Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 140 175
Rank change year-on-year -53 +35 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.31% 1.28% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 8.65% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 22
Bristol median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +13.92%
10th Percentile £37,600 £19,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £55,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -4.12% +7.59% -1.25%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 589 474 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.44% 14.76% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 465 390 632
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,538
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Avaya
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Network Management
5 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) IronPort
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) FabricPath
5 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) EMC

MPLS
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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (33.33%) FabricPath
4 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) NAS
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) OSPF
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) IronPort
4 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) SAP