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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 171 256 182
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -74
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 139 81 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 0.68% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.47% 4.44% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 130 79 135
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 256 (84.49%) Cisco
2 213 (70.30%) BGP
3 196 (64.69%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (62.05%) Firewall
5 155 (51.16%) WAN
6 151 (49.83%) CCNP
7 131 (43.23%) VPN
8 129 (42.57%) OSPF
9 113 (37.29%) EIGRP
10 106 (34.98%) Juniper
11 101 (33.33%) Telecoms
12 97 (32.01%) LAN
13 88 (29.04%) Wireless
14 87 (28.71%) VPLS
15 78 (25.74%) CheckPoint
16 76 (25.08%) VLAN
17 75 (24.75%) Finance
18 73 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
18 73 (24.09%) CCNA
19 71 (23.43%) Network Security
19 71 (23.43%) ITIL
19 71 (23.43%) Linux
20 69 (22.77%) VoIP
21 65 (21.45%) TCP/IP
22 60 (19.80%) Windows
23 58 (19.14%) Cisco Nexus
24 55 (18.15%) VMware
25 53 (17.49%) F5
25 53 (17.49%) DNS
26 52 (17.16%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.98%) Lync
3 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.99%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) SaaS
2 4 (1.32%) Office 365
3 3 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 213 (70.30%) BGP
2 188 (62.05%) Firewall
3 155 (51.16%) WAN
4 131 (43.23%) VPN
5 129 (42.57%) OSPF
6 113 (37.29%) EIGRP
7 97 (32.01%) LAN
8 88 (29.04%) Wireless
9 87 (28.71%) VPLS
10 76 (25.08%) VLAN
11 73 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
12 71 (23.43%) Network Security
13 69 (22.77%) VoIP
14 65 (21.45%) TCP/IP
15 58 (19.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (17.49%) DNS
17 52 (17.16%) HSRP
18 50 (16.50%) Cisco IOS
19 42 (13.86%) SSL
19 42 (13.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 101 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 75 (24.75%) Finance
3 17 (5.61%) Advertising
4 11 (3.63%) Law
5 10 (3.30%) Banking
6 9 (2.97%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.31%) Back Office
8 6 (1.98%) Legal
9 5 (1.65%) Billing
9 5 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.32%) Retail
11 3 (0.99%) Marketing
11 3 (0.99%) Publishing
12 2 (0.66%) Front Office
12 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 159 (52.48%) Network Engineer
2 41 (13.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 33 (10.89%) IP Engineer
4 23 (7.59%) Security Engineer
4 23 (7.59%) Analyst
5 20 (6.60%) IP Network Engineer
6 19 (6.27%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (5.94%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.61%) Implementation Engineer
9 16 (5.28%) Network Analyst
10 15 (4.95%) Test Engineer
11 13 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (4.29%) Architect
11 13 (4.29%) Consultant
11 13 (4.29%) Network Support
12 12 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Network Consultant
13 11 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) NOC Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.31%) SOAP
2 3 (0.99%) XMPP
3 2 (0.66%) JSON
3 2 (0.66%) Web Services
3 2 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.97%) SecurID
2 9 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.98%) Hedge funds
4 5 (1.65%) Replication
4 5 (1.65%) IVR
5 4 (1.32%) AVVID
6 3 (0.99%) Statistics
6 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.99%) EqualLogic
6 3 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.66%) Derivative
7 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) BBC
7 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.33%) Equities
8 1 (0.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.43%) Linux
2 60 (19.80%) Windows
3 20 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (6.60%) UNIX
4 17 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.30%) CentOS
6 9 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.31%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.99%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.43%) ITIL
2 43 (14.19%) Load Balancing
3 35 (11.55%) Project Management
4 33 (10.89%) Network Design
5 24 (7.92%) Network Management
6 20 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.61%) Test Automation
8 16 (5.28%) Low Latency
8 16 (5.28%) ITSM
8 16 (5.28%) Service Management
8 16 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (4.95%) Migration
10 14 (4.62%) Validation
10 14 (4.62%) Change Control
11 13 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.29%) CRM
12 12 (3.96%) Network Architecture
12 12 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.58%) Perl
2 20 (6.60%) PHP
3 16 (5.28%) Python
4 13 (4.29%) Tcl
5 11 (3.63%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.65%) SQL
8 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 196 (64.69%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (49.83%) CCNP
3 73 (24.09%) CCNA
4 42 (13.86%) CCIE
5 26 (8.58%) Degree
6 20 (6.60%) CCIP
7 17 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (5.28%) CCDP
9 13 (4.29%) CCSA
10 9 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.97%) JNCIA
11 8 (2.64%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.31%) CCSE
12 7 (2.31%) RHCE
13 6 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.32%) CCVP
14 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.32%) CCDA
15 3 (0.99%) CCSP
15 3 (0.99%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.92%) SLA
2 11 (3.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.98%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.29%) vSphere
4 9 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.31%) DFS Replication
5 7 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.32%) XenApp
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.66%) Snort
9 2 (0.66%) Firmware
9 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.66%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) vCloud
10 1 (0.33%) XenServer
10 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (6.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (3.96%) Nagios
4 11 (3.63%) SCOM
5 10 (3.30%) Cacti
6 6 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.65%) WSUS
7 5 (1.65%) SCCM
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco LMS
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.66%) OpenView
10 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.33%) Puppet
11 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 256 (84.49%) Cisco
2 106 (34.98%) Juniper
3 78 (25.74%) CheckPoint
4 55 (18.15%) VMware
5 53 (17.49%) F5
6 51 (16.83%) SolarWinds
7 35 (11.55%) Aruba
7 35 (11.55%) Microsoft
8 31 (10.23%) HP
9 27 (8.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 24 (7.92%) Citrix
11 21 (6.93%) Fortinet
12 15 (4.95%) Red Hat
12 15 (4.95%) Riverbed
13 14 (4.62%) Avaya
14 13 (4.29%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.63%) Nokia
16 10 (3.30%) Brocade
17 7 (2.31%) IronPort
17 7 (2.31%) Foundry
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-28k + Health Cover + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
DXI
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago