Period
to 23 June 2018

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 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 147 159
Rank change year-on-year -81 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 36 92 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.55% 1.56% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 8.65% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 75 110
Hampshire median annual salary £55,500 £52,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.22% +26.67% -21.43%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £64,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -4.76%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,092 1,063 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.56% 17.99% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 832 865 1,240
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Hampshire

MPLS
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 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Hampshire

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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 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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
Basingstoke -25 25 £56,000 +15.46% 1
Fareham +8 2 - - 1
Southampton -15 2 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Winchester +6 1 - - 2
Portsmouth -2 1 £44,000 -45.00% 2
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) LAN
3 17 (47.22%) WAN
4 14 (38.89%) BGP
4 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) Juniper
6 11 (30.56%) OSPF
6 11 (30.56%) Ethernet
6 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (27.78%) Proactive Management
7 10 (27.78%) Line Management
7 10 (27.78%) SLA
7 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
8 9 (25.00%) Avaya
9 8 (22.22%) McAfee
9 8 (22.22%) CTI
9 8 (22.22%) DNS
9 8 (22.22%) IPsec
9 8 (22.22%) Riverbed
9 8 (22.22%) Skype
10 7 (19.44%) VPLS
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (16.67%) Back Office
11 6 (16.67%) VPN
11 6 (16.67%) RIP
11 6 (16.67%) Python
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) LAN
2 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) BGP
4 11 (30.56%) Ethernet
4 11 (30.56%) OSPF
5 10 (27.78%) Firewall
6 8 (22.22%) CTI
6 8 (22.22%) DNS
6 8 (22.22%) IPsec
6 8 (22.22%) Skype
7 7 (19.44%) VPLS
8 6 (16.67%) RIP
8 6 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (13.89%) DHCP
9 5 (13.89%) HTTP
9 5 (13.89%) SSL
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.11%) VLAN
11 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (8.33%) L2TP
General
1 6 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Network Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 8 (22.22%) Network Team Leader
4 8 (22.22%) NOC Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
6 6 (16.67%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 5 (13.89%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Network Delivery Manager
8 4 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Manager
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Manager
8 4 (11.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (27.78%) Line Management
2 10 (27.78%) Proactive Management
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Service Design
4 5 (13.89%) Escalation Management
4 5 (13.89%) High Availability
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) Task Automation
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 4 (11.11%) CMMI
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) RUP
5 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) CCIP
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) SLA
2 5 (13.89%) HIPAA
2 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.89%) Terraform
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Juniper
3 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 9 (25.00%) Avaya
5 8 (22.22%) McAfee
5 8 (22.22%) Riverbed
6 4 (11.11%) TOWER Software
6 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.56%) Aruba
7 2 (5.56%) Genesys
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.56%) Verint
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Nokia
8 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto