Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 52 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.78% 1.18% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 6.81% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 63 87
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,650 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,000 £64,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.00%

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 1,102 998 1,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.58% 17.36% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 834 808 1,188
Hampshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% - -5.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £58,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +5.29%

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 21 September 2018.

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 6 months to 21 September 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 37 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Winchester +7 3 - -
Hook - 2 £41,000 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Southampton -13 1 £20,500 -51.76%
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 46 (88.46%) Cisco
2 31 (59.62%) WAN
3 30 (57.69%) LAN
4 28 (53.85%) Ethernet
5 25 (48.08%) Avaya
5 25 (48.08%) CheckPoint
6 24 (46.15%) McAfee
6 24 (46.15%) Riverbed
6 24 (46.15%) Skype
7 21 (40.38%) CTI
8 18 (34.62%) BGP
9 17 (32.69%) Firewall
10 16 (30.77%) Project Management
10 16 (30.77%) ITIL
11 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (25.00%) OSPF
12 13 (25.00%) Service Design
12 13 (25.00%) ITIL V3
13 12 (23.08%) Back Office
14 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
14 11 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (19.23%) Degree
15 10 (19.23%) Juniper
15 10 (19.23%) VPN
16 9 (17.31%) CCNP
16 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
16 9 (17.31%) Genesys
16 9 (17.31%) Network Design
16 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (17.31%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) WAN
2 30 (57.69%) LAN
3 28 (53.85%) Ethernet
4 24 (46.15%) Skype
5 21 (40.38%) CTI
6 18 (34.62%) BGP
7 17 (32.69%) Firewall
8 13 (25.00%) OSPF
9 10 (19.23%) VPN
10 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (9.62%) Wireless
11 4 (7.69%) HSRP
12 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (5.77%) IPsec
12 3 (5.77%) Junos
12 3 (5.77%) L2TP
12 3 (5.77%) VLAN
13 2 (3.85%) DSL
13 2 (3.85%) VoIP
13 2 (3.85%) VRRP
General
1 12 (23.08%) Back Office
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Network Manager
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (17.31%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Design Leader
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 7 (13.46%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 7 (13.46%) Network Delivery Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Project Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) PMI
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
1 16 (30.77%) Project Management
2 13 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 13 (25.00%) Service Design
3 11 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Network Design
4 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
4 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
5 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 7 (13.46%) Escalation Management
6 7 (13.46%) Information Security
7 6 (11.54%) Capacity Management
7 6 (11.54%) CMMI
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
7 6 (11.54%) Proactive Management
7 6 (11.54%) RUP
8 5 (9.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) CCNP
5 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) CCNA
6 7 (13.46%) HNC
7 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
8 3 (5.77%) CCIE
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.77%) JNCIE
8 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.85%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.92%) CCIP
10 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (88.46%) Cisco
2 25 (48.08%) Avaya
2 25 (48.08%) CheckPoint
3 24 (46.15%) McAfee
3 24 (46.15%) Riverbed
4 10 (19.23%) Juniper
5 9 (17.31%) Genesys
5 9 (17.31%) Verint
6 6 (11.54%) TOWER Software
7 4 (7.69%) Meraki
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.77%) VMware
9 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.85%) Aruba
9 2 (3.85%) HP
9 2 (3.85%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.92%) F5
10 1 (1.92%) FireEye
10 1 (1.92%) ForeScout
10 1 (1.92%) NetApp