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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 277 276 339
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +63
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1122 1224 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.17% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 6.38% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 956 920 716
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,950 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
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
16865 19180 19439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.44% 18.32% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14122 15296 15456
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(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
South East +4 389 £50,000 - 21
London -26 377 £55,000 - 38
South West +3 88 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands +13 86 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Yorkshire +27 82 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East of England +7 56 £52,500 +10.52% 3
North West +13 53 £42,500 +13.33% 10
East Midlands -15 17 £42,500 +2.40% 1
North East -2 4 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Midlands -3 2 £57,500 -17.85%
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1615 (76.90%) Cisco
2 1159 (55.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1149 (54.71%) Firewall
4 1067 (50.81%) WAN
5 1057 (50.33%) BGP
6 967 (46.05%) OSPF
7 959 (45.67%) VPN
8 891 (42.43%) CCNP
9 800 (38.10%) LAN
10 784 (37.33%) Juniper
11 554 (26.38%) CCNA
12 526 (25.05%) Telecoms
13 503 (23.95%) Wireless
14 501 (23.86%) TCP/IP
15 484 (23.05%) Cisco ASA
16 470 (22.38%) Data Centre
17 427 (20.33%) F5
18 410 (19.52%) EIGRP
19 404 (19.24%) ITIL
20 398 (18.95%) VoIP
21 397 (18.90%) CheckPoint
22 375 (17.86%) IPsec
23 374 (17.81%) Network Security
24 368 (17.52%) Linux
25 366 (17.43%) VMware
26 346 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
27 335 (15.95%) Finance
28 332 (15.81%) Network Design
28 332 (15.81%) VLAN
29 324 (15.43%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 142 (6.76%) Skype for Business
2 93 (4.43%) MS Exchange
3 60 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.00%) Apache
5 39 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (1.76%) IIS
7 14 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.19%) CMS
13 2 (0.095%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.095%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.095%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.048%) Confluence
14 1 (0.048%) nginx
14 1 (0.048%) SAS
14 1 (0.048%) WebLogic
Applications
1 137 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 98 (4.67%) MS Office
3 94 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
1 51 (2.43%) IaaS
2 39 (1.86%) Office 365
3 30 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 25 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.90%) Yammer
6 17 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.76%) SaaS
8 9 (0.43%) PaaS
9 7 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.095%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.048%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1149 (54.71%) Firewall
2 1067 (50.81%) WAN
3 1057 (50.33%) BGP
4 967 (46.05%) OSPF
5 959 (45.67%) VPN
6 800 (38.10%) LAN
7 503 (23.95%) Wireless
8 501 (23.86%) TCP/IP
9 484 (23.05%) Cisco ASA
10 410 (19.52%) EIGRP
11 398 (18.95%) VoIP
12 375 (17.86%) IPsec
13 374 (17.81%) Network Security
14 346 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 332 (15.81%) VLAN
16 320 (15.24%) DNS
17 308 (14.67%) Ethernet
18 306 (14.57%) SSL
19 219 (10.43%) VPLS
20 200 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.76%) MySQL
3 24 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.43%) Couchbase
6 9 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.24%) Big Data
9 4 (0.19%) Redis
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.048%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.14%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.095%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.095%) Subversion
5 1 (0.048%) JIRA
5 1 (0.048%) MSI
5 1 (0.048%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.048%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.048%) TeamCity
General
1 526 (25.05%) Telecoms
2 335 (15.95%) Finance
3 84 (4.00%) Banking
4 65 (3.10%) Marketing
5 54 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.14%) Retail
7 31 (1.48%) German Language
8 26 (1.24%) French Language
9 24 (1.14%) Games
10 22 (1.05%) Law
11 21 (1.00%) Legal
12 18 (0.86%) Advertising
13 17 (0.81%) Electronics
14 16 (0.76%) Italian Language
15 15 (0.71%) Billing
15 15 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.62%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.57%) Online Betting
18 11 (0.52%) Brand Awareness
19 10 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 950 (45.24%) Network Engineer
2 364 (17.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 319 (15.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 267 (12.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 188 (8.95%) Consultant
6 160 (7.62%) Support Engineer
7 152 (7.24%) Network Support
8 130 (6.19%) Security Engineer
9 123 (5.86%) Architect
10 119 (5.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 114 (5.43%) Network Support Engineer
12 113 (5.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 112 (5.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 101 (4.81%) Analyst
14 101 (4.81%) Network Consultant
15 93 (4.43%) Juniper Engineer
16 85 (4.05%) Network Architect
17 74 (3.52%) NOC Engineer
18 73 (3.48%) Cisco Consultant
18 73 (3.48%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.29%) 802.1X
2 60 (2.86%) XMPP
3 31 (1.48%) LAMP
4 7 (0.33%) COM
5 6 (0.29%) VXML
6 5 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.19%) beanstalkd
8 3 (0.14%) HTML
8 3 (0.14%) POSIX
9 2 (0.095%) .NET
9 2 (0.095%) Ultra Messaging
9 2 (0.095%) WAP
10 1 (0.048%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.048%) Express
10 1 (0.048%) Flask
10 1 (0.048%) OpenDaylight
10 1 (0.048%) Qt
10 1 (0.048%) RFC 2547
10 1 (0.048%) RFC 2833
10 1 (0.048%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 470 (22.38%) Data Centre
2 93 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 54 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 54 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
5 47 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.19%) Driving Licence
7 35 (1.67%) iPad
8 34 (1.62%) Statistics
9 31 (1.48%) IPTV
9 31 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 29 (1.38%) Clustering
10 29 (1.38%) Visualisation
11 27 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
12 26 (1.24%) IVR
13 20 (0.95%) PKI
14 17 (0.81%) EMC VNX
15 16 (0.76%) NHS
16 15 (0.71%) Equities
17 14 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 368 (17.52%) Linux
2 308 (14.67%) Windows
3 189 (9.00%) Windows Server
4 118 (5.62%) Unix
5 87 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.19%) Android
10 23 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.86%) CentOS
12 12 (0.57%) Solaris
13 9 (0.43%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.19%) Debian
16 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.095%) AIX
17 2 (0.095%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (19.24%) ITIL
2 332 (15.81%) Network Design
3 297 (14.14%) Presales
4 244 (11.62%) Load Balancing
5 167 (7.95%) Network Management
6 128 (6.10%) Service Management
7 125 (5.95%) Project Management
8 119 (5.67%) Change Management
9 116 (5.52%) High Availability
10 112 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 107 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
12 102 (4.86%) Migration
13 85 (4.05%) Network Architecture
14 83 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
15 82 (3.90%) PRINCE2
16 71 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 69 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 69 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
18 62 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
19 59 (2.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (4.10%) SQL
2 71 (3.38%) Perl
3 60 (2.86%) Python
4 41 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 38 (1.81%) C
6 37 (1.76%) PHP
7 19 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 8 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.33%) Java
9 7 (0.33%) Ruby
9 7 (0.33%) Tcl
9 7 (0.33%) VB
10 3 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.095%) C++
12 1 (0.048%) C#
12 1 (0.048%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1159 (55.19%) Cisco Certification
2 891 (42.43%) CCNP
3 554 (26.38%) CCNA
4 275 (13.10%) CCIE
5 167 (7.95%) Security Cleared
6 155 (7.38%) Degree
7 138 (6.57%) CCDP
8 137 (6.52%) SC Cleared
9 122 (5.81%) JNCIA
10 87 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 81 (3.86%) CCSP
11 81 (3.86%) JNCIP
12 80 (3.81%) CCSA
13 74 (3.52%) MCSE
14 73 (3.48%) CCDA
14 73 (3.48%) JNCIS
15 62 (2.95%) CCIP
16 56 (2.67%) DV Cleared
17 53 (2.52%) CCSE
17 53 (2.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (6.95%) SLA
2 58 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.29%) QA
7 2 (0.095%) COBIT
7 2 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.048%) RMADS
8 1 (0.048%) SAS 70
System Software
1 245 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 56 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 56 (2.67%) vSphere
4 30 (1.43%) XenApp
5 21 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 20 (0.95%) vCloud
7 16 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.38%) XenServer
9 7 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.33%) Xen
10 6 (0.29%) NFS
11 5 (0.24%) Firmware
11 5 (0.24%) Squid
12 4 (0.19%) iptables
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.095%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 86 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (1.95%) FortiGate
3 40 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 39 (1.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 28 (1.33%) OpenView
6 24 (1.14%) HP NNM
7 23 (1.10%) Nagios
8 21 (1.00%) SCCM
9 20 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
10 19 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
10 19 (0.90%) Netcool
11 16 (0.76%) Puppet
12 12 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
13 11 (0.52%) Cacti
14 10 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
14 10 (0.48%) Nessus
15 9 (0.43%) SCOM
16 8 (0.38%) WSUS
17 7 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
18 6 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1615 (76.90%) Cisco
2 784 (37.33%) Juniper
3 427 (20.33%) F5
4 397 (18.90%) CheckPoint
5 366 (17.43%) VMware
6 324 (15.43%) Microsoft
7 188 (8.95%) Palo Alto
8 174 (8.29%) HP
9 151 (7.19%) SolarWinds
10 118 (5.62%) Citrix
11 108 (5.14%) Avaya
12 92 (4.38%) Riverbed
13 88 (4.19%) Brocade
14 77 (3.67%) EMC
15 64 (3.05%) Blue Coat
16 56 (2.67%) Fortinet
16 56 (2.67%) Red Hat
17 52 (2.48%) Dell
18 40 (1.90%) SevOne
19 38 (1.81%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% OTE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £27000 per annum + £4k Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago