Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 68 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -26
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.74% 1.47% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 5.83% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -32.00% +71.23%
10th Percentile £20,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +22.22%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 191 206 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.76% 25.25% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 168 190 315
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% -6.82% +27.91%
10th Percentile £27,325 £29,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Slough

MPLS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Slough

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Slough over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 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 Slough region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) MySQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) McAfee
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) VMware

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) VLAN
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) Back Office
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Electronics
3 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Support Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Linux Support
2 9 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Linux Support
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (75.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 8 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 8 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (75.00%) KVM
2 9 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 9 (75.00%) XenServer
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) WSUS
1 9 (75.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) McAfee
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (8.33%) CA