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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 233 185 194
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 64 153 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 1.29% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 7.59% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 135 120
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £39,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,700 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
1311 2017 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.74% 16.96% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1695 1649
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 136 (83.95%) Cisco
2 113 (69.75%) Firewall
3 98 (60.49%) BGP
4 85 (52.47%) OSPF
5 76 (46.91%) Juniper
6 75 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (42.59%) WAN
8 62 (38.27%) LAN
9 58 (35.80%) ITIL
10 57 (35.19%) VPN
10 57 (35.19%) F5
11 51 (31.48%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (30.25%) CCNP
13 48 (29.63%) CheckPoint
14 44 (27.16%) Data Centre
15 42 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
16 40 (24.69%) Network Design
17 37 (22.84%) Telecoms
17 37 (22.84%) EIGRP
17 37 (22.84%) Wireless
18 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
18 36 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
19 34 (20.99%) CCNA
20 33 (20.37%) DNS
20 33 (20.37%) Windows
21 32 (19.75%) VoIP
22 29 (17.90%) Finance
23 26 (16.05%) Linux
24 25 (15.43%) IPsec
24 25 (15.43%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.85%) IIS
2 3 (1.85%) Lync
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
3 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 113 (69.75%) Firewall
2 98 (60.49%) BGP
3 85 (52.47%) OSPF
4 69 (42.59%) WAN
5 62 (38.27%) LAN
6 57 (35.19%) VPN
7 51 (31.48%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (22.84%) Wireless
9 37 (22.84%) EIGRP
10 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 36 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
11 33 (20.37%) DNS
12 32 (19.75%) VoIP
13 25 (15.43%) IPsec
13 25 (15.43%) HSRP
14 24 (14.81%) Ethernet
15 22 (13.58%) Network Security
15 22 (13.58%) VLAN
16 18 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (22.84%) Telecoms
2 29 (17.90%) Finance
3 11 (6.79%) Legal
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Advertising
6 3 (1.85%) Billing
6 3 (1.85%) Law
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Games
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (53.70%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (9.26%) Network Manager
4 13 (8.02%) Implementation Engineer
5 12 (7.41%) Network Analyst
5 12 (7.41%) Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Architect
6 10 (6.17%) Network Architect
6 10 (6.17%) Development Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Network Support
8 8 (4.94%) Test Development Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Design Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) IP Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Network Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.70%) XMPP
3 1 (0.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) Statistics
4 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.23%) Equities
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) BBC
7 1 (0.62%) DTV
7 1 (0.62%) BYOD
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.37%) Windows
2 26 (16.05%) Linux
3 11 (6.79%) UNIX
4 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.80%) ITIL
2 40 (24.69%) Network Design
3 22 (13.58%) Service Delivery
4 19 (11.73%) Validation
5 15 (9.26%) Service Management
6 14 (8.64%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.79%) Project Management
8 10 (6.17%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.56%) Information Security
10 8 (4.94%) Migration
10 8 (4.94%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.32%) Network Management
11 7 (4.32%) Investment Management
11 7 (4.32%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.70%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.70%) Change Management
12 6 (3.70%) ITSM
12 6 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) Perl
1 8 (4.94%) PHP
1 8 (4.94%) Python
1 8 (4.94%) Tcl
2 7 (4.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (30.25%) CCNP
3 34 (20.99%) CCNA
4 21 (12.96%) Degree
5 19 (11.73%) CCSA
6 16 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (9.26%) CCIE
8 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (6.17%) MCSE
10 8 (4.94%) JNCIA
11 7 (4.32%) CCSE
11 7 (4.32%) JNCIP
11 7 (4.32%) CCSP
12 6 (3.70%) CCIP
13 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.85%) MCP
14 3 (1.85%) CCA
14 3 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.85%) CISSP
14 3 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.11%) SLA
2 8 (4.94%) COBIT
3 5 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) OpenView
3 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 136 (83.95%) Cisco
2 76 (46.91%) Juniper
3 57 (35.19%) F5
4 48 (29.63%) CheckPoint
5 25 (15.43%) VMware
6 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
7 15 (9.26%) Fortinet
8 10 (6.17%) Riverbed
8 10 (6.17%) HP
9 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.70%) Verint
9 6 (3.70%) CyberTech
10 5 (3.09%) Websense
10 5 (3.09%) Mitel
10 5 (3.09%) CA
10 5 (3.09%) Aruba
11 4 (2.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle
12 3 (1.85%) Citrix
12 3 (1.85%) McAfee
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