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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 120 123 119
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.55% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 4.30% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 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 245 279 319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.52% 15.06% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 184 238 286
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
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

MPLS
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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) VPN
3 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 15 (62.50%) WAN
5 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) IP Telephony
6 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 9 (37.50%) Network Architecture
7 9 (37.50%) LAN
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) SMTP
8 7 (29.17%) HTTP
8 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
8 7 (29.17%) OSPF
8 7 (29.17%) Telnet
8 7 (29.17%) SSH
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 5 (20.83%) BGP
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.83%) RIP
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) Network Management
10 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (16.67%) Ethernet

MPLS
Top Related 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
5 10 (41.67%) IP Telephony
6 9 (37.50%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) HTTP
7 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
7 7 (29.17%) OSPF
7 7 (29.17%) SMTP
7 7 (29.17%) SSH
7 7 (29.17%) Telnet
8 6 (25.00%) Wireless
9 5 (20.83%) BGP
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.83%) RIP
9 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
10 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 4 (16.67%) VLAN
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Brocade Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Communications Security
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCENT
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) Brocade
6 3 (12.50%) CA
6 3 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 3 (12.50%) IronPort
6 3 (12.50%) Nokia
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) WatchGuard
7 2 (8.33%) Intel
7 2 (8.33%) NetScout
7 2 (8.33%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
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