The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 44 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.20% 5.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.60% 24.73% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 29
Average salary £47,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MPLS
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Croydon region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Croydon

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) DDNS
2 1 (14.29%) DSL
2 1 (14.29%) TACACS
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Information Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
1 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds