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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 199 203 248
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 74 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 3.32% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 27 40
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1570 1414 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.74% 20.19% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1064 1537
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,600
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -2 40 £42,500 -6.07% 6
Bedfordshire +11 18 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £50,000 - 1
Essex -17 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Suffolk - 2 £30,750 - 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (86.09%) Cisco
2 122 (80.79%) Firewall
3 119 (78.81%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (63.58%) CCNP
5 94 (62.25%) VPN
6 89 (58.94%) BGP
7 84 (55.63%) OSPF
8 70 (46.36%) TCP/IP
9 68 (45.03%) WAN
10 62 (41.06%) Juniper
11 59 (39.07%) Wireless
12 53 (35.10%) F5
13 52 (34.44%) ITIL
14 49 (32.45%) EIGRP
15 47 (31.13%) HP
15 47 (31.13%) LAN
16 44 (29.14%) Finance
17 43 (28.48%) Windows
17 43 (28.48%) Network Management
18 38 (25.17%) DNS
18 38 (25.17%) DWDM
19 37 (24.50%) PRINCE2
20 36 (23.84%) VMware
20 36 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
20 36 (23.84%) HSRP
21 35 (23.18%) Network Design
21 35 (23.18%) VLAN
21 35 (23.18%) Active Directory
22 34 (22.52%) VPLS
23 32 (21.19%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (15.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (4.64%) Lync
3 6 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.65%) IIS
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.99%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (21.19%) MS Office
2 31 (20.53%) MS Visio
3 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.66%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.66%) InDesign
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (80.79%) Firewall
2 94 (62.25%) VPN
3 89 (58.94%) BGP
4 84 (55.63%) OSPF
5 70 (46.36%) TCP/IP
6 68 (45.03%) WAN
7 59 (39.07%) Wireless
8 49 (32.45%) EIGRP
9 47 (31.13%) LAN
10 38 (25.17%) DNS
10 38 (25.17%) DWDM
11 36 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (23.84%) HSRP
12 35 (23.18%) VLAN
13 34 (22.52%) VPLS
14 31 (20.53%) SSL
14 31 (20.53%) RIP
15 29 (19.21%) DHCP
16 28 (18.54%) VoIP
17 25 (16.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.66%) MS Access
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 44 (29.14%) Finance
2 21 (13.91%) Banking
3 18 (11.92%) Retail
4 11 (7.28%) Law
5 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (41.72%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.91%) Network Specialist
3 18 (11.92%) Architect
4 17 (11.26%) Network Architect
5 14 (9.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) Design Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.64%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) IP Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Server Support
10 6 (3.97%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.97%) Network Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) WSH
2 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) Mathematics
2 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) Equities
4 4 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.99%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 2 (1.32%) SecurID
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) Statistics
6 2 (1.32%) Physics
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) AS400
7 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.48%) Windows
2 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (11.92%) Linux
5 15 (9.93%) UNIX
6 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.65%) HPUX
9 3 (1.99%) Solaris
9 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.44%) ITIL
2 43 (28.48%) Network Management
3 37 (24.50%) PRINCE2
4 35 (23.18%) Network Design
5 32 (21.19%) Service Delivery
6 28 (18.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (14.57%) Change Management
8 21 (13.91%) PRINCE
8 21 (13.91%) Process Improvement
9 14 (9.27%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (9.27%) Load Balancing
10 12 (7.95%) WAN Optimisation
10 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.28%) Project Management
12 9 (5.96%) Document Management
12 9 (5.96%) Coaching
12 9 (5.96%) Change Control
13 7 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (3.97%) Network Architecture
14 6 (3.97%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.28%) C
2 8 (5.30%) Python
3 7 (4.64%) SQL
4 6 (3.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.66%) Java
5 1 (0.66%) Tcl
5 1 (0.66%) Korn
5 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 119 (78.81%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (63.58%) CCNP
3 24 (15.89%) CCIE
4 22 (14.57%) CCNA
5 18 (11.92%) Degree
6 17 (11.26%) JNCIE
7 9 (5.96%) MCP
7 9 (5.96%) VCP4
7 9 (5.96%) VCP5
8 8 (5.30%) MBCS
8 8 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.64%) CCDA
9 7 (4.64%) CCDP
10 6 (3.97%) CCIP
10 6 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.31%) CCSP
12 3 (1.99%) MCSE
12 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.99%) VCAP
12 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.54%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.96%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.30%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.31%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.65%) XenServer
8 3 (1.99%) vSphere
9 1 (0.66%) NFS
9 1 (0.66%) Samba
9 1 (0.66%) Xen
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (18.54%) HP NNM
2 14 (9.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (5.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (5.96%) Cacti
4 8 (5.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.31%) OpenView
5 5 (3.31%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.99%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.66%) WSUS
8 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 130 (86.09%) Cisco
2 62 (41.06%) Juniper
3 53 (35.10%) F5
4 47 (31.13%) HP
5 36 (23.84%) VMware
6 31 (20.53%) SolarWinds
7 26 (17.22%) CheckPoint
8 19 (12.58%) Microsoft
9 18 (11.92%) Blue Coat
10 14 (9.27%) Aruba
11 12 (7.95%) Riverbed
12 9 (5.96%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.64%) IBM
14 6 (3.97%) Mitel
14 6 (3.97%) Redback
15 5 (3.31%) Brocade
16 4 (2.65%) Crossbeam
16 4 (2.65%) Sourcefire
16 4 (2.65%) Polycom
16 4 (2.65%) Dell
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + On Call + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Airwave
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South Herts / North London
Questor Resourcing
Salary: circa £45k -£60 + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Watford, United Kingdom
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago