The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 58 71
Rank change year-on-year -30 +13  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 28 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.16% 4.38% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.47% 14.58% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 70 49
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.04%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 375 576 774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.96% 30.05% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 248 471 411
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

MPLS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Reading

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Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Reading over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Reading

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

1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
1 33 (63.46%) BGP
2 32 (61.54%) OSPF
3 31 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (53.85%) VPN
5 25 (48.08%) CCNP
6 23 (44.23%) Network Design
7 21 (40.38%) Firewall
8 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (32.69%) CCIE
10 16 (30.77%) Ethernet
10 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
11 15 (28.85%) Marketing
12 14 (26.92%) IPsec
13 13 (25.00%) Wireless
14 12 (23.08%) WAN
14 12 (23.08%) F5
14 12 (23.08%) Palo Alto
15 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
15 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
15 11 (21.15%) RIP
15 11 (21.15%) Juniper
16 10 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (19.23%) FortiGate
17 9 (17.31%) JNCIA
18 8 (15.38%) Product Management
18 8 (15.38%) xDSL
18 8 (15.38%) CCNA
18 8 (15.38%) L2TP
18 8 (15.38%) PPP

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (63.46%) BGP
2 32 (61.54%) OSPF
3 28 (53.85%) VPN
4 21 (40.38%) Firewall
5 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (30.77%) Ethernet
7 14 (26.92%) IPsec
8 13 (25.00%) Wireless
9 12 (23.08%) WAN
10 11 (21.15%) RIP
10 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (15.38%) IPv6
12 8 (15.38%) L2TP
12 8 (15.38%) PPP
12 8 (15.38%) xDSL
13 7 (13.46%) DWDM
13 7 (13.46%) EIGRP
13 7 (13.46%) SDH
14 6 (11.54%) Broadband
General
1 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 15 (28.85%) Marketing
3 7 (13.46%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Network Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) IP Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Network Support
6 5 (9.62%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Support
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) Product Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Security Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
1 3 (5.77%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Network Design
2 8 (15.38%) Presales
2 8 (15.38%) Product Management
3 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) Service Management
4 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Network Management
6 4 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) ITSM
8 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.92%) SIEM
9 1 (1.92%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (48.08%) CCNP
3 17 (32.69%) CCIE
4 9 (17.31%) JNCIA
5 8 (15.38%) CCNA
6 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) CCSP
8 4 (7.69%) CCDA
9 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
10 2 (3.85%) CCIP
10 2 (3.85%) Degree
11 1 (1.92%) CEH
11 1 (1.92%) OSCP
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) NFS
3 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Simpana
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) F5
2 12 (23.08%) Palo Alto
3 11 (21.15%) Juniper
4 7 (13.46%) VMware
5 6 (11.54%) Huawei
6 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.92%) Aruba
8 1 (1.92%) CommVault
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.92%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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