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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 171 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 153 143 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.19% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 7.85% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 135 119 127
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,700 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1969 1821 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.78% 15.22% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1665 1604 1973
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 226 (80.71%) Cisco
2 200 (71.43%) BGP
3 139 (49.64%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (44.29%) WAN
5 121 (43.21%) Firewall
6 111 (39.64%) CCNP
7 101 (36.07%) OSPF
8 98 (35.00%) Telecoms
9 97 (34.64%) VPN
10 90 (32.14%) VPLS
11 71 (25.36%) EIGRP
12 70 (25.00%) VoIP
13 69 (24.64%) LAN
14 65 (23.21%) Juniper
15 57 (20.36%) CheckPoint
16 55 (19.64%) VLAN
17 54 (19.29%) TCP/IP
18 52 (18.57%) Wireless
19 51 (18.21%) DNS
20 48 (17.14%) DHCP
21 45 (16.07%) Linux
21 45 (16.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
22 44 (15.71%) Finance
23 43 (15.36%) Internet
23 43 (15.36%) Network Security
24 42 (15.00%) Aruba
25 41 (14.64%) F5
26 39 (13.93%) HSRP
27 38 (13.57%) Perl
28 36 (12.86%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (6.79%) Lync
2 18 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.07%) SAS
5 3 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.79%) MS Project
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.36%) PaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 200 (71.43%) BGP
2 124 (44.29%) WAN
3 121 (43.21%) Firewall
4 101 (36.07%) OSPF
5 97 (34.64%) VPN
6 90 (32.14%) VPLS
7 71 (25.36%) EIGRP
8 70 (25.00%) VoIP
9 69 (24.64%) LAN
10 55 (19.64%) VLAN
11 54 (19.29%) TCP/IP
12 52 (18.57%) Wireless
13 51 (18.21%) DNS
14 48 (17.14%) DHCP
15 43 (15.36%) Internet
15 43 (15.36%) Network Security
16 39 (13.93%) HSRP
17 36 (12.86%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (12.14%) Multicast
19 33 (11.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 44 (15.71%) Finance
3 16 (5.71%) Banking
4 11 (3.93%) Law
5 6 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.43%) Legal
6 4 (1.43%) Retail
6 4 (1.43%) Back Office
7 3 (1.07%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (53.93%) Network Engineer
2 46 (16.43%) IP Engineer
3 42 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.36%) Test Engineer
5 24 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 22 (7.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 20 (7.14%) Analyst
8 20 (7.14%) Network Analyst
8 20 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) Lead Network Engineer
10 16 (5.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 16 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
11 15 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
11 15 (5.36%) Network Support
12 12 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.29%) Senior Network Analyst
13 11 (3.93%) Network Team Leader
13 11 (3.93%) Team Leader
13 11 (3.93%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.43%) Web Services
1 4 (1.43%) XML
1 4 (1.43%) JSON
2 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.36%) SecurID
2 11 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.14%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.14%) Equities
4 6 (2.14%) Derivative
5 5 (1.79%) Statistics
6 4 (1.43%) Replication
7 3 (1.07%) IVR
8 2 (0.71%) e-Health
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.71%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.36%) Open Source
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) AVVID
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.07%) Linux
2 36 (12.86%) Windows
3 24 (8.57%) UNIX
4 21 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.79%) Solaris
7 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.07%) Test Automation
1 31 (11.07%) Network Management
2 29 (10.36%) Network Design
2 29 (10.36%) Project Management
3 27 (9.64%) ITIL
3 27 (9.64%) Load Balancing
4 15 (5.36%) Network Architecture
5 14 (5.00%) Validation
6 13 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (4.29%) Low Latency
8 9 (3.21%) Change Management
9 8 (2.86%) Project Planning
9 8 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (2.50%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (2.50%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.14%) Change Control
11 6 (2.14%) Capacity Management
12 5 (1.79%) Mentoring
12 5 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.57%) Perl
2 21 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 18 (6.43%) PHP
4 17 (6.07%) Python
4 17 (6.07%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.00%) Tcl
6 9 (3.21%) SQL
7 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 139 (49.64%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (39.64%) CCNP
3 29 (10.36%) CCIP
4 24 (8.57%) CCNA
4 24 (8.57%) CCIE
5 13 (4.64%) CCSE
6 12 (4.29%) CCDP
7 11 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.57%) CCSA
9 8 (2.86%) Degree
10 6 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.14%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (1.79%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.43%) RHCE
12 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.07%) MCITP
14 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.71%) MCSE
14 2 (0.71%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.07%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.64%) DFS Replication
3 12 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.57%) vSphere
5 6 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.07%) XenApp
6 3 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (2.50%) Cacti
3 5 (1.79%) Nagios
3 5 (1.79%) WSUS
3 5 (1.79%) SCCM
4 4 (1.43%) SCOM
5 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.07%) OpenView
6 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.71%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 226 (80.71%) Cisco
2 65 (23.21%) Juniper
3 57 (20.36%) CheckPoint
4 45 (16.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 42 (15.00%) Aruba
6 41 (14.64%) F5
7 36 (12.86%) SolarWinds
8 22 (7.86%) Microsoft
9 20 (7.14%) HP
10 19 (6.79%) VMware
11 14 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 14 (5.00%) Avaya
12 12 (4.29%) Riverbed
13 10 (3.57%) Citrix
14 7 (2.50%) ProCurve
14 7 (2.50%) Mitel
15 6 (2.14%) Brocade
15 6 (2.14%) Nokia
16 5 (1.79%) Siemens
16 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Posted: 20 days ago