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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 218 218 240
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 43 57 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.68% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 3.30% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 25
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
1517 1726 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.43% 20.51% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1318 1444
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 24 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bedfordshire +4 9 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Essex -2 4 £77,500 +40.90% 2
Suffolk - 2 £27,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (73.28%) Cisco
2 69 (59.48%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (59.48%) Firewall
3 62 (53.45%) WAN
4 60 (51.72%) BGP
5 57 (49.14%) CCNP
6 43 (37.07%) EIGRP
7 40 (34.48%) VMware
8 38 (32.76%) OSPF
9 37 (31.90%) Juniper
10 34 (29.31%) LAN
11 32 (27.59%) Windows
11 32 (27.59%) VPN
12 31 (26.72%) ITIL
12 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (25.00%) HP
14 27 (23.28%) F5
15 26 (22.41%) Citrix
16 25 (21.55%) Microsoft
17 24 (20.69%) DWDM
17 24 (20.69%) Network Security
18 23 (19.83%) Network Design
18 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
19 22 (18.97%) CCNA
19 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
20 21 (18.10%) RIP
20 21 (18.10%) SSL
20 21 (18.10%) MS Office
20 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
20 21 (18.10%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (7.76%) IIS
4 8 (6.90%) Lync
4 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Office
2 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.72%) Line 50
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 69 (59.48%) Firewall
2 62 (53.45%) WAN
3 60 (51.72%) BGP
4 43 (37.07%) EIGRP
5 38 (32.76%) OSPF
6 34 (29.31%) LAN
7 32 (27.59%) VPN
8 24 (20.69%) DWDM
8 24 (20.69%) Network Security
9 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
10 21 (18.10%) RIP
10 21 (18.10%) SSL
11 20 (17.24%) Wireless
12 17 (14.66%) VRRP
12 17 (14.66%) DMVPN
12 17 (14.66%) HSRP
12 17 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (13.79%) VLAN
14 13 (11.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Network Specialist
3 14 (12.07%) Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) Architect
5 12 (10.34%) Technical Design Authority
6 11 (9.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Security Specialist
7 10 (8.62%) Network Security Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Network Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) J2EE
3 2 (1.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Thin Client
1 18 (15.52%) Fat Client
2 17 (14.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.62%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Tandem
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) Blog
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Windows
2 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.07%) Linux
3 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.48%) UNIX
6 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) ITIL
2 23 (19.83%) Network Design
3 21 (18.10%) Network Management
4 18 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (14.66%) SIEM
5 17 (14.66%) DDoS Mitigation
6 16 (13.79%) Security Architecture
7 14 (12.07%) Load Balancing
7 14 (12.07%) Change Management
8 11 (9.48%) Service Management
9 10 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (7.76%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.76%) Project Management
10 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.90%) Problem Management
12 6 (5.17%) BCP
12 6 (5.17%) ITSM
12 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity
12 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (1.72%) C
3 2 (1.72%) Perl
3 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (59.48%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (49.14%) CCNP
3 22 (18.97%) CCNA
4 17 (14.66%) CISSP
5 13 (11.21%) CCIE
6 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.45%) MCSE
7 4 (3.45%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.59%) MCP
8 3 (2.59%) CCDP
8 3 (2.59%) CCIP
9 2 (1.72%) CISM
9 2 (1.72%) CCDA
9 2 (1.72%) CCSE
9 2 (1.72%) CCSA
10 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.86%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.03%) Xen
4 7 (6.03%) vSphere
5 6 (5.17%) NLBS
6 3 (2.59%) UAG
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.86%) XenServer
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) HP NNM
2 10 (8.62%) WSUS
3 9 (7.76%) Cacti
4 7 (6.03%) OPNET
4 7 (6.03%) Nagios
5 6 (5.17%) OpenView
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 85 (73.28%) Cisco
2 40 (34.48%) VMware
3 37 (31.90%) Juniper
4 29 (25.00%) HP
5 27 (23.28%) F5
6 26 (22.41%) Citrix
7 25 (21.55%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.52%) CheckPoint
9 13 (11.21%) Fortinet
10 7 (6.03%) Mitel
11 5 (4.31%) Remedy
12 4 (3.45%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.45%) Crossbeam
12 4 (3.45%) Ciena
13 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.59%) Imperva
13 3 (2.59%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.59%) Oracle
13 3 (2.59%) Avaya
14 2 (1.72%) Sage
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 26 days ago