The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 224 144 185
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +41
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 111 203 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.73% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 8.96% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 98 185 149
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 2265 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.47% 19.26% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2027 2013
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
London

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 146 (83.91%) Cisco
2 94 (54.02%) BGP
3 88 (50.57%) WAN
3 88 (50.57%) Firewall
4 86 (49.43%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (39.08%) VPN
6 62 (35.63%) OSPF
7 60 (34.48%) CCNP
8 56 (32.18%) VoIP
9 52 (29.89%) CheckPoint
9 52 (29.89%) Telecoms
10 50 (28.74%) LAN
11 40 (22.99%) TCP/IP
11 40 (22.99%) EIGRP
11 40 (22.99%) VPLS
12 34 (19.54%) Windows
13 33 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (18.39%) Wireless
15 31 (17.82%) CCNA
16 30 (17.24%) Finance
17 29 (16.67%) Ethernet
18 27 (15.52%) DNS
19 26 (14.94%) Network Design
20 25 (14.37%) Juniper
21 24 (13.79%) Project Management
21 24 (13.79%) Network Security
22 23 (13.22%) Microsoft
22 23 (13.22%) Linux
23 22 (12.64%) UNIX
24 20 (11.49%) Alcatel-Lucent

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.17%) Lync
4 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (54.02%) BGP
2 88 (50.57%) WAN
2 88 (50.57%) Firewall
3 68 (39.08%) VPN
4 62 (35.63%) OSPF
5 56 (32.18%) VoIP
6 50 (28.74%) LAN
7 40 (22.99%) TCP/IP
7 40 (22.99%) EIGRP
7 40 (22.99%) VPLS
8 33 (18.97%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (18.39%) Wireless
10 29 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 27 (15.52%) DNS
12 24 (13.79%) Network Security
13 19 (10.92%) Multicast
14 17 (9.77%) Internet
15 16 (9.20%) Unified Communications
16 15 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (7.47%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (29.89%) Telecoms
2 30 (17.24%) Finance
3 20 (11.49%) Law
4 12 (6.90%) Legal
5 6 (3.45%) Banking
6 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.30%) Publishing
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (36.21%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.94%) IP Engineer
3 15 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (8.05%) Analyst
4 14 (8.05%) Network Manager
5 13 (7.47%) Test Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Network Analyst
6 12 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.32%) Network Team Leader
7 11 (6.32%) Architect
8 10 (5.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Communications Analyst
10 7 (4.02%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Network Support
11 6 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.15%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.57%) XMPP
2 1 (0.57%) SOAP
2 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 6 (3.45%) Replication
1 6 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (2.87%) CMDB
2 5 (2.87%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.30%) SecurID
3 4 (2.30%) Celerra
3 4 (2.30%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.30%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.72%) Equities
5 2 (1.15%) e-Health
5 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.54%) Windows
2 23 (13.22%) Linux
3 22 (12.64%) UNIX
4 15 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.94%) Network Design
2 24 (13.79%) Project Management
3 19 (10.92%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.05%) Test Automation
5 13 (7.47%) Network Management
5 13 (7.47%) Change Management
6 12 (6.90%) ITIL
7 10 (5.75%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.60%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.02%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.45%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.45%) Validation
10 6 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (3.45%) Low Latency
11 5 (2.87%) Network Architecture
11 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.87%) Service Management
12 4 (2.30%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.20%) Perl
2 9 (5.17%) Shell Script
3 8 (4.60%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.45%) Tcl
5 5 (2.87%) PHP
5 5 (2.87%) Python
6 3 (1.72%) C
7 2 (1.15%) C++
7 2 (1.15%) SQL
8 1 (0.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 86 (49.43%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (34.48%) CCNP
3 31 (17.82%) CCNA
4 15 (8.62%) CCIP
5 13 (7.47%) CCSE
5 13 (7.47%) CCVP
5 13 (7.47%) Degree
6 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.75%) MCSE
6 10 (5.75%) CCSA
7 9 (5.17%) MCITP
7 9 (5.17%) CCIE
8 5 (2.87%) MCTS
8 5 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.87%) CCDP
9 4 (2.30%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.72%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.72%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (7.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (5.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.15%) SCCM
3 2 (1.15%) WSUS
3 2 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.57%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 146 (83.91%) Cisco
2 52 (29.89%) CheckPoint
3 25 (14.37%) Juniper
4 23 (13.22%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 19 (10.92%) Riverbed
7 18 (10.34%) F5
8 16 (9.20%) VMware
9 15 (8.62%) Tandberg
10 11 (6.32%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.32%) Aruba
10 11 (6.32%) Mitel
11 7 (4.02%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (4.02%) Websense
12 6 (3.45%) HP
12 6 (3.45%) EMC
12 6 (3.45%) Avaya
13 5 (2.87%) Polycom
13 5 (2.87%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.87%) Siemens
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Uncapped Earnings, +Amazing Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago