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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
London / City of London
Rank 173 182 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -44
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 51 73 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.08% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.89% 7.17% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 189
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%

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
866 1018 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.34% 15.02% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 807 917 1648
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 74 (75.51%) Cisco
2 67 (68.37%) Firewall
3 62 (63.27%) BGP
4 40 (40.82%) OSPF
5 39 (39.80%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (37.76%) WAN
7 34 (34.69%) CCNP
8 32 (32.65%) VPN
8 32 (32.65%) VMware
8 32 (32.65%) Data Centre
9 27 (27.55%) LAN
10 25 (25.51%) DNS
10 25 (25.51%) Finance
11 23 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (22.45%) VPLS
12 22 (22.45%) Telecoms
13 21 (21.43%) Network Security
14 20 (20.41%) Wireless
15 18 (18.37%) DHCP
15 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
15 18 (18.37%) Linux
16 17 (17.35%) Network Design
17 16 (16.33%) ITIL
18 15 (15.31%) Business Continuity
19 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
19 14 (14.29%) IPv6
19 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
19 14 (14.29%) Arista
20 13 (13.27%) Wi-Fi

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 6 (6.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.02%) Akamai
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (68.37%) Firewall
2 62 (63.27%) BGP
3 40 (40.82%) OSPF
4 37 (37.76%) WAN
5 32 (32.65%) VPN
6 27 (27.55%) LAN
7 25 (25.51%) DNS
8 23 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (22.45%) VPLS
10 21 (21.43%) Network Security
11 20 (20.41%) Wireless
12 18 (18.37%) DHCP
12 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
13 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (14.29%) IPv6
14 13 (13.27%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (11.22%) IPv4
15 11 (11.22%) VoIP
16 10 (10.20%) Broadband
17 9 (9.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 22 (22.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Network Engineer
2 25 (25.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Senior Security Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) IP Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) IP Network Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Broadband Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Network Support
7 6 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Presales Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Programme Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.20%) Virtual Team
4 7 (7.14%) Clustering
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.02%) Eurex
7 1 (1.02%) IVR
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) Unix
2 10 (10.20%) Windows
3 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Network Design
2 16 (16.33%) ITIL
3 15 (15.31%) Business Continuity
4 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.18%) Presales
6 7 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 7 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (6.12%) Change Management
7 6 (6.12%) Network Segmentation
7 6 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.10%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.10%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (5.10%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.06%) Open Source
9 3 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.04%) CATI
10 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) Python
2 11 (11.22%) SQL
3 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.06%) Perl
4 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.04%) Tcl
5 1 (1.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (39.80%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (34.69%) CCNP
3 12 (12.24%) CCNA
3 12 (12.24%) Degree
4 3 (3.06%) CCIE
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CCDP
6 1 (1.02%) CCSA
6 1 (1.02%) CISSP
6 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 7 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (6.12%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 3 (3.06%) KVM
6 2 (2.04%) Firmware
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Ansible
1 6 (6.12%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.06%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.02%) Cacti
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.02%) Nagios
4 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (75.51%) Cisco
2 32 (32.65%) VMware
3 14 (14.29%) Arista
4 12 (12.24%) F5
4 12 (12.24%) Juniper
5 10 (10.20%) Mitel
5 10 (10.20%) SolarWinds
6 9 (9.18%) Nokia
6 9 (9.18%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.16%) Fortinet
8 6 (6.12%) BMC
8 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.12%) Oracle
9 5 (5.10%) Avaya
9 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.10%) Huawei
10 4 (4.08%) Splunk
11 3 (3.06%) Citrix
11 3 (3.06%) CyberArk
11 3 (3.06%) Riverbed
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