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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 172 258 196
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -62
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 75 65 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 0.62% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 4.48% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71 56 143
Median salary £51,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -
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
966 1452 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.36% 13.83% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1240 1683
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 113 (68.07%) Cisco
2 105 (63.25%) BGP
3 85 (51.20%) VPN
4 70 (42.17%) OSPF
5 67 (40.36%) Firewall
6 65 (39.16%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (34.94%) DNS
7 58 (34.94%) WAN
7 58 (34.94%) LAN
8 51 (30.72%) VPLS
9 49 (29.52%) Windows
10 47 (28.31%) Telecoms
11 46 (27.71%) F5
12 44 (26.51%) VoIP
13 43 (25.90%) Wireless
14 42 (25.30%) ITIL
14 42 (25.30%) CCNP
15 39 (23.49%) EIGRP
16 38 (22.89%) HSRP
16 38 (22.89%) Windows Server
17 37 (22.29%) Microsoft
18 36 (21.69%) CCNA
18 36 (21.69%) Unix
19 34 (20.48%) VMware
20 33 (19.88%) VRRP
21 32 (19.28%) Cisco ASA
22 31 (18.67%) Load Balancing
23 30 (18.07%) Juniper
24 28 (16.87%) CheckPoint
24 28 (16.87%) Linux

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 (10.84%) IIS
2 12 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.41%) Apache
5 4 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.81%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.22%) Office 365
3 6 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.81%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.20%) IaaS
6 2 (1.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 105 (63.25%) BGP
2 85 (51.20%) VPN
3 70 (42.17%) OSPF
4 67 (40.36%) Firewall
5 58 (34.94%) DNS
5 58 (34.94%) LAN
5 58 (34.94%) WAN
6 51 (30.72%) VPLS
7 44 (26.51%) VoIP
8 43 (25.90%) Wireless
9 39 (23.49%) EIGRP
10 38 (22.89%) HSRP
11 33 (19.88%) VRRP
12 32 (19.28%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (16.87%) DHCP
13 28 (16.87%) HTTP
14 26 (15.66%) RTCP
15 25 (15.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (15.06%) Cisco Wireless
16 24 (14.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) MySQL
2 4 (2.41%) Redis
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (28.31%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.65%) Finance
3 12 (7.23%) Retail
4 8 (4.82%) Banking
5 7 (4.22%) Advertising
6 6 (3.61%) Law
7 4 (2.41%) Billing
8 3 (1.81%) Japanese Language
9 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (50.60%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.29%) Support Engineer
3 36 (21.69%) Network Support
4 31 (18.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Analyst
6 11 (6.63%) Core Network Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Juniper Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Programme Manager
8 8 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Network Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.41%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.41%) COM
2 4 (2.41%) LAMP
2 4 (2.41%) XMPP
3 2 (1.20%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.25%) Over-the-Top Content
3 21 (12.65%) Data Centre
4 18 (10.84%) IPTV
5 11 (6.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.61%) iPhone
7 6 (3.61%) Replication
7 6 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.01%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.41%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.20%) Clustering
10 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.52%) Windows
2 38 (22.89%) Windows Server
3 36 (21.69%) Unix
4 28 (16.87%) Linux
5 15 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.42%) Android
7 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.41%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) ITIL
2 31 (18.67%) Load Balancing
3 17 (10.24%) HOOD
4 15 (9.04%) Network Design
5 13 (7.83%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (7.23%) High Availability
7 11 (6.63%) DDoS Mitigation
8 10 (6.02%) Change Management
8 10 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.02%) Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (5.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 9 (5.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 8 (4.82%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.61%) Project Management
11 6 (3.61%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.61%) Service Management
12 5 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.01%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.01%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.46%) Python
2 21 (12.65%) Bash Shell
3 19 (11.45%) Perl
4 8 (4.82%) SQL
5 4 (2.41%) PHP
6 2 (1.20%) Korn
6 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.60%) Java
7 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 65 (39.16%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (25.30%) CCNP
3 36 (21.69%) CCNA
4 27 (16.27%) Degree
5 16 (9.64%) CCIE
6 14 (8.43%) JNCIA
7 11 (6.63%) CCSA
8 10 (6.02%) CCVP
9 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (4.22%) CCSE
11 7 (4.22%) CISSP
11 7 (4.22%) MCSA
12 5 (3.01%) MCSE
12 5 (3.01%) SSCP
13 4 (2.41%) CCMSE
13 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.41%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.41%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.22%) PCI DSS
1 7 (4.22%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (6.02%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.61%) vCloud
5 5 (3.01%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.41%) vSphere
6 4 (2.41%) XenApp
7 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.20%) KVM
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.60%) NFS
9 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.60%) Samba
9 1 (0.60%) Snort
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (13.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (4.82%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (4.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (4.22%) WSUS
4 6 (3.61%) SCCM
5 5 (3.01%) Puppet
6 4 (2.41%) Ansible
6 4 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.41%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) Cacti
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.60%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.60%) SCOM
8 1 (0.60%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 113 (68.07%) Cisco
2 46 (27.71%) F5
3 37 (22.29%) Microsoft
4 34 (20.48%) VMware
5 30 (18.07%) Juniper
6 28 (16.87%) CheckPoint
7 22 (13.25%) Citrix
8 19 (11.45%) SevOne
9 18 (10.84%) Akamai
9 18 (10.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 13 (7.83%) Fortinet
10 13 (7.83%) Riverbed
11 11 (6.63%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.63%) Palo Alto
11 11 (6.63%) SolarWinds
12 10 (6.02%) Mitel
13 9 (5.42%) BMC
13 9 (5.42%) Splunk
14 8 (4.82%) Oracle
15 7 (4.22%) EMC
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