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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / England
Rank 284 288 310
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 859 988 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.08% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 6.41% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 688 811 827
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,775 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
13256 15424 17870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.80% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 12925 14570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
London +9 356 £55,000 +10.00% 34
South East +52 303 £52,250 -0.47% 18
North West +20 50 £40,000 -0.92% 10
West Midlands +6 43 £47,500 +9.82% 6
East of England +10 35 £50,000 +2.04% 5
Yorkshire -21 34 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South West -23 22 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands +25 21 £46,250 -5.12% 1
Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1380 (76.58%) Cisco
2 1008 (55.94%) Cisco Certification
3 966 (53.61%) Firewall
4 934 (51.83%) BGP
5 840 (46.61%) WAN
6 818 (45.39%) OSPF
7 800 (44.40%) CCNP
8 746 (41.40%) VPN
9 735 (40.79%) LAN
10 604 (33.52%) Juniper
11 484 (26.86%) Data Centre
12 462 (25.64%) Telecoms
13 415 (23.03%) DNS
14 407 (22.59%) CCNA
15 369 (20.48%) F5
16 367 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
17 342 (18.98%) VoIP
18 341 (18.92%) Network Security
19 334 (18.53%) TCP/IP
20 322 (17.87%) Wireless
21 309 (17.15%) Windows
21 309 (17.15%) CheckPoint
22 302 (16.76%) EIGRP
23 299 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
24 298 (16.54%) Network Design
25 295 (16.37%) DHCP
26 290 (16.09%) VLAN
27 286 (15.87%) VMware
28 282 (15.65%) CCIE
29 277 (15.37%) ITIL

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 85 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 75 (4.16%) Skype for Business
3 49 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (2.22%) IIS
5 33 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 16 (0.89%) Apache
9 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.11%) CMS
13 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.055%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.055%) Confluence
Applications
1 84 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.11%) MS Office
3 30 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.055%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.055%) Line 50
1 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.055%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.055%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.94%) Office 365
2 57 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.66%) IaaS
4 30 (1.66%) SaaS
5 27 (1.50%) PaaS
6 19 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
7 16 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.83%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.28%) Akamai
10 5 (0.28%) Slack
11 3 (0.17%) G Suite
11 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 966 (53.61%) Firewall
2 934 (51.83%) BGP
3 840 (46.61%) WAN
4 818 (45.39%) OSPF
5 746 (41.40%) VPN
6 735 (40.79%) LAN
7 415 (23.03%) DNS
8 367 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
9 342 (18.98%) VoIP
10 341 (18.92%) Network Security
11 334 (18.53%) TCP/IP
12 322 (17.87%) Wireless
13 302 (16.76%) EIGRP
14 299 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 295 (16.37%) DHCP
16 290 (16.09%) VLAN
17 269 (14.93%) Ethernet
18 249 (13.82%) IPsec
19 203 (11.27%) Cisco IOS
20 171 (9.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.17%) MySQL
3 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.22%) MariaDB
5 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.17%) GIS
6 3 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.055%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.055%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.055%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.055%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.055%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.28%) Subversion
5 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.055%) JIRA
General
1 462 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 273 (15.15%) Finance
3 85 (4.72%) Banking
4 74 (4.11%) Retail
5 59 (3.27%) Marketing
6 25 (1.39%) Games
6 25 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.33%) Back Office
8 21 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.11%) Legal
10 19 (1.05%) Law
10 19 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.78%) Online Betting
12 13 (0.72%) French Language
13 12 (0.67%) Billing
14 9 (0.50%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.39%) Electronics
15 7 (0.39%) Military
16 6 (0.33%) Publishing
17 4 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 878 (48.72%) Network Engineer
2 226 (12.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 218 (12.10%) Senior Network Engineer
4 199 (11.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 157 (8.71%) Juniper Engineer
6 149 (8.27%) Architect
7 128 (7.10%) Support Engineer
8 109 (6.05%) Consultant
9 98 (5.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 92 (5.11%) IP Engineer
11 90 (4.99%) Network Architect
12 85 (4.72%) Network Support
13 77 (4.27%) Security Engineer
14 73 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 73 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
15 68 (3.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
16 61 (3.39%) Network Consultant
17 60 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
18 57 (3.16%) Network Manager
19 56 (3.11%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (5.60%) 802.1X
2 16 (0.89%) Web Services
3 8 (0.44%) HTML
4 6 (0.33%) Middleware
5 5 (0.28%) .NET
5 5 (0.28%) SAX
5 5 (0.28%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (0.22%) LAMP
7 3 (0.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.17%) CSS
7 3 (0.17%) HTML5
8 2 (0.11%) Ajax
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.11%) jQuery
8 2 (0.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.11%) OpenDaylight
8 2 (0.11%) REST
8 2 (0.11%) SAML
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 484 (26.86%) Data Centre
2 129 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 49 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.33%) Clustering
7 24 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 21 (1.17%) PKI
9 21 (1.17%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.05%) Statistics
11 16 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.78%) Replication
13 13 (0.72%) IVR
14 12 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.44%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.44%) iPad
15 8 (0.44%) IPTV
16 7 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 309 (17.15%) Windows
2 266 (14.76%) Linux
3 191 (10.60%) Windows Server
4 110 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (5.83%) Unix
6 39 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.78%) Debian
13 8 (0.44%) CentOS
14 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.28%) Solaris
15 2 (0.11%) AIX
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.055%) CatOS
16 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (16.54%) Network Design
2 277 (15.37%) ITIL
3 173 (9.60%) Presales
4 152 (8.44%) Network Management
5 149 (8.27%) Load Balancing
6 132 (7.33%) Change Management
7 131 (7.27%) High Availability
8 97 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 90 (4.99%) Project Management
10 89 (4.94%) Problem Management
11 85 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 83 (4.61%) Migration
13 73 (4.05%) Service Delivery
14 67 (3.72%) Network Monitoring
15 66 (3.66%) Network Architecture
16 57 (3.16%) Business Continuity
16 57 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
17 52 (2.89%) Incident Management
18 51 (2.83%) Change Control
19 50 (2.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (4.00%) SQL
2 70 (3.88%) Python
3 51 (2.83%) C
4 39 (2.16%) Perl
5 32 (1.78%) Bash Shell
6 26 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 11 (0.61%) Tcl
8 10 (0.55%) PHP
9 9 (0.50%) Lisp
10 5 (0.28%) Java
10 5 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.11%) C#
11 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.055%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.055%) R
Qualifications
1 1008 (55.94%) Cisco Certification
2 800 (44.40%) CCNP
3 407 (22.59%) CCNA
4 282 (15.65%) CCIE
5 158 (8.77%) Degree
6 134 (7.44%) JNCIP
7 116 (6.44%) Security Cleared
8 100 (5.55%) JNCIA
9 89 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 85 (4.72%) SC Cleared
11 70 (3.88%) JNCIS
12 62 (3.44%) MCSE
13 61 (3.39%) CCDP
14 52 (2.89%) CCIP
15 27 (1.50%) CISSP
16 26 (1.44%) CCSE
16 26 (1.44%) MCSA
16 26 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 24 (1.33%) CCDA
18 23 (1.28%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (7.21%) SLA
2 65 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.05%) QA
5 13 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.61%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.39%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 14000
8 4 (0.22%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 233 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (10.10%) Active Directory
3 75 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 73 (4.05%) VMware ESX
5 48 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
6 32 (1.78%) Terminal Services
7 25 (1.39%) Firmware
8 20 (1.11%) vSphere
8 20 (1.11%) XenApp
9 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.67%) OpenSIPS
12 11 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.50%) Xen
14 8 (0.44%) XenServer
15 7 (0.39%) GlusterFS
15 7 (0.39%) KVM
16 6 (0.33%) NFS
17 2 (0.11%) iptables
17 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (3.11%) Nagios
2 48 (2.66%) Cisco Prime
3 46 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 31 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 24 (1.33%) SCOM
6 23 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
7 22 (1.22%) Ansible
7 22 (1.22%) Puppet
7 22 (1.22%) SCCM
7 22 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
8 21 (1.17%) Cacti
9 19 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
10 16 (0.89%) OpenNMS
11 12 (0.67%) Cisco CME
12 11 (0.61%) WSUS
13 10 (0.55%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.55%) Endace
13 10 (0.55%) HP NNM
14 7 (0.39%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1380 (76.58%) Cisco
2 604 (33.52%) Juniper
3 369 (20.48%) F5
4 309 (17.15%) CheckPoint
5 286 (15.87%) VMware
6 232 (12.87%) Palo Alto
7 202 (11.21%) Microsoft
8 142 (7.88%) HP
9 128 (7.10%) SolarWinds
10 110 (6.10%) Avaya
11 98 (5.44%) Riverbed
12 67 (3.72%) Mitel
13 66 (3.66%) Huawei
14 63 (3.50%) Citrix
15 58 (3.22%) Fortinet
16 54 (3.00%) Nokia
17 53 (2.94%) Brocade
18 51 (2.83%) Meraki
19 48 (2.66%) Dell
20 36 (2.00%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Copropratebenefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benfits, Oncall, Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago