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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 184 148 264
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +116
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 72 192 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 1.88% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 10.03% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 178 50
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -5.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
981 1914 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.82% 18.73% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1631 1411
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 92 (73.60%) Cisco
2 75 (60.00%) BGP
3 58 (46.40%) Firewall
3 58 (46.40%) Telecoms
4 56 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (40.80%) VPLS
6 48 (38.40%) WAN
7 46 (36.80%) LAN
8 36 (28.80%) VPN
9 35 (28.00%) OSPF
10 32 (25.60%) Finance
11 31 (24.80%) CCNP
11 31 (24.80%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (23.20%) Network Design
13 27 (21.60%) Network Security
14 26 (20.80%) Windows
15 25 (20.00%) CCNA
16 23 (18.40%) Internet
16 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
17 22 (17.60%) Juniper
17 22 (17.60%) Wireless
18 20 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (15.20%) Cisco IOS
20 18 (14.40%) Multicast
21 17 (13.60%) Degree
21 17 (13.60%) EIGRP
21 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
22 16 (12.80%) CheckPoint
23 15 (12.00%) F5
23 15 (12.00%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.20%) IIS
3 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) IaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.80%) PaaS
2 1 (0.80%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (60.00%) BGP
2 58 (46.40%) Firewall
3 51 (40.80%) VPLS
4 48 (38.40%) WAN
5 46 (36.80%) LAN
6 36 (28.80%) VPN
7 35 (28.00%) OSPF
8 31 (24.80%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (21.60%) Network Security
10 23 (18.40%) Internet
11 22 (17.60%) Wireless
12 20 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (15.20%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (14.40%) Multicast
15 17 (13.60%) EIGRP
15 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
16 14 (11.20%) DNS
16 14 (11.20%) VoIP
17 13 (10.40%) VLAN
18 12 (9.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (46.40%) Telecoms
2 32 (25.60%) Finance
3 14 (11.20%) Banking
4 7 (5.60%) Advertising
5 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (57.60%) Network Engineer
2 31 (24.80%) Network Support
3 28 (22.40%) Network Support Engineer
3 28 (22.40%) Support Engineer
4 24 (19.20%) NOC Engineer
5 18 (14.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (13.60%) Core Network Engineer
7 14 (11.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Data Network Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Design Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) IP Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Telecoms Manager
11 6 (4.80%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.80%) Express
1 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Replication
5 5 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.00%) Eurex
6 4 (3.20%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.40%) Equities
7 3 (2.40%) IPTV
7 3 (2.40%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (2.40%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.40%) Statistics
8 2 (1.60%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.80%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Windows
2 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.20%) Linux
4 11 (8.80%) Unix
5 6 (4.80%) Android
6 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.60%) CentOS
8 2 (1.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.80%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) Network Design
2 14 (11.20%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.20%) Network Security Management
3 9 (7.20%) Security Management
4 8 (6.40%) Data Security
5 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.60%) ITIL
5 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.60%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (4.80%) Information Security
6 6 (4.80%) Network Management
6 6 (4.80%) Presales
7 5 (4.00%) High Availability
7 5 (4.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 5 (4.00%) Product Management
7 5 (4.00%) Release Management
7 5 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.00%) SIEM
7 5 (4.00%) Validation
7 5 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) Perl
2 9 (7.20%) Python
3 5 (4.00%) PHP
4 4 (3.20%) Tcl
5 3 (2.40%) C
6 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.80%) CCNP
3 25 (20.00%) CCNA
4 17 (13.60%) Degree
5 13 (10.40%) CCIP
6 12 (9.60%) CCIE
7 10 (8.00%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.80%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.00%) CCSA
10 4 (3.20%) CCSP
10 4 (3.20%) MCSA
10 4 (3.20%) MCSE
10 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.60%) CCSE
11 2 (1.60%) CEH
11 2 (1.60%) CISSP
11 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.80%) CCDA
12 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) COBIT
3 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.00%) vSphere
4 9 (7.20%) XenApp
4 9 (7.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.80%) vCloud
7 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Nagios
2 4 (3.20%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.40%) Cacti
4 2 (1.60%) OpenView
4 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.60%) QRadar
4 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.80%) Netcool
5 1 (0.80%) SCCM
5 1 (0.80%) vMotion
5 1 (0.80%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 92 (73.60%) Cisco
2 22 (17.60%) Juniper
3 16 (12.80%) CheckPoint
4 15 (12.00%) F5
5 14 (11.20%) VMware
6 11 (8.80%) Palo Alto
7 10 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 10 (8.00%) Citrix
8 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.60%) EMC
9 7 (5.60%) HP
10 6 (4.80%) Brocade
10 6 (4.80%) Riverbed
11 5 (4.00%) Forcepoint
11 5 (4.00%) LogRhythm
11 5 (4.00%) Sourcefire
11 5 (4.00%) Splunk
11 5 (4.00%) TippingPoint
12 4 (3.20%) Dell
12 4 (3.20%) ServiceNow
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago