Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 176 149
Rank change year-on-year +43 -27 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 1.47% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% - -13.64%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £54,650 £52,750 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year +4.21% -3.55% -1.50%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 349 544 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.02% 17.31% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 243 458 413
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year -10.53% +4.75% +0.76%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Cambridge

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Cambridge

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 12 (92.31%) Juniper
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) JNCIA
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (61.54%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
8 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (23.08%) CCNA
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) CCNP
9 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) SLA
9 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
9 2 (15.38%) Meraki
9 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
9 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
10 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
10 1 (7.69%) Draytek
10 1 (7.69%) Fault Management

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) ADSL
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) OpenFlow
7 1 (7.69%) Quagga
7 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (38.46%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Case Management
6 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) JNCIA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Meraki
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Draytek
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Huawei
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL