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 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 325 311 257
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -54
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 901 980 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.90% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 5.04% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 767 812 897
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
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
17293 19460 18800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.96% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14333 15620 15184
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 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
London -19 378 £47,500 -9.52% 34
South East +51 262 £50,000 +11.11% 25
West Midlands -17 62 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Yorkshire -68 59 £45,000 -5.26% 14
South West +12 48 £37,500 -16.20% 9
North West +15 47 £40,000 -11.11% 9
East of England -21 39 £52,500 -5.40% 9
East Midlands -1 12 £35,000 -14.63% 3
North East - 1 £35,000 -
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1564 (75.78%) Cisco
2 1192 (57.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1075 (52.08%) Firewall
4 1041 (50.44%) BGP
5 1005 (48.69%) WAN
6 876 (42.44%) OSPF
7 854 (41.38%) LAN
8 849 (41.13%) VPN
9 831 (40.26%) CCNP
10 692 (33.53%) Juniper
11 566 (27.42%) Data Centre
12 535 (25.92%) F5
13 519 (25.15%) CCNA
14 499 (24.18%) Telecoms
15 498 (24.13%) TCP/IP
16 465 (22.53%) Cisco ASA
17 457 (22.14%) ITIL
18 454 (22.00%) VMware
19 413 (20.01%) EIGRP
20 412 (19.96%) CheckPoint
21 410 (19.86%) VoIP
22 405 (19.62%) Windows
23 404 (19.57%) DNS
24 344 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
25 343 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
26 335 (16.23%) CCIE
27 330 (15.99%) Linux
28 329 (15.94%) VLAN
29 315 (15.26%) Microsoft
30 310 (15.02%) Network Design

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 148 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 77 (3.73%) Lync
3 69 (3.34%) IIS
4 51 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 14 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.58%) Apache
11 10 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.19%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.097%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 150 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 138 (6.69%) MS Visio
3 98 (4.75%) MS Office
4 11 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.24%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.097%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.81%) IaaS
2 32 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.26%) Office 365
4 23 (1.11%) SaaS
5 21 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (0.92%) PaaS
7 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.097%) Yammer
9 2 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.048%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1075 (52.08%) Firewall
2 1041 (50.44%) BGP
3 1005 (48.69%) WAN
4 876 (42.44%) OSPF
5 854 (41.38%) LAN
6 849 (41.13%) VPN
7 498 (24.13%) TCP/IP
8 465 (22.53%) Cisco ASA
9 413 (20.01%) EIGRP
10 410 (19.86%) VoIP
11 404 (19.57%) DNS
12 344 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 329 (15.94%) VLAN
14 288 (13.95%) Ethernet
15 283 (13.71%) Wireless
16 275 (13.32%) IPsec
17 267 (12.94%) Cisco IOS
18 247 (11.97%) Network Security
19 214 (10.37%) VPLS
20 212 (10.27%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.31%) MySQL
3 12 (0.58%) DB2
3 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 11 (0.53%) Riak
4 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.097%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.097%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.097%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.048%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.048%) Big Data
9 1 (0.048%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.048%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.34%) Toad
3 2 (0.097%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.097%) JIRA
4 1 (0.048%) GCC
General
1 499 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 221 (10.71%) Finance
3 78 (3.78%) Retail
4 51 (2.47%) Legal
5 45 (2.18%) Marketing
6 38 (1.84%) Law
7 35 (1.70%) Banking
8 34 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.36%) Games
10 22 (1.07%) Back Office
11 21 (1.02%) Advertising
12 18 (0.87%) French Language
13 16 (0.78%) German Language
14 12 (0.58%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
16 5 (0.24%) Billing
16 5 (0.24%) Electronics
17 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 874 (42.34%) Network Engineer
2 266 (12.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 190 (9.21%) Consultant
4 164 (7.95%) Architect
5 144 (6.98%) Analyst
6 119 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 117 (5.67%) Network Analyst
8 92 (4.46%) Network Consultant
9 82 (3.97%) Network Architect
10 75 (3.63%) Cisco Engineer
10 75 (3.63%) Senior Consultant
11 66 (3.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 62 (3.00%) Design Engineer
12 62 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
13 59 (2.86%) Network Manager
14 58 (2.81%) Network Support
15 54 (2.62%) Security Engineer
16 52 (2.52%) Team Leader
16 52 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 49 (2.37%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 21 (1.02%) XMPP
3 20 (0.97%) CSS
4 16 (0.78%) Web Services
5 10 (0.48%) ISPF
6 8 (0.39%) XML
7 7 (0.34%) SOAP
7 7 (0.34%) .NET
7 7 (0.34%) VXML
7 7 (0.34%) JMS
7 7 (0.34%) WSDL
7 7 (0.34%) JAXB
8 5 (0.24%) OLE
9 4 (0.19%) COM
9 4 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.15%) J2EE
11 2 (0.097%) RESTful
12 1 (0.048%) FreeSWITCH
12 1 (0.048%) Flash
12 1 (0.048%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 566 (27.42%) Data Centre
2 124 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 52 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
5 49 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 38 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.21%) Statistics
8 23 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 20 (0.97%) BYOD
10 19 (0.92%) iSeries
11 15 (0.73%) Clustering
11 15 (0.73%) PKI
12 14 (0.68%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.58%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.58%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.48%) EqualLogic
15 9 (0.44%) User Experience
16 8 (0.39%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.39%) Online Games
17 7 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 405 (19.62%) Windows
2 330 (15.99%) Linux
3 153 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (5.72%) UNIX
4 118 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 47 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.60%) Solaris
9 18 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 16 (0.78%) CentOS
11 15 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.58%) VMS
13 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.19%) AIX
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.097%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (22.14%) ITIL
2 310 (15.02%) Network Design
3 238 (11.53%) Load Balancing
4 222 (10.76%) Service Delivery
5 157 (7.61%) Network Management
6 150 (7.27%) Project Management
7 123 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 115 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
9 99 (4.80%) Migration
10 89 (4.31%) Incident Management
10 89 (4.31%) Service Management
11 88 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 87 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 73 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
14 70 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
15 65 (3.15%) Problem Management
16 64 (3.10%) Business Development
17 62 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (3.00%) PRINCE2
18 61 (2.96%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 126 (6.10%) SQL
2 56 (2.71%) Perl
3 46 (2.23%) Python
4 34 (1.65%) C
5 20 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 16 (0.78%) PHP
7 12 (0.58%) Java
8 10 (0.48%) VB
8 10 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.34%) Tcl
10 7 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.19%) VBScript
12 2 (0.097%) R
13 1 (0.048%) Ruby
13 1 (0.048%) Korn
13 1 (0.048%) C#
13 1 (0.048%) C++
Qualifications
1 1192 (57.75%) Cisco Certification
2 831 (40.26%) CCNP
3 519 (25.15%) CCNA
4 335 (16.23%) CCIE
5 163 (7.90%) Degree
6 107 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 107 (5.18%) CCDP
7 90 (4.36%) CCIP
8 89 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 80 (3.88%) MCSE
10 76 (3.68%) Security Cleared
11 66 (3.20%) CCSA
12 63 (3.05%) JNCIP
13 61 (2.96%) SC Cleared
14 56 (2.71%) JNCIA
15 55 (2.66%) CCSP
15 55 (2.66%) CCDA
16 41 (1.99%) CCSE
17 36 (1.74%) JNCIE
18 33 (1.60%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (8.43%) SLA
2 42 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 42 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.68%) COBIT
3 14 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.34%) PMBOK
5 6 (0.29%) QA
6 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 343 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 71 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 62 (3.00%) XenApp
5 59 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 51 (2.47%) vSphere
7 28 (1.36%) Terminal Server
8 20 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 18 (0.87%) KVM
10 18 (0.87%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.44%) Firmware
13 8 (0.39%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.29%) Xen
15 5 (0.24%) ProxySG
15 5 (0.24%) Snort
15 5 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
15 5 (0.24%) iptables
16 4 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (2.13%) FortiGate
3 41 (1.99%) Cacti
4 38 (1.84%) SCCM
5 37 (1.79%) OpenView
6 28 (1.36%) Nagios
7 27 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
7 27 (1.31%) WSUS
8 21 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
9 19 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 15 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
11 14 (0.68%) MOM
12 13 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
13 12 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
14 10 (0.48%) HP NNM
15 8 (0.39%) SCOM
16 7 (0.34%) Netcool
16 7 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (0.34%) Puppet
17 5 (0.24%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1564 (75.78%) Cisco
2 692 (33.53%) Juniper
3 535 (25.92%) F5
4 454 (22.00%) VMware
5 412 (19.96%) CheckPoint
6 315 (15.26%) Microsoft
7 211 (10.22%) HP
8 170 (8.24%) Riverbed
9 158 (7.66%) Citrix
10 97 (4.70%) Avaya
11 88 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 74 (3.59%) Fortinet
13 53 (2.57%) Oracle
13 53 (2.57%) Red Hat
14 48 (2.33%) NetApp
15 44 (2.13%) Brocade
16 38 (1.84%) ProCurve
16 38 (1.84%) BT
17 34 (1.65%) Huawei
18 33 (1.60%) SonicWALL
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £55,000 basic + £12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Fantastic Salary Offered + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus, + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago