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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 221 200 228
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 39 64 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.81% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 4.01% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 14
Average salary £52,500 £55,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,200 £62,500 £67,450
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
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
1341 1596 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.12% 20.08% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1302 1257
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 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 4 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 24 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Bedfordshire -11 8 £52,500 -15.32% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Essex -11 3 £75,000 +57.89%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 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 66 (68.04%) Cisco
2 58 (59.79%) WAN
3 51 (52.58%) Firewall
4 48 (49.48%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (48.45%) BGP
6 41 (42.27%) LAN
7 38 (39.18%) CCNP
8 34 (35.05%) VMware
9 33 (34.02%) OSPF
10 32 (32.99%) VPN
10 32 (32.99%) Windows
11 30 (30.93%) ITIL
11 30 (30.93%) EIGRP
12 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
12 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
14 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
14 23 (23.71%) MS Exchange
15 22 (22.68%) MS Office
15 22 (22.68%) Network Design
15 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
17 20 (20.62%) VRRP
17 20 (20.62%) DWDM
17 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (20.62%) Juniper
18 19 (19.59%) RIP
18 19 (19.59%) F5
19 17 (17.53%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (17.53%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 23 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.19%) IIS
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.15%) Lync
5 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Office
2 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.06%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (59.79%) WAN
2 51 (52.58%) Firewall
3 47 (48.45%) BGP
4 41 (42.27%) LAN
5 33 (34.02%) OSPF
6 32 (32.99%) VPN
7 30 (30.93%) EIGRP
8 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
9 20 (20.62%) DWDM
9 20 (20.62%) VRRP
10 19 (19.59%) RIP
11 17 (17.53%) SSL
11 17 (17.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (15.46%) VLAN
12 15 (15.46%) DNS
13 14 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (13.40%) Wireless
14 13 (13.40%) HSRP
15 12 (12.37%) Network Security
15 12 (12.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
General
1 15 (15.46%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.37%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.40%) Architect
3 9 (9.28%) Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Network Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Security Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Network Security Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Technical Design Authority
6 6 (6.19%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Network Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) IT Support
7 5 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.28%) Thin Client
3 9 (9.28%) Fat Client
3 9 (9.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Tandem
5 2 (2.06%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Windows
2 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.53%) Linux
5 14 (14.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.25%) UNIX
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.09%) AIX
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) ITIL
2 22 (22.68%) Network Design
3 17 (17.53%) Network Management
4 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.31%) Change Management
5 10 (10.31%) Service Management
5 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
6 9 (9.28%) SIEM
6 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.28%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (8.25%) Coaching
7 8 (8.25%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.22%) Network Architecture
8 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.12%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (4.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Python
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) Tcl
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (49.48%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (39.18%) CCNP
3 17 (17.53%) CCNA
4 12 (12.37%) CISSP
5 10 (10.31%) CCIE
6 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.12%) CCIP
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.06%) MCSE
10 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.06%) Degree
11 1 (1.03%) CISM
11 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
1 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.19%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.15%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.12%) vSphere
6 3 (3.09%) Xen
6 3 (3.09%) NLBS
7 2 (2.06%) UAG
7 2 (2.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) WSUS
2 10 (10.31%) HP NNM
3 2 (2.06%) Cacti
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView
3 2 (2.06%) Nagios
3 2 (2.06%) OPNET
Vendors
1 66 (68.04%) Cisco
2 34 (35.05%) VMware
3 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.62%) Juniper
5 19 (19.59%) F5
6 17 (17.53%) HP
7 16 (16.49%) Citrix
8 9 (9.28%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.22%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.15%) Remedy
10 5 (5.15%) Ciena
11 4 (4.12%) Oracle
12 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.09%) WatchGuard
13 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
13 2 (2.06%) Imperva
13 2 (2.06%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.06%) NetApp
13 2 (2.06%) Sage
13 2 (2.06%) Mitel
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago