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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 225 147 174
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +27
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 113 207 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.73% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 8.94% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 100 189 151
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 £62,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1983 2316 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.52% 19.39% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 2069 2000
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 23 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 23 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.

1 145 (82.86%) Cisco
2 93 (53.14%) BGP
3 90 (51.43%) WAN
4 87 (49.71%) Firewall
5 84 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (40.57%) VPN
7 60 (34.29%) OSPF
8 58 (33.14%) CCNP
9 55 (31.43%) VoIP
10 52 (29.71%) LAN
10 52 (29.71%) Telecoms
11 50 (28.57%) CheckPoint
12 42 (24.00%) TCP/IP
13 41 (23.43%) EIGRP
14 40 (22.86%) VPLS
15 34 (19.43%) Windows
16 31 (17.71%) CCNA
16 31 (17.71%) Finance
17 30 (17.14%) Wireless
17 30 (17.14%) DNS
17 30 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (16.57%) Ethernet
19 26 (14.86%) Network Design
20 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
20 24 (13.71%) Project Management
20 24 (13.71%) Juniper
21 23 (13.14%) Linux
21 23 (13.14%) Network Security
22 22 (12.57%) UNIX
23 21 (12.00%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.29%) Lync
4 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.43%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (53.14%) BGP
2 90 (51.43%) WAN
3 87 (49.71%) Firewall
4 71 (40.57%) VPN
5 60 (34.29%) OSPF
6 55 (31.43%) VoIP
7 52 (29.71%) LAN
8 42 (24.00%) TCP/IP
9 41 (23.43%) EIGRP
10 40 (22.86%) VPLS
11 30 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (17.14%) Wireless
11 30 (17.14%) DNS
12 29 (16.57%) Ethernet
13 23 (13.14%) Network Security
14 19 (10.86%) Multicast
15 18 (10.29%) Unified Communications
15 18 (10.29%) Internet
16 15 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (8.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (29.71%) Telecoms
2 31 (17.71%) Finance
3 21 (12.00%) Law
4 12 (6.86%) Legal
5 6 (3.43%) Banking
6 4 (2.29%) Publishing
6 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.86%) IP Engineer
3 15 (8.57%) Analyst
3 15 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 14 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 13 (7.43%) Test Engineer
6 12 (6.86%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.86%) Security Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.29%) Network Team Leader
8 10 (5.71%) Architect
8 10 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Communications Analyst
10 6 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) NOC Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Network Support
11 5 (2.86%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) SOAP
1 2 (1.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.57%) HTML
2 1 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.43%) Replication
2 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.86%) CMDB
4 4 (2.29%) Celerra
4 4 (2.29%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.29%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.29%) SecurID
5 3 (1.71%) Equities
6 2 (1.14%) e-Health
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.43%) Windows
2 23 (13.14%) Linux
3 22 (12.57%) UNIX
4 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.86%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.86%) Network Design
2 24 (13.71%) Project Management
3 21 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (8.00%) Network Management
5 13 (7.43%) Change Management
6 12 (6.86%) ITIL
7 10 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.57%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.43%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.43%) Validation
10 6 (3.43%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (3.43%) Low Latency
11 5 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.86%) Service Management
12 4 (2.29%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.29%) Document Management
12 4 (2.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.14%) Perl
2 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (4.57%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.43%) Tcl
5 5 (2.86%) Python
5 5 (2.86%) PHP
6 3 (1.71%) C
7 2 (1.14%) C++
7 2 (1.14%) SQL
8 1 (0.57%) AWK
8 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (33.14%) CCNP
3 31 (17.71%) CCNA
4 13 (7.43%) CCVP
4 13 (7.43%) CCSE
4 13 (7.43%) CCIP
4 13 (7.43%) Degree
5 10 (5.71%) MCSE
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.71%) CCSA
6 9 (5.14%) CCIE
6 9 (5.14%) MCITP
7 5 (2.86%) MCTS
7 5 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.29%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.71%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.71%) CCDP
10 1 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.71%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 9 (5.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.14%) HP NNM
4 2 (1.14%) WSUS
4 2 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 145 (82.86%) Cisco
2 50 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 24 (13.71%) Juniper
3 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 20 (11.43%) Riverbed
5 18 (10.29%) F5
6 16 (9.14%) VMware
7 15 (8.57%) Tandberg
8 12 (6.86%) Mitel
9 11 (6.29%) Aruba
9 11 (6.29%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (4.00%) Websense
10 7 (4.00%) HP
11 6 (3.43%) EMC
11 6 (3.43%) Avaya
11 6 (3.43%) Siemens
11 6 (3.43%) Polycom
12 5 (2.86%) Fortinet
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago