.70% 1.80% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 9.70% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 11
Median salary £43,250 £23,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.04% -51.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £20,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £36,950 £65,000
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 265 299 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.37% 18.53% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 216 243 317
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

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Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Bristol

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Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Salary histogram for MPLS in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) VPN
2 17 (73.91%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) HTTPS
5 11 (47.83%) SMTP
5 11 (47.83%) HTTP
6 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 9 (39.13%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (34.78%) Network Security
8 8 (34.78%) CCNP
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (34.78%) Juniper
9 7 (30.43%) OSPF
9 7 (30.43%) Telnet
9 7 (30.43%) IP Telephony
9 7 (30.43%) SSH
9 7 (30.43%) Wireless
9 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 7 (30.43%) Network Architecture
10 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (26.09%) Network Management
10 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
10 6 (26.09%) F5
10 6 (26.09%) BGP
10 6 (26.09%) Avaya

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) VPN
1 17 (73.91%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) HTTP
4 11 (47.83%) HTTPS
4 11 (47.83%) SMTP
5 10 (43.48%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (34.78%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) IP Telephony
7 7 (30.43%) OSPF
7 7 (30.43%) SSH
7 7 (30.43%) Telnet
7 7 (30.43%) VLAN
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) WLAN
9 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
9 5 (21.74%) IPsec
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) BYOD
2 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Network Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Network Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Document Management
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCENT
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) Avaya
4 6 (26.09%) F5
4 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Aruba
6 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.70%) Brocade
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) IronPort
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.35%) Apple
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
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