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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 172 237 176
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -61
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 78 53 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 0.61% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.88% 4.40% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 44 138
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £71,100
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
878 1205 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.66% 13.98% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1029 1633
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 2016, 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.

1 103 (64.38%) BGP
2 92 (57.50%) Cisco
3 70 (43.75%) VPN
4 60 (37.50%) Firewall
5 55 (34.38%) DNS
6 53 (33.13%) OSPF
7 52 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (32.50%) Linux
8 51 (31.88%) WAN
9 50 (31.25%) LAN
10 48 (30.00%) VoIP
11 45 (28.13%) Telecoms
12 42 (26.25%) VMware
13 41 (25.63%) VPLS
14 37 (23.13%) Python
14 37 (23.13%) Unix
15 35 (21.88%) DHCP
15 35 (21.88%) CCNP
16 34 (21.25%) Windows
17 33 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (20.63%) HSRP
18 31 (19.38%) F5
18 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
18 31 (19.38%) Juniper
19 30 (18.75%) ITIL
19 30 (18.75%) Windows Server
20 29 (18.13%) CCNA
20 29 (18.13%) EIGRP
21 28 (17.50%) Broadband
22 27 (16.88%) VRRP

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 14 (8.75%) IIS
2 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.50%) Apache
5 4 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.25%) IBM Cloud
2 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.38%) Office 365
4 6 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.88%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (64.38%) BGP
2 70 (43.75%) VPN
3 60 (37.50%) Firewall
4 55 (34.38%) DNS
5 53 (33.13%) OSPF
6 51 (31.88%) WAN
7 50 (31.25%) LAN
8 48 (30.00%) VoIP
9 41 (25.63%) VPLS
10 35 (21.88%) DHCP
11 33 (20.63%) HSRP
12 29 (18.13%) EIGRP
13 28 (17.50%) Broadband
14 27 (16.88%) VRRP
15 25 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (15.00%) HTTP
16 24 (15.00%) Wireless
17 22 (13.75%) IPsec
17 22 (13.75%) SNMP
18 21 (13.13%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) MySQL
2 4 (2.50%) Redis
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.75%) Retail
3 13 (8.13%) Finance
4 6 (3.75%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) Billing
6 3 (1.88%) Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (45.63%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.25%) Network Support
3 23 (14.38%) Support Engineer
4 22 (13.75%) Broadband Engineer
4 22 (13.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) IP Engineer
6 18 (11.25%) Programme Manager
7 14 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) Test Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 9 (5.63%) NOC Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Analyst
11 7 (4.38%) IP Network Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.50%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.50%) COM
2 4 (2.50%) LAMP
3 3 (1.88%) XMPP
4 2 (1.25%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.63%) Over-the-Top Content
3 14 (8.75%) IPTV
4 8 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.75%) iPhone
5 6 (3.75%) Replication
6 5 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.50%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.88%) Clustering
8 3 (1.88%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) CMDB
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.63%) Physics
10 1 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.50%) Linux
2 37 (23.13%) Unix
3 34 (21.25%) Windows
4 30 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.75%) Android
7 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) ITIL
2 24 (15.00%) Network Design
3 23 (14.38%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (13.75%) Load Balancing
5 19 (11.88%) Change Management
5 19 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (11.25%) Business Continuity
7 16 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 14 (8.75%) HOOD
9 12 (7.50%) Functional Testing
9 12 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.75%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.75%) Information Security
12 6 (3.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 6 (3.75%) Service Management
12 6 (3.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 5 (3.13%) Problem Management
13 5 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) Python
2 21 (13.13%) Bash Shell
2 21 (13.13%) SQL
3 19 (11.88%) Perl
4 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.50%) PHP
6 2 (1.25%) Korn
6 2 (1.25%) Tcl
7 1 (0.63%) Java
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (21.88%) CCNP
3 29 (18.13%) CCNA
4 13 (8.13%) Degree
5 12 (7.50%) CCIE
6 11 (6.88%) CCSA
7 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.00%) JNCIA
8 8 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.38%) CISSP
9 7 (4.38%) MCSA
10 6 (3.75%) CCVP
10 6 (3.75%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.13%) CCSE
11 5 (3.13%) MCSE
12 4 (2.50%) CCMSE
12 4 (2.50%) JNCIS
12 4 (2.50%) MCITP
13 3 (1.88%) CCIP
13 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.13%) SLA
3 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 33 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 20 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 18 (11.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.13%) vCloud
5 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.88%) KVM
7 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.63%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) Samba
8 1 (0.63%) Snort
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (11.25%) BMC PATROL
2 14 (8.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (6.25%) Ansible
4 7 (4.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (3.75%) SCCM
6 5 (3.13%) Puppet
7 4 (2.50%) WSUS
8 3 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.88%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.63%) SCOM
10 1 (0.63%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 92 (57.50%) Cisco
2 42 (26.25%) VMware
3 31 (19.38%) F5
3 31 (19.38%) Juniper
3 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.88%) Nokia
5 23 (14.38%) CheckPoint
6 20 (12.50%) Mitel
7 18 (11.25%) BMC
7 18 (11.25%) Oracle
8 17 (10.63%) Citrix
9 14 (8.75%) Akamai
9 14 (8.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 14 (8.75%) SevOne
10 13 (8.13%) Fortinet
11 12 (7.50%) Huawei
11 12 (7.50%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.00%) Splunk
13 7 (4.38%) Cyber-Ark
14 6 (3.75%) Palo Alto
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