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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 201 186 245
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +59
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 51 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.72% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 3.62% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 33
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £69,500
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
1594 1354 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 19.92% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 966 1476
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -9 24 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bedfordshire +16 15 £50,000 +17.64%
Essex -26 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 4 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £30,750 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 135 (88.82%) Cisco
2 122 (80.26%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (79.61%) Firewall
4 101 (66.45%) CCNP
5 99 (65.13%) VPN
6 90 (59.21%) BGP
7 84 (55.26%) OSPF
8 69 (45.39%) TCP/IP
9 65 (42.76%) Juniper
10 64 (42.11%) Wireless
11 61 (40.13%) WAN
12 56 (36.84%) F5
13 53 (34.87%) EIGRP
14 52 (34.21%) ITIL
15 51 (33.55%) HP
16 46 (30.26%) LAN
16 46 (30.26%) Network Management
17 44 (28.95%) Finance
18 42 (27.63%) Windows
19 40 (26.32%) HSRP
20 39 (25.66%) Cisco ASA
21 37 (24.34%) PRINCE2
21 37 (24.34%) DNS
21 37 (24.34%) DWDM
21 37 (24.34%) VLAN
22 35 (23.03%) MS Office
22 35 (23.03%) RIP
22 35 (23.03%) SSL
22 35 (23.03%) Active Directory
23 34 (22.37%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (16.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.58%) Lync
3 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.97%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.32%) IIS
7 2 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (23.03%) MS Office
2 33 (21.71%) MS Visio
3 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.66%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.66%) InDesign
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (79.61%) Firewall
2 99 (65.13%) VPN
3 90 (59.21%) BGP
4 84 (55.26%) OSPF
5 69 (45.39%) TCP/IP
6 64 (42.11%) Wireless
7 61 (40.13%) WAN
8 53 (34.87%) EIGRP
9 46 (30.26%) LAN
10 40 (26.32%) HSRP
11 39 (25.66%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (24.34%) VLAN
12 37 (24.34%) DNS
12 37 (24.34%) DWDM
13 35 (23.03%) SSL
13 35 (23.03%) RIP
14 34 (22.37%) VPLS
15 29 (19.08%) VoIP
16 28 (18.42%) DHCP
17 22 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) 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 (28.95%) Finance
2 23 (15.13%) Banking
3 20 (13.16%) Retail
4 11 (7.24%) Law
4 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Local Government
6 2 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (40.13%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.82%) Network Specialist
3 19 (12.50%) Architect
4 18 (11.84%) Network Architect
5 14 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Design Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.61%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.61%) IP Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 6 (3.95%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.95%) Server Support
10 6 (3.95%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) WSH
1 2 (1.32%) XMPP
2 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.97%) Equities
5 2 (1.32%) SecurID
5 2 (1.32%) PKI
5 2 (1.32%) Physics
5 2 (1.32%) Blog
5 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
6 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.66%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (11.18%) Linux
5 15 (9.87%) UNIX
6 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.97%) Solaris
8 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.32%) HPUX
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) ITIL
2 46 (30.26%) Network Management
3 37 (24.34%) PRINCE2
4 33 (21.71%) Service Delivery
4 33 (21.71%) Network Design
5 30 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (16.45%) Change Management
7 23 (15.13%) PRINCE
7 23 (15.13%) Process Improvement
8 14 (9.21%) Load Balancing
9 13 (8.55%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (7.89%) Project Management
11 11 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.58%) Change Control
12 10 (6.58%) WAN Optimisation
13 9 (5.92%) Document Management
14 7 (4.61%) Coaching
14 7 (4.61%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
16 5 (3.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.24%) C
2 7 (4.61%) Python
3 5 (3.29%) Perl
3 5 (3.29%) SQL
4 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.66%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) Tcl
4 1 (0.66%) Korn
4 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 122 (80.26%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (66.45%) CCNP
3 24 (15.79%) CCIE
4 23 (15.13%) CCNA
5 16 (10.53%) Degree
6 14 (9.21%) JNCIE
7 9 (5.92%) VCP4
7 9 (5.92%) MCP
7 9 (5.92%) VCP5
8 8 (5.26%) MBCS
8 8 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.61%) CCDA
9 7 (4.61%) CCDP
10 6 (3.95%) CCIP
11 5 (3.29%) CCSP
12 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.97%) VCAP
13 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.92%) Terminal Services
5 8 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.29%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.63%) XenServer
8 3 (1.97%) vSphere
8 3 (1.97%) Xen
9 1 (0.66%) NLBS
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
9 1 (0.66%) Samba
9 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (20.39%) HP NNM
2 14 (9.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (6.58%) Cacti
4 8 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.29%) OpenView
5 5 (3.29%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.97%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 135 (88.82%) Cisco
2 65 (42.76%) Juniper
3 56 (36.84%) F5
4 51 (33.55%) HP
5 34 (22.37%) VMware
6 33 (21.71%) SolarWinds
7 24 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 17 (11.18%) Blue Coat
10 14 (9.21%) Aruba
11 10 (6.58%) Riverbed
12 9 (5.92%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.95%) Mitel
13 6 (3.95%) Redback
14 5 (3.29%) IBM
14 5 (3.29%) Dell
15 4 (2.63%) Citrix
15 4 (2.63%) Sourcefire
15 4 (2.63%) Crossbeam
15 4 (2.63%) Polycom
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