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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 184 217 171
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 135 120 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 0.99% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.31% 6.45% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 117 106 155
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1847 1860 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.61% 15.29% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1641 2102
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,850 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 239 (81.29%) Cisco
2 212 (72.11%) BGP
3 164 (55.78%) Cisco Certification
4 154 (52.38%) Firewall
5 135 (45.92%) WAN
6 134 (45.58%) OSPF
7 130 (44.22%) CCNP
8 113 (38.44%) VPN
9 101 (34.35%) Telecoms
10 100 (34.01%) VPLS
11 98 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 93 (31.63%) Juniper
13 87 (29.59%) LAN
14 76 (25.85%) Wireless
15 72 (24.49%) VLAN
16 70 (23.81%) VoIP
17 67 (22.79%) CheckPoint
18 66 (22.45%) TCP/IP
19 60 (20.41%) DNS
20 55 (18.71%) Linux
21 54 (18.37%) HSRP
22 52 (17.69%) DHCP
23 50 (17.01%) Finance
24 48 (16.33%) Multicast
25 47 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
26 45 (15.31%) Cisco IOS
26 45 (15.31%) Network Security
27 43 (14.63%) Aruba
28 42 (14.29%) F5
28 42 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (6.80%) Lync
2 16 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.02%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (72.11%) BGP
2 154 (52.38%) Firewall
3 135 (45.92%) WAN
4 134 (45.58%) OSPF
5 113 (38.44%) VPN
6 100 (34.01%) VPLS
7 98 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 87 (29.59%) LAN
9 76 (25.85%) Wireless
10 72 (24.49%) VLAN
11 70 (23.81%) VoIP
12 66 (22.45%) TCP/IP
13 60 (20.41%) DNS
14 54 (18.37%) HSRP
15 52 (17.69%) DHCP
16 48 (16.33%) Multicast
17 47 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
18 45 (15.31%) Cisco IOS
18 45 (15.31%) Network Security
19 42 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 101 (34.35%) Telecoms
2 50 (17.01%) Finance
3 15 (5.10%) Banking
4 8 (2.72%) Law
5 7 (2.38%) Back Office
6 6 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.70%) Retail
7 5 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.36%) Legal
8 4 (1.36%) Billing
9 3 (1.02%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) Advertising
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (55.10%) Network Engineer
2 48 (16.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (10.88%) IP Engineer
4 26 (8.84%) Analyst
5 23 (7.82%) Security Engineer
6 21 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 19 (6.46%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (6.46%) Test Engineer
7 19 (6.46%) IP Network Engineer
8 16 (5.44%) Senior Security Engineer
9 15 (5.10%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Network Support
11 12 (4.08%) Senior Network Analyst
11 12 (4.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) Architect
11 12 (4.08%) Lead Network Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.36%) Web Services
1 4 (1.36%) XML
1 4 (1.36%) JSON
2 3 (1.02%) XMPP
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.42%) SecurID
3 9 (3.06%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.38%) IVR
5 7 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.04%) Derivative
6 6 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.70%) Statistics
8 4 (1.36%) AVVID
8 4 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.02%) Equities
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) BBC
10 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) e-Health
11 1 (0.34%) PKI
11 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.71%) Linux
2 39 (13.27%) Windows
3 19 (6.46%) UNIX
3 19 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.38%) CentOS
7 6 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.29%) ITIL
2 38 (12.93%) Network Design
3 32 (10.88%) Project Management
4 31 (10.54%) Load Balancing
5 26 (8.84%) Network Management
6 21 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 18 (6.12%) Network Architecture
8 14 (4.76%) Low Latency
9 13 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (4.08%) Change Control
11 11 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (3.74%) Validation
12 10 (3.40%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.40%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (3.06%) ITSM
13 9 (3.06%) Service Management
14 8 (2.72%) Capacity Management
15 7 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
15 7 (2.38%) Use Case
15 7 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.54%) Perl
2 18 (6.12%) PHP
3 17 (5.78%) Bash Shell
4 15 (5.10%) Python
5 11 (3.74%) Tcl
6 10 (3.40%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.72%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.72%) SQL
8 1 (0.34%) R
8 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 164 (55.78%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (44.22%) CCNP
3 40 (13.61%) CCNA
4 38 (12.93%) CCIE
5 23 (7.82%) CCIP
6 19 (6.46%) CCDP
7 16 (5.44%) CCSA
8 15 (5.10%) Degree
9 10 (3.40%) CCSE
10 9 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.72%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.38%) RHCE
13 6 (2.04%) CCDA
14 5 (1.70%) CCVP
14 5 (1.70%) JNCIE
15 4 (1.36%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) SLA
2 6 (2.04%) QA
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.68%) COBIT
5 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.08%) vSphere
4 11 (3.74%) DFS Replication
5 9 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.36%) XenApp
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.68%) Snort
8 2 (0.68%) Firmware
8 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (4.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.40%) Cacti
2 10 (3.40%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (3.06%) Nagios
3 9 (3.06%) SCOM
4 5 (1.70%) WSUS
5 4 (1.36%) SCCM
5 4 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.02%) OpenView
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Puppet
8 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 239 (81.29%) Cisco
2 93 (31.63%) Juniper
3 67 (22.79%) CheckPoint
4 43 (14.63%) Aruba
5 42 (14.29%) F5
6 35 (11.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 34 (11.56%) SolarWinds
8 32 (10.88%) VMware
9 26 (8.84%) Microsoft
10 20 (6.80%) Avaya
11 19 (6.46%) HP
12 16 (5.44%) Riverbed
13 12 (4.08%) Fortinet
13 12 (4.08%) Citrix
14 11 (3.74%) Nokia
15 10 (3.40%) Brocade
16 8 (2.72%) Red Hat
17 7 (2.38%) Blue Coat
18 6 (2.04%) IronPort
19 5 (1.70%) ProCurve
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum and shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term for 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c45-55k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great package and bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance/ Pension/ 20% Bonuns
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago