The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.02% 3.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 15.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
58 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.39% 23.96% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 31
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) Google

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) DDNS
4 1 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TACACS
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) Information Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds