The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 183 252 231
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 83 71 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 0.69% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.86% 4.77% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72 64 126
Median salary £51,250 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,475 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,850 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1056 1490 2022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.63% 14.42% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1287 1712
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MPLS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the City of London region.

MPLS Salary Trend in the City of London

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 112 (70.00%) Cisco
2 103 (64.38%) BGP
3 84 (52.50%) VPN
4 72 (45.00%) OSPF
5 66 (41.25%) Firewall
6 64 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (35.63%) WAN
8 55 (34.38%) LAN
9 54 (33.75%) DNS
10 49 (30.63%) Telecoms
10 49 (30.63%) VPLS
10 49 (30.63%) F5
11 48 (30.00%) Wireless
12 47 (29.38%) Windows
13 41 (25.63%) ITIL
14 40 (25.00%) CCNP
14 40 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (23.75%) VoIP
16 37 (23.13%) EIGRP
17 36 (22.50%) HSRP
18 34 (21.25%) Windows Server
18 34 (21.25%) Unix
18 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
19 33 (20.63%) Load Balancing
20 32 (20.00%) CCNA
20 32 (20.00%) CheckPoint
21 31 (19.38%) VRRP
22 30 (18.75%) Degree
23 28 (17.50%) Data Centre
24 27 (16.88%) Juniper

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (10.00%) IIS
2 10 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.50%) Apache
6 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.88%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.75%) Office 365
3 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.25%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (64.38%) BGP
2 84 (52.50%) VPN
3 72 (45.00%) OSPF
4 66 (41.25%) Firewall
5 57 (35.63%) WAN
6 55 (34.38%) LAN
7 54 (33.75%) DNS
8 49 (30.63%) VPLS
9 48 (30.00%) Wireless
10 40 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (23.75%) VoIP
12 37 (23.13%) EIGRP
13 36 (22.50%) HSRP
14 31 (19.38%) VRRP
15 27 (16.88%) HTTP
16 26 (16.25%) SSL
16 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
17 25 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
17 25 (15.63%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) MySQL
2 4 (2.50%) Redis
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (30.63%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.88%) Finance
3 12 (7.50%) Banking
4 10 (6.25%) Advertising
5 5 (3.13%) Law
6 4 (2.50%) Billing
6 4 (2.50%) Retail
7 3 (1.88%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (55.63%) Network Engineer
2 38 (23.75%) Support Engineer
3 37 (23.13%) Network Support
4 32 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (10.63%) NOC Engineer
7 14 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) Core Network Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Security Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) Analyst
10 11 (6.88%) Data Network Engineer
11 10 (6.25%) Data Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.50%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.50%) COM
2 4 (2.50%) LAMP
2 4 (2.50%) XMPP
3 2 (1.25%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 25 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
4 16 (10.00%) IPTV
5 15 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.75%) Replication
8 5 (3.13%) iPhone
8 5 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.50%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.25%) Clustering
10 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.38%) Windows
2 34 (21.25%) Unix
2 34 (21.25%) Windows Server
3 17 (10.63%) Linux
4 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.50%) Android
6 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.63%) ITIL
2 33 (20.63%) Load Balancing
3 17 (10.63%) Network Design
4 15 (9.38%) DDoS Mitigation
4 15 (9.38%) HOOD
5 13 (8.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 13 (8.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 12 (7.50%) High Availability
7 9 (5.63%) Network Security Management
7 9 (5.63%) Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (5.63%) Security Management
8 8 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.00%) Data Security
8 8 (5.00%) SIEM
8 8 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
9 7 (4.38%) Change Management
9 7 (4.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (4.38%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (3.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
1 17 (10.63%) Python
2 16 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Korn
4 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) Ruby
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (25.00%) CCNP
3 32 (20.00%) CCNA
4 30 (18.75%) Degree
5 19 (11.88%) CCIE
6 14 (8.75%) JNCIA
7 10 (6.25%) CCSA
7 10 (6.25%) CCVP
8 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.75%) CCSE
9 6 (3.75%) CISSP
9 6 (3.75%) MCSA
10 4 (2.50%) CCMSE
10 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.50%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.50%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.50%) MCSE
10 4 (2.50%) SSCP
11 3 (1.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 7 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.00%) XenApp
4 7 (4.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.75%) vCloud
6 5 (3.13%) vSphere
7 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.25%) KVM
9 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.25%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.63%) Snort
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (14.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (3.75%) WSUS
3 5 (3.13%) SCCM
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.50%) Puppet
5 2 (1.25%) Ansible
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.63%) vMotion
6 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (70.00%) Cisco
2 49 (30.63%) F5
3 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
4 32 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 27 (16.88%) Juniper
6 25 (15.63%) Citrix
7 23 (14.38%) VMware
8 17 (10.63%) Riverbed
8 17 (10.63%) SevOne
9 16 (10.00%) Akamai
9 16 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 12 (7.50%) Fortinet
11 11 (6.88%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.88%) Palo Alto
12 9 (5.63%) HP
13 8 (5.00%) Brocade
13 8 (5.00%) Forcepoint
13 8 (5.00%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.00%) Splunk
14 7 (4.38%) LogRhythm
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