The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 49 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.75% 1.81% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 12.24% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 13.48% 14.80% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 52
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
London

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 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) VTSP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Multicast
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Professional Services Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Managed Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) VCAP
3 1 (25.00%) VTSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat