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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 193 201 182
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 44 58 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.86% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 5.82% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 131
Median salary £56,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +9.19%
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
861 997 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.24% 14.76% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 745 860 1677
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 78 (60.00%) Cisco
1 78 (60.00%) BGP
2 61 (46.92%) Firewall
3 49 (37.69%) WAN
4 47 (36.15%) Linux
5 46 (35.38%) LAN
5 46 (35.38%) VPN
6 42 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (32.31%) OSPF
7 37 (28.46%) Telecoms
8 36 (27.69%) VMware
9 33 (25.38%) DNS
10 32 (24.62%) VoIP
11 31 (23.85%) Python
11 31 (23.85%) VPLS
12 30 (23.08%) CCNP
13 28 (21.54%) Broadband
13 28 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (20.77%) Business Continuity
14 27 (20.77%) Nokia
15 26 (20.00%) DHCP
16 25 (19.23%) SQL
16 25 (19.23%) Network Design
17 24 (18.46%) Unix
17 24 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (17.69%) VMware ESX
18 23 (17.69%) Mitel
19 22 (16.92%) Retail
19 22 (16.92%) Penetration Testing

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 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) IIS
3 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.77%) MS Office
1 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.92%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.08%) Office 365
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 78 (60.00%) BGP
2 61 (46.92%) Firewall
3 49 (37.69%) WAN
4 46 (35.38%) LAN
4 46 (35.38%) VPN
5 42 (32.31%) OSPF
6 33 (25.38%) DNS
7 32 (24.62%) VoIP
8 31 (23.85%) VPLS
9 28 (21.54%) Broadband
9 28 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (20.00%) DHCP
11 22 (16.92%) 4G
12 17 (13.08%) TCP/IP
13 14 (10.77%) HSRP
13 14 (10.77%) Network Security
13 14 (10.77%) SNMP
14 13 (10.00%) HTTP
14 13 (10.00%) IPv6
14 13 (10.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Big Data
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (28.46%) Telecoms
2 22 (16.92%) Retail
3 18 (13.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (53.08%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (16.92%) Broadband Engineer
3 22 (16.92%) Programme Manager
4 20 (15.38%) IP Engineer
5 14 (10.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (10.77%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 12 (9.23%) Test Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Network Support
7 11 (8.46%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) IP Network Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.62%) IPTV
4 6 (4.62%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (3.08%) iPhone
5 4 (3.08%) Replication
6 3 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Linux
2 24 (18.46%) Unix
3 20 (15.38%) Windows
4 17 (13.08%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.08%) Android
6 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) Business Continuity
2 25 (19.23%) Network Design
3 24 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (12.31%) Test Automation
6 13 (10.00%) Change Management
6 13 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.23%) Functional Testing
7 12 (9.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (5.38%) HOOD
8 7 (5.38%) ITIL
9 6 (4.62%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (3.08%) High Availability
11 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.08%) Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (3.08%) Project Management
12 3 (2.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.85%) Python
2 25 (19.23%) SQL
3 13 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (10.00%) Perl
4 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.54%) Tcl
6 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (23.08%) CCNP
3 12 (9.23%) CCNA
4 7 (5.38%) CCIE
5 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.08%) CCSA
6 4 (3.08%) CISSP
6 4 (3.08%) MCITP
6 4 (3.08%) MCSA
6 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.31%) CCIP
8 2 (1.54%) Degree
8 2 (1.54%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.77%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CCDP
9 1 (0.77%) CCSE
9 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) MCSE
9 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.69%) VMware ESX
3 22 (16.92%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.77%) Firmware
7 1 (0.77%) NFS
7 1 (0.77%) Samba
7 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (7.69%) Ansible
3 6 (4.62%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (3.08%) SCCM
4 4 (3.08%) WSUS
5 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.54%) Puppet
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 78 (60.00%) Cisco
2 36 (27.69%) VMware
3 27 (20.77%) Nokia
4 23 (17.69%) Mitel
5 22 (16.92%) BMC
5 22 (16.92%) Oracle
6 16 (12.31%) Juniper
7 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.23%) Huawei
9 11 (8.46%) CheckPoint
9 11 (8.46%) Fortinet
9 11 (8.46%) SolarWinds
10 10 (7.69%) F5
11 7 (5.38%) Akamai
11 7 (5.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (5.38%) Citrix
11 7 (5.38%) SevOne
11 7 (5.38%) Splunk
12 6 (4.62%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
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