Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 132 178
Rank change year-on-year -61 +46 +13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 67 156 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.05% 2.30% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 10.32% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 130 77
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £34,400
90th Percentile £57,875 £66,250 £66,000
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 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 1087 1512 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.07% 22.32% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1242 1211
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Basingstoke +7 36 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Farnborough - 17 £42,000 -
Portsmouth -21 3 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Fleet +19 1 - -
Winchester -6 1 - -
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 55 (82.09%) Firewall
2 49 (73.13%) Cisco
3 45 (67.16%) WAN
4 44 (65.67%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (64.18%) Juniper
6 35 (52.24%) Load Balancing
7 34 (50.75%) BGP
8 32 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (44.78%) CCNP
10 27 (40.30%) OSPF
10 27 (40.30%) Presales
11 26 (38.81%) High Availability
11 26 (38.81%) SSL
11 26 (38.81%) Windows
11 26 (38.81%) Clustering
11 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
12 25 (37.31%) VMware
13 24 (35.82%) DNS
14 23 (34.33%) VPN
14 23 (34.33%) Ethernet
15 22 (32.84%) HP
16 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (31.34%) Veeam
17 20 (29.85%) Service Delivery
17 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
18 19 (28.36%) DHCP
18 19 (28.36%) CCNA
18 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
18 19 (28.36%) Data Centre
19 18 (26.87%) LAN

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 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 14 (20.90%) IIS
1 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (82.09%) Firewall
2 45 (67.16%) WAN
3 34 (50.75%) BGP
4 32 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (40.30%) OSPF
6 26 (38.81%) SSL
7 24 (35.82%) DNS
8 23 (34.33%) Ethernet
8 23 (34.33%) VPN
9 19 (28.36%) DHCP
10 18 (26.87%) LAN
11 16 (23.88%) DSL
11 16 (23.88%) VPLS
12 14 (20.90%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (20.90%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (20.90%) VoIP
13 12 (17.91%) HTTP
13 12 (17.91%) IPsec
13 12 (17.91%) RIP
13 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Automotive
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Network Engineer
2 31 (46.27%) Consultant
3 19 (28.36%) Technical Consultant
4 16 (23.88%) IT Consultant
5 13 (19.40%) VMware Consultant
5 13 (19.40%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 10 (14.93%) Network Consultant
7 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Network Support
9 4 (5.97%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Support Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (4.48%) Juniper Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Clustering
2 19 (28.36%) Data Centre
3 14 (20.90%) Replication
4 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
2 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (17.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Load Balancing
2 27 (40.30%) Presales
3 26 (38.81%) High Availability
4 20 (29.85%) Service Delivery
5 18 (26.87%) Migration
6 14 (20.90%) Integration Testing
6 14 (20.90%) Problem Management
6 14 (20.90%) Server Building
7 12 (17.91%) Task Automation
8 9 (13.43%) Network Design
9 8 (11.94%) ITIL
10 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.97%) Change Control
11 4 (5.97%) Change Management
11 4 (5.97%) Information Governance
11 4 (5.97%) Operations Management
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Analysis
12 3 (4.48%) Demand Management
12 3 (4.48%) Network Management
12 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.40%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.91%) Perl
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (44.78%) CCNP
3 19 (28.36%) CCNA
4 15 (22.39%) CCIE
5 14 (20.90%) MCITP
5 14 (20.90%) MCP
5 14 (20.90%) MCSE
5 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (20.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (20.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (16.42%) JNCIP
7 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) CCDA
8 3 (4.48%) CCDP
8 3 (4.48%) CCIP
8 3 (4.48%) Degree
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) PCI DSS
2 12 (17.91%) HIPAA
2 12 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.90%) Terminal Services
4 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Backup Exec
1 14 (20.90%) vCenter Server
2 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (17.91%) Terraform
3 8 (11.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 43 (64.18%) Juniper
3 25 (37.31%) VMware
4 22 (32.84%) HP
5 21 (31.34%) Veeam
6 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) ProCurve
8 14 (20.90%) Dell
8 14 (20.90%) Draytek
8 14 (20.90%) SonicWALL
8 14 (20.90%) Symantec
8 14 (20.90%) Veritas
8 14 (20.90%) WatchGuard
8 14 (20.90%) ZyXEL
9 11 (16.42%) Palo Alto
10 9 (13.43%) F5
11 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
12 5 (7.46%) Kaspersky
13 4 (5.97%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (4.48%) Aerohive Networks