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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 203 221 190
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 100 122 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 0.97% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 6.24% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 90 112 130
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £64,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 268 (89.63%) Cisco
2 201 (67.22%) BGP
3 193 (64.55%) Firewall
4 158 (52.84%) WAN
5 150 (50.17%) Cisco Certification
6 122 (40.80%) VPN
7 113 (37.79%) OSPF
8 112 (37.46%) LAN
9 109 (36.45%) Juniper
10 102 (34.11%) CCNP
11 98 (32.78%) F5
12 95 (31.77%) ITIL
13 94 (31.44%) Finance
14 92 (30.77%) EIGRP
15 87 (29.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 82 (27.42%) Wireless
17 74 (24.75%) Telecoms
17 74 (24.75%) CheckPoint
18 68 (22.74%) Cisco ASA
19 65 (21.74%) Network Security
20 63 (21.07%) Windows
20 63 (21.07%) CCNA
20 63 (21.07%) VPLS
21 61 (20.40%) VMware
22 60 (20.07%) Network Design
22 60 (20.07%) VoIP
23 57 (19.06%) DNS
24 54 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
25 52 (17.39%) Ethernet
26 50 (16.72%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.68%) Lync
3 6 (2.01%) IIS
4 5 (1.67%) Apache
5 4 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.01%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.01%) IaaS
2 4 (1.34%) SaaS
2 4 (1.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (67.22%) BGP
2 193 (64.55%) Firewall
3 158 (52.84%) WAN
4 122 (40.80%) VPN
5 113 (37.79%) OSPF
6 112 (37.46%) LAN
7 92 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 87 (29.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 82 (27.42%) Wireless
10 68 (22.74%) Cisco ASA
11 65 (21.74%) Network Security
12 63 (21.07%) VPLS
13 60 (20.07%) VoIP
14 57 (19.06%) DNS
15 54 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
16 52 (17.39%) Ethernet
17 50 (16.72%) VLAN
18 48 (16.05%) TCP/IP
19 40 (13.38%) IPsec
20 39 (13.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Bugzilla
1 4 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 94 (31.44%) Finance
2 74 (24.75%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.02%) Advertising
3 18 (6.02%) Legal
4 12 (4.01%) Banking
4 12 (4.01%) Retail
4 12 (4.01%) Marketing
5 9 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.68%) Electronics
6 8 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) International Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 157 (52.51%) Network Engineer
2 31 (10.37%) Consultant
3 28 (9.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 19 (6.35%) IP Engineer
6 18 (6.02%) Network Design Engineer
7 17 (5.69%) Architect
8 16 (5.35%) Network Manager
8 16 (5.35%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (5.35%) Support Engineer
9 15 (5.02%) Network Architect
10 14 (4.68%) Security Engineer
10 14 (4.68%) Network Consultant
11 13 (4.35%) Network Support
12 12 (4.01%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (3.68%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.68%) IP Network Engineer
14 10 (3.34%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 10 (3.34%) Cisco Engineer
14 10 (3.34%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.01%) XMPP
2 7 (2.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.68%) Statistics
5 8 (2.68%) DTV
6 7 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (1.00%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) BBC
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) New Media
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.33%) BYOD
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.07%) Windows
2 45 (15.05%) Linux
3 14 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.34%) UNIX
6 8 (2.68%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.34%) CentOS
9 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (31.77%) ITIL
2 60 (20.07%) Network Design
3 47 (15.72%) Load Balancing
4 35 (11.71%) Project Management
5 31 (10.37%) Service Delivery
6 24 (8.03%) Service Management
6 24 (8.03%) Migration
7 23 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (6.02%) Network Management
9 17 (5.69%) DDoS Mitigation
9 17 (5.69%) Validation
10 15 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (4.68%) ITSM
12 13 (4.35%) Information Security
12 13 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (4.35%) Low Latency
13 12 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (3.68%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.68%) Problem Management
15 10 (3.34%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.34%) SQL
2 8 (2.68%) Perl
3 7 (2.34%) Python
3 7 (2.34%) Tcl
4 3 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 150 (50.17%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (34.11%) CCNP
3 63 (21.07%) CCNA
4 45 (15.05%) CCIE
5 44 (14.72%) Degree
6 28 (9.36%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.01%) MCSE
9 10 (3.34%) JNCIA
9 10 (3.34%) CCSA
9 10 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (2.68%) CISSP
11 7 (2.34%) CCSP
11 7 (2.34%) CCDP
12 6 (2.01%) CCSE
12 6 (2.01%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.01%) CCDA
13 5 (1.67%) CCIP
14 4 (1.34%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.38%) SLA
2 19 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.68%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.01%) COBIT
5 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.01%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.34%) iptables
5 4 (1.34%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.67%) XenApp
8 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.68%) Cisco LMS
4 4 (1.34%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.34%) OPNET
4 4 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.00%) Nagios
5 3 (1.00%) Cacti
5 3 (1.00%) SCCM
6 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 268 (89.63%) Cisco
2 109 (36.45%) Juniper
3 98 (32.78%) F5
4 74 (24.75%) CheckPoint
5 61 (20.40%) VMware
6 43 (14.38%) HP
7 37 (12.37%) SolarWinds
7 37 (12.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 29 (9.70%) Citrix
8 29 (9.70%) Microsoft
9 27 (9.03%) Riverbed
10 19 (6.35%) Fortinet
11 16 (5.35%) Aruba
12 11 (3.68%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.34%) Avaya
14 8 (2.68%) Ipanema Technologies
14 8 (2.68%) SAP
15 7 (2.34%) Oracle
15 7 (2.34%) Blue Coat
15 7 (2.34%) Foundry
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus 20% + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago