The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 226 224 236
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 3.24% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 20
Average salary £50,000 £58,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £45,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,700 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
MPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1539 1634 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.82% 19.63% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1278 1326
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MPLS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MPLS Salary Trend in the East of England

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the East of England

MPLS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 30 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Bedfordshire -4 7 £77,250 +23.60%
Essex +3 2 £76,250 +52.50%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 81 (68.07%) Cisco
2 73 (61.34%) WAN
3 67 (56.30%) Firewall
4 63 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (47.06%) BGP
6 51 (42.86%) CCNP
7 44 (36.97%) VMware
8 43 (36.13%) LAN
9 40 (33.61%) EIGRP
10 37 (31.09%) Windows
11 36 (30.25%) ITIL
12 34 (28.57%) OSPF
13 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (26.89%) VPN
15 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
15 31 (26.05%) Juniper
16 29 (24.37%) Active Directory
17 27 (22.69%) Citrix
17 27 (22.69%) MS Exchange
18 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (21.85%) Network Design
18 26 (21.85%) Data Centre
19 25 (21.01%) HP
20 24 (20.17%) MS Office
20 24 (20.17%) DWDM
21 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
21 23 (19.33%) Network Security
22 22 (18.49%) F5
22 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
23 21 (17.65%) CCNA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 27 (22.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (7.56%) IIS
4 8 (6.72%) Lync
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (20.17%) MS Office
2 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Line 50
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (61.34%) WAN
2 67 (56.30%) Firewall
3 56 (47.06%) BGP
4 43 (36.13%) LAN
5 40 (33.61%) EIGRP
6 34 (28.57%) OSPF
7 32 (26.89%) VPN
8 24 (20.17%) DWDM
9 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
9 23 (19.33%) Network Security
10 18 (15.13%) VRRP
10 18 (15.13%) VLAN
10 18 (15.13%) SSL
10 18 (15.13%) RIP
11 17 (14.29%) DMVPN
12 16 (13.45%) Wireless
13 15 (12.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (12.61%) Ethernet
14 14 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
General
1 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.24%) Finance
3 8 (6.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (40.34%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.76%) Architect
2 14 (11.76%) Analyst
2 14 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 11 (9.24%) Security Specialist
4 10 (8.40%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (8.40%) Technical Design Authority
4 10 (8.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Consultant
6 6 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.04%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) Web Services
2 3 (2.52%) .NET
3 2 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 17 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 12 (10.08%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) Statistics
6 2 (1.68%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.09%) Windows
2 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.29%) Linux
5 16 (13.45%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.24%) UNIX
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) ITIL
2 26 (21.85%) Network Design
3 18 (15.13%) Network Management
4 17 (14.29%) SIEM
4 17 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
5 16 (13.45%) Security Architecture
6 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 12 (10.08%) Change Management
8 12 (10.08%) Service Management
9 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
9 10 (8.40%) Coaching
10 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.72%) Performance Management
12 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.88%) Project Management
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.04%) WAN Optimisation
14 5 (4.20%) Business Continuity Planning
14 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (1.68%) C
3 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.84%) Perl
4 1 (0.84%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 63 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (42.86%) CCNP
3 21 (17.65%) CCNA
4 17 (14.29%) CISSP
5 11 (9.24%) CCIE
6 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.36%) CCIP
7 4 (3.36%) MCSE
7 4 (3.36%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.52%) MCP
8 3 (2.52%) CCDP
9 2 (1.68%) CCDA
9 2 (1.68%) CISM
9 2 (1.68%) CCSA
9 2 (1.68%) CCSE
9 2 (1.68%) Degree
10 1 (0.84%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (24.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) vSphere
5 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.20%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.20%) Xen
5 5 (4.20%) NLBS
6 3 (2.52%) UAG
7 2 (1.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) WSUS
2 10 (8.40%) HP NNM
3 8 (6.72%) Cacti
4 7 (5.88%) Nagios
4 7 (5.88%) OPNET
5 6 (5.04%) OpenView
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 81 (68.07%) Cisco
2 44 (36.97%) VMware
3 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (26.05%) Juniper
4 27 (22.69%) Citrix
5 25 (21.01%) HP
6 22 (18.49%) F5
7 16 (13.45%) CheckPoint
8 13 (10.92%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.20%) Remedy
9 5 (4.20%) Ciena
10 4 (3.36%) WatchGuard
10 4 (3.36%) Mitel
11 3 (2.52%) Crossbeam
11 3 (2.52%) Imperva
11 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.68%) NetApp
12 2 (1.68%) Sage
12 2 (1.68%) Dell
12 2 (1.68%) Avaya
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: Competitive, car and uncapped OTE
Posted: 12 days ago