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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 147 230 150
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -80
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 183 110 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 0.88% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.12% 5.62% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 167 97 188
Average salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
2007 1958 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.93% 15.59% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1620 2061
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 289 (89.75%) Cisco
2 227 (70.50%) BGP
3 212 (65.84%) Firewall
4 175 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
5 173 (53.73%) WAN
6 142 (44.10%) VPN
7 125 (38.82%) CCNP
7 125 (38.82%) OSPF
8 118 (36.65%) Juniper
9 117 (36.34%) LAN
10 113 (35.09%) EIGRP
11 109 (33.85%) Finance
12 102 (31.68%) F5
13 101 (31.37%) ITIL
14 99 (30.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 92 (28.57%) Wireless
16 82 (25.47%) Telecoms
17 81 (25.16%) Network Security
18 80 (24.84%) CCNA
19 77 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
20 75 (23.29%) CheckPoint
21 70 (21.74%) VPLS
22 66 (20.50%) VMware
23 64 (19.88%) Network Design
24 63 (19.57%) VoIP
25 62 (19.25%) Windows
26 56 (17.39%) DNS
27 54 (16.77%) Load Balancing
28 53 (16.46%) Ethernet
28 53 (16.46%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (3.42%) Lync
2 9 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.86%) IIS
4 5 (1.55%) Apache
5 4 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.73%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.80%) IaaS
2 5 (1.55%) SaaS
3 4 (1.24%) GitHub
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (70.50%) BGP
2 212 (65.84%) Firewall
3 173 (53.73%) WAN
4 142 (44.10%) VPN
5 125 (38.82%) OSPF
6 117 (36.34%) LAN
7 113 (35.09%) EIGRP
8 99 (30.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 92 (28.57%) Wireless
10 81 (25.16%) Network Security
11 77 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
12 70 (21.74%) VPLS
13 63 (19.57%) VoIP
14 56 (17.39%) DNS
15 53 (16.46%) Ethernet
15 53 (16.46%) VLAN
16 52 (16.15%) TCP/IP
17 51 (15.84%) Cisco IOS
18 44 (13.66%) Internet
18 44 (13.66%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.24%) Bugzilla
General
1 109 (33.85%) Finance
2 82 (25.47%) Telecoms
3 25 (7.76%) Advertising
4 19 (5.90%) Legal
5 13 (4.04%) Banking
5 13 (4.04%) Retail
6 12 (3.73%) Marketing
7 11 (3.42%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.48%) Electronics
8 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.55%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (49.07%) Network Engineer
2 35 (10.87%) Consultant
3 29 (9.01%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (7.76%) IP Engineer
5 23 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 22 (6.83%) Support Engineer
7 18 (5.59%) Network Consultant
7 18 (5.59%) Network Design Engineer
8 17 (5.28%) Network Support
8 17 (5.28%) Architect
9 16 (4.97%) Senior Consultant
9 16 (4.97%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (4.66%) Network Manager
10 15 (4.66%) Network Architect
11 14 (4.35%) Security Engineer
12 13 (4.04%) IP Network Engineer
12 13 (4.04%) Implementation Engineer
13 11 (3.42%) Cisco Engineer
13 11 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.73%) XMPP
2 7 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.48%) DTV
5 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.55%) Statistics
6 5 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (0.93%) Replication
8 2 (0.62%) BBC
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.31%) AVVID
9 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.31%) IVR
9 1 (0.31%) SecurID
9 1 (0.31%) Derivative
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.31%) New Media
9 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.25%) Windows
2 49 (15.22%) Linux
3 14 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.48%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.48%) UNIX
6 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.24%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.37%) ITIL
2 64 (19.88%) Network Design
3 54 (16.77%) Load Balancing
4 39 (12.11%) Project Management
5 37 (11.49%) Service Delivery
6 30 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (9.01%) Migration
8 22 (6.83%) Service Management
8 22 (6.83%) Validation
9 21 (6.52%) Network Management
10 19 (5.90%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (5.90%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (4.35%) Low Latency
11 14 (4.35%) Content Management
11 14 (4.35%) ITSM
12 12 (3.73%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (3.42%) WAN Optimisation
13 11 (3.42%) Test Automation
13 11 (3.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.04%) Perl
2 12 (3.73%) Python
3 11 (3.42%) Tcl
4 10 (3.11%) SQL
5 7 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 175 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (38.82%) CCNP
3 80 (24.84%) CCNA
4 48 (14.91%) CCIE
5 45 (13.98%) Degree
6 28 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (4.97%) JNCIA
8 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.11%) MCSE
9 9 (2.80%) CCIP
9 9 (2.80%) CCDP
9 9 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (2.48%) CISSP
11 7 (2.17%) CCDA
11 7 (2.17%) CCSP
12 6 (1.86%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.55%) CCSA
14 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.24%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.62%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.98%) SLA
2 22 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.66%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.80%) COBIT
5 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.17%) iptables
5 4 (1.24%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.93%) XenApp
7 2 (0.62%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.48%) Cisco LMS
4 5 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.24%) OPNET
5 4 (1.24%) SCOM
5 4 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.93%) Cacti
6 3 (0.93%) OpenView
6 3 (0.93%) SCCM
6 3 (0.93%) Nagios
7 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 289 (89.75%) Cisco
2 118 (36.65%) Juniper
3 102 (31.68%) F5
4 75 (23.29%) CheckPoint
5 66 (20.50%) VMware
6 51 (15.84%) SolarWinds
7 47 (14.60%) HP
8 39 (12.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 34 (10.56%) Citrix
10 29 (9.01%) Microsoft
11 27 (8.39%) Riverbed
12 20 (6.21%) Aruba
13 19 (5.90%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.42%) Avaya
15 10 (3.11%) Blue Coat
16 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
17 8 (2.48%) SAP
17 8 (2.48%) Ipanema Technologies
18 7 (2.17%) Oracle
18 7 (2.17%) Foundry
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago