Period
to 20 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1002 1138 1188
Rank change year-on-year +136 +50 +38
Permanent jobs citing MPEG 40 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.025% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 13
UK median annual salary £53,750 £18,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +198.61% -52.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £37,000 £16,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £43,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £16,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +212.50% -57.33% -6.25%

MPEG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 53,166 64,601 71,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.97% 39.60% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40,367 49,581 53,656
UK median annual salary £52,945 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.85% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MPEG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPEG over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for MPEG in the UK

MPEG
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
England +129 37 £53,750 +26.47% 4
London +110 29 £57,500 +21.05% 1
UK excluding London +59 8 £50,000 +212.50% 3
South West +9 4 £43,750 +34.62% 2
South East - 4 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, IT jobs citing MPEG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MPEG.

1 34 (85.00%) HTTP
2 31 (77.50%) Video\Live Streaming
3 30 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (72.50%) Cisco
4 29 (72.50%) Multicast
5 28 (70.00%) Subversion
5 28 (70.00%) Linux
5 28 (70.00%) Windows
6 27 (67.50%) IPTV
7 26 (65.00%) IGMP
7 26 (65.00%) Ubuntu
7 26 (65.00%) Structured Cabling
7 26 (65.00%) CentOS
7 26 (65.00%) Git (software)
7 26 (65.00%) ZABBIX
7 26 (65.00%) Bash Shell
7 26 (65.00%) Puppet
7 26 (65.00%) LDAP
7 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
7 26 (65.00%) LAN
7 26 (65.00%) WLAN
7 26 (65.00%) WAN
7 26 (65.00%) SMTP
7 26 (65.00%) MySQL
7 26 (65.00%) SNMP
7 26 (65.00%) Red Hat
7 26 (65.00%) Nagios
7 26 (65.00%) Replication
7 26 (65.00%) LAMP
7 26 (65.00%) Clustering

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) HTTP
2 30 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 29 (72.50%) Multicast
4 26 (65.00%) IGMP
4 26 (65.00%) LAN
4 26 (65.00%) SMTP
4 26 (65.00%) SNMP
4 26 (65.00%) Structured Cabling
4 26 (65.00%) WAN
4 26 (65.00%) Wireless
4 26 (65.00%) WLAN
5 19 (47.50%) BGP
5 19 (47.50%) OSPF
6 16 (40.00%) BGP-4
7 10 (25.00%) DVB
7 10 (25.00%) DWDM
7 10 (25.00%) MPLS
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (70.00%) Subversion
2 26 (65.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Redmine
5 1 (2.50%) WiX
General
1 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Administrator
1 24 (60.00%) Network Administrator
1 24 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Linux Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) WLAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) LAMP
1 26 (65.00%) LDAP
2 16 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
5 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) Django
6 1 (2.50%) HEVC
6 1 (2.50%) PlayReady
6 1 (2.50%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 31 (77.50%) Video\Live Streaming
2 27 (67.50%) IPTV
3 26 (65.00%) Clustering
3 26 (65.00%) Replication
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (7.50%) BBC
6 2 (5.00%) STB
7 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.50%) Digital TV
7 1 (2.50%) Media Streaming
7 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) CentOS
2 26 (65.00%) Ubuntu
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (7.50%) Android
4 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Project Planning
1 14 (35.00%) Time Management
2 10 (25.00%) High Availability
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) Sprint Retrospective
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.50%) Mobile Development
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Sprint Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) XML Parsing
6 2 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.50%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) Apple Swift
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCDP
2 10 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) DRBD
1 10 (25.00%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 26 (65.00%) Nagios
1 26 (65.00%) Puppet
1 26 (65.00%) ZABBIX
2 10 (25.00%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
3 10 (25.00%) Percona
4 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.50%) Panasonic
4 3 (7.50%) Samsung
5 1 (2.50%) SAP