Period
to 21 April 2019

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 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 173 148
Rank change year-on-year +46 -25 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.51% 0.38% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 3.16% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 27
Oxfordshire median annual salary £82,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £44,000 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £65,000 £78,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.39% +4.50%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 267 380 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.38% 12.07% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 235 297 504
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,250 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,714 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.35% +0.50% -1.73%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Oxfordshire

MPLS
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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Oxfordshire

MPLS
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 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
Oxford +18 5 £100,000 +122.22%
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Ethernet
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Business Agility
4 6 (54.55%) Low Latency
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Fault Management
5 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (27.27%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (27.27%) HSRP
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) Project Planning

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Ethernet
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) HSRP
5 3 (27.27%) VRRP
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) IPv6
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Engineering Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineering Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Network Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Analytics
1 7 (63.64%) Business Agility
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Fault Management
2 6 (54.55%) Low Latency
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Security Management
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) iManage
5 1 (9.09%) VMware