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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 180 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 159 130 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.28% 1.09% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.93% 6.89% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 148 107 139
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,300 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2005 1886 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.17% 15.75% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1688 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 220 (80.88%) Cisco
2 175 (64.34%) BGP
3 134 (49.26%) WAN
4 126 (46.32%) Firewall
5 121 (44.49%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (36.40%) OSPF
6 99 (36.40%) CCNP
7 98 (36.03%) VPN
8 91 (33.46%) Telecoms
9 80 (29.41%) LAN
10 79 (29.04%) VPLS
11 78 (28.68%) VoIP
12 66 (24.26%) EIGRP
13 59 (21.69%) TCP/IP
14 56 (20.59%) DNS
15 55 (20.22%) Juniper
15 55 (20.22%) CheckPoint
16 51 (18.75%) Finance
17 49 (18.01%) Internet
18 46 (16.91%) VLAN
19 44 (16.18%) Wireless
20 43 (15.81%) DHCP
21 42 (15.44%) Network Security
22 40 (14.71%) Linux
23 38 (13.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
23 38 (13.97%) F5
23 38 (13.97%) HSRP
23 38 (13.97%) Multicast
24 37 (13.60%) Aruba
24 37 (13.60%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (8.09%) Lync
2 19 (6.99%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.10%) SAS
6 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (64.34%) BGP
2 134 (49.26%) WAN
3 126 (46.32%) Firewall
4 99 (36.40%) OSPF
5 98 (36.03%) VPN
6 80 (29.41%) LAN
7 79 (29.04%) VPLS
8 78 (28.68%) VoIP
9 66 (24.26%) EIGRP
10 59 (21.69%) TCP/IP
11 56 (20.59%) DNS
12 49 (18.01%) Internet
13 46 (16.91%) VLAN
14 44 (16.18%) Wireless
15 43 (15.81%) DHCP
16 42 (15.44%) Network Security
17 38 (13.97%) HSRP
17 38 (13.97%) Multicast
18 31 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (11.40%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 91 (33.46%) Telecoms
2 51 (18.75%) Finance
3 13 (4.78%) Banking
4 12 (4.41%) Law
5 5 (1.84%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Legal
6 4 (1.47%) Retail
7 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (49.26%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (13.97%) IP Engineer
4 27 (9.93%) Test Engineer
5 21 (7.72%) Security Engineer
6 19 (6.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
8 16 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 16 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 16 (5.88%) Analyst
8 16 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
9 15 (5.51%) Network Team Leader
9 15 (5.51%) Team Leader
10 14 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.04%) Architect
11 11 (4.04%) IP Network Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) Network Support
12 10 (3.68%) Network Support Engineer
13 9 (3.31%) Network Manager
14 8 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) Web Services
1 4 (1.47%) XML
1 4 (1.47%) JSON
2 3 (1.10%) SOAP
3 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.78%) SecurID
2 11 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (4.04%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.21%) Fixed Income
3 6 (2.21%) Equities
3 6 (2.21%) Derivative
4 4 (1.47%) Statistics
4 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.10%) IVR
5 3 (1.10%) Replication
6 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.74%) e-Health
6 2 (0.74%) CMDB
6 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Open Source
7 1 (0.37%) Celerra
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) AVVID
7 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.71%) Linux
2 37 (13.60%) Windows
3 24 (8.82%) UNIX
4 19 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.87%) Network Design
2 30 (11.03%) Project Management
3 29 (10.66%) Load Balancing
3 29 (10.66%) Test Automation
3 29 (10.66%) Network Management
4 21 (7.72%) ITIL
5 15 (5.51%) Network Architecture
6 11 (4.04%) WAN Optimisation
6 11 (4.04%) Change Management
6 11 (4.04%) Validation
7 10 (3.68%) Project Planning
8 8 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.57%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (2.57%) Low Latency
9 7 (2.57%) Capacity Management
10 6 (2.21%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.21%) Service Delivery
11 5 (1.84%) Risk Management
11 5 (1.84%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.13%) Perl
2 19 (6.99%) Bash Shell
3 18 (6.62%) Shell Script
4 14 (5.15%) Python
5 12 (4.41%) PHP
6 11 (4.04%) Tcl
7 7 (2.57%) SQL
8 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 121 (44.49%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (36.40%) CCNP
3 24 (8.82%) CCIP
3 24 (8.82%) CCNA
4 17 (6.25%) CCIE
5 16 (5.88%) CCSE
6 12 (4.41%) CCDP
7 11 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (4.04%) CCSA
8 7 (2.57%) Degree
9 6 (2.21%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (1.84%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.47%) MCSE
11 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.10%) MCITP
13 2 (0.74%) MCTS
13 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.74%) CCDA
14 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.74%) COBIT
4 2 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.04%) DFS Replication
4 7 (2.57%) vSphere
5 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.10%) XenApp
6 3 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) Snort
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
8 1 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (3.31%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (1.84%) SCCM
3 4 (1.47%) SCOM
3 4 (1.47%) Cacti
3 4 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.10%) OpenView
4 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.10%) HP NNM
4 3 (1.10%) WSUS
5 2 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.74%) Nagios
5 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 220 (80.88%) Cisco
2 55 (20.22%) Juniper
2 55 (20.22%) CheckPoint
3 38 (13.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 38 (13.97%) F5
4 37 (13.60%) Aruba
5 32 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 26 (9.56%) Microsoft
7 19 (6.99%) HP
8 18 (6.62%) VMware
9 15 (5.51%) Avaya
10 14 (5.15%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.41%) Mitel
12 11 (4.04%) Citrix
13 8 (2.94%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.57%) ProCurve
15 6 (2.21%) Polycom
15 6 (2.21%) Siemens
16 5 (1.84%) Brocade
16 5 (1.84%) Blue Coat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 Pro Rata
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + GREAT COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE!!
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago