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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 163 249 187
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -62
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 87 61 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 0.62% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.51% 4.48% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 85 52 138
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,850 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
915 1362 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 13.90% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 812 1170 1710
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 110 (63.22%) BGP
2 105 (60.34%) Cisco
3 82 (47.13%) VPN
4 68 (39.08%) Firewall
5 67 (38.51%) OSPF
6 61 (35.06%) DNS
6 61 (35.06%) WAN
7 60 (34.48%) LAN
8 59 (33.91%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (29.31%) VoIP
10 49 (28.16%) Telecoms
11 45 (25.86%) VPLS
12 44 (25.29%) Linux
13 42 (24.14%) Windows
13 42 (24.14%) VMware
14 41 (23.56%) F5
15 40 (22.99%) CCNP
16 39 (22.41%) Unix
16 39 (22.41%) HSRP
17 38 (21.84%) ITIL
18 37 (21.26%) Windows Server
19 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
19 35 (20.11%) EIGRP
20 34 (19.54%) Python
21 33 (18.97%) CCNA
21 33 (18.97%) DHCP
21 33 (18.97%) VRRP
21 33 (18.97%) Wireless
21 33 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (18.39%) 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 18 (10.34%) IIS
2 12 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.30%) Apache
5 4 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.20%) IBM Cloud
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.02%) Office 365
4 6 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.72%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.15%) SaaS
8 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (63.22%) BGP
2 82 (47.13%) VPN
3 68 (39.08%) Firewall
4 67 (38.51%) OSPF
5 61 (35.06%) DNS
5 61 (35.06%) WAN
6 60 (34.48%) LAN
7 51 (29.31%) VoIP
8 45 (25.86%) VPLS
9 39 (22.41%) HSRP
10 35 (20.11%) EIGRP
11 33 (18.97%) DHCP
11 33 (18.97%) VRRP
11 33 (18.97%) Wireless
12 29 (16.67%) HTTP
13 27 (15.52%) RTCP
14 26 (14.94%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (12.64%) Cisco Wireless
15 22 (12.64%) TCP/IP
15 22 (12.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) MySQL
2 4 (2.30%) Redis
3 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (28.16%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.49%) Retail
3 16 (9.20%) Finance
4 6 (3.45%) Law
5 4 (2.30%) Banking
5 4 (2.30%) Billing
6 3 (1.72%) Advertising
6 3 (1.72%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (46.55%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.67%) Network Support
3 28 (16.09%) Support Engineer
4 24 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Broadband Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Programme Manager
6 14 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) IP Engineer
8 11 (6.32%) Analyst
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 9 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.30%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.30%) COM
2 4 (2.30%) LAMP
2 4 (2.30%) XMPP
3 2 (1.15%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.64%) Over-the-Top Content
3 18 (10.34%) IPTV
4 14 (8.05%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.45%) iPhone
6 6 (3.45%) Replication
7 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.30%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.72%) Clustering
10 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) CMDB
11 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.29%) Linux
2 42 (24.14%) Windows
3 39 (22.41%) Unix
4 37 (21.26%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.60%) Android
7 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.84%) ITIL
2 30 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 21 (12.07%) Network Design
3 21 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (10.34%) HOOD
5 17 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.20%) Business Continuity
7 15 (8.62%) Change Management
8 12 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.75%) DDoS Mitigation
9 10 (5.75%) Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (5.17%) High Availability
10 9 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.60%) Functional Testing
11 8 (4.60%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 8 (4.60%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (4.60%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 6 (3.45%) Project Management
12 6 (3.45%) Service Management
13 5 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.54%) Python
2 25 (14.37%) Bash Shell
3 23 (13.22%) Perl
4 18 (10.34%) SQL
5 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.30%) PHP
7 2 (1.15%) Korn
8 1 (0.57%) Java
8 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 59 (33.91%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (22.99%) CCNP
3 33 (18.97%) CCNA
4 19 (10.92%) Degree
5 14 (8.05%) CCIE
6 11 (6.32%) CCSA
7 10 (5.75%) JNCIA
8 9 (5.17%) CCVP
8 9 (5.17%) CISSP
8 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.02%) MCSA
11 6 (3.45%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.87%) CCSE
12 5 (2.87%) MCSE
12 5 (2.87%) SSCP
13 4 (2.30%) CCMSE
13 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.30%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.02%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.45%) SLA
3 4 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 33 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
3 18 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.87%) vCloud
5 4 (2.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.72%) vSphere
6 3 (1.72%) XenApp
7 2 (1.15%) KVM
7 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.15%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) NFS
8 1 (0.57%) Samba
8 1 (0.57%) Snort
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (11.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (9.20%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (4.02%) Ansible
3 7 (4.02%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (4.02%) WSUS
4 6 (3.45%) SCCM
5 5 (2.87%) Puppet
6 4 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.72%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.57%) Nagios
9 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.57%) SCOM
9 1 (0.57%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 105 (60.34%) Cisco
2 42 (24.14%) VMware
3 41 (23.56%) F5
4 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
5 32 (18.39%) Juniper
6 26 (14.94%) CheckPoint
7 22 (12.64%) Citrix
8 20 (11.49%) Nokia
9 18 (10.34%) Akamai
9 18 (10.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 18 (10.34%) Mitel
9 18 (10.34%) SevOne
10 16 (9.20%) BMC
10 16 (9.20%) Oracle
11 13 (7.47%) Fortinet
12 12 (6.90%) SolarWinds
13 11 (6.32%) Riverbed
14 9 (5.17%) Blue Coat
15 8 (4.60%) Huawei
15 8 (4.60%) Splunk
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Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + unrivaled benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 PA
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago
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Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago