The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 290 340 305
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 970 935 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.91% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 5.40% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 810 803 873
Median salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
MPLS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15409 17328 19609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 16.93% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12855 14441 15619
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MPLS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the England region.

MPLS Salary Trend in England

MPLS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in England

MPLS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
London +43 433 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South East +35 307 £52,500 +5.00% 23
West Midlands -12 58 £42,500 -10.52% 7
South West -3 57 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North West -2 42 £37,500 - 4
Yorkshire -12 30 £42,000 -13.84% 4
East of England +10 29 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +18 18 £55,000 +41.93% 4
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 England region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1424 (73.74%) Cisco
2 1030 (53.34%) Firewall
3 1001 (51.84%) Cisco Certification
4 944 (48.89%) BGP
5 895 (46.35%) WAN
6 875 (45.31%) VPN
7 762 (39.46%) OSPF
8 753 (39.00%) CCNP
9 707 (36.61%) LAN
10 616 (31.90%) Juniper
11 519 (26.88%) CCNA
12 487 (25.22%) Telecoms
13 432 (22.37%) ITIL
14 428 (22.16%) DNS
15 420 (21.75%) CheckPoint
16 416 (21.54%) TCP/IP
17 410 (21.23%) Cisco ASA
18 408 (21.13%) VMware
19 406 (21.03%) VoIP
20 402 (20.82%) Data Centre
21 392 (20.30%) Windows
22 379 (19.63%) Wireless
23 355 (18.38%) Linux
23 355 (18.38%) EIGRP
24 349 (18.07%) F5
25 324 (16.78%) Network Security
26 308 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
27 305 (15.79%) VLAN
28 302 (15.64%) Cisco Nexus
29 285 (14.76%) DHCP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 127 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 90 (4.66%) Skype for Business
3 51 (2.64%) IIS
4 47 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.29%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.73%) Apache
9 14 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.26%) CMS
11 4 (0.21%) SAS
12 3 (0.16%) Confluence
12 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.052%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.052%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.052%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.052%) nginx
Applications
1 116 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 53 (2.74%) MS Office
4 13 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.052%) Line 50
3 1 (0.052%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.052%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (2.54%) Office 365
3 40 (2.07%) IaaS
4 39 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (1.19%) SaaS
6 20 (1.04%) PaaS
7 17 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.52%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.36%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.10%) Slack
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1030 (53.34%) Firewall
2 944 (48.89%) BGP
3 895 (46.35%) WAN
4 875 (45.31%) VPN
5 762 (39.46%) OSPF
6 707 (36.61%) LAN
7 428 (22.16%) DNS
8 416 (21.54%) TCP/IP
9 410 (21.23%) Cisco ASA
10 406 (21.03%) VoIP
11 379 (19.63%) Wireless
12 355 (18.38%) EIGRP
13 324 (16.78%) Network Security
14 305 (15.79%) VLAN
15 302 (15.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 285 (14.76%) DHCP
17 268 (13.88%) Ethernet
18 266 (13.78%) IPsec
19 197 (10.20%) SSL
20 194 (10.05%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (0.83%) MySQL
4 9 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.26%) MariaDB
6 5 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.21%) Redis
7 4 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.10%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.10%) DB2
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.052%) Big Data
9 1 (0.052%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.052%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.052%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.36%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.26%) Subversion
2 5 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.16%) JIRA
3 3 (0.16%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.052%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.052%) TeamCity
General
1 487 (25.22%) Telecoms
2 263 (13.62%) Finance
3 77 (3.99%) Banking
4 68 (3.52%) Retail
5 60 (3.11%) Marketing
6 44 (2.28%) Law
7 34 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.29%) Games
9 22 (1.14%) Legal
10 20 (1.04%) Billing
11 18 (0.93%) Advertising
12 17 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.67%) German Language
13 13 (0.67%) Publishing
14 12 (0.62%) Back Office
15 11 (0.57%) French Language
15 11 (0.57%) Italian Language
16 10 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.36%) Electronics
18 5 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 854 (44.23%) Network Engineer
2 248 (12.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 228 (11.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 219 (11.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 161 (8.34%) Support Engineer
6 157 (8.13%) Network Support
7 140 (7.25%) Architect
8 132 (6.84%) Consultant
9 112 (5.80%) Security Engineer
10 111 (5.75%) Network Support Engineer
11 109 (5.64%) Analyst
12 104 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
13 98 (5.08%) Juniper Engineer
14 75 (3.88%) Network Analyst
15 69 (3.57%) Network Architect
16 68 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (3.47%) NOC Engineer
18 64 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 62 (3.21%) IP Engineer
19 62 (3.21%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (5.70%) 802.1X
2 8 (0.41%) XMPP
3 7 (0.36%) .NET
3 7 (0.36%) Middleware
3 7 (0.36%) Web Services
4 6 (0.31%) COM
4 6 (0.31%) LAMP
5 5 (0.26%) REST
5 5 (0.26%) SOAP
6 4 (0.21%) beanstalkd
6 4 (0.21%) OpenDaylight
6 4 (0.21%) RFC 2547
7 3 (0.16%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (0.10%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (0.10%) WAP
9 1 (0.052%) CSS
9 1 (0.052%) Flask
9 1 (0.052%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.052%) STL
9 1 (0.052%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 402 (20.82%) Data Centre
2 131 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.64%) Clustering
5 49 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 42 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
7 37 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 32 (1.66%) IPTV
9 31 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 30 (1.55%) Driving Licence
11 29 (1.50%) Replication
12 24 (1.24%) Over-the-Top Content
13 23 (1.19%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.88%) EMC VNX
15 17 (0.88%) PKI
16 16 (0.83%) IVR
16 16 (0.83%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.78%) iPad
17 15 (0.78%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 392 (20.30%) Windows
2 355 (18.38%) Linux
3 228 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 117 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (5.96%) Unix
5 115 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.83%) CentOS
10 13 (0.67%) Debian
10 13 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.67%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.57%) Solaris
12 10 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.47%) Android
13 9 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.26%) AIX
15 4 (0.21%) CatOS
16 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (22.37%) ITIL
2 282 (14.60%) Network Design
3 193 (9.99%) Load Balancing
4 156 (8.08%) Presales
5 151 (7.82%) Change Management
6 148 (7.66%) Network Management
7 113 (5.85%) Project Management
8 107 (5.54%) High Availability
8 107 (5.54%) Service Delivery
9 90 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 86 (4.45%) Service Management
11 82 (4.25%) Problem Management
12 77 (3.99%) Migration
13 75 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
14 72 (3.73%) Network Architecture
15 69 (3.57%) Mentoring
16 67 (3.47%) Change Control
17 66 (3.42%) PRINCE2
18 61 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
18 61 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (4.51%) SQL
2 84 (4.35%) Python
3 64 (3.31%) Perl
4 63 (3.26%) C
5 50 (2.59%) Bash Shell
5 50 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 14 (0.73%) PHP
6 14 (0.73%) Shell Script
6 14 (0.73%) Tcl
7 7 (0.36%) Lisp
8 5 (0.26%) Java
9 4 (0.21%) C#
10 2 (0.10%) Korn
11 1 (0.052%) C++
11 1 (0.052%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.052%) Ruby
11 1 (0.052%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1001 (51.84%) Cisco Certification
2 753 (39.00%) CCNP
3 519 (26.88%) CCNA
4 231 (11.96%) CCIE
5 164 (8.49%) Degree
6 136 (7.04%) Security Cleared
7 104 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 101 (5.23%) SC Cleared
9 91 (4.71%) JNCIA
9 91 (4.71%) JNCIS
10 79 (4.09%) CCDP
11 68 (3.52%) CCIP
12 61 (3.16%) CCSA
13 58 (3.00%) JNCIP
13 58 (3.00%) MCSE
14 56 (2.90%) MCSA
15 54 (2.80%) DV Cleared
16 47 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 46 (2.38%) CISSP
18 41 (2.12%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (8.23%) SLA
2 66 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 64 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.29%) QA
5 10 (0.52%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.16%) RMADS
8 3 (0.16%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 308 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 212 (10.98%) Active Directory
3 87 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.68%) VMware ESX
5 64 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
6 39 (2.02%) XenApp
7 35 (1.81%) vSphere
8 29 (1.50%) Terminal Services
9 25 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 18 (0.93%) Xen
12 17 (0.88%) KVM
13 15 (0.78%) Firmware
14 13 (0.67%) vCloud
14 13 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
16 6 (0.31%) GlusterFS
16 6 (0.31%) Squid
16 6 (0.31%) XenServer
17 5 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 63 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
3 33 (1.71%) FortiGate
4 28 (1.45%) Nagios
5 25 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
6 22 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 19 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 18 (0.93%) OpenView
9 17 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 17 (0.88%) Netcool
9 17 (0.88%) SCCM
10 15 (0.78%) Puppet
10 15 (0.78%) SCOM
11 14 (0.73%) Ansible
11 14 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
11 14 (0.73%) HP NNM
12 13 (0.67%) Cacti
13 12 (0.62%) WSUS
14 10 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (0.41%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1424 (73.74%) Cisco
2 616 (31.90%) Juniper
3 420 (21.75%) CheckPoint
4 408 (21.13%) VMware
5 349 (18.07%) F5
6 282 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 164 (8.49%) HP
8 153 (7.92%) Palo Alto
9 132 (6.84%) SolarWinds
10 120 (6.21%) Citrix
11 102 (5.28%) Avaya
12 83 (4.30%) Riverbed
13 78 (4.04%) Mitel
14 60 (3.11%) Brocade
15 59 (3.06%) EMC
16 54 (2.80%) Fortinet
17 53 (2.74%) Dell
18 49 (2.54%) Huawei
18 49 (2.54%) Nokia
19 47 (2.43%) Meraki
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus full benefits package and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CSC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary including strong benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: pension, healthcare, dental +
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £63000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + unrivaled benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £66,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 to £45000.00 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits, dependant on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago