Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 118 148
Rank change year-on-year -31 +30 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 62 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 1.98% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 9.76% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 57 37
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,450 £27,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% +5.26%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 549 635 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.03% 20.32% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 406 504 575
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,125 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary histogram for MPLS in Buckinghamshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 11 £60,000 +41.18% 1
High Wycombe -5 7 £62,500 -7.41%
MPLS
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) VoIP
4 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (44.44%) Network Design
7 7 (38.89%) BGP
7 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
7 7 (38.89%) WLAN
7 7 (38.89%) Juniper
8 6 (33.33%) CCNP
8 6 (33.33%) OSPF
8 6 (33.33%) CCIE
9 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 5 (27.78%) SLA
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (27.78%) xDSL
10 4 (22.22%) F5
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 4 (22.22%) SSL
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (22.22%) ATM
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
11 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) VoIP
3 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 9 (50.00%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) BGP
5 7 (38.89%) WLAN
6 6 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) xDSL
8 4 (22.22%) ATM
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (22.22%) SSL
9 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (16.67%) Frame Relay
9 3 (16.67%) SDH
9 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Network Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCIE
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCDE
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.56%) CCSP
4 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) HP