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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 312 280 274
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 935 1064 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.99% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 5.46% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 803 873 863
Average salary £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 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 28 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 -34 391 £50,000 -4.76% 30
South East +34 268 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands -6 59 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Yorkshire -68 58 £48,750 +8.33% 6
South West +11 56 £37,500 -7.97% 13
North West +20 53 £37,500 -11.76% 4
East of England -40 38 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East Midlands 0 14 £38,750 +31.35% 1
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 1441 (76.45%) Cisco
2 1126 (59.73%) Cisco Certification
3 990 (52.52%) Firewall
4 930 (49.34%) BGP
5 906 (48.06%) WAN
6 827 (43.87%) LAN
7 820 (43.50%) OSPF
8 802 (42.55%) VPN
9 775 (41.11%) CCNP
10 658 (34.91%) Juniper
11 507 (26.90%) CCNA
12 479 (25.41%) TCP/IP
13 474 (25.15%) Data Centre
14 468 (24.83%) F5
15 458 (24.30%) Telecoms
16 441 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
17 429 (22.76%) ITIL
18 406 (21.54%) DNS
19 404 (21.43%) VMware
20 394 (20.90%) VoIP
21 387 (20.53%) CheckPoint
22 376 (19.95%) Windows
23 356 (18.89%) EIGRP
24 304 (16.13%) Linux
25 302 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
26 300 (15.92%) VLAN
26 300 (15.92%) Microsoft
27 298 (15.81%) CCIE
28 295 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
29 289 (15.33%) Wireless

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 134 (7.11%) MS Exchange
2 56 (2.97%) IIS
3 54 (2.86%) Lync
4 48 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.53%) Apache
10 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 127 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 123 (6.53%) MS Visio
3 93 (4.93%) MS Office
4 11 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.48%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.11%) Line 50
5 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.053%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.053%) Agresso
6 1 (0.053%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.39%) IaaS
2 28 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.22%) Office 365
5 18 (0.95%) SaaS
5 18 (0.95%) PaaS
6 6 (0.32%) SoftLayer
6 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.27%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.11%) Yammer
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.053%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 990 (52.52%) Firewall
2 930 (49.34%) BGP
3 906 (48.06%) WAN
4 827 (43.87%) LAN
5 820 (43.50%) OSPF
6 802 (42.55%) VPN
7 479 (25.41%) TCP/IP
8 441 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
9 406 (21.54%) DNS
10 394 (20.90%) VoIP
11 356 (18.89%) EIGRP
12 300 (15.92%) VLAN
13 295 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 289 (15.33%) Wireless
15 263 (13.95%) IPsec
16 258 (13.69%) Cisco IOS
17 228 (12.10%) Ethernet
18 220 (11.67%) Network Security
19 203 (10.77%) HSRP
19 203 (10.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.49%) MySQL
3 14 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 13 (0.69%) Riak
4 13 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.53%) DB2
7 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.053%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.053%) Sybase ASA
10 1 (0.053%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.053%) Big Data
10 1 (0.053%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.27%) Yeoman
3 4 (0.21%) Toad
4 3 (0.16%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.11%) JIRA
6 1 (0.053%) GCC
General
1 458 (24.30%) Telecoms
2 212 (11.25%) Finance
3 73 (3.87%) Retail
4 52 (2.76%) Legal
5 41 (2.18%) Marketing
6 36 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.91%) Law
7 35 (1.86%) Banking
8 31 (1.64%) Games
9 22 (1.17%) Back Office
10 20 (1.06%) Advertising
11 17 (0.90%) French Language
11 17 (0.90%) German Language
12 12 (0.64%) Japanese Language
13 8 (0.42%) Electronics
13 8 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 798 (42.33%) Network Engineer
2 244 (12.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 176 (9.34%) Architect
4 152 (8.06%) Consultant
5 139 (7.37%) Analyst
6 114 (6.05%) Network Analyst
7 104 (5.52%) Support Engineer
8 90 (4.77%) Network Architect
9 85 (4.51%) Network Consultant
10 64 (3.40%) Cisco Engineer
11 62 (3.29%) Network Support
12 61 (3.24%) Senior Consultant
13 58 (3.08%) Network Manager
14 57 (3.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 50 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
15 50 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 49 (2.60%) Project Manager
17 47 (2.49%) Account Manager
18 46 (2.44%) Team Leader
19 45 (2.39%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.39%) 802.1X
2 18 (0.95%) CSS
3 14 (0.74%) XMPP
4 11 (0.58%) Web Services
5 7 (0.37%) ISPF
6 6 (0.32%) XML
7 4 (0.21%) SOAP
7 4 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.21%) JMS
7 4 (0.21%) WSDL
7 4 (0.21%) JAXB
7 4 (0.21%) OLE
8 2 (0.11%) VXML
8 2 (0.11%) Middleware
8 2 (0.11%) RESTful
8 2 (0.11%) .NET
8 2 (0.11%) COM
9 1 (0.053%) Flash
9 1 (0.053%) RSS
9 1 (0.053%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 474 (25.15%) Data Centre
2 111 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 47 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (1.17%) Statistics
8 18 (0.95%) BYOD
9 17 (0.90%) iSeries
10 15 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 15 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 14 (0.74%) Clustering
12 13 (0.69%) PKI
13 10 (0.53%) PMI
13 10 (0.53%) EqualLogic
14 9 (0.48%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.42%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.42%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.42%) User Experience
16 7 (0.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 376 (19.95%) Windows
2 304 (16.13%) Linux
3 139 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (6.10%) UNIX
5 111 (5.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (2.39%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.54%) Solaris
9 19 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.64%) CentOS
12 10 (0.53%) VMS
13 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (22.76%) ITIL
2 259 (13.74%) Network Design
3 226 (11.99%) Load Balancing
4 191 (10.13%) Service Delivery
5 163 (8.65%) Network Management
6 143 (7.59%) Project Management
7 113 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 95 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
9 88 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 86 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
10 86 (4.56%) Incident Management
11 83 (4.40%) Migration
11 83 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 80 (4.24%) Service Management
13 71 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
14 66 (3.50%) Change Management
15 64 (3.40%) PRINCE2
16 63 (3.34%) Problem Management
17 62 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (2.92%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (5.52%) SQL
2 59 (3.13%) Perl
3 46 (2.44%) Python
4 35 (1.86%) C
5 16 (0.85%) PHP
6 13 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 12 (0.64%) Java
8 11 (0.58%) PowerShell
9 10 (0.53%) Tcl
10 8 (0.42%) VB
11 7 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.11%) C#
13 2 (0.11%) C++
14 1 (0.053%) VBScript
14 1 (0.053%) R
14 1 (0.053%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1126 (59.73%) Cisco Certification
2 775 (41.11%) CCNP
3 507 (26.90%) CCNA
4 298 (15.81%) CCIE
5 162 (8.59%) Degree
6 107 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 94 (4.99%) CCDP
8 88 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
9 86 (4.56%) CCIP
10 85 (4.51%) Security Cleared
11 84 (4.46%) MCSE
12 71 (3.77%) SC Cleared
13 64 (3.40%) JNCIA
13 64 (3.40%) JNCIP
14 58 (3.08%) CCSA
15 50 (2.65%) CCSP
16 44 (2.33%) CCDA
17 38 (2.02%) CCSE
18 36 (1.91%) JNCIE
18 36 (1.91%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (7.59%) SLA
2 39 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.58%) COBIT
5 8 (0.42%) QA
6 7 (0.37%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 302 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (9.50%) Active Directory
3 64 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 59 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 56 (2.97%) XenApp
6 38 (2.02%) vSphere
7 25 (1.33%) Terminal Server
8 18 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.85%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.58%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.53%) ProxySG
13 10 (0.53%) KVM
14 8 (0.42%) Firmware
15 7 (0.37%) Xen
15 7 (0.37%) XenServer
16 6 (0.32%) Docker
17 5 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
17 5 (0.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 42 (2.23%) FortiGate
2 35 (1.86%) Cacti
3 33 (1.75%) SCCM
3 33 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 25 (1.33%) WSUS
5 24 (1.27%) OpenView
6 23 (1.22%) Nagios
7 21 (1.11%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 16 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
9 15 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
10 12 (0.64%) HP NNM
11 10 (0.53%) MOM
12 9 (0.48%) Netcool
12 9 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (0.37%) SCOM
14 6 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
14 6 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1441 (76.45%) Cisco
2 658 (34.91%) Juniper
3 468 (24.83%) F5
4 404 (21.43%) VMware
5 387 (20.53%) CheckPoint
6 300 (15.92%) Microsoft
7 184 (9.76%) HP
8 136 (7.21%) Riverbed
9 130 (6.90%) Citrix
10 107 (5.68%) Avaya
11 82 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 70 (3.71%) Fortinet
13 56 (2.97%) Red Hat
14 52 (2.76%) Oracle
15 51 (2.71%) NetApp
16 48 (2.55%) Brocade
17 34 (1.80%) IBM
18 33 (1.75%) BT
19 32 (1.70%) Dell
19 32 (1.70%) ProCurve
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AspireCom
Salary: OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34 - £37 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago