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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
London / Croydon
Rank 31 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.04% 0.77% 6.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 3.08% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
37 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.27% 25.10% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 35
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 19 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (30.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) VPLS
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) RSVP
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) RIP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) TACACS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) RSVP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) RIP
5 2 (20.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIP
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Openreach
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam