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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 216 241 218
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 29 38 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.50% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 2.71% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 46
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,800 £77,350 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
1100 1404 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.77% 18.51% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1052 1320
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +21 18 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £55,000 -
Essex +2 3 £45,000 -40.00%
Bedfordshire +12 2 £58,500 -23.02%
Norfolk - 2 £28,250 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (79.07%) Cisco
1 68 (79.07%) Firewall
2 63 (73.26%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (61.63%) WAN
4 51 (59.30%) CCNP
5 47 (54.65%) VPN
6 44 (51.16%) LAN
7 43 (50.00%) BGP
8 38 (44.19%) OSPF
9 36 (41.86%) Juniper
10 35 (40.70%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (39.53%) F5
12 26 (30.23%) SSL
13 25 (29.07%) CCIE
13 25 (29.07%) EIGRP
14 23 (26.74%) Palo Alto
15 22 (25.58%) CheckPoint
15 22 (25.58%) CCNA
16 21 (24.42%) ITIL
17 20 (23.26%) VoIP
17 20 (23.26%) HP
17 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
17 20 (23.26%) Wireless
18 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
19 18 (20.93%) Skype for Business
20 17 (19.77%) Network Design
20 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
21 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
21 16 (18.60%) MS Visio
22 15 (17.44%) Windows

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 18 (20.93%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (18.60%) MS Visio
2 10 (11.63%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) PaaS
2 7 (8.14%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (79.07%) Firewall
2 53 (61.63%) WAN
3 47 (54.65%) VPN
4 44 (51.16%) LAN
5 43 (50.00%) BGP
6 38 (44.19%) OSPF
7 35 (40.70%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (30.23%) SSL
9 25 (29.07%) EIGRP
10 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
10 20 (23.26%) VoIP
10 20 (23.26%) Wireless
11 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (17.44%) IPsec
13 14 (16.28%) HSRP
13 14 (16.28%) Network Security
14 12 (13.95%) DWDM
14 12 (13.95%) PBX
15 11 (12.79%) DNS
15 11 (12.79%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Games
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Architect
4 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Network Support
5 8 (9.30%) Network Architect
6 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Switch Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Network Design Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Network Specialist
7 6 (6.98%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) COM
2 1 (1.16%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.14%) Driving Licence
4 6 (6.98%) e-Health
4 6 (6.98%) iPad
5 5 (5.81%) HP Storage
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.49%) Physics
6 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.16%) Fintech
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
1 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
2 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.63%) Linux
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
3 17 (19.77%) Network Design
4 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
5 15 (17.44%) High Availability
6 12 (13.95%) Change Management
6 12 (13.95%) Network Management
7 11 (12.79%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.30%) Validation
10 7 (8.14%) Coaching
10 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (5.81%) Network Architecture
12 5 (5.81%) Open Source
13 4 (4.65%) Information Security
13 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) C
2 5 (5.81%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (73.26%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (59.30%) CCNP
3 25 (29.07%) CCIE
4 22 (25.58%) CCNA
5 15 (17.44%) CCDP
6 14 (16.28%) Degree
7 12 (13.95%) CCDA
7 12 (13.95%) CCSA
7 12 (13.95%) CCSE
8 11 (12.79%) CCSP
9 10 (11.63%) JNCIE
9 10 (11.63%) JNCIP
10 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.98%) CCNP Voice
11 6 (6.98%) JNCIA
11 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (3.49%) CISM
12 3 (3.49%) CISSP
13 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 8 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
1 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.14%) Terminal Services
2 7 (8.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (10.47%) HP NNM
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 68 (79.07%) Cisco
2 36 (41.86%) Juniper
3 34 (39.53%) F5
4 23 (26.74%) Palo Alto
5 22 (25.58%) CheckPoint
6 20 (23.26%) HP
7 11 (12.79%) Avaya
7 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.79%) VMware
8 10 (11.63%) Zeacom
9 8 (9.30%) Brocade
10 6 (6.98%) Aruba
10 6 (6.98%) CA
10 6 (6.98%) Remedy
11 3 (3.49%) BT
11 3 (3.49%) Foundry
12 2 (2.33%) Google
12 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.16%) IronPort
13 1 (1.16%) Mitel
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