Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 151 180
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29 -14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.46% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 4.34% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 8
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% -
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 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 482 507 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.92% 17.26% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 385 425 404
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
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 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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Oxford +8 13 £40,000 +42.86%
MPLS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) OSPF
3 11 (78.57%) Ethernet
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) IPsec
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (57.14%) Network Management
5 8 (57.14%) LAN
5 8 (57.14%) WAN
5 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 7 (50.00%) Nagios
6 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (50.00%) VoIP
6 7 (50.00%) C
6 7 (50.00%) C++
6 7 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Perl
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) Python
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (50.00%) Degree
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (50.00%) VRRP
6 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (50.00%) Ruby

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 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 12 (85.71%) OSPF
3 11 (78.57%) Ethernet
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (57.14%) IPsec
5 8 (57.14%) LAN
5 8 (57.14%) WAN
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%) VPN
6 7 (50.00%) VRRP
7 6 (42.86%) Network Security
7 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) VLAN
9 4 (28.57%) Internet
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (7.14%) L2TP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) 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%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (14.29%) 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 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 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 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE Service Provider
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 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Meraki
6 1 (7.14%) VMware