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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 220 211 246
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 44 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.78% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 3.78% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 40
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £33,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,350 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
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
1196 1587 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.42% 20.59% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1208 1406
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 18 £45,000 +2.27%
Essex +11 9 £45,000 -22.41% 1
Bedfordshire +5 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Cambridgeshire -11 8 £55,500 +56.33% 1
Norfolk +18 1 £63,500 -
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England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 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 East of England region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 86 (86.87%) Cisco
2 78 (78.79%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (78.79%) Firewall
3 64 (64.65%) CCNP
4 59 (59.60%) BGP
5 53 (53.54%) OSPF
5 53 (53.54%) WAN
6 51 (51.52%) VPN
7 49 (49.49%) Juniper
8 46 (46.46%) F5
9 44 (44.44%) LAN
10 41 (41.41%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (35.35%) ITIL
11 35 (35.35%) TCP/IP
12 33 (33.33%) SSL
13 32 (32.32%) HP
14 31 (31.31%) CCIE
15 28 (28.28%) EIGRP
16 27 (27.27%) Wireless
16 27 (27.27%) High Availability
17 26 (26.26%) CCNA
18 23 (23.23%) MS Visio
18 23 (23.23%) VRRP
18 23 (23.23%) HSRP
18 23 (23.23%) Palo Alto
19 21 (21.21%) Network Management
19 21 (21.21%) Network Design
19 21 (21.21%) RIP
20 20 (20.20%) SLA
21 19 (19.19%) VoIP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (23.23%) MS Visio
2 17 (17.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (78.79%) Firewall
2 59 (59.60%) BGP
3 53 (53.54%) OSPF
3 53 (53.54%) WAN
4 51 (51.52%) VPN
5 44 (44.44%) LAN
6 41 (41.41%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (35.35%) TCP/IP
8 33 (33.33%) SSL
9 28 (28.28%) EIGRP
10 27 (27.27%) Wireless
11 23 (23.23%) HSRP
11 23 (23.23%) VRRP
12 21 (21.21%) RIP
13 19 (19.19%) VoIP
14 18 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (17.17%) DWDM
16 14 (14.14%) IPsec
16 14 (14.14%) Multicast
17 11 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
General
1 11 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Games
5 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 3 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (2.02%) French Language
6 2 (2.02%) German Language
6 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Network Support
3 14 (14.14%) Network Specialist
3 14 (14.14%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Network Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 6 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Network Design Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Support Specialist
9 6 (6.06%) Switch Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.01%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.06%) e-Health
2 6 (6.06%) iPad
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.04%) Physics
4 3 (3.03%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.01%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Unix
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) ITIL
2 27 (27.27%) High Availability
3 21 (21.21%) Network Design
3 21 (21.21%) Network Management
4 19 (19.19%) Load Balancing
4 19 (19.19%) Service Delivery
5 15 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.11%) Project Management
8 10 (10.10%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.06%) Network Architecture
10 6 (6.06%) Open Source
10 6 (6.06%) PRINCE
10 6 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.06%) Validation
11 4 (4.04%) Data Privacy
12 3 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (78.79%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (64.65%) CCNP
3 31 (31.31%) CCIE
4 26 (26.26%) CCNA
5 15 (15.15%) CCDP
6 11 (11.11%) CCDA
6 11 (11.11%) CCSA
6 11 (11.11%) CCSE
7 9 (9.09%) CCSP
7 9 (9.09%) JNCIE
7 9 (9.09%) JNCIP
8 6 (6.06%) CCNP Voice
8 6 (6.06%) Degree
8 6 (6.06%) JNCIA
8 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (1.01%) CISM
11 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) SLA
2 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.01%) COBIT
4 1 (1.01%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.01%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) HP NNM
2 7 (7.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 86 (86.87%) Cisco
2 49 (49.49%) Juniper
3 46 (46.46%) F5
4 32 (32.32%) HP
5 23 (23.23%) Palo Alto
6 13 (13.13%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.12%) Avaya
8 10 (10.10%) Brocade
9 9 (9.09%) Zeacom
10 6 (6.06%) Aruba
10 6 (6.06%) CA
10 6 (6.06%) Remedy
10 6 (6.06%) VMware
11 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.04%) Foundry
13 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.02%) Google
14 2 (2.02%) Nortel
15 1 (1.01%) Mitel
15 1 (1.01%) NetApp
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