The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 75 84 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.75% 1.49% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 5.69% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 11
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.54% -0.50%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 162 281 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 20.28% 26.09% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 138 258 151
Median salary £32,500 £39,421 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.55% +5.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Wiltshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +10 6 £32,500 -13.33%
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Telnet
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) SSH
4 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) SMTP
5 5 (45.45%) Apache
5 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
6 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) CCIE
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Replication
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) SSH
4 6 (54.55%) Telnet
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
5 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
5 5 (45.45%) SMTP
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
7 3 (27.27%) BGP
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) DSL
7 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Server Building
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Draytek
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) ProCurve
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
3 3 (27.27%) ZyXEL
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel