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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 238 209 187
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 70 137 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 1.08% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 6.91% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 63 132 136
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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
1450 1983 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 15.67% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1687 1835
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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.

1 235 (89.35%) Cisco
2 178 (67.68%) BGP
3 174 (66.16%) Firewall
4 128 (48.67%) WAN
5 120 (45.63%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (44.49%) OSPF
7 112 (42.59%) Juniper
8 100 (38.02%) F5
9 97 (36.88%) VPN
9 97 (36.88%) LAN
10 86 (32.70%) Data Centre
11 85 (32.32%) ITIL
12 84 (31.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 76 (28.90%) CCNP
14 75 (28.52%) EIGRP
15 71 (27.00%) Wireless
16 65 (24.71%) CheckPoint
17 63 (23.95%) Finance
18 62 (23.57%) Cisco ASA
19 59 (22.43%) Telecoms
19 59 (22.43%) Network Design
20 52 (19.77%) VPLS
20 52 (19.77%) CCNA
21 48 (18.25%) DNS
22 47 (17.87%) Ethernet
22 47 (17.87%) Windows
23 46 (17.49%) VMware
24 44 (16.73%) VoIP
25 42 (15.97%) TCP/IP
25 42 (15.97%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 13 (4.94%) Lync
2 9 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.28%) IIS
4 3 (1.14%) Apache
4 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (4.56%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.52%) MS Office
4 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) IaaS
2 3 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 178 (67.68%) BGP
2 174 (66.16%) Firewall
3 128 (48.67%) WAN
4 117 (44.49%) OSPF
5 97 (36.88%) VPN
5 97 (36.88%) LAN
6 84 (31.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 75 (28.52%) EIGRP
8 71 (27.00%) Wireless
9 62 (23.57%) Cisco ASA
10 52 (19.77%) VPLS
11 48 (18.25%) DNS
12 47 (17.87%) Ethernet
13 44 (16.73%) VoIP
14 42 (15.97%) TCP/IP
14 42 (15.97%) VLAN
15 41 (15.59%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (14.07%) IPsec
17 35 (13.31%) Network Security
18 34 (12.93%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 63 (23.95%) Finance
2 59 (22.43%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.70%) Legal
4 12 (4.56%) Advertising
4 12 (4.56%) Retail
5 11 (4.18%) Banking
6 9 (3.42%) Marketing
6 9 (3.42%) Electronics
7 8 (3.04%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.14%) Billing
10 2 (0.76%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 142 (53.99%) Network Engineer
2 25 (9.51%) Consultant
2 25 (9.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (8.75%) Design Engineer
4 18 (6.84%) Network Design Engineer
5 17 (6.46%) Network Support
5 17 (6.46%) Architect
6 16 (6.08%) Senior Consultant
7 15 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.70%) Network Manager
7 15 (5.70%) Network Architect
8 13 (4.94%) IP Engineer
9 11 (4.18%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (4.18%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (3.80%) Sales Consultant
10 10 (3.80%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 10 (3.80%) Implementation Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.46%) XMPP
2 1 (0.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 86 (32.70%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.42%) Statistics
4 9 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.04%) DTV
5 8 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.76%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.76%) BBC
7 2 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.38%) BYOD
8 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.38%) New Media
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.87%) Windows
2 28 (10.65%) Linux
3 12 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.52%) UNIX
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.32%) ITIL
2 59 (22.43%) Network Design
3 33 (12.55%) Load Balancing
4 32 (12.17%) Service Delivery
5 23 (8.75%) Project Management
6 20 (7.60%) Service Management
7 15 (5.70%) Validation
8 14 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (4.94%) Migration
9 13 (4.94%) Network Management
10 11 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (4.18%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (3.80%) WAN Optimisation
11 10 (3.80%) ITSM
11 10 (3.80%) TOGAF
12 9 (3.42%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.42%) DoDAF
12 9 (3.42%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.42%) Project Planning
12 9 (3.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.42%) SQL
2 4 (1.52%) Perl
3 3 (1.14%) Python
3 3 (1.14%) Tcl
4 2 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 120 (45.63%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (28.90%) CCNP
3 52 (19.77%) CCNA
4 37 (14.07%) CCIE
5 36 (13.69%) Degree
6 22 (8.37%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (7.22%) CCSA
8 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.94%) MCSE
10 10 (3.80%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.04%) CCSE
12 7 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (2.66%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.28%) CCDA
13 6 (2.28%) CCSP
14 5 (1.90%) CCDP
15 4 (1.52%) JNCIE
15 4 (1.52%) CISSP
15 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.45%) SLA
2 10 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.80%) COBIT
3 6 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.76%) XenApp
4 2 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.04%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.52%) OPNET
5 3 (1.14%) SCCM
6 2 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 235 (89.35%) Cisco
2 112 (42.59%) Juniper
3 100 (38.02%) F5
4 65 (24.71%) CheckPoint
5 46 (17.49%) VMware
6 33 (12.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 28 (10.65%) HP
7 28 (10.65%) Riverbed
8 20 (7.60%) Microsoft
9 17 (6.46%) Fortinet
10 16 (6.08%) Aruba
10 16 (6.08%) Citrix
11 14 (5.32%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.04%) SAP
12 8 (3.04%) Ipanema Technologies
13 7 (2.66%) Oracle
14 6 (2.28%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.90%) Avaya
15 5 (1.90%) Websense
15 5 (1.90%) BT
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: on-call, + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c60,000 + 5,000 car allowance + very, very competitive commission
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + on-call, + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago