Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 116 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +112
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.89% 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -29.17% +20.00% -

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 186 200 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.82% 13.53% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 153 178 176
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,550 £25,425 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,600 £61,250 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Oxford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Oxford

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Oxford over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) BGP
3 11 (78.57%) OSPF
4 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
4 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 9 (64.29%) WAN
5 9 (64.29%) LAN
5 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
6 8 (57.14%) VPN
6 8 (57.14%) IPsec
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (57.14%) Network Management
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (50.00%) HSRP
7 7 (50.00%) Degree
7 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (50.00%) Ruby
7 7 (50.00%) Nagios
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (50.00%) VRRP
7 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (50.00%) VoIP
7 7 (50.00%) Linux
7 7 (50.00%) Python
7 7 (50.00%) C
7 7 (50.00%) C++
7 7 (50.00%) Java
7 7 (50.00%) Perl

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) OSPF
3 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) WAN
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (57.14%) IPsec
5 8 (57.14%) VPN
6 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (50.00%) HSRP
6 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (50.00%) VoIP
6 7 (50.00%) VRRP
7 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) Network Security
9 4 (28.57%) Internet
9 4 (28.57%) VLAN
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) WAN Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Manager
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Management
2 7 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Service Design
3 6 (42.86%) Time Management
3 6 (42.86%) Web Filtering
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
2 6 (42.86%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (7.14%) Cacti
4 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) Meraki
7 1 (7.14%) VMware