The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 281 323 281
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -42
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 898 981 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.97% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 5.83% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 732 803 975
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
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
14529 16815 19579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.31% 16.69% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11874 14026 15863
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in England

MPLS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +93 344 £52,500 - 20
London -4 343 £53,750 +7.50% 31
West Midlands -21 50 £41,250 - 6
North West 0 49 £36,500 -7.44% 10
East of England -2 34 £53,500 +9.18% 2
Yorkshire +14 29 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +32 27 £45,000 -2.70% 1
South West -8 26 £49,000 +10.11% 1
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1420 (76.30%) Cisco
2 1010 (54.27%) Cisco Certification
3 985 (52.93%) Firewall
4 886 (47.61%) BGP
5 860 (46.21%) WAN
6 797 (42.83%) VPN
7 786 (42.24%) CCNP
8 764 (41.05%) OSPF
9 750 (40.30%) LAN
10 590 (31.70%) Juniper
11 493 (26.49%) Telecoms
12 449 (24.13%) Data Centre
13 438 (23.54%) DNS
14 425 (22.84%) CCNA
15 384 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
16 375 (20.15%) F5
17 364 (19.56%) TCP/IP
17 364 (19.56%) CheckPoint
18 354 (19.02%) VoIP
19 345 (18.54%) Windows
19 345 (18.54%) VMware
20 340 (18.27%) Network Security
21 326 (17.52%) ITIL
22 308 (16.55%) Wireless
22 308 (16.55%) Cisco Nexus
23 305 (16.39%) VLAN
24 303 (16.28%) DHCP
25 298 (16.01%) EIGRP
26 290 (15.58%) Linux
27 285 (15.31%) Ethernet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (5.86%) MS Exchange
2 70 (3.76%) Skype for Business
3 58 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (2.74%) IIS
5 40 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.50%) OpenStack
8 17 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.70%) Apache
10 6 (0.32%) CMS
11 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.21%) SAS
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.054%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.054%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.054%) Confluence
15 1 (0.054%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 94 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.53%) MS Office
3 32 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.054%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.054%) Line 50
2 1 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.054%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.49%) Office 365
2 57 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.93%) IaaS
5 30 (1.61%) SaaS
6 25 (1.34%) PaaS
7 22 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (0.81%) Mimecast
9 14 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.27%) Slack
11 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.054%) G Suite
12 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 985 (52.93%) Firewall
2 886 (47.61%) BGP
3 860 (46.21%) WAN
4 797 (42.83%) VPN
5 764 (41.05%) OSPF
6 750 (40.30%) LAN
7 438 (23.54%) DNS
8 384 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
9 364 (19.56%) TCP/IP
10 354 (19.02%) VoIP
11 340 (18.27%) Network Security
12 308 (16.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 308 (16.55%) Wireless
13 305 (16.39%) VLAN
14 303 (16.28%) DHCP
15 298 (16.01%) EIGRP
16 285 (15.31%) Ethernet
17 246 (13.22%) IPsec
18 184 (9.89%) Internet
19 180 (9.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.13%) MySQL
3 14 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.27%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.16%) GIS
8 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.054%) Big Data
10 1 (0.054%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.054%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.054%) DB2
10 1 (0.054%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.054%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.054%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.27%) Subversion
5 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.054%) JIRA
General
1 493 (26.49%) Telecoms
2 272 (14.62%) Finance
3 90 (4.84%) Banking
4 82 (4.41%) Retail
5 59 (3.17%) Marketing
6 37 (1.99%) Law
7 30 (1.61%) Games
8 27 (1.45%) Back Office
8 27 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.45%) Legal
9 22 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.81%) Billing
11 14 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.75%) French Language
12 12 (0.64%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.54%) Advertising
14 8 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.38%) Military
15 7 (0.38%) Publishing
16 3 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 871 (46.80%) Network Engineer
2 218 (11.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 204 (10.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 182 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 163 (8.76%) Architect
6 147 (7.90%) Support Engineer
7 124 (6.66%) Juniper Engineer
8 112 (6.02%) Network Support
9 107 (5.75%) Consultant
10 100 (5.37%) IP Engineer
11 93 (5.00%) Security Engineer
12 90 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 89 (4.78%) Network Security Engineer
14 87 (4.67%) Network Architect
15 85 (4.57%) Analyst
16 83 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
17 81 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 66 (3.55%) Network Analyst
19 64 (3.44%) Network Manager
19 64 (3.44%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (5.21%) 802.1X
2 13 (0.70%) Web Services
3 10 (0.54%) .NET
3 10 (0.54%) Middleware
4 6 (0.32%) REST
5 5 (0.27%) SOAP
5 5 (0.27%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (0.21%) CSS
6 4 (0.21%) LAMP
6 4 (0.21%) SAX
7 3 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.16%) HTML
7 3 (0.16%) HTML5
8 2 (0.11%) Ajax
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.11%) COM
8 2 (0.11%) jQuery
8 2 (0.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.11%) SAML
8 2 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 449 (24.13%) Data Centre
2 139 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 55 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.63%) Clustering
6 46 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (1.45%) Replication
9 23 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.18%) PKI
11 20 (1.07%) Statistics
12 18 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 17 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.86%) Driving Licence
15 15 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.70%) iPad
18 12 (0.64%) IPTV
18 12 (0.64%) IVR
19 11 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 345 (18.54%) Windows
2 290 (15.58%) Linux
3 210 (11.28%) Windows Server
4 134 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (5.48%) Unix
7 57 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.70%) Debian
13 11 (0.59%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.48%) CentOS
14 9 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.38%) Solaris
16 4 (0.21%) AIX
16 4 (0.21%) Android
16 4 (0.21%) CatOS
17 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (17.52%) ITIL
2 284 (15.26%) Network Design
3 189 (10.16%) Load Balancing
4 147 (7.90%) Network Management
5 140 (7.52%) Change Management
6 136 (7.31%) Presales
7 118 (6.34%) High Availability
8 105 (5.64%) Problem Management
9 103 (5.53%) Service Delivery
10 94 (5.05%) Project Management
11 89 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 86 (4.62%) Mentoring
13 85 (4.57%) Migration
14 65 (3.49%) Network Architecture
14 65 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
15 63 (3.39%) Business Continuity
16 62 (3.33%) Change Control
16 62 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
17 59 (3.17%) PRINCE2
18 56 (3.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (4.51%) SQL
2 81 (4.35%) Python
3 59 (3.17%) C
4 53 (2.85%) Perl
5 41 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 31 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 19 (1.02%) Tcl
8 10 (0.54%) PHP
9 9 (0.48%) Lisp
9 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.32%) C#
11 4 (0.21%) Java
12 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.054%) Korn
13 1 (0.054%) R
Qualifications
1 1010 (54.27%) Cisco Certification
2 786 (42.24%) CCNP
3 425 (22.84%) CCNA
4 275 (14.78%) CCIE
5 151 (8.11%) Degree
6 120 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 113 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 97 (5.21%) JNCIP
9 93 (5.00%) JNCIA
10 82 (4.41%) SC Cleared
11 71 (3.82%) JNCIS
11 71 (3.82%) MCSE
12 67 (3.60%) CCDP
13 55 (2.96%) CCIP
14 41 (2.20%) CCSA
14 41 (2.20%) MCSA
15 39 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 37 (1.99%) MCITP
17 34 (1.83%) CCSE
17 34 (1.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (8.28%) SLA
2 57 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.34%) QA
5 9 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.48%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.16%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.054%) RMADS
System Software
1 275 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (10.48%) Active Directory
3 89 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 81 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 67 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
6 37 (1.99%) Terminal Services
7 30 (1.61%) XenApp
8 26 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 24 (1.29%) vSphere
10 21 (1.13%) Firmware
10 21 (1.13%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.75%) KVM
12 13 (0.70%) Xen
13 12 (0.64%) OpenSIPS
13 12 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.43%) GlusterFS
15 7 (0.38%) NFS
15 7 (0.38%) XenServer
16 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
17 2 (0.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 44 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
2 42 (2.26%) Nagios
3 39 (2.10%) FortiGate
4 34 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 29 (1.56%) SCCM
6 28 (1.50%) SCOM
7 24 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 23 (1.24%) Ansible
9 22 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
9 22 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
10 20 (1.07%) Puppet
11 18 (0.97%) Cacti
12 17 (0.91%) Backup Exec
13 15 (0.81%) OpenNMS
14 12 (0.64%) WSUS
15 10 (0.54%) Netcool
16 9 (0.48%) HP NNM
17 7 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
17 7 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
18 6 (0.32%) Endace
Vendors
1 1420 (76.30%) Cisco
2 590 (31.70%) Juniper
3 375 (20.15%) F5
4 364 (19.56%) CheckPoint
5 345 (18.54%) VMware
6 216 (11.61%) Microsoft
6 216 (11.61%) Palo Alto
7 164 (8.81%) HP
8 131 (7.04%) SolarWinds
9 115 (6.18%) Avaya
10 97 (5.21%) Riverbed
11 82 (4.41%) Citrix
12 81 (4.35%) Mitel
13 68 (3.65%) Huawei
14 64 (3.44%) Nokia
15 55 (2.96%) Dell
16 51 (2.74%) ProCurve
17 49 (2.63%) Brocade
18 47 (2.53%) Fortinet
19 42 (2.26%) Oracle
London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Great package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + great bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call, overtime, bonus and be
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Manpower
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 base salary plus bonus to c£20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 20k Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago