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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 308 328 251
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -77
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 910 902 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.82% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 4.73% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 717 703 948
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
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
17490 19070 19421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.66% 17.37% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14147 15302 15836
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
South East +37 329 £52,500 +23.52% 34
London -2 315 £50,000 - 22
South West +32 71 £38,500 -9.41% 9
Yorkshire -42 61 £45,000 +5.88% 11
West Midlands +2 46 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East of England -6 42 £50,000 -13.04% 5
North West -4 28 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands +8 20 £41,500 -9.78% 1
North East - 8 £50,000 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1642 (75.29%) Cisco
2 1210 (55.48%) Cisco Certification
3 1149 (52.68%) Firewall
4 1061 (48.65%) WAN
5 1048 (48.05%) BGP
6 867 (39.75%) CCNP
7 840 (38.51%) VPN
8 832 (38.15%) LAN
9 828 (37.96%) OSPF
10 687 (31.50%) Juniper
11 640 (29.34%) Data Centre
12 525 (24.07%) F5
13 520 (23.84%) CCNA
14 496 (22.74%) Telecoms
15 490 (22.47%) VMware
16 467 (21.41%) Cisco ASA
17 461 (21.14%) ITIL
18 457 (20.95%) Windows
19 448 (20.54%) TCP/IP
20 432 (19.81%) EIGRP
21 419 (19.21%) CheckPoint
22 416 (19.07%) VoIP
23 382 (17.51%) DNS
24 373 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
25 364 (16.69%) Cisco Nexus
26 341 (15.64%) Ethernet
27 339 (15.54%) VLAN
28 335 (15.36%) Network Design
29 333 (15.27%) CCIE
30 330 (15.13%) Wireless

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 176 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 122 (5.59%) Lync
3 99 (4.54%) IIS
4 47 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 22 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (1.01%) Apache
8 15 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.32%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.28%) CMS
14 2 (0.092%) Confluence
15 1 (0.046%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.046%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.046%) CloudStack
Applications
1 172 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 105 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 97 (4.45%) MS Office
4 12 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.092%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.092%) Line 50
7 1 (0.046%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (4.45%) IaaS
2 43 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (1.74%) SaaS
4 27 (1.24%) Office 365
5 21 (0.96%) PaaS
6 9 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.092%) Yammer
9 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1149 (52.68%) Firewall
2 1061 (48.65%) WAN
3 1048 (48.05%) BGP
4 840 (38.51%) VPN
5 832 (38.15%) LAN
6 828 (37.96%) OSPF
7 467 (21.41%) Cisco ASA
8 448 (20.54%) TCP/IP
9 432 (19.81%) EIGRP
10 416 (19.07%) VoIP
11 382 (17.51%) DNS
12 364 (16.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 341 (15.64%) Ethernet
14 339 (15.54%) VLAN
15 330 (15.13%) Wireless
16 296 (13.57%) Network Security
17 273 (12.52%) IPsec
18 256 (11.74%) Cisco IOS
19 248 (11.37%) VPLS
20 200 (9.17%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.10%) MySQL
3 19 (0.87%) DB2
4 15 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 12 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.28%) Riak
8 6 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.092%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.092%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.092%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.092%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.092%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.046%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.046%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (0.64%) Toad
2 9 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.23%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
4 4 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.092%) JIRA
5 2 (0.092%) Visual Studio
General
1 496 (22.74%) Telecoms
2 255 (11.69%) Finance
3 75 (3.44%) Retail
4 73 (3.35%) Marketing
5 44 (2.02%) Banking
6 43 (1.97%) Legal
7 39 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.74%) Law
9 27 (1.24%) Back Office
10 23 (1.05%) Advertising
11 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.55%) Games
13 11 (0.50%) Electronics
14 8 (0.37%) French Language
15 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.18%) German Language
16 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.18%) Billing
17 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.092%) Military
Job Titles
1 885 (40.58%) Network Engineer
2 259 (11.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 208 (9.54%) Consultant
4 159 (7.29%) Support Engineer
5 155 (7.11%) Architect
6 124 (5.69%) Analyst
7 94 (4.31%) Cisco Engineer
7 94 (4.31%) Network Consultant
8 81 (3.71%) Network Analyst
9 78 (3.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 77 (3.53%) Network Architect
11 67 (3.07%) Team Leader
12 64 (2.93%) Design Engineer
12 64 (2.93%) Senior Consultant
13 60 (2.75%) Network Support
14 57 (2.61%) Network Team Leader
15 54 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
16 53 (2.43%) Technical Engineer
16 53 (2.43%) NOC Engineer
17 52 (2.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.15%) XMPP
2 21 (0.96%) Web Services
3 19 (0.87%) CSS
3 19 (0.87%) SOAP
4 15 (0.69%) XML
5 14 (0.64%) JAXB
5 14 (0.64%) WSDL
5 14 (0.64%) .NET
5 14 (0.64%) JMS
6 11 (0.50%) VXML
7 10 (0.46%) ISPF
8 5 (0.23%) OLE
8 5 (0.23%) RESTful
9 3 (0.14%) COM
9 3 (0.14%) J2EE
10 2 (0.092%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.046%) RSS
11 1 (0.046%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 640 (29.34%) Data Centre
2 141 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 69 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 57 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 54 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 24 (1.10%) BYOD
9 23 (1.05%) Thin Client
9 23 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 23 (1.05%) iSeries
10 21 (0.96%) Statistics
11 17 (0.78%) PKI
12 15 (0.69%) Clustering
13 14 (0.64%) Smartphone
14 13 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
14 13 (0.60%) Tandem
15 11 (0.50%) DTV
16 10 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
17 9 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 457 (20.95%) Windows
2 329 (15.08%) Linux
3 160 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 90 (4.13%) UNIX
7 76 (3.48%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.28%) Solaris
10 27 (1.24%) CentOS
11 19 (0.87%) VMS
12 16 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.18%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.14%) Android
18 2 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.046%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (21.14%) ITIL
2 335 (15.36%) Network Design
3 271 (12.43%) Load Balancing
4 229 (10.50%) Service Delivery
5 195 (8.94%) Project Management
6 157 (7.20%) Network Management
7 136 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 133 (6.10%) Migration
9 110 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
10 102 (4.68%) Network Architecture
11 91 (4.17%) Service Management
12 88 (4.03%) Mentoring
13 79 (3.62%) Incident Management
14 72 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (3.30%) Change Management
15 70 (3.21%) Business Development
16 68 (3.12%) PRINCE2
17 66 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
19 61 (2.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (7.15%) SQL
2 44 (2.02%) Perl
3 39 (1.79%) Python
4 32 (1.47%) C
5 26 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 22 (1.01%) PHP
7 21 (0.96%) Java
8 15 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.37%) Tcl
10 7 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.28%) VBScript
11 6 (0.28%) VB
12 5 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.23%) R
13 2 (0.092%) Erlang
13 2 (0.092%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.046%) C#
14 1 (0.046%) C++
14 1 (0.046%) Ruby
14 1 (0.046%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1210 (55.48%) Cisco Certification
2 867 (39.75%) CCNP
3 520 (23.84%) CCNA
4 333 (15.27%) CCIE
5 184 (8.44%) Degree
6 131 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 124 (5.69%) CCDP
8 103 (4.72%) MCSE
9 86 (3.94%) CCSA
10 83 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
11 82 (3.76%) Security Cleared
12 78 (3.58%) CCIP
13 72 (3.30%) CCDA
14 69 (3.16%) CCSE
15 67 (3.07%) SC Cleared
16 60 (2.75%) CCSP
17 54 (2.48%) JNCIP
18 48 (2.20%) JNCIA
19 44 (2.02%) CISSP
20 38 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (9.45%) SLA
2 63 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.50%) COBIT
6 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) QA
8 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 373 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 86 (3.94%) vSphere
4 82 (3.76%) Hyper-V
5 72 (3.30%) XenApp
6 54 (2.48%) VMware ESX
7 43 (1.97%) Terminal Server
8 33 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.19%) Terminal Services
10 21 (0.96%) KVM
11 14 (0.64%) Xen
11 14 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.60%) Firmware
13 6 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
13 6 (0.28%) NLBS
13 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.23%) iptables
15 3 (0.14%) UAG
15 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 52 (2.38%) Cacti
2 50 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 49 (2.25%) OpenView
4 44 (2.02%) Nagios
5 38 (1.74%) SCCM
5 38 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
6 28 (1.28%) WSUS
7 25 (1.15%) FortiGate
8 19 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
9 18 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
9 18 (0.83%) MOM
10 17 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
11 16 (0.73%) SCOM
12 12 (0.55%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.50%) HP NNM
13 11 (0.50%) OPNET
14 10 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
15 9 (0.41%) Netcool
15 9 (0.41%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1642 (75.29%) Cisco
2 687 (31.50%) Juniper
3 525 (24.07%) F5
4 490 (22.47%) VMware
5 419 (19.21%) CheckPoint
6 327 (14.99%) Microsoft
7 243 (11.14%) HP
8 198 (9.08%) Citrix
9 146 (6.69%) Riverbed
10 109 (5.00%) Avaya
11 102 (4.68%) SolarWinds
12 68 (3.12%) Fortinet
13 58 (2.66%) Oracle
14 56 (2.57%) Red Hat
15 54 (2.48%) Nokia
16 52 (2.38%) Huawei
17 46 (2.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 38 (1.74%) BT
18 38 (1.74%) Remedy
19 34 (1.56%) ProCurve
Bath, Somerset
Experis IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Neg Base + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified High market salary and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Great Bens, Shift Allowance, 30 Da
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £82000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago