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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 76 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.57% 0.31% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.33% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -23.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 112 86 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.09% 13.29% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 107 77 84
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

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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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper