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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 246 314 265
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -49
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1234 824 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.24% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 4.89% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 970 618 921
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
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 £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +121 562 £50,000 -4.76% 38
South East +38 351 £50,000 +11.11% 40
East of England +34 76 £49,500 +16.47% 2
North West +22 66 £35,000 -22.22% 9
West Midlands -4 65 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West +1 49 £40,750 +1.87% 12
Yorkshire -57 47 £43,750 - 13
East Midlands +28 22 £31,500 -30.00% 7
North East - 11 £50,000 -
Midlands - 2 £53,250 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1847 (75.85%) Cisco
2 1382 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1369 (56.22%) Firewall
4 1180 (48.46%) WAN
5 1151 (47.27%) BGP
6 1074 (44.11%) CCNP
7 1017 (41.77%) VPN
8 881 (36.18%) OSPF
9 828 (34.00%) LAN
10 695 (28.54%) Juniper
11 594 (24.39%) Telecoms
12 562 (23.08%) Windows
13 559 (22.96%) CCNA
14 558 (22.92%) VMware
15 497 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
16 491 (20.16%) ITIL
17 480 (19.71%) EIGRP
18 477 (19.59%) VoIP
19 474 (19.47%) TCP/IP
20 465 (19.10%) Wireless
21 449 (18.44%) CheckPoint
22 439 (18.03%) F5
23 416 (17.08%) Ethernet
24 404 (16.59%) Linux
24 404 (16.59%) VLAN
25 401 (16.47%) Network Security
26 389 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
27 382 (15.69%) Microsoft
28 377 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
29 372 (15.28%) DNS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 212 (8.71%) MS Exchange
2 125 (5.13%) IIS
3 117 (4.80%) Lync
4 53 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 37 (1.52%) Apache
7 29 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (0.94%) WebLogic
9 23 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 22 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.29%) CMS
13 7 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.12%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.082%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.082%) Confluence
17 1 (0.041%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 205 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 108 (4.44%) MS Office
3 95 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.25%) MS Project
6 5 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.041%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.041%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.37%) IaaS
2 56 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (1.97%) Office 365
4 41 (1.68%) SaaS
5 21 (0.86%) PaaS
6 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.041%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1369 (56.22%) Firewall
2 1180 (48.46%) WAN
3 1151 (47.27%) BGP
4 1017 (41.77%) VPN
5 881 (36.18%) OSPF
6 828 (34.00%) LAN
7 497 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
8 480 (19.71%) EIGRP
9 477 (19.59%) VoIP
10 474 (19.47%) TCP/IP
11 465 (19.10%) Wireless
12 416 (17.08%) Ethernet
13 404 (16.59%) VLAN
14 401 (16.47%) Network Security
15 377 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 372 (15.28%) DNS
17 322 (13.22%) VPLS
18 310 (12.73%) IPsec
19 260 (10.68%) HSRP
20 229 (9.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 22 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (0.66%) MySQL
6 15 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 15 (0.62%) DB2
7 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.16%) Big Data
12 3 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.082%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.041%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.041%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (0.86%) Toad
2 6 (0.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.21%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.16%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.12%) Moq
6 2 (0.082%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.082%) JIRA
General
1 594 (24.39%) Telecoms
2 315 (12.94%) Finance
3 95 (3.90%) Retail
4 74 (3.04%) Banking
5 67 (2.75%) Marketing
6 51 (2.09%) Law
7 42 (1.72%) Advertising
8 38 (1.56%) French Language
9 30 (1.23%) Legal
10 29 (1.19%) Back Office
11 28 (1.15%) German Language
12 22 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.90%) Games
13 16 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.45%) Japanese Language
14 11 (0.45%) Billing
15 9 (0.37%) Electronics
16 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1007 (41.36%) Network Engineer
2 289 (11.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 179 (7.35%) Consultant
4 171 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 169 (6.94%) Architect
6 164 (6.74%) Analyst
7 113 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
8 94 (3.86%) Network Architect
9 89 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 88 (3.61%) NOC Engineer
11 82 (3.37%) Network Analyst
12 80 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 80 (3.29%) Network Consultant
13 71 (2.92%) Network Support
14 67 (2.75%) IP Engineer
15 60 (2.46%) Network Specialist
16 58 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 55 (2.26%) Design Engineer
17 55 (2.26%) Team Leader
17 55 (2.26%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.68%) CSS
2 28 (1.15%) SOAP
3 27 (1.11%) Web Services
4 25 (1.03%) XMPP
5 23 (0.94%) XML
6 21 (0.86%) JMS
6 21 (0.86%) WSDL
6 21 (0.86%) JAXB
7 15 (0.62%) .NET
8 8 (0.33%) VXML
9 7 (0.29%) RSS
10 6 (0.25%) Middleware
11 4 (0.16%) J2EE
11 4 (0.16%) COM
12 3 (0.12%) HTML
12 3 (0.12%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.12%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.12%) Ajax
12 3 (0.12%) ISPF
12 3 (0.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 199 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 79 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 50 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
5 40 (1.64%) Clustering
6 38 (1.56%) Open Source
7 27 (1.11%) Replication
8 26 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 22 (0.90%) PKI
10 21 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 21 (0.86%) Thin Client
11 18 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
12 17 (0.70%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.57%) iSeries
13 14 (0.57%) Tandem
14 13 (0.53%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
15 12 (0.49%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.49%) Statistics
16 11 (0.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 562 (23.08%) Windows
2 404 (16.59%) Linux
3 160 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (5.01%) UNIX
5 108 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 106 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (3.00%) Windows 7
8 49 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (1.77%) CentOS
9 43 (1.77%) Solaris
10 15 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.57%) VMS
12 11 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.33%) AIX
14 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.12%) HPUX
16 3 (0.12%) Android
17 2 (0.082%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (20.16%) ITIL
2 340 (13.96%) Load Balancing
3 332 (13.63%) Network Design
4 274 (11.25%) Project Management
5 206 (8.46%) Service Delivery
6 166 (6.82%) Network Management
7 145 (5.95%) Migration
8 142 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 133 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
10 130 (5.34%) Network Architecture
11 127 (5.22%) Service Management
12 125 (5.13%) Change Management
13 120 (4.93%) PRINCE2
13 120 (4.93%) Mentoring
14 96 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
15 95 (3.90%) Incident Management
16 84 (3.45%) E-Commerce
17 75 (3.08%) CRM
18 63 (2.59%) Problem Management
18 63 (2.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 178 (7.31%) SQL
2 68 (2.79%) Perl
3 57 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 52 (2.14%) Python
5 51 (2.09%) Java
6 40 (1.64%) C
7 34 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 30 (1.23%) PHP
9 23 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 14 (0.57%) Tcl
11 6 (0.25%) R
11 6 (0.25%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.21%) VBScript
12 5 (0.21%) VB
13 3 (0.12%) C#
13 3 (0.12%) Delphi
13 3 (0.12%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.12%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.082%) Erlang
15 1 (0.041%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1382 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1074 (44.11%) CCNP
3 559 (22.96%) CCNA
4 344 (14.13%) CCIE
5 230 (9.45%) Degree
6 134 (5.50%) CCDP
7 102 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 96 (3.94%) Security Cleared
9 90 (3.70%) CCIP
10 87 (3.57%) CCSP
11 86 (3.53%) CCSA
12 84 (3.45%) CCDA
13 72 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
14 71 (2.92%) CCSE
14 71 (2.92%) MCSE
14 71 (2.92%) SC Cleared
15 66 (2.71%) JNCIA
16 50 (2.05%) VCP4
17 48 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 47 (1.93%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (11.46%) SLA
2 63 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 60 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.29%) QA
6 4 (0.16%) COBIT
7 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.041%) GPG13
System Software
1 389 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 115 (4.72%) vSphere
4 95 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 67 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 61 (2.51%) XenApp
7 45 (1.85%) Terminal Server
8 39 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 28 (1.15%) Firmware
9 28 (1.15%) VMware ESX
9 28 (1.15%) Xen
10 19 (0.78%) NFS
11 11 (0.45%) KVM
12 9 (0.37%) vCloud
13 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.29%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.25%) NLBS
15 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 86 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 56 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
3 55 (2.26%) Cacti
4 52 (2.14%) OpenView
5 50 (2.05%) SCOM
6 42 (1.72%) Nagios
7 38 (1.56%) SCCM
8 30 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
9 29 (1.19%) WSUS
10 21 (0.86%) HP NNM
11 20 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
12 19 (0.78%) FortiGate
13 18 (0.74%) SCVMM
13 18 (0.74%) MOM
14 17 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
15 14 (0.57%) Netcool
16 11 (0.45%) OPNET
16 11 (0.45%) ZABBIX
17 9 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 9 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1847 (75.85%) Cisco
2 695 (28.54%) Juniper
3 558 (22.92%) VMware
4 449 (18.44%) CheckPoint
5 439 (18.03%) F5
6 382 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 263 (10.80%) HP
8 197 (8.09%) Citrix
9 161 (6.61%) SolarWinds
10 120 (4.93%) Riverbed
11 97 (3.98%) Avaya
12 76 (3.12%) Red Hat
13 69 (2.83%) Fortinet
14 63 (2.59%) Oracle
15 54 (2.22%) Dell
15 54 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 51 (2.09%) Nokia
17 50 (2.05%) BT
18 47 (1.93%) Huawei
18 47 (1.93%) Aruba
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Car/Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago