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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 180 187 194
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 156 146 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.21% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 7.76% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 138 119 129
Average salary £55,750 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,700 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1988 1881 2174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.68% 15.53% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1666 1944
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 225 (79.51%) Cisco
2 196 (69.26%) BGP
3 135 (47.70%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (44.88%) WAN
5 123 (43.46%) Firewall
6 107 (37.81%) CCNP
7 102 (36.04%) OSPF
8 98 (34.63%) VPN
9 97 (34.28%) Telecoms
10 91 (32.16%) VPLS
11 78 (27.56%) VoIP
12 76 (26.86%) LAN
13 69 (24.38%) EIGRP
14 63 (22.26%) Juniper
15 57 (20.14%) TCP/IP
16 54 (19.08%) DNS
17 53 (18.73%) CheckPoint
17 53 (18.73%) VLAN
18 48 (16.96%) Finance
18 48 (16.96%) Wireless
19 47 (16.61%) Internet
20 46 (16.25%) DHCP
21 45 (15.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
22 43 (15.19%) Network Security
23 42 (14.84%) Linux
24 40 (14.13%) HSRP
25 39 (13.78%) Aruba
26 38 (13.43%) F5
26 38 (13.43%) Windows
27 37 (13.07%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (7.42%) Lync
2 19 (6.71%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.06%) SAS
6 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.12%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 196 (69.26%) BGP
2 127 (44.88%) WAN
3 123 (43.46%) Firewall
4 102 (36.04%) OSPF
5 98 (34.63%) VPN
6 91 (32.16%) VPLS
7 78 (27.56%) VoIP
8 76 (26.86%) LAN
9 69 (24.38%) EIGRP
10 57 (20.14%) TCP/IP
11 54 (19.08%) DNS
12 53 (18.73%) VLAN
13 48 (16.96%) Wireless
14 47 (16.61%) Internet
15 46 (16.25%) DHCP
16 43 (15.19%) Network Security
17 40 (14.13%) HSRP
18 36 (12.72%) Cisco IOS
19 33 (11.66%) Multicast
20 31 (10.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 97 (34.28%) Telecoms
2 48 (16.96%) Finance
3 15 (5.30%) Banking
4 12 (4.24%) Law
5 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.77%) Marketing
6 4 (1.41%) Legal
6 4 (1.41%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (51.94%) Network Engineer
2 45 (15.90%) IP Engineer
3 40 (14.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.25%) Test Engineer
5 23 (8.13%) Security Engineer
6 21 (7.42%) Network Security Engineer
6 21 (7.42%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.36%) IP Network Engineer
8 17 (6.01%) Analyst
8 17 (6.01%) Network Analyst
8 17 (6.01%) Lead Network Engineer
9 16 (5.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 16 (5.65%) Senior Security Engineer
10 15 (5.30%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (5.30%) Network Support
11 13 (4.59%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.59%) Network Team Leader
12 10 (3.53%) Architect
13 9 (3.18%) NOC Engineer
14 8 (2.83%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.41%) Web Services
1 4 (1.41%) XML
1 4 (1.41%) JSON
2 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.95%) SecurID
2 11 (3.89%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (3.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.12%) Fixed Income
3 6 (2.12%) Equities
3 6 (2.12%) Derivative
4 4 (1.41%) Statistics
4 4 (1.41%) Replication
5 3 (1.06%) IVR
6 2 (0.71%) e-Health
6 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.71%) CMDB
6 2 (0.71%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.35%) Open Source
7 1 (0.35%) AVVID
7 1 (0.35%) Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.84%) Linux
2 38 (13.43%) Windows
3 24 (8.48%) UNIX
4 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.06%) CentOS
7 3 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (10.95%) Network Design
1 31 (10.95%) Test Automation
2 30 (10.60%) Project Management
2 30 (10.60%) Network Management
3 26 (9.19%) ITIL
3 26 (9.19%) Load Balancing
4 15 (5.30%) Network Architecture
5 13 (4.59%) Validation
6 12 (4.24%) Change Management
6 12 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (3.53%) Project Planning
8 8 (2.83%) Low Latency
8 8 (2.83%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (2.47%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.12%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.12%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.12%) Capacity Management
11 5 (1.77%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.07%) Perl
2 21 (7.42%) Bash Shell
3 18 (6.36%) Shell Script
4 16 (5.65%) PHP
4 16 (5.65%) Python
5 13 (4.59%) Tcl
6 9 (3.18%) SQL
7 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 135 (47.70%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (37.81%) CCNP
3 28 (9.89%) CCIP
4 26 (9.19%) CCNA
5 21 (7.42%) CCIE
6 14 (4.95%) CCSE
7 12 (4.24%) CCDP
8 11 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.53%) CCSA
10 7 (2.47%) Degree
11 6 (2.12%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.77%) JNCIE
12 5 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.41%) MCITP
14 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.06%) MCSE
14 3 (1.06%) RHCE
15 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.71%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) SLA
2 4 (1.41%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.06%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.24%) DFS Replication
3 9 (3.18%) vSphere
4 5 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.06%) XenApp
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (2.12%) Cacti
3 5 (1.77%) WSUS
3 5 (1.77%) SCCM
4 4 (1.41%) SCOM
4 4 (1.41%) Nagios
4 4 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.06%) OpenView
6 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.71%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 225 (79.51%) Cisco
2 63 (22.26%) Juniper
3 53 (18.73%) CheckPoint
4 45 (15.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 39 (13.78%) Aruba
6 38 (13.43%) F5
7 36 (12.72%) SolarWinds
8 26 (9.19%) Microsoft
9 20 (7.07%) HP
10 18 (6.36%) VMware
11 15 (5.30%) Fortinet
11 15 (5.30%) Avaya
12 10 (3.53%) Citrix
12 10 (3.53%) Mitel
13 9 (3.18%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.47%) ProCurve
15 6 (2.12%) Polycom
15 6 (2.12%) Brocade
15 6 (2.12%) Siemens
16 5 (1.77%) Nokia
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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