Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 196 247
Rank change year-on-year -104 +51 +35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 35 159 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 1.43% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 7.21% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 160 116
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -11.39% -1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £51,975 £47,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1620 2206 2277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.41% 19.82% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1841 1937
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for MPLS in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in the South West over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South West region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Bristol -44 23 £40,000 +41.59%
Wiltshire -19 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Somerset -25 1 £40,000 +17.65%
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England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South West region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (77.14%) VPN
3 24 (68.57%) WAN
4 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
4 19 (54.29%) Firewall
5 18 (51.43%) VMware
6 15 (42.86%) HTTP
6 15 (42.86%) HTTPS
6 15 (42.86%) SMTP
7 13 (37.14%) Windows
7 13 (37.14%) Finance
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
8 12 (34.29%) LAN
8 12 (34.29%) Avaya
9 11 (31.43%) Telnet
9 11 (31.43%) ITIL
9 11 (31.43%) IP Telephony
9 11 (31.43%) SSH
9 11 (31.43%) Network Architecture
10 9 (25.71%) Riverbed
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) CCNP
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (25.71%) OSPF
11 8 (22.86%) Juniper
11 8 (22.86%) Wireless
11 8 (22.86%) VLAN
11 8 (22.86%) Network Security
12 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) IBM Domino
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) VPN
2 24 (68.57%) WAN
3 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
4 15 (42.86%) HTTP
4 15 (42.86%) HTTPS
4 15 (42.86%) SMTP
5 12 (34.29%) LAN
6 11 (31.43%) IP Telephony
6 11 (31.43%) SSH
6 11 (31.43%) Telnet
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (25.71%) OSPF
8 8 (22.86%) Network Security
8 8 (22.86%) VLAN
8 8 (22.86%) Wireless
9 7 (20.00%) BGP
10 6 (17.14%) EIGRP
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (14.29%) IPsec
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Network Support
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) AS400
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
1 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
1 11 (31.43%) Network Architecture
2 6 (17.14%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) ERP
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) People Management
3 5 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) CCNP
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCIE
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.86%) CCENT
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Avaya
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Riverbed
5 8 (22.86%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) HP
6 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
7 6 (17.14%) F5
8 5 (14.29%) Aruba
8 5 (14.29%) Dell
8 5 (14.29%) Infor
8 5 (14.29%) Lotus
8 5 (14.29%) NETGEAR
8 5 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 5 (14.29%) Sophos
8 5 (14.29%) Veeam
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) Nokia