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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 266 259 317
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +58
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1062 1063 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.05% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.51% 5.93% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 871 877 727
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
19276 17936 20631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 14596 17106
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 £63,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +14 478 £52,500 - 45
South East -115 222 £45,000 - 24
Yorkshire +29 148 £45,000 - 3
East of England +44 77 £50,000 -13.04% 10
West Midlands +21 60 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West -8 36 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South West -21 23 £40,750 +1.87% 8
East Midlands -3 12 £29,500 -34.44% 1
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1498 (74.83%) Cisco
2 1029 (51.40%) Firewall
3 995 (49.70%) BGP
4 958 (47.85%) Cisco Certification
5 870 (43.46%) WAN
6 854 (42.66%) OSPF
7 723 (36.11%) CCNP
8 686 (34.27%) VPN
9 656 (32.77%) LAN
10 564 (28.17%) Telecoms
11 547 (27.32%) Juniper
12 487 (24.33%) Windows
13 478 (23.88%) TCP/IP
14 473 (23.63%) VoIP
15 441 (22.03%) DNS
16 435 (21.73%) CheckPoint
17 430 (21.48%) VMware
18 381 (19.03%) CCNA
19 366 (18.28%) EIGRP
20 341 (17.03%) Linux
21 317 (15.83%) Load Balancing
22 299 (14.94%) Network Security
23 286 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
24 283 (14.14%) ITIL
25 282 (14.09%) Ethernet
26 278 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
27 273 (13.64%) F5
28 269 (13.44%) VLAN
29 265 (13.24%) Microsoft
30 261 (13.04%) VPLS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 197 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 124 (6.19%) Lync
3 122 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 120 (5.99%) IIS
5 67 (3.35%) Apache
6 47 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 29 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
9 18 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.15%) SAS
17 1 (0.050%) Lotus Domino
17 1 (0.050%) CMS
Applications
1 132 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.10%) MS Office
3 44 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.100%) InDesign
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 (0.100%) 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 16 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.65%) PaaS
6 3 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1029 (51.40%) Firewall
2 995 (49.70%) BGP
3 870 (43.46%) WAN
4 854 (42.66%) OSPF
5 686 (34.27%) VPN
6 656 (32.77%) LAN
7 478 (23.88%) TCP/IP
8 473 (23.63%) VoIP
9 441 (22.03%) DNS
10 366 (18.28%) EIGRP
11 299 (14.94%) Network Security
12 286 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 282 (14.09%) Ethernet
14 269 (13.44%) VLAN
15 261 (13.04%) VPLS
16 246 (12.29%) DHCP
17 245 (12.24%) Internet
18 223 (11.14%) Cisco IOS
19 217 (10.84%) Wireless
20 213 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.40%) MySQL
3 8 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.15%) Big Data
5 2 (0.100%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.100%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.050%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.050%) EDMS
6 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.100%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.050%) TestDirector
General
1 564 (28.17%) Telecoms
2 216 (10.79%) Finance
3 84 (4.20%) Retail
4 74 (3.70%) Law
5 55 (2.75%) Billing
6 36 (1.80%) Banking
7 34 (1.70%) Marketing
8 22 (1.10%) Legal
9 19 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.75%) Games
10 15 (0.75%) French Language
11 14 (0.70%) Back Office
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 (0.100%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.050%) Local Government
16 1 (0.050%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 758 (37.86%) Network Engineer
2 191 (9.54%) Analyst
3 181 (9.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 155 (7.74%) Consultant
5 134 (6.69%) Architect
6 124 (6.19%) Network Analyst
7 102 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 101 (5.04%) Support Engineer
9 100 (5.00%) IP Engineer
10 97 (4.85%) Network Architect
11 93 (4.65%) Network Support
12 86 (4.30%) Team Leader
13 79 (3.95%) Security Engineer
14 69 (3.45%) Design Engineer
14 69 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
15 58 (2.90%) Network Consultant
16 53 (2.65%) Network Security Engineer
17 51 (2.55%) Network Support Engineer
18 49 (2.45%) Cisco Engineer
19 44 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.50%) 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 (0.100%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 96 (4.80%) Clustering
2 79 (3.95%) Blackberry
3 67 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
4 48 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.05%) Smartphone
6 32 (1.60%) SecurID
7 31 (1.55%) PKI
8 28 (1.40%) Statistics
9 22 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 18 (0.90%) Replication
11 14 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.55%) Equities
12 11 (0.55%) CMDB
12 11 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.40%) Open Source
13 8 (0.40%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.35%) IVR
14 7 (0.35%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.35%) Derivative
15 5 (0.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 487 (24.33%) Windows
2 341 (17.03%) Linux
3 212 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (8.69%) UNIX
5 154 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 124 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 28 (1.40%) Solaris
10 25 (1.25%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.10%) CentOS
12 5 (0.25%) Android
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.20%) HPUX
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.100%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.100%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.050%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (15.83%) Load Balancing
2 283 (14.14%) ITIL
3 248 (12.39%) Network Management
4 208 (10.39%) Network Design
5 153 (7.64%) Project Management
6 142 (7.09%) E-Commerce
7 127 (6.34%) Service Delivery
8 115 (5.74%) Change Management
9 105 (5.24%) PRINCE2
10 91 (4.55%) Incident Management
11 86 (4.30%) Network Architecture
12 85 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
13 60 (3.00%) WAN Optimisation
13 60 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 58 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
15 55 (2.75%) Network Monitoring
16 50 (2.50%) Service Management
17 47 (2.35%) Low Latency
18 43 (2.15%) Migration
19 37 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 129 (6.44%) Perl
2 112 (5.59%) SQL
3 88 (4.40%) Bash Shell
4 83 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 71 (3.55%) Java
6 33 (1.65%) Python
7 30 (1.50%) C
7 30 (1.50%) PHP
8 23 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.70%) Tcl
10 6 (0.30%) PowerHouse
11 4 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.100%) C#
12 2 (0.100%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.100%) Lisp
12 2 (0.100%) R
13 1 (0.050%) VBScript
13 1 (0.050%) VB
Qualifications
1 958 (47.85%) Cisco Certification
2 723 (36.11%) CCNP
3 381 (19.03%) CCNA
4 226 (11.29%) CCIE
5 154 (7.69%) Degree
6 102 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 94 (4.70%) MCSE
8 92 (4.60%) CCIP
9 81 (4.05%) Security Cleared
10 71 (3.55%) CCSA
11 64 (3.20%) CCSP
12 62 (3.10%) CCDP
13 61 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
14 60 (3.00%) CCSE
15 54 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 52 (2.60%) MCSA
17 46 (2.30%) JNCIE
18 45 (2.25%) SC Cleared
19 39 (1.95%) MCITP
19 39 (1.95%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.29%) PCI DSS
2 105 (5.24%) SLA
3 55 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.30%) QA
6 5 (0.25%) COBIT
7 4 (0.20%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.100%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 278 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (9.24%) Active Directory
3 118 (5.89%) VMware ESXi
4 78 (3.90%) vSphere
5 68 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 50 (2.50%) XenApp
7 34 (1.70%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.35%) Terminal Services
8 27 (1.35%) UAG
9 23 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.90%) DFS Replication
11 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.60%) Xen
13 12 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.45%) vCloud
15 5 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.25%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 37 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
2 35 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 34 (1.70%) Cacti
4 33 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 30 (1.50%) OpenView
6 24 (1.20%) Netcool
7 23 (1.15%) Nagios
8 21 (1.05%) MOM
9 20 (1.00%) SCOM
9 20 (1.00%) HP NNM
10 17 (0.85%) SCCM
11 15 (0.75%) Zenoss
12 14 (0.70%) WSUS
13 13 (0.65%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
14 11 (0.55%) FortiGate
15 10 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
16 7 (0.35%) Foglight
17 6 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
18 5 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1498 (74.83%) Cisco
2 547 (27.32%) Juniper
3 435 (21.73%) CheckPoint
4 430 (21.48%) VMware
5 273 (13.64%) F5
6 265 (13.24%) Microsoft
7 199 (9.94%) HP
8 132 (6.59%) SolarWinds
9 129 (6.44%) Citrix
10 113 (5.64%) Red Hat
11 89 (4.45%) Riverbed
12 72 (3.60%) Aruba
13 61 (3.05%) Fortinet
14 58 (2.90%) Mitel
15 55 (2.75%) Avaya
16 54 (2.70%) Polycom
17 50 (2.50%) Blue Coat
17 50 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 48 (2.40%) ProCurve
19 43 (2.15%) Brocade
London
Roc Search
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7.5K Shift
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £50-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago