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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 156 259 171
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -88
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 164 55 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 0.53% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 3.41% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 153 53 133
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1814 1613 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.62% 15.56% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1381 2029
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,250
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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 256 (87.37%) Cisco
2 204 (69.62%) BGP
3 187 (63.82%) Cisco Certification
4 175 (59.73%) Firewall
5 151 (51.54%) WAN
6 144 (49.15%) CCNP
7 131 (44.71%) VPN
8 111 (37.88%) OSPF
9 108 (36.86%) EIGRP
10 101 (34.47%) Juniper
11 98 (33.45%) Telecoms
12 97 (33.11%) Wireless
13 93 (31.74%) LAN
14 84 (28.67%) Finance
15 80 (27.30%) VPLS
16 75 (25.60%) Network Security
17 71 (24.23%) CCNA
18 70 (23.89%) CheckPoint
18 70 (23.89%) ITIL
19 69 (23.55%) VoIP
20 65 (22.18%) Linux
21 63 (21.50%) VLAN
22 62 (21.16%) Cisco Nexus
23 60 (20.48%) Windows
24 58 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
25 56 (19.11%) TCP/IP
26 54 (18.43%) VMware
27 50 (17.06%) DNS
27 50 (17.06%) Load Balancing
27 50 (17.06%) SolarWinds

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (4.10%) Lync
2 9 (3.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.71%) Apache
4 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.39%) IaaS
2 5 (1.71%) SaaS
3 4 (1.37%) GitHub
4 3 (1.02%) Office 365
5 2 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 204 (69.62%) BGP
2 175 (59.73%) Firewall
3 151 (51.54%) WAN
4 131 (44.71%) VPN
5 111 (37.88%) OSPF
6 108 (36.86%) EIGRP
7 97 (33.11%) Wireless
8 93 (31.74%) LAN
9 80 (27.30%) VPLS
10 75 (25.60%) Network Security
11 69 (23.55%) VoIP
12 63 (21.50%) VLAN
13 62 (21.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 58 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
15 56 (19.11%) TCP/IP
16 50 (17.06%) DNS
16 50 (17.06%) HSRP
17 48 (16.38%) Cisco IOS
18 39 (13.31%) SSL
19 37 (12.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.39%) MySQL
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 98 (33.45%) Telecoms
2 84 (28.67%) Finance
3 24 (8.19%) Advertising
4 15 (5.12%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.73%) Marketing
5 8 (2.73%) Banking
6 6 (2.05%) Law
7 5 (1.71%) Back Office
7 5 (1.71%) Legal
7 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.71%) Electronics
7 5 (1.71%) Billing
8 4 (1.37%) Retail
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
9 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (49.49%) Network Engineer
2 34 (11.60%) IP Engineer
3 30 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (8.87%) Consultant
5 20 (6.83%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.83%) Security Engineer
5 20 (6.83%) IP Network Engineer
6 18 (6.14%) Network Consultant
7 17 (5.80%) Analyst
8 16 (5.46%) Implementation Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Network Support
8 16 (5.46%) Test Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (4.10%) NOC Engineer
11 11 (3.75%) Architect
12 10 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) Network Analyst
13 9 (3.07%) Network Architect
14 8 (2.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.07%) XMPP
2 7 (2.39%) SOAP
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.07%) Hedge funds
3 8 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.71%) IVR
5 5 (1.71%) DTV
6 4 (1.37%) SecurID
7 3 (1.02%) BBC
7 3 (1.02%) Replication
7 3 (1.02%) AVVID
7 3 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.18%) Linux
2 60 (20.48%) Windows
3 15 (5.12%) UNIX
4 13 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.07%) CentOS
7 8 (2.73%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.02%) Solaris
10 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.89%) ITIL
2 50 (17.06%) Load Balancing
3 44 (15.02%) Network Design
4 38 (12.97%) Project Management
5 25 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (8.19%) Migration
7 21 (7.17%) Network Management
8 20 (6.83%) Low Latency
9 19 (6.48%) Service Management
10 18 (6.14%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (6.14%) ITSM
11 16 (5.46%) Test Automation
12 15 (5.12%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.78%) Information Security
14 13 (4.44%) Validation
14 13 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (4.10%) Change Control
16 11 (3.75%) CRM
16 11 (3.75%) Network Architecture
17 10 (3.41%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.51%) Perl
2 18 (6.14%) Python
3 17 (5.80%) PHP
4 16 (5.46%) Tcl
5 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) SQL
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 187 (63.82%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (49.15%) CCNP
3 71 (24.23%) CCNA
4 49 (16.72%) CCIE
5 37 (12.63%) Degree
6 19 (6.48%) CCIP
7 15 (5.12%) CCDP
7 15 (5.12%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.44%) CCSA
9 9 (3.07%) JNCIA
10 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.05%) CCDA
11 6 (2.05%) CISSP
12 5 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.71%) CCSE
12 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.71%) RHCE
13 4 (1.37%) CCVP
14 3 (1.02%) CCSP
15 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.24%) SLA
2 17 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.73%) vSphere
4 7 (2.39%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.71%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.02%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.68%) XenApp
8 2 (0.68%) Firmware
8 2 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.34%) Snort
9 1 (0.34%) XenServer
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (7.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (6.83%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.07%) Nagios
4 8 (2.73%) Cisco LMS
4 8 (2.73%) SCOM
4 8 (2.73%) Cacti
5 5 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.68%) WSUS
7 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.68%) SCCM
7 2 (0.68%) OpenView
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Puppet
8 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.34%) WMI
8 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 256 (87.37%) Cisco
2 101 (34.47%) Juniper
3 70 (23.89%) CheckPoint
4 54 (18.43%) VMware
5 50 (17.06%) SolarWinds
6 48 (16.38%) F5
7 37 (12.63%) HP
8 33 (11.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 32 (10.92%) Microsoft
10 27 (9.22%) Citrix
11 25 (8.53%) Aruba
12 19 (6.48%) Riverbed
13 17 (5.80%) Avaya
14 14 (4.78%) Red Hat
15 13 (4.44%) Fortinet
16 12 (4.10%) Blue Coat
17 9 (3.07%) Nokia
18 7 (2.39%) Foundry
19 6 (2.05%) Ipanema Technologies
19 6 (2.05%) Brocade
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + E
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 100% Commission,OTE 100K + extensi
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago