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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 263 265 315
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +50
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1094 1065 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.06% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 5.96% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 894 877 716
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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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
19470 17878 20472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 17.74% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15543 14538 16951
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +9 491 £52,500 - 36
South East -84 232 £45,000 - 25
Yorkshire +25 151 £45,000 - 3
East of England +43 79 £50,000 -13.04% 13
West Midlands +23 63 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West -9 38 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South West -36 22 £41,500 +3.75% 17
East Midlands -5 12 £29,500 -34.44% 2
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1499 (75.10%) Cisco
2 1031 (51.65%) Firewall
3 1003 (50.25%) BGP
4 968 (48.50%) Cisco Certification
5 864 (43.29%) WAN
6 859 (43.04%) OSPF
7 738 (36.97%) CCNP
8 686 (34.37%) VPN
9 652 (32.67%) LAN
10 557 (27.91%) Telecoms
11 553 (27.71%) Juniper
12 494 (24.75%) Windows
13 480 (24.05%) TCP/IP
14 469 (23.50%) VoIP
15 442 (22.14%) DNS
16 435 (21.79%) CheckPoint
17 432 (21.64%) VMware
18 377 (18.89%) CCNA
19 368 (18.44%) EIGRP
20 346 (17.33%) Linux
21 315 (15.78%) Load Balancing
22 300 (15.03%) Network Security
23 290 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
24 284 (14.23%) ITIL
25 282 (14.13%) Ethernet
26 281 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
27 278 (13.93%) F5
28 266 (13.33%) VLAN
29 263 (13.18%) Microsoft
30 261 (13.08%) VPLS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 194 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 121 (6.06%) IIS
2 121 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (5.91%) Lync
4 67 (3.36%) Apache
5 46 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
8 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.15%) SAS
15 1 (0.050%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 136 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.31%) MS Office
3 48 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) InDesign
7 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.10%) Office 365
2 20 (1.00%) IaaS
3 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.65%) PaaS
6 3 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1031 (51.65%) Firewall
2 1003 (50.25%) BGP
3 864 (43.29%) WAN
4 859 (43.04%) OSPF
5 686 (34.37%) VPN
6 652 (32.67%) LAN
7 480 (24.05%) TCP/IP
8 469 (23.50%) VoIP
9 442 (22.14%) DNS
10 368 (18.44%) EIGRP
11 300 (15.03%) Network Security
12 290 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
13 282 (14.13%) Ethernet
14 266 (13.33%) VLAN
15 261 (13.08%) VPLS
16 247 (12.37%) DHCP
17 242 (12.12%) Internet
18 227 (11.37%) Cisco IOS
19 220 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
20 219 (10.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.30%) MySQL
5 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.15%) Big Data
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.050%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.050%) EDMS
8 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.050%) TestDirector
General
1 557 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 219 (10.97%) Finance
3 85 (4.26%) Retail
4 75 (3.76%) Law
5 54 (2.71%) Billing
6 37 (1.85%) Banking
7 34 (1.70%) Marketing
8 22 (1.10%) Legal
9 18 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.75%) Back Office
10 15 (0.75%) Games
10 15 (0.75%) French Language
11 14 (0.70%) Advertising
12 10 (0.50%) Publishing
12 10 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.40%) German Language
14 6 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.10%) Local Government
16 1 (0.050%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 767 (38.43%) Network Engineer
2 200 (10.02%) Analyst
3 185 (9.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 148 (7.41%) Consultant
5 132 (6.61%) Architect
6 128 (6.41%) Network Analyst
7 102 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 101 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 99 (4.96%) IP Engineer
10 96 (4.81%) Network Architect
11 91 (4.56%) Network Support
12 88 (4.41%) Team Leader
13 78 (3.91%) Security Engineer
14 71 (3.56%) NOC Engineer
15 67 (3.36%) Design Engineer
16 56 (2.81%) Network Consultant
17 54 (2.71%) Network Security Engineer
18 50 (2.51%) Network Support Engineer
18 50 (2.51%) Cisco Engineer
19 45 (2.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (0.60%) CSS
2 8 (0.40%) .NET
2 8 (0.40%) XML
3 5 (0.25%) VXML
4 4 (0.20%) JSON
4 4 (0.20%) Velocity
4 4 (0.20%) JAX-WS
4 4 (0.20%) JavaFX
4 4 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (0.20%) Web Services
4 4 (0.20%) J2SE
4 4 (0.20%) J2EE
4 4 (0.20%) JDBC
4 4 (0.20%) JSP
4 4 (0.20%) Servlets
5 3 (0.15%) SOAP
5 3 (0.15%) Middleware
5 3 (0.15%) Swing
5 3 (0.15%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 99 (4.96%) Clustering
2 78 (3.91%) Blackberry
3 67 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
4 48 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 34 (1.70%) SecurID
7 31 (1.55%) PKI
8 27 (1.35%) Statistics
9 23 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 19 (0.95%) Replication
11 16 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.55%) Equities
12 11 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.50%) CMDB
14 8 (0.40%) Open Source
15 7 (0.35%) Derivative
15 7 (0.35%) Firmware
15 7 (0.35%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.35%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 494 (24.75%) Windows
2 346 (17.33%) Linux
3 214 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 176 (8.82%) UNIX
5 158 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (1.55%) Solaris
9 29 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 26 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 23 (1.15%) CentOS
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.20%) Android
12 4 (0.20%) HPUX
13 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.050%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (15.78%) Load Balancing
2 284 (14.23%) ITIL
3 250 (12.53%) Network Management
4 208 (10.42%) Network Design
5 149 (7.46%) Project Management
6 144 (7.21%) E-Commerce
7 122 (6.11%) Service Delivery
8 116 (5.81%) Change Management
9 102 (5.11%) PRINCE2
10 91 (4.56%) Incident Management
11 87 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
12 85 (4.26%) Network Architecture
13 61 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 60 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
15 59 (2.96%) WAN Optimisation
16 58 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
17 53 (2.66%) Service Management
18 51 (2.56%) Low Latency
19 43 (2.15%) Migration
20 38 (1.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 130 (6.51%) Perl
2 113 (5.66%) SQL
3 89 (4.46%) Bash Shell
4 81 (4.06%) PowerShell
5 72 (3.61%) Java
6 34 (1.70%) Python
7 30 (1.50%) C
7 30 (1.50%) PHP
8 23 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 15 (0.75%) Tcl
10 6 (0.30%) PowerHouse
11 4 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.10%) VBScript
12 2 (0.10%) VB
12 2 (0.10%) C#
12 2 (0.10%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.10%) Lisp
12 2 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 968 (48.50%) Cisco Certification
2 738 (36.97%) CCNP
3 377 (18.89%) CCNA
4 230 (11.52%) CCIE
5 154 (7.72%) Degree
6 102 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 94 (4.71%) CCIP
8 93 (4.66%) MCSE
9 80 (4.01%) Security Cleared
10 71 (3.56%) CCSA
11 64 (3.21%) CCSP
12 63 (3.16%) CCDP
13 62 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
14 61 (3.06%) CCSE
15 56 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 53 (2.66%) MCSA
17 47 (2.35%) JNCIE
18 45 (2.25%) SC Cleared
19 41 (2.05%) JNCIA
20 37 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.41%) SLA
2 107 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 58 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.25%) COBIT
5 5 (0.25%) QA
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 281 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 119 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
4 82 (4.11%) vSphere
5 65 (3.26%) Hyper-V
6 53 (2.66%) XenApp
7 34 (1.70%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.35%) UAG
9 26 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 24 (1.20%) XenDesktop
11 19 (0.95%) DFS Replication
12 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.65%) Terminal Server
14 12 (0.60%) ISA Server
15 11 (0.55%) vCloud
16 8 (0.40%) Xen
17 5 (0.25%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.25%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 38 (1.90%) CiscoWorks
2 34 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 34 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (1.70%) Cacti
3 29 (1.45%) OpenView
4 24 (1.20%) Netcool
5 23 (1.15%) Nagios
6 22 (1.10%) MOM
7 21 (1.05%) HP NNM
8 19 (0.95%) SCOM
9 17 (0.85%) SCCM
10 16 (0.80%) Zenoss
11 14 (0.70%) WSUS
12 13 (0.65%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.60%) FortiGate
14 11 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
15 10 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
16 8 (0.40%) Foglight
17 7 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
18 5 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1499 (75.10%) Cisco
2 553 (27.71%) Juniper
3 435 (21.79%) CheckPoint
4 432 (21.64%) VMware
5 278 (13.93%) F5
6 263 (13.18%) Microsoft
7 197 (9.87%) HP
8 135 (6.76%) SolarWinds
9 128 (6.41%) Citrix
10 114 (5.71%) Red Hat
11 90 (4.51%) Riverbed
12 74 (3.71%) Aruba
13 59 (2.96%) Fortinet
14 56 (2.81%) Mitel
14 56 (2.81%) Avaya
15 54 (2.71%) Polycom
16 50 (2.51%) Blue Coat
16 50 (2.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 48 (2.40%) ProCurve
18 41 (2.05%) Brocade
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35346.00 - £42275.00 per annum + £4k on-call, up to 38 d/h, pens
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago