The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 253 278 323
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +45
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1182 1008 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.01% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 5.77% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 958 852 693
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +6.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
19342 17479 21139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.49% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15403 14304 17507
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in England

MPLS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
London +68 514 £52,500 +5.00% 50
South East -89 251 £44,250 -2.20% 36
Yorkshire +28 162 £45,000 - 6
East of England +72 102 £45,000 -21.73% 7
West Midlands +18 59 £45,000 - 6
South West -29 41 £42,250 +5.62% 11
North West -11 37 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +3 16 £35,000 +3.70% 1
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1629 (76.41%) Cisco
2 1115 (52.30%) Firewall
3 1106 (51.88%) BGP
4 1088 (51.03%) Cisco Certification
5 937 (43.95%) OSPF
6 936 (43.90%) WAN
7 829 (38.88%) CCNP
8 740 (34.71%) VPN
9 707 (33.16%) LAN
10 634 (29.74%) Juniper
11 580 (27.20%) Telecoms
12 515 (24.16%) TCP/IP
12 515 (24.16%) Windows
13 499 (23.41%) VoIP
14 468 (21.95%) VMware
15 440 (20.64%) CheckPoint
16 437 (20.50%) DNS
17 417 (19.56%) CCNA
17 417 (19.56%) EIGRP
18 377 (17.68%) Linux
19 337 (15.81%) Load Balancing
20 324 (15.20%) Network Security
21 318 (14.92%) Cisco ASA
21 318 (14.92%) ITIL
22 306 (14.35%) F5
23 305 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
24 296 (13.88%) Ethernet
25 294 (13.79%) VLAN
26 293 (13.74%) VPLS
27 272 (12.76%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 195 (9.15%) MS Exchange
2 132 (6.19%) IIS
3 110 (5.16%) Lync
4 108 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (3.52%) Apache
6 37 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 21 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
9 16 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.23%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.14%) SAS
17 2 (0.094%) Confluence
17 2 (0.094%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 133 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 77 (3.61%) MS Office
3 61 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.094%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.094%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.094%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.047%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.17%) Office 365
2 19 (0.89%) IaaS
3 14 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.61%) PaaS
5 3 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1115 (52.30%) Firewall
2 1106 (51.88%) BGP
3 937 (43.95%) OSPF
4 936 (43.90%) WAN
5 740 (34.71%) VPN
6 707 (33.16%) LAN
7 515 (24.16%) TCP/IP
8 499 (23.41%) VoIP
9 437 (20.50%) DNS
10 417 (19.56%) EIGRP
11 324 (15.20%) Network Security
12 318 (14.92%) Cisco ASA
13 296 (13.88%) Ethernet
14 294 (13.79%) VLAN
15 293 (13.74%) VPLS
16 259 (12.15%) Wireless
17 255 (11.96%) Internet
18 251 (11.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 245 (11.49%) Cisco IOS
20 235 (11.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (2.95%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 10 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.28%) MySQL
5 5 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.14%) Big Data
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.047%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.047%) EDMS
9 1 (0.047%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.094%) JIRA
2 2 (0.094%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.047%) Toad
3 1 (0.047%) TestDirector
General
1 580 (27.20%) Telecoms
2 238 (11.16%) Finance
3 93 (4.36%) Retail
4 70 (3.28%) Law
5 52 (2.44%) Billing
5 52 (2.44%) Banking
6 32 (1.50%) Marketing
7 27 (1.27%) French Language
8 22 (1.03%) Legal
9 18 (0.84%) German Language
9 18 (0.84%) Back Office
9 18 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.70%) Advertising
11 14 (0.66%) Games
11 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.33%) Publishing
13 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.19%) Local Government
14 4 (0.19%) Electronics
15 3 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 851 (39.92%) Network Engineer
2 209 (9.80%) Analyst
3 200 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 153 (7.18%) Architect
5 145 (6.80%) Consultant
6 128 (6.00%) Network Analyst
7 115 (5.39%) Network Architect
8 109 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 108 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 96 (4.50%) IP Engineer
11 88 (4.13%) Team Leader
12 86 (4.03%) Network Support
13 74 (3.47%) NOC Engineer
14 71 (3.33%) Design Engineer
15 69 (3.24%) Security Engineer
16 61 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
17 55 (2.58%) Network Consultant
18 52 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
19 50 (2.35%) Network Security Engineer
20 45 (2.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (0.98%) CSS
2 9 (0.42%) XML
3 8 (0.38%) XMPP
4 6 (0.28%) Middleware
4 6 (0.28%) .NET
5 5 (0.23%) Web Services
5 5 (0.23%) VXML
6 4 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.19%) JavaFX
6 4 (0.19%) JAX-WS
6 4 (0.19%) JSON
6 4 (0.19%) Velocity
6 4 (0.19%) JDBC
6 4 (0.19%) JSP
6 4 (0.19%) Servlets
6 4 (0.19%) SOAP
6 4 (0.19%) J2EE
6 4 (0.19%) J2SE
6 4 (0.19%) RSS
7 3 (0.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.83%) Clustering
3 70 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 64 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
5 55 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 29 (1.36%) SecurID
8 27 (1.27%) PKI
9 26 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 25 (1.17%) Statistics
11 18 (0.84%) Replication
12 16 (0.75%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.56%) Firmware
14 11 (0.52%) Equities
15 10 (0.47%) IVR
16 9 (0.42%) Open Source
17 8 (0.38%) Client/Server
18 7 (0.33%) Fixed Income
18 7 (0.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 515 (24.16%) Windows
2 377 (17.68%) Linux
3 199 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 188 (8.82%) UNIX
5 150 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 135 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (1.78%) Solaris
9 25 (1.17%) CentOS
10 24 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 24 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.23%) HPUX
12 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.094%) Android
14 2 (0.094%) AIX
15 1 (0.047%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.047%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (15.81%) Load Balancing
2 318 (14.92%) ITIL
3 248 (11.63%) Network Management
4 223 (10.46%) Network Design
5 172 (8.07%) Project Management
6 156 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 131 (6.14%) Service Delivery
8 121 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 117 (5.49%) Change Management
10 99 (4.64%) Network Architecture
11 95 (4.46%) Incident Management
12 93 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
13 77 (3.61%) Mentoring
14 74 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
15 71 (3.33%) Service Management
16 61 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
17 58 (2.72%) Low Latency
18 54 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
19 53 (2.49%) WAN Optimisation
20 51 (2.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (6.38%) Perl
2 116 (5.44%) SQL
3 97 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 86 (4.03%) PowerShell
5 82 (3.85%) Java
6 35 (1.64%) Python
6 35 (1.64%) C
7 33 (1.55%) PHP
8 19 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 15 (0.70%) Tcl
10 6 (0.28%) PowerHouse
10 6 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.094%) R
11 2 (0.094%) Lisp
11 2 (0.094%) C#
11 2 (0.094%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.047%) VBScript
12 1 (0.047%) VB
12 1 (0.047%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1088 (51.03%) Cisco Certification
2 829 (38.88%) CCNP
3 417 (19.56%) CCNA
4 269 (12.62%) CCIE
5 173 (8.11%) Degree
6 101 (4.74%) CCIP
7 94 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 82 (3.85%) MCSE
9 79 (3.71%) Security Cleared
10 77 (3.61%) CCDP
11 74 (3.47%) CCSP
12 71 (3.33%) CCSA
13 68 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
14 60 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 58 (2.72%) CCSE
16 53 (2.49%) JNCIE
17 51 (2.39%) JNCIA
18 46 (2.16%) MCSA
19 45 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 44 (2.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.66%) SLA
2 113 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 56 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.38%) QA
6 5 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.094%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 305 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (9.10%) Active Directory
3 129 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
4 79 (3.71%) vSphere
5 70 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 50 (2.35%) XenApp
7 36 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 26 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 23 (1.08%) UAG
10 20 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.75%) Terminal Server
13 14 (0.66%) vCloud
13 14 (0.66%) DFS Replication
14 13 (0.61%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.38%) Xen
16 7 (0.33%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.23%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (2.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
3 38 (1.78%) Cacti
4 32 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 31 (1.45%) OpenView
6 27 (1.27%) Nagios
7 25 (1.17%) HP NNM
7 25 (1.17%) Netcool
8 24 (1.13%) SCOM
9 22 (1.03%) MOM
10 16 (0.75%) Zenoss
10 16 (0.75%) SCCM
11 15 (0.70%) WSUS
11 15 (0.70%) FortiGate
12 13 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
13 12 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (0.47%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
16 6 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1629 (76.41%) Cisco
2 634 (29.74%) Juniper
3 468 (21.95%) VMware
4 440 (20.64%) CheckPoint
5 306 (14.35%) F5
6 272 (12.76%) Microsoft
7 197 (9.24%) HP
8 142 (6.66%) SolarWinds
9 127 (5.96%) Red Hat
9 127 (5.96%) Citrix
10 99 (4.64%) Riverbed
11 84 (3.94%) Aruba
12 67 (3.14%) Fortinet
13 64 (3.00%) Avaya
14 57 (2.67%) Polycom
15 54 (2.53%) Blue Coat
16 50 (2.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 49 (2.30%) Brocade
17 49 (2.30%) Mitel
18 45 (2.11%) Huawei
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago