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

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 52 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.73% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 6.49% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +26.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £40,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £43,750 £44,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 49 77 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 11.98% 15.13% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 223 284
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Swindon

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Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Telnet
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (75.00%) SSH
2 6 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
2 6 (75.00%) SSH
2 6 (75.00%) Telnet
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds