The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 143 138
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.05% 1.40% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 7.83% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 36
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -26.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 504 613 839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 17.04% 17.84% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 423 535 648
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

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Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Hampshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Hampshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -18 12 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Farnborough +13 7 £39,000 +1.29% 2
Southampton +8 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Winchester - 1 - -
MPLS
South East

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

1 72 (76.60%) Juniper
2 63 (67.02%) Cisco
3 58 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (59.57%) BGP
5 49 (52.13%) OSPF
6 42 (44.68%) CCNP
7 36 (38.30%) JNCIP
8 34 (36.17%) Firewall
9 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
10 25 (26.60%) WAN
11 23 (24.47%) LAN
12 22 (23.40%) F5
13 21 (22.34%) Load Balancing
14 20 (21.28%) VPN
14 20 (21.28%) Presales
15 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
15 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
16 16 (17.02%) Riverbed
16 16 (17.02%) DNS
16 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
16 16 (17.02%) CCIE
17 14 (14.89%) CCNA
17 14 (14.89%) Ethernet
18 13 (13.83%) VMware
19 12 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
19 12 (12.77%) Network Design
19 12 (12.77%) SLA
19 12 (12.77%) Palo Alto
20 10 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
20 10 (10.64%) Network Architecture

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (5.32%) IIS
1 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (59.57%) BGP
2 49 (52.13%) OSPF
3 34 (36.17%) Firewall
4 25 (26.60%) WAN
5 23 (24.47%) LAN
6 20 (21.28%) VPN
7 16 (17.02%) DNS
7 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
8 14 (14.89%) Ethernet
9 12 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (10.64%) IOS XR
10 10 (10.64%) NX-OS
11 9 (9.57%) DSL
11 9 (9.57%) RSVP
11 9 (9.57%) VoIP
12 8 (8.51%) VLAN
13 7 (7.45%) SSL
14 6 (6.38%) VRRP
15 5 (5.32%) DHCP
General
1 10 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Network Engineer
2 36 (38.30%) Consultant
3 29 (30.85%) Network Consultant
4 19 (20.21%) Support Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Juniper Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Juniper Support
8 9 (9.57%) Professional Services Consultant
8 9 (9.57%) Professional Services Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Professional Services Network Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Architect
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (7.45%) Network Architect
11 6 (6.38%) Principal Architect
11 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Consultant
11 6 (6.38%) Senior Professional Services Consultant
12 5 (5.32%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) SAX
2 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.06%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Clustering
2 5 (5.32%) Replication
3 3 (3.19%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) CMDB
4 2 (2.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Load Balancing
2 20 (21.28%) Presales
3 12 (12.77%) Network Design
4 10 (10.64%) Network Architecture
5 9 (9.57%) Migration
6 7 (7.45%) ITIL
7 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.32%) High Availability
8 5 (5.32%) Server Building
9 4 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.26%) Line Management
9 4 (4.26%) Network Management
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.26%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (3.19%) Change Management
10 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.19%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.06%) Perl
2 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (44.68%) CCNP
3 36 (38.30%) JNCIP
4 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
5 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
6 16 (17.02%) CCIE
7 14 (14.89%) CCNA
8 9 (9.57%) CCSP
9 7 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (7.45%) Degree
10 5 (5.32%) MCITP
10 5 (5.32%) MCP
10 5 (5.32%) MCSE
10 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (5.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.19%) JNCIE
12 2 (2.13%) CCDA
13 1 (1.06%) CCDP
13 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
1 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Backup Exec
1 5 (5.32%) vCenter Server
2 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (76.60%) Juniper
2 63 (67.02%) Cisco
3 22 (23.40%) F5
4 16 (17.02%) Riverbed
5 13 (13.83%) VMware
6 12 (12.77%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.45%) HP
7 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.45%) ProCurve
8 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.32%) Dell
9 5 (5.32%) Draytek
9 5 (5.32%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.32%) Symantec
9 5 (5.32%) Veeam
9 5 (5.32%) Veritas
9 5 (5.32%) WatchGuard
9 5 (5.32%) ZyXEL
10 2 (2.13%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.13%) NetApp
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