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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 248 278 298
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1229 1014 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.31% 5.58% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 995 807 818
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
19466 18170 21708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15716 14576 18065
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +56 504 £52,500 +5.00% 39
South East +7 349 £47,500 - 25
Yorkshire +12 143 £45,000 - 5
East of England +12 75 £43,500 -3.33% 11
West Midlands +25 53 £40,000 -15.78% 2
South West -4 50 £40,000 - 6
North West -33 36 £32,500 -21.21% 7
East Midlands +6 15 £35,000 -22.22%
North East - 4 £60,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1760 (76.79%) Cisco
2 1352 (58.99%) Firewall
3 1299 (56.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1162 (50.70%) BGP
5 1045 (45.59%) WAN
6 1009 (44.02%) CCNP
7 987 (43.06%) OSPF
8 964 (42.06%) VPN
9 776 (33.86%) LAN
10 702 (30.63%) Juniper
11 583 (25.44%) Telecoms
12 559 (24.39%) Windows
13 557 (24.30%) VMware
14 530 (23.12%) TCP/IP
15 506 (22.08%) CCNA
16 504 (21.99%) VoIP
17 479 (20.90%) CheckPoint
18 466 (20.33%) EIGRP
19 452 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
20 444 (19.37%) DNS
21 427 (18.63%) Linux
22 412 (17.98%) ITIL
23 408 (17.80%) Network Security
24 380 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
25 379 (16.54%) VLAN
26 372 (16.23%) Wireless
27 361 (15.75%) Load Balancing
28 355 (15.49%) F5
29 350 (15.27%) Microsoft
30 341 (14.88%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 201 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 136 (5.93%) IIS
3 92 (4.01%) Lync
4 80 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (2.92%) Apache
6 59 (2.57%) SharePoint
7 35 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.13%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.087%) Confluence
16 2 (0.087%) Lotus Domino
17 1 (0.044%) Tomcat
Applications
1 151 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 102 (4.45%) MS Office
3 78 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.087%) InDesign
6 2 (0.087%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.22%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.087%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.044%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 42 (1.83%) Office 365
3 37 (1.61%) IaaS
4 23 (1.00%) PaaS
5 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1352 (58.99%) Firewall
2 1162 (50.70%) BGP
3 1045 (45.59%) WAN
4 987 (43.06%) OSPF
5 964 (42.06%) VPN
6 776 (33.86%) LAN
7 530 (23.12%) TCP/IP
8 504 (21.99%) VoIP
9 466 (20.33%) EIGRP
10 452 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
11 444 (19.37%) DNS
12 408 (17.80%) Network Security
13 379 (16.54%) VLAN
14 372 (16.23%) Wireless
15 340 (14.83%) VPLS
16 339 (14.79%) Ethernet
17 302 (13.18%) Cisco Nexus
18 290 (12.65%) IPsec
19 249 (10.86%) Cisco IOS
20 248 (10.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.00%) Relational Database
3 16 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (0.57%) MySQL
4 13 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.31%) Big Data
9 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.26%) DB2
10 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.087%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.044%) MS Access
12 1 (0.044%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (0.48%) Toad
2 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (0.13%) Moq
4 2 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.087%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.087%) JIRA
General
1 583 (25.44%) Telecoms
2 292 (12.74%) Finance
3 87 (3.80%) Retail
4 70 (3.05%) Banking
5 60 (2.62%) Law
6 40 (1.75%) French Language
7 33 (1.44%) Advertising
8 32 (1.40%) Marketing
9 28 (1.22%) German Language
10 25 (1.09%) Games
11 23 (1.00%) Back Office
11 23 (1.00%) Legal
12 18 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.52%) Billing
14 11 (0.48%) Japanese Language
15 9 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.35%) Publishing
16 8 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 951 (41.49%) Network Engineer
2 266 (11.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 207 (9.03%) Analyst
4 190 (8.29%) Architect
5 145 (6.33%) Consultant
6 139 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 128 (5.58%) Network Architect
8 117 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 114 (4.97%) Network Analyst
10 94 (4.10%) NOC Engineer
11 82 (3.58%) Cisco Engineer
12 74 (3.23%) Network Support
13 71 (3.10%) IP Engineer
14 69 (3.01%) Network Consultant
15 67 (2.92%) Security Engineer
16 65 (2.84%) Team Leader
17 57 (2.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 56 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
19 55 (2.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 53 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.61%) CSS
2 18 (0.79%) XML
3 16 (0.70%) Web Services
4 14 (0.61%) SOAP
5 11 (0.48%) WSDL
5 11 (0.48%) JAXB
5 11 (0.48%) JMS
6 9 (0.39%) XMPP
6 9 (0.39%) Middleware
7 7 (0.31%) RSS
8 5 (0.22%) HTML
8 5 (0.22%) .NET
8 5 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.22%) VXML
9 4 (0.17%) JSON
9 4 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.13%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.13%) Ajax
10 3 (0.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 221 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (3.75%) Clustering
3 65 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
4 64 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 31 (1.35%) Replication
8 26 (1.13%) PKI
9 22 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 21 (0.92%) SecurID
10 21 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 18 (0.79%) Open Source
12 15 (0.65%) Statistics
12 15 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
13 11 (0.48%) AVVID
14 10 (0.44%) IVR
14 10 (0.44%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.35%) Equities
16 7 (0.31%) PMI
17 6 (0.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 559 (24.39%) Windows
2 427 (18.63%) Linux
3 177 (7.72%) UNIX
4 165 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 96 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (1.88%) Solaris
9 35 (1.53%) CentOS
10 34 (1.48%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.35%) AIX
12 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.26%) HPUX
14 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.22%) VMS
16 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (17.98%) ITIL
2 361 (15.75%) Load Balancing
3 258 (11.26%) Network Design
4 213 (9.29%) Project Management
5 207 (9.03%) Network Management
6 151 (6.59%) Service Delivery
7 142 (6.20%) Change Management
8 132 (5.76%) E-Commerce
9 125 (5.45%) Network Architecture
10 122 (5.32%) Service Management
11 120 (5.24%) PRINCE2
12 118 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
13 110 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
14 105 (4.58%) Mentoring
15 98 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
16 95 (4.14%) Incident Management
17 85 (3.71%) Migration
18 74 (3.23%) CRM
19 67 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
20 62 (2.71%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 139 (6.06%) SQL
2 117 (5.10%) Perl
3 87 (3.80%) PowerShell
4 83 (3.62%) Java
5 81 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 39 (1.70%) Python
7 37 (1.61%) C
8 31 (1.35%) PHP
9 13 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.52%) Tcl
11 7 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.22%) C#
12 5 (0.22%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.17%) R
14 3 (0.13%) Delphi
15 1 (0.044%) VBScript
15 1 (0.044%) VB
15 1 (0.044%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1299 (56.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1009 (44.02%) CCNP
3 506 (22.08%) CCNA
4 341 (14.88%) CCIE
5 213 (9.29%) Degree
6 108 (4.71%) CCDP
7 96 (4.19%) CCSP
8 93 (4.06%) Security Cleared
9 91 (3.97%) CCIP
10 90 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 72 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
12 71 (3.10%) JNCIE
13 68 (2.97%) CCSA
14 61 (2.66%) MCSE
14 61 (2.66%) JNCIA
15 58 (2.53%) SC Cleared
16 56 (2.44%) CCDA
17 53 (2.31%) CCSE
18 49 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 41 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (9.95%) SLA
2 96 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 57 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.48%) QA
6 4 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.087%) COBIT
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.044%) GPG13
System Software
1 380 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 240 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 128 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
4 105 (4.58%) vSphere
5 93 (4.06%) Hyper-V
6 59 (2.57%) XenApp
7 36 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 33 (1.44%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.40%) Terminal Server
10 28 (1.22%) Firmware
11 21 (0.92%) Xen
12 20 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (0.79%) NFS
13 18 (0.79%) vCloud
14 16 (0.70%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.44%) UAG
17 9 (0.39%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 8 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 71 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 50 (2.18%) SCOM
3 45 (1.96%) Cacti
4 35 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
4 35 (1.53%) Nagios
5 33 (1.44%) OpenView
6 30 (1.31%) HP NNM
6 30 (1.31%) SCCM
7 29 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 27 (1.18%) FortiGate
8 27 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
9 24 (1.05%) WSUS
10 23 (1.00%) Netcool
11 17 (0.74%) Zenoss
12 16 (0.70%) SCVMM
13 15 (0.65%) MOM
14 11 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
16 7 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1760 (76.79%) Cisco
2 702 (30.63%) Juniper
3 557 (24.30%) VMware
4 479 (20.90%) CheckPoint
5 355 (15.49%) F5
6 350 (15.27%) Microsoft
7 215 (9.38%) HP
8 173 (7.55%) SolarWinds
9 149 (6.50%) Citrix
10 117 (5.10%) Red Hat
11 90 (3.93%) Riverbed
12 81 (3.53%) Aruba
13 74 (3.23%) Fortinet
14 62 (2.71%) Avaya
15 59 (2.57%) Polycom
16 57 (2.49%) Blue Coat
17 53 (2.31%) Brocade
18 50 (2.18%) Dell
19 48 (2.09%) Huawei
20 46 (2.01%) BT
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northumberland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 12 months fixed term contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + good bonus & package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benifit package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + extensive bens!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent commision structure and
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago