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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 179 211 221
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 89 34 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 2.30% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 67 24 61
Average salary £44,250 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
1587 1476 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 20.97% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1177 1520
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 +18 46 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Bedfordshire 0 17 £52,500 +17.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Essex -1 11 £40,500 -19.00%
Suffolk +10 4 £40,000 +6.66%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 130 (83.33%) Cisco
2 120 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (76.28%) Firewall
4 96 (61.54%) CCNP
5 87 (55.77%) BGP
6 86 (55.13%) WAN
7 83 (53.21%) VPN
8 82 (52.56%) OSPF
9 74 (47.44%) TCP/IP
10 63 (40.38%) LAN
11 59 (37.82%) F5
12 57 (36.54%) ITIL
13 53 (33.97%) Juniper
14 52 (33.33%) Windows
15 50 (32.05%) Wireless
16 47 (30.13%) EIGRP
17 46 (29.49%) VMware
18 44 (28.21%) HP
19 42 (26.92%) Finance
20 41 (26.28%) Network Management
21 40 (25.64%) PRINCE2
22 39 (25.00%) CheckPoint
23 36 (23.08%) Service Delivery
23 36 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
24 35 (22.44%) VLAN
24 35 (22.44%) Network Design
24 35 (22.44%) DNS
25 34 (21.79%) DWDM
26 33 (21.15%) Active Directory
27 30 (19.23%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.97%) IIS
3 10 (6.41%) Lync
4 7 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Office
2 25 (16.03%) MS Visio
3 15 (9.62%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.64%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.64%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) PaaS
2 4 (2.56%) Office 365
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (76.28%) Firewall
2 87 (55.77%) BGP
3 86 (55.13%) WAN
4 83 (53.21%) VPN
5 82 (52.56%) OSPF
6 74 (47.44%) TCP/IP
7 63 (40.38%) LAN
8 50 (32.05%) Wireless
9 47 (30.13%) EIGRP
10 35 (22.44%) DNS
10 35 (22.44%) VLAN
11 34 (21.79%) DWDM
12 30 (19.23%) SSL
13 29 (18.59%) HSRP
14 27 (17.31%) VPLS
14 27 (17.31%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (16.67%) VoIP
15 26 (16.67%) RIP
15 26 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Retail
3 15 (9.62%) Banking
4 10 (6.41%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 8 (5.13%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (37.82%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.82%) Architect
3 19 (12.18%) Network Architect
4 18 (11.54%) Network Specialist
5 12 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Design Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Analyst
7 6 (3.85%) Consultant
7 6 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 6 (3.85%) Account Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Server Support
7 6 (3.85%) Technical Support
7 6 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (3.85%) Network Analyst
7 6 (3.85%) Technical Account Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 6 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.28%) WSH
2 1 (0.64%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.64%) ServiceStack
2 1 (0.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Statistics
2 9 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Equities
5 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.92%) Physics
6 3 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.92%) Open Source
7 2 (1.28%) SecurID
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) AS400
8 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.33%) Windows
2 36 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (18.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (17.31%) Linux
5 19 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.62%) UNIX
7 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.56%) HPUX
9 3 (1.92%) Solaris
9 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.54%) ITIL
2 41 (26.28%) Network Management
3 40 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 36 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 35 (22.44%) Network Design
6 24 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (12.82%) Change Management
8 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
9 15 (9.62%) Process Improvement
9 15 (9.62%) Incident Management
9 15 (9.62%) PRINCE
10 14 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (8.33%) Coaching
11 13 (8.33%) Project Management
11 13 (8.33%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.05%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (7.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (7.05%) WAN Optimisation
13 9 (5.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.26%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) C
3 8 (5.13%) Python
4 6 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) Tcl
5 1 (0.64%) Korn
5 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 120 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (61.54%) CCNP
3 26 (16.67%) CCNA
4 24 (15.38%) CCIE
5 20 (12.82%) Degree
6 14 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (8.97%) JNCIE
7 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.05%) MCSE
8 10 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (5.13%) MBCS
9 8 (5.13%) MCP
9 8 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.13%) VCP4
9 8 (5.13%) VCP5
10 7 (4.49%) CCDA
10 7 (4.49%) CCDP
11 6 (3.85%) CCIP
12 5 (3.21%) CCSP
13 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.13%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.21%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) Xen
8 1 (0.64%) Samba
8 1 (0.64%) XenApp
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) HP NNM
2 14 (8.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (5.13%) Cacti
4 6 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (3.21%) OpenView
6 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.64%) WSUS
8 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 130 (83.33%) Cisco
2 59 (37.82%) F5
3 53 (33.97%) Juniper
4 46 (29.49%) VMware
5 44 (28.21%) HP
6 39 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 30 (19.23%) SolarWinds
8 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
9 18 (11.54%) Blue Coat
10 16 (10.26%) Riverbed
11 14 (8.97%) Oracle
12 13 (8.33%) Aruba
13 9 (5.77%) Fortinet
14 7 (4.49%) IBM
15 6 (3.85%) Redback
16 5 (3.21%) Brocade
16 5 (3.21%) Mitel
17 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
17 4 (2.56%) ProCurve
17 4 (2.56%) Citrix
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