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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
London / City of London
Rank 172 177 179
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 63 75 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.17% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.12% 7.91% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 68 135
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
885 948 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.61% 14.84% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 804 840 1574
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 78 (65.00%) BGP
2 77 (64.17%) Cisco
3 76 (63.33%) Firewall
4 46 (38.33%) OSPF
5 45 (37.50%) WAN
6 42 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (31.67%) VPN
8 37 (30.83%) VMware
9 36 (30.00%) LAN
9 36 (30.00%) CCNP
10 31 (25.83%) Linux
11 30 (25.00%) DNS
11 30 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 28 (23.33%) Finance
13 27 (22.50%) Data Centre
14 26 (21.67%) Network Design
14 26 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (20.00%) VPLS
16 23 (19.17%) Business Continuity
16 23 (19.17%) DHCP
16 23 (19.17%) Python
17 22 (18.33%) Broadband
17 22 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (17.50%) VoIP
18 21 (17.50%) SQL
18 21 (17.50%) Nokia
19 20 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
19 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 20 (16.67%) Network Security
20 19 (15.83%) TCP/IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.50%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
1 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.50%) Akamai
3 2 (1.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 78 (65.00%) BGP
2 76 (63.33%) Firewall
3 46 (38.33%) OSPF
4 45 (37.50%) WAN
5 38 (31.67%) VPN
6 36 (30.00%) LAN
7 30 (25.00%) DNS
8 24 (20.00%) VPLS
9 23 (19.17%) DHCP
10 22 (18.33%) Broadband
11 21 (17.50%) VoIP
12 20 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (16.67%) Network Security
12 20 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (15.83%) TCP/IP
14 16 (13.33%) IPv6
14 16 (13.33%) Wireless
15 14 (11.67%) 4G
16 11 (9.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (8.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 28 (23.33%) Finance
3 14 (11.67%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 30 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (14.17%) Broadband Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) IP Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) Programme Manager
6 12 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 10 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Voice Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Voice Network Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Network Support
11 6 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) Clustering
5 3 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.67%) IPTV
6 2 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.83%) Eurex
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.83%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) Unix
3 10 (8.33%) Windows
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Network Design
2 23 (19.17%) Business Continuity
3 22 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (11.67%) Network Segmentation
4 14 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (10.00%) ITIL
5 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.33%) Change Management
7 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.50%) Functional Testing
7 9 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (6.67%) Project Management
9 7 (5.83%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.00%) Presales
11 5 (4.17%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.33%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.50%) High Availability
13 3 (2.50%) HOOD
13 3 (2.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.17%) Python
2 21 (17.50%) SQL
3 8 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.67%) Perl
4 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.67%) Tcl
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (30.00%) CCNP
3 12 (10.00%) Degree
4 10 (8.33%) CCNA
5 6 (5.00%) CCIE
6 3 (2.50%) CISSP
6 3 (2.50%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.67%) CCIP
7 2 (1.67%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.83%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CCDP
8 1 (0.83%) CCSA
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) PCI DSS
1 7 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.67%) Virtual Servers
2 14 (11.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) KVM
6 2 (1.67%) Firmware
6 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (7.50%) Ansible
3 3 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Cacti
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (64.17%) Cisco
2 37 (30.83%) VMware
3 21 (17.50%) Nokia
4 16 (13.33%) Juniper
4 16 (13.33%) Mitel
5 14 (11.67%) BMC
5 14 (11.67%) Oracle
6 12 (10.00%) F5
7 10 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 9 (7.50%) Huawei
8 9 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.33%) Avaya
12 4 (3.33%) Citrix
12 4 (3.33%) Splunk
13 3 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (2.50%) Riverbed
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