Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 173 153
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20 +24
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.30% 0.62% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 3.57% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 23
Bristol median annual salary £27,500 £59,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.59% +24.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £28,100
90th Percentile £54,125 £67,500 £55,750
South West median annual salary £45,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.98% - +2.50%

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 487 617 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.32% 17.37% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 363 501 341
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,875
% change year-on-year +4.71% +12.21% +1.00%

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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) Network Management
3 7 (63.64%) IPsec
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) CCNP
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (18.18%) Meraki
8 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 2 (18.18%) F5
9 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management

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 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) Internet
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
9 1 (9.09%) ADSL
9 1 (9.09%) DNS
9 1 (9.09%) ISDN
9 1 (9.09%) RIP
9 1 (9.09%) SSL
9 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Network Support
3 4 (36.36%) IP Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Meraki
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Genesys
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) IronPort
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
4 1 (9.09%) NICE Systems
4 1 (9.09%) Siemens
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard