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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 194 206 246
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +40
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 60 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.09% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1430 1358 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.96% 20.49% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1008 1437
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -11 21 £49,000 +26.45%
Cambridgeshire +4 14 £47,500 -28.03% 7
Essex -16 13 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Bedfordshire +14 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Suffolk - 3 £31,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 131 (87.92%) Cisco
2 117 (78.52%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (78.52%) Firewall
3 99 (66.44%) CCNP
4 84 (56.38%) VPN
5 82 (55.03%) BGP
6 75 (50.34%) OSPF
7 64 (42.95%) Juniper
8 56 (37.58%) WAN
9 55 (36.91%) TCP/IP
10 53 (35.57%) Wireless
11 52 (34.90%) ITIL
12 49 (32.89%) F5
13 46 (30.87%) EIGRP
14 45 (30.20%) HP
15 42 (28.19%) Windows
16 41 (27.52%) VMware
16 41 (27.52%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (26.17%) Network Management
17 39 (26.17%) LAN
18 35 (23.49%) VPLS
19 34 (22.82%) PRINCE2
20 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
21 32 (21.48%) Finance
21 32 (21.48%) HSRP
22 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (20.81%) RIP
22 31 (20.81%) DWDM
23 29 (19.46%) MS Office
24 28 (18.79%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (16.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.71%) Lync
3 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.01%) WorkSite
4 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (19.46%) MS Office
2 25 (16.78%) MS Visio
3 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.67%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (78.52%) Firewall
2 84 (56.38%) VPN
3 82 (55.03%) BGP
4 75 (50.34%) OSPF
5 56 (37.58%) WAN
6 55 (36.91%) TCP/IP
7 53 (35.57%) Wireless
8 46 (30.87%) EIGRP
9 41 (27.52%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (26.17%) LAN
11 35 (23.49%) VPLS
12 32 (21.48%) HSRP
13 31 (20.81%) RIP
13 31 (20.81%) DWDM
14 28 (18.79%) DNS
15 26 (17.45%) SSL
15 26 (17.45%) VLAN
16 25 (16.78%) VoIP
17 20 (13.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (12.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.67%) MS Access
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Banking
3 17 (11.41%) Retail
4 11 (7.38%) Law
5 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Local Government
6 2 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (38.93%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.09%) Architect
3 17 (11.41%) Network Architect
3 17 (11.41%) Network Specialist
4 14 (9.40%) Analyst
5 13 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Design Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.70%) Technical Design Authority
9 7 (4.70%) IP Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Network Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Network Support
11 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.68%) Consultant
12 4 (2.68%) Network Support Engineer
13 3 (2.01%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) WSH
1 2 (1.34%) XMPP
2 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) Thin Client
1 7 (4.70%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.34%) Physics
5 2 (1.34%) Blog
5 2 (1.34%) FMCG
5 2 (1.34%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.67%) AS400
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) SecurID
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.19%) Windows
2 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.75%) UNIX
4 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.05%) Linux
6 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.34%) HPUX
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.90%) ITIL
2 39 (26.17%) Network Management
3 34 (22.82%) PRINCE2
4 28 (18.79%) Service Delivery
5 27 (18.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (17.45%) Network Design
7 24 (16.11%) Change Management
8 20 (13.42%) PRINCE
8 20 (13.42%) Process Improvement
9 14 (9.40%) Load Balancing
10 12 (8.05%) Project Management
11 11 (7.38%) Change Control
12 9 (6.04%) Document Management
13 8 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.70%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.70%) WAN Optimisation
15 6 (4.03%) Performance Management
16 5 (3.36%) Security Architecture
16 5 (3.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.70%) C
1 7 (4.70%) Python
2 6 (4.03%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) Korn
3 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.67%) Perl
3 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (78.52%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (66.44%) CCNP
3 26 (17.45%) CCNA
4 22 (14.77%) CCIE
5 12 (8.05%) JNCIE
6 10 (6.71%) MCP
6 10 (6.71%) CCDP
7 9 (6.04%) VCP4
7 9 (6.04%) VCP5
8 8 (5.37%) MBCS
8 8 (5.37%) Degree
8 8 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.37%) CCDA
9 6 (4.03%) CCIP
10 5 (3.36%) CISSP
11 4 (2.68%) CCSP
11 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.01%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.79%) SLA
2 7 (4.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.68%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.68%) Xen
4 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.68%) XenServer
4 4 (2.68%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) NLBS
6 1 (0.67%) XenApp
6 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.67%) Samba
6 1 (0.67%) UAG
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (16.78%) HP NNM
2 11 (7.38%) Cacti
3 8 (5.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.36%) OpenView
6 4 (2.68%) WSUS
6 4 (2.68%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.68%) Nagios
6 4 (2.68%) OPNET
7 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 131 (87.92%) Cisco
2 64 (42.95%) Juniper
3 49 (32.89%) F5
4 45 (30.20%) HP
5 41 (27.52%) VMware
6 26 (17.45%) SolarWinds
7 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
8 18 (12.08%) CheckPoint
9 14 (9.40%) Blue Coat
10 12 (8.05%) Fortinet
11 11 (7.38%) Citrix
12 9 (6.04%) Aruba
13 7 (4.70%) Mitel
14 6 (4.03%) Redback
14 6 (4.03%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.68%) Sourcefire
15 4 (2.68%) Polycom
15 4 (2.68%) Crossbeam
15 4 (2.68%) Avaya
15 4 (2.68%) Dell
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Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £36k - 39k per year + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago