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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 247 185 206
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 71 159 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 1.28% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 7.82% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 62 148 109
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,575 £39,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1449 2032 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.79% 16.31% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1720 1689
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 205 (87.23%) Cisco
2 160 (68.09%) BGP
3 159 (67.66%) Firewall
4 113 (48.09%) OSPF
5 106 (45.11%) WAN
6 105 (44.68%) Juniper
7 103 (43.83%) Cisco Certification
8 95 (40.43%) F5
9 85 (36.17%) VPN
9 85 (36.17%) LAN
10 81 (34.47%) ITIL
11 77 (32.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 73 (31.06%) Data Centre
13 64 (27.23%) Cisco ASA
13 64 (27.23%) CCNP
13 64 (27.23%) EIGRP
14 62 (26.38%) CheckPoint
15 56 (23.83%) Network Design
16 55 (23.40%) Wireless
17 54 (22.98%) Telecoms
18 50 (21.28%) CCNA
19 46 (19.57%) Finance
20 44 (18.72%) DNS
20 44 (18.72%) TCP/IP
21 41 (17.45%) VPLS
22 40 (17.02%) VoIP
23 39 (16.60%) Windows
23 39 (16.60%) Ethernet
24 38 (16.17%) Cisco IOS
24 38 (16.17%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.98%) Lync
3 6 (2.55%) IIS
4 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.70%) MS Office
2 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (68.09%) BGP
2 159 (67.66%) Firewall
3 113 (48.09%) OSPF
4 106 (45.11%) WAN
5 85 (36.17%) VPN
5 85 (36.17%) LAN
6 77 (32.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 64 (27.23%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (27.23%) EIGRP
8 55 (23.40%) Wireless
9 44 (18.72%) DNS
9 44 (18.72%) TCP/IP
10 41 (17.45%) VPLS
11 40 (17.02%) VoIP
12 39 (16.60%) Ethernet
13 38 (16.17%) Cisco IOS
14 33 (14.04%) HSRP
14 33 (14.04%) VLAN
15 31 (13.19%) IPsec
15 31 (13.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.40%) SQL Server
General
1 54 (22.98%) Telecoms
2 46 (19.57%) Finance
3 15 (6.38%) Legal
4 10 (4.26%) Banking
4 10 (4.26%) Retail
5 8 (3.40%) Advertising
6 4 (1.70%) Marketing
6 4 (1.70%) Electronics
7 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.28%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 128 (54.47%) Network Engineer
2 24 (10.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (8.09%) Design Engineer
4 15 (6.38%) Architect
4 15 (6.38%) Network Manager
4 15 (6.38%) Network Support
4 15 (6.38%) Network Architect
5 14 (5.96%) Network Design Engineer
5 14 (5.96%) Consultant
6 13 (5.53%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.11%) IP Engineer
7 12 (5.11%) Implementation Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Network Analyst
8 11 (4.68%) Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Development Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) XMPP
2 7 (2.98%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 73 (31.06%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.83%) Statistics
5 8 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.28%) DTV
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.43%) BYOD
9 1 (0.43%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) BBC
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
9 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.60%) Windows
2 30 (12.77%) Linux
3 11 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.40%) UNIX
5 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.47%) ITIL
2 56 (23.83%) Network Design
3 33 (14.04%) Service Delivery
4 26 (11.06%) Load Balancing
5 21 (8.94%) Validation
6 20 (8.51%) Project Management
7 19 (8.09%) Service Management
8 10 (4.26%) ITSM
8 10 (4.26%) Migration
8 10 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (3.83%) SABSA
9 9 (3.83%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (3.83%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.83%) DoDAF
9 9 (3.83%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.83%) Project Planning
9 9 (3.83%) TOGAF
9 9 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.83%) SQL
2 5 (2.13%) Perl
3 4 (1.70%) PHP
3 4 (1.70%) Python
3 4 (1.70%) Tcl
4 2 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 103 (43.83%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (27.23%) CCNP
3 50 (21.28%) CCNA
4 30 (12.77%) Degree
5 29 (12.34%) CCIE
6 20 (8.51%) CCSA
6 20 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.53%) MCSE
9 11 (4.68%) JNCIA
10 8 (3.40%) CCSE
11 7 (2.98%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (2.55%) CCSP
12 6 (2.55%) CCDA
13 4 (1.70%) CCDP
13 4 (1.70%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.28%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.89%) SLA
2 10 (4.26%) COBIT
3 7 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 35 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.70%) OPNET
3 4 (1.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.70%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 205 (87.23%) Cisco
2 105 (44.68%) Juniper
3 95 (40.43%) F5
4 62 (26.38%) CheckPoint
5 38 (16.17%) VMware
6 26 (11.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 21 (8.94%) Riverbed
8 19 (8.09%) HP
9 18 (7.66%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.66%) Microsoft
10 12 (5.11%) Aruba
11 11 (4.68%) Citrix
12 8 (3.40%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.98%) Oracle
14 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.55%) Mitel
14 6 (2.55%) Verint
14 6 (2.55%) CyberTech
15 5 (2.13%) Websense
16 4 (1.70%) CA
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