The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 46 43 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.58% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 9.30% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £80,000 £62,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.51% +8.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 43 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 12.97% 16.41% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 57
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

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Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Portsmouth

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) iPhone
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
1 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) H.323
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) SCCP
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Principal Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Principal Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia Networks