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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 293 272 355
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +83
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1020 1151 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.16% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 6.31% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 849 942 578
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
16182 18251 16872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.37% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13595 14901 13299
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 -47 431 £50,000 - 41
South East +2 322 £52,500 +5.00% 49
Yorkshire +22 79 £47,750 +9.14% 9
South West +35 72 £40,000 +6.66% 13
West Midlands -19 58 £46,500 +10.05% 10
East of England -18 52 £52,500 +5.00% 16
North West -18 18 £39,438 +12.68% 2
East Midlands +4 11 £48,250 +48.46% 2
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UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1534 (77.67%) Cisco
2 1093 (55.34%) Cisco Certification
3 1059 (53.62%) Firewall
4 997 (50.48%) WAN
5 963 (48.76%) BGP
6 890 (45.06%) VPN
7 862 (43.65%) OSPF
8 818 (41.42%) CCNP
9 776 (39.29%) LAN
10 662 (33.52%) Juniper
11 582 (29.47%) Telecoms
12 486 (24.61%) Data Centre
13 463 (23.44%) CCNA
14 462 (23.39%) TCP/IP
15 450 (22.78%) Wireless
16 443 (22.43%) Cisco ASA
17 387 (19.59%) F5
18 383 (19.39%) VoIP
19 380 (19.24%) ITIL
19 380 (19.24%) Finance
20 373 (18.89%) VMware
21 365 (18.48%) Linux
22 347 (17.57%) Microsoft
23 338 (17.11%) CheckPoint
24 328 (16.61%) Windows
25 324 (16.41%) DNS
25 324 (16.41%) EIGRP
26 309 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
27 307 (15.54%) Network Security
28 303 (15.34%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 110 (5.57%) MS Exchange
2 96 (4.86%) Skype for Business
3 69 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (1.87%) Apache
6 30 (1.52%) IIS
7 26 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (1.11%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.20%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.20%) CMS
16 3 (0.15%) MS Project Server
16 3 (0.15%) SAS
17 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 122 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 107 (5.42%) MS Office
3 83 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.86%) MS Project
5 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Line 500
5 2 (0.10%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.77%) IaaS
3 33 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 28 (1.42%) Office 365
6 18 (0.91%) Yammer
7 14 (0.71%) SaaS
8 12 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.56%) SoftLayer
10 9 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.25%) PaaS
12 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1059 (53.62%) Firewall
2 997 (50.48%) WAN
3 963 (48.76%) BGP
4 890 (45.06%) VPN
5 862 (43.65%) OSPF
6 776 (39.29%) LAN
7 462 (23.39%) TCP/IP
8 450 (22.78%) Wireless
9 443 (22.43%) Cisco ASA
10 383 (19.39%) VoIP
11 324 (16.41%) DNS
11 324 (16.41%) EIGRP
12 309 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 307 (15.54%) Network Security
14 303 (15.34%) IPsec
15 295 (14.94%) VLAN
16 262 (13.27%) Ethernet
17 260 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
18 237 (12.00%) VPLS
19 236 (11.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.87%) MySQL
3 22 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.61%) Big Data
6 11 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.46%) Couchbase
7 9 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.10%) Riak
9 1 (0.051%) Informix
9 1 (0.051%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.051%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.051%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.051%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 10 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.30%) Yeoman
3 3 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.051%) TestDirector
General
1 582 (29.47%) Telecoms
2 380 (19.24%) Finance
3 73 (3.70%) Retail
4 70 (3.54%) Banking
5 69 (3.49%) Marketing
6 48 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 41 (2.08%) Legal
8 39 (1.97%) German Language
9 26 (1.32%) French Language
10 25 (1.27%) Games
11 22 (1.11%) Italian Language
12 21 (1.06%) Spanish Language
13 20 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.96%) Law
14 19 (0.96%) Online Betting
15 18 (0.91%) Electronics
15 18 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.86%) Advertising
17 14 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 830 (42.03%) Network Engineer
2 314 (15.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 262 (13.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 230 (11.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 192 (9.72%) Architect
6 150 (7.59%) Support Engineer
7 142 (7.19%) Consultant
8 128 (6.48%) Network Support
9 120 (6.08%) Network Architect
10 97 (4.91%) Network Support Engineer
11 94 (4.76%) Analyst
12 85 (4.30%) Administrator
13 82 (4.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 81 (4.10%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 79 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
16 78 (3.95%) Security Engineer
17 76 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
18 74 (3.75%) Firewall Engineer
19 72 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 71 (3.59%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.43%) XMPP
2 31 (1.57%) 802.1X
3 27 (1.37%) LAMP
4 10 (0.51%) CSS
5 6 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (0.30%) VXML
5 6 (0.30%) Web Services
6 4 (0.20%) COM
6 4 (0.20%) HTML
6 4 (0.20%) Middleware
6 4 (0.20%) RFC 2547
7 3 (0.15%) XML
8 2 (0.10%) POSIX
9 1 (0.051%) .NET
9 1 (0.051%) Express
9 1 (0.051%) J2EE
9 1 (0.051%) JTAPI
9 1 (0.051%) RFC 2833
9 1 (0.051%) SOAP
9 1 (0.051%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 486 (24.61%) Data Centre
2 125 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 57 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 49 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.92%) Statistics
7 31 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.37%) Clustering
10 25 (1.27%) iPad
11 21 (1.06%) Equities
12 20 (1.01%) IVR
13 19 (0.96%) Fixed Income
14 18 (0.91%) PKI
15 17 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.81%) Private Cloud
17 15 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
18 13 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
18 13 (0.66%) IPTV
18 13 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 365 (18.48%) Linux
2 328 (16.61%) Windows
3 176 (8.91%) Windows Server
4 105 (5.32%) Unix
5 84 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 30 (1.52%) Solaris
11 23 (1.16%) Android
12 13 (0.66%) CentOS
13 11 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.35%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.15%) Debian
16 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.10%) AIX
17 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.10%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (19.24%) ITIL
2 285 (14.43%) Load Balancing
3 276 (13.97%) Network Design
4 264 (13.37%) Presales
5 167 (8.46%) Network Management
6 137 (6.94%) High Availability
7 132 (6.68%) Project Management
8 129 (6.53%) Service Management
9 125 (6.33%) Service Delivery
10 102 (5.16%) Change Management
11 89 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
11 89 (4.51%) PRINCE2
12 80 (4.05%) Network Architecture
13 76 (3.85%) Migration
14 73 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 72 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
15 72 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
16 70 (3.54%) E-Commerce
17 69 (3.49%) Incident Management
18 61 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 94 (4.76%) SQL
2 84 (4.25%) Perl
3 65 (3.29%) Python
4 39 (1.97%) PHP
5 34 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 29 (1.47%) C
7 22 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 13 (0.66%) VB
9 11 (0.56%) Java
10 9 (0.46%) Tcl
11 8 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.30%) Ruby
13 4 (0.20%) VBScript
14 3 (0.15%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.10%) C#
15 2 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 1093 (55.34%) Cisco Certification
2 818 (41.42%) CCNP
3 463 (23.44%) CCNA
4 251 (12.71%) CCIE
5 188 (9.52%) Degree
6 128 (6.48%) Security Cleared
7 108 (5.47%) CCDP
8 107 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 105 (5.32%) SC Cleared
10 99 (5.01%) MCSE
11 96 (4.86%) JNCIA
12 83 (4.20%) CCSP
13 81 (4.10%) CCIP
14 79 (4.00%) JNCIP
15 71 (3.59%) CCDA
16 54 (2.73%) JNCIS
17 52 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
18 45 (2.28%) JNCIE
19 44 (2.23%) CCSA
20 41 (2.08%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (7.95%) SLA
2 50 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.76%) QA
5 9 (0.46%) COBIT
5 9 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.051%) SAS 70
System Software
1 250 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (8.30%) Active Directory
3 52 (2.63%) vSphere
4 43 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 29 (1.47%) XenApp
6 18 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.66%) XenServer
8 10 (0.51%) Docker
8 10 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.41%) iptables
11 7 (0.35%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.35%) RHEV
11 7 (0.35%) Xen
12 5 (0.25%) KVM
12 5 (0.25%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.25%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.15%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 33 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 31 (1.57%) FortiGate
4 30 (1.52%) SCCM
5 29 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
6 24 (1.22%) Nagios
7 23 (1.16%) Cacti
8 21 (1.06%) Netcool
9 19 (0.96%) Puppet
10 18 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
10 18 (0.91%) HP NNM
11 15 (0.76%) OpenView
12 12 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
13 11 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.51%) Backup Exec
14 10 (0.51%) Iperf
14 10 (0.51%) SCOM
15 9 (0.46%) Tivoli
15 9 (0.46%) WSUS
16 8 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1534 (77.67%) Cisco
2 662 (33.52%) Juniper
3 387 (19.59%) F5
4 373 (18.89%) VMware
5 347 (17.57%) Microsoft
6 338 (17.11%) CheckPoint
7 179 (9.06%) Palo Alto
8 168 (8.51%) HP
9 125 (6.33%) SolarWinds
10 122 (6.18%) Avaya
11 107 (5.42%) Riverbed
12 104 (5.27%) Citrix
13 69 (3.49%) EMC
14 67 (3.39%) Brocade
15 55 (2.78%) Blue Coat
15 55 (2.78%) Red Hat
16 46 (2.33%) Dell
17 40 (2.03%) NetApp
18 36 (1.82%) Aruba
19 35 (1.77%) Fortinet
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago