The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 100 106
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 16 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.13% 1.19% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 8.06% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 10
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,400 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £75,000
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 280 211 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 19.73% 14.74% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 262 186 184
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

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Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Oxfordshire

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Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Oxfordshire

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Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +17 4 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Oxford +3 4 £47,500 +3.26%
MPLS
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 25 (92.59%) OSPF
1 25 (92.59%) BGP
2 23 (85.19%) Juniper
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 17 (62.96%) Ethernet
5 16 (59.26%) VoIP
5 16 (59.26%) VPN
5 16 (59.26%) CCIE
5 16 (59.26%) CCNP
5 16 (59.26%) High Availability
6 14 (51.85%) Skype for Business
6 14 (51.85%) Network Security
7 13 (48.15%) HSRP
7 13 (48.15%) IPsec
7 13 (48.15%) EIGRP
7 13 (48.15%) VRRP
7 13 (48.15%) WAN
8 12 (44.44%) Degree
8 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
9 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
9 9 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 9 (33.33%) Wireless
9 9 (33.33%) SCOM
9 9 (33.33%) Polycom
9 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (33.33%) LAN

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (51.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) BGP
1 25 (92.59%) OSPF
2 17 (62.96%) Ethernet
3 16 (59.26%) VoIP
3 16 (59.26%) VPN
4 14 (51.85%) Network Security
5 13 (48.15%) EIGRP
5 13 (48.15%) HSRP
5 13 (48.15%) IPsec
5 13 (48.15%) VRRP
5 13 (48.15%) WAN
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (33.33%) Kerberos
6 9 (33.33%) LAN
6 9 (33.33%) LDAP
6 9 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Network Engineering Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Services Director
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCIE
2 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Nagios
1 9 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Juniper
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) Avaya
3 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 9 (33.33%) Polycom
3 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
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