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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 215 187 224
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +37
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 40 77 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 1.00% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 4.79% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 53 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £38,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,950 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1203 1609 1530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.19% 20.95% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1306 1228
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -13 23 £49,000 -3.92% 2
Bedfordshire +7 11 £52,500 -5.40% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £50,000 - 2
Essex -22 2 £38,500 -9.94%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 59 (73.75%) Cisco
2 43 (53.75%) WAN
2 43 (53.75%) LAN
3 40 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (45.00%) Firewall
5 34 (42.50%) BGP
6 33 (41.25%) VPN
7 29 (36.25%) CCNP
7 29 (36.25%) ITIL
7 29 (36.25%) OSPF
8 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 23 (28.75%) F5
10 22 (27.50%) Network Design
10 22 (27.50%) Windows
10 22 (27.50%) VRRP
11 20 (25.00%) DWDM
11 20 (25.00%) MS Office
11 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 20 (25.00%) Juniper
12 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.75%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (22.50%) RIP
13 18 (22.50%) EIGRP
14 17 (21.25%) Wireless
14 17 (21.25%) CCNA
14 17 (21.25%) DNS
14 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
15 16 (20.00%) Network Management
15 16 (20.00%) HSRP
15 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.25%) Lync
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.50%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.75%) LAN
1 43 (53.75%) WAN
2 36 (45.00%) Firewall
3 34 (42.50%) BGP
4 33 (41.25%) VPN
5 29 (36.25%) OSPF
6 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 22 (27.50%) VRRP
8 20 (25.00%) DWDM
9 19 (23.75%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (22.50%) EIGRP
10 18 (22.50%) RIP
11 17 (21.25%) DNS
11 17 (21.25%) Wireless
12 16 (20.00%) HSRP
12 16 (20.00%) SSL
13 15 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (17.50%) DHCP
15 12 (15.00%) VoIP
15 12 (15.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
General
1 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 9 (11.25%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.75%) Architect
3 8 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Service Manager
4 6 (7.50%) Technical Design Authority
5 5 (6.25%) IT Support
5 5 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Services Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.75%) Statistics
4 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Tandem
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (17.50%) Linux
5 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) UNIX
8 3 (3.75%) AIX
9 2 (2.50%) Solaris
9 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) Network Design
3 16 (20.00%) Network Management
4 15 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.50%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.50%) Service Management
9 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.25%) Coaching
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.75%) Project Management
11 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) Tcl
2 1 (1.25%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.25%) CCNP
3 17 (21.25%) CCNA
4 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.75%) CCIE
6 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.00%) CCIP
8 3 (3.75%) CISSP
8 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.75%) Degree
9 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.25%) MCSE
10 1 (1.25%) CCDA
10 1 (1.25%) CCDP
10 1 (1.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.50%) XenApp
7 1 (1.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) HP NNM
2 9 (11.25%) WSUS
3 3 (3.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 59 (73.75%) Cisco
2 23 (28.75%) F5
3 20 (25.00%) Juniper
4 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
5 16 (20.00%) VMware
6 12 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (7.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.25%) Remedy
8 5 (6.25%) Ciena
9 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
10 3 (3.75%) Crossbeam
10 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.50%) Sage
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) Citrix
11 2 (2.50%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.25%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.25%) Brocade
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Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago