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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 173 212 247
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 89 96 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 0.96% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 5.95% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 117
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
1069 1613 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.42% 16.16% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1383 1694
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (69.57%) Cisco
2 107 (66.46%) BGP
3 83 (51.55%) VPN
4 75 (46.58%) OSPF
5 72 (44.72%) Firewall
6 63 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (39.13%) WAN
7 61 (37.89%) LAN
8 52 (32.30%) Telecoms
8 52 (32.30%) VPLS
9 49 (30.43%) F5
10 46 (28.57%) Wireless
11 44 (27.33%) DNS
12 42 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (24.84%) CCNP
13 40 (24.84%) Windows
13 40 (24.84%) ITIL
14 38 (23.60%) VoIP
14 38 (23.60%) HSRP
15 35 (21.74%) Data Centre
16 34 (21.12%) Degree
16 34 (21.12%) EIGRP
17 31 (19.25%) VRRP
17 31 (19.25%) Unix
18 30 (18.63%) Juniper
18 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
19 29 (18.01%) CCNA
19 29 (18.01%) Load Balancing
20 28 (17.39%) CheckPoint
21 27 (16.77%) Finance

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 15 (9.32%) IIS
2 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.48%) Apache
3 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.86%) Office 365
4 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.24%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (66.46%) BGP
2 83 (51.55%) VPN
3 75 (46.58%) OSPF
4 72 (44.72%) Firewall
5 63 (39.13%) WAN
6 61 (37.89%) LAN
7 52 (32.30%) VPLS
8 46 (28.57%) Wireless
9 44 (27.33%) DNS
10 42 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (23.60%) HSRP
11 38 (23.60%) VoIP
12 34 (21.12%) EIGRP
13 31 (19.25%) VRRP
14 27 (16.77%) SSL
15 26 (16.15%) Internet
16 25 (15.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (15.53%) RTCP
16 25 (15.53%) TCP/IP
17 23 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) MySQL
1 4 (2.48%) Redis
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (32.30%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.77%) Finance
3 12 (7.45%) Banking
4 10 (6.21%) Advertising
5 5 (3.11%) Law
6 4 (2.48%) Billing
6 4 (2.48%) Retail
7 3 (1.86%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 41 (25.47%) Support Engineer
3 40 (24.84%) Network Support
4 35 (21.74%) Network Support Engineer
5 18 (11.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (11.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (10.56%) NOC Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Core Network Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Security Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) Data Network Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Analyst
10 11 (6.83%) Data Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Design Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Network Design Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
12 9 (5.59%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (4.97%) Juniper Engineer
14 7 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.11%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.11%) XMPP
2 4 (2.48%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.48%) COM
2 4 (2.48%) LAMP
3 2 (1.24%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 27 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
4 17 (10.56%) IPTV
5 16 (9.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.48%) Replication
8 4 (2.48%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.24%) Clustering
9 2 (1.24%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.24%) iPhone
9 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) iPad
10 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.84%) Windows
2 31 (19.25%) Unix
3 27 (16.77%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.83%) Android
5 10 (6.21%) Linux
6 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.86%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.62%) CatOS
9 1 (0.62%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.84%) ITIL
2 29 (18.01%) Load Balancing
3 24 (14.91%) Network Design
4 16 (9.94%) DDoS Mitigation
5 13 (8.07%) HOOD
6 12 (7.45%) High Availability
6 12 (7.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 12 (7.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 11 (6.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.21%) Network Security Management
8 10 (6.21%) Security Management
8 10 (6.21%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (5.59%) Data Security
9 9 (5.59%) SIEM
10 8 (4.97%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (4.97%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (4.35%) Change Management
12 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.32%) Bash Shell
1 15 (9.32%) Python
2 14 (8.70%) Perl
3 4 (2.48%) PHP
4 1 (0.62%) C
4 1 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) Korn
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.62%) Ruby
4 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (24.84%) CCNP
3 34 (21.12%) Degree
4 29 (18.01%) CCNA
5 21 (13.04%) CCIE
6 14 (8.70%) JNCIA
7 10 (6.21%) CCVP
8 8 (4.97%) CCSA
9 7 (4.35%) JNCIS
10 6 (3.73%) CCSE
10 6 (3.73%) CISSP
11 5 (3.11%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.11%) MCSE
11 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.48%) CCMSE
12 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.48%) MCSA
12 4 (2.48%) SSCP
12 4 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.11%) SLA
3 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.21%) XenApp
4 9 (5.59%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.35%) vSphere
6 6 (3.73%) vCloud
7 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.24%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.62%) KVM
9 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.62%) Snort
9 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.11%) Puppet
3 4 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.48%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.86%) WSUS
5 2 (1.24%) Ansible
5 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.24%) Nagios
5 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.62%) Cacti
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.62%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.62%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.62%) vMotion
6 1 (0.62%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (69.57%) Cisco
2 49 (30.43%) F5
3 30 (18.63%) Juniper
3 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 24 (14.91%) Citrix
6 20 (12.42%) VMware
7 18 (11.18%) Riverbed
8 17 (10.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 15 (9.32%) SevOne
10 14 (8.70%) Akamai
11 11 (6.83%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.83%) Fortinet
11 11 (6.83%) Palo Alto
12 9 (5.59%) Brocade
12 9 (5.59%) Forcepoint
12 9 (5.59%) HP
13 8 (4.97%) EMC
13 8 (4.97%) Sourcefire
13 8 (4.97%) TippingPoint
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