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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 304 368 336
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -32
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 932 871 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.85% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 4.96% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 808 734 801
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -
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
15542 17563 19188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.07% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13052 14475 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 406 £55,000 +15.78% 29
South East +23 262 £52,500 +5.00% 27
South West +40 76 £33,250 -11.33% 6
West Midlands -4 61 £40,000 -15.78% 7
North West +38 60 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire +8 32 £44,000 -2.22% 3
East of England +23 28 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East Midlands +12 13 £44,000 +25.71% 1
North East +6 4 £36,000 +2.85%
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 1531 (75.05%) Cisco
2 1117 (54.75%) Firewall
3 1111 (54.46%) Cisco Certification
4 988 (48.43%) BGP
5 968 (47.45%) WAN
6 921 (45.15%) VPN
7 858 (42.06%) OSPF
8 846 (41.47%) CCNP
9 728 (35.69%) Juniper
10 723 (35.44%) LAN
11 596 (29.22%) CCNA
12 466 (22.84%) Telecoms
12 466 (22.84%) Cisco ASA
13 455 (22.30%) CheckPoint
14 454 (22.25%) TCP/IP
15 432 (21.18%) Data Centre
16 428 (20.98%) Wireless
17 416 (20.39%) ITIL
18 413 (20.25%) VoIP
19 396 (19.41%) VMware
20 393 (19.26%) DNS
21 381 (18.68%) F5
22 379 (18.58%) EIGRP
23 353 (17.30%) Cisco Nexus
24 351 (17.21%) Windows
25 346 (16.96%) Linux
26 339 (16.62%) Network Security
27 308 (15.10%) VLAN
28 302 (14.80%) IPsec
29 299 (14.66%) Finance

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
1 112 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 104 (5.10%) Skype for Business
3 44 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (1.96%) IIS
6 30 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 18 (0.88%) Apache
9 17 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.25%) CMS
12 4 (0.20%) SAS
13 3 (0.15%) Confluence
13 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.098%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.098%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.049%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.049%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.049%) nginx
Applications
1 123 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.63%) MS Visio
3 71 (3.48%) MS Office
4 8 (0.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.049%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (2.16%) IaaS
3 43 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.01%) Office 365
5 17 (0.83%) SaaS
6 16 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.78%) PaaS
7 7 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.25%) Yammer
9 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.15%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.049%) GitHub
12 1 (0.049%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1117 (54.75%) Firewall
2 988 (48.43%) BGP
3 968 (47.45%) WAN
4 921 (45.15%) VPN
5 858 (42.06%) OSPF
6 723 (35.44%) LAN
7 466 (22.84%) Cisco ASA
8 454 (22.25%) TCP/IP
9 428 (20.98%) Wireless
10 413 (20.25%) VoIP
11 393 (19.26%) DNS
12 379 (18.58%) EIGRP
13 353 (17.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 339 (16.62%) Network Security
15 308 (15.10%) VLAN
16 302 (14.80%) IPsec
17 293 (14.36%) Ethernet
18 255 (12.50%) SSL
19 239 (11.72%) DHCP
20 217 (10.64%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (0.74%) MySQL
4 9 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.20%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.20%) Redis
6 4 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.098%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.098%) DB2
7 2 (0.098%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.049%) Big Data
8 1 (0.049%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.049%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.15%) JIRA
4 3 (0.15%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.098%) Subversion
6 1 (0.049%) MSI
6 1 (0.049%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.049%) TeamCity
General
1 466 (22.84%) Telecoms
2 299 (14.66%) Finance
3 78 (3.82%) Banking
4 56 (2.75%) Retail
5 47 (2.30%) Marketing
6 45 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.11%) Law
8 29 (1.42%) Games
9 22 (1.08%) Advertising
9 22 (1.08%) Legal
10 20 (0.98%) German Language
11 18 (0.88%) Billing
12 16 (0.78%) French Language
12 16 (0.78%) Italian Language
13 13 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.64%) Publishing
14 12 (0.59%) Back Office
15 11 (0.54%) Electronics
15 11 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 947 (46.42%) Network Engineer
2 321 (15.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 289 (14.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 243 (11.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 168 (8.24%) Network Support
6 166 (8.14%) Consultant
7 161 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 134 (6.57%) Architect
9 129 (6.32%) Security Engineer
10 123 (6.03%) Analyst
11 118 (5.78%) Network Security Engineer
12 117 (5.74%) Network Support Engineer
13 111 (5.44%) Juniper Engineer
14 86 (4.22%) Network Consultant
15 80 (3.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 80 (3.92%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 79 (3.87%) Network Analyst
17 73 (3.58%) Network Architect
18 72 (3.53%) NOC Engineer
19 63 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (5.15%) 802.1X
2 24 (1.18%) XMPP
3 12 (0.59%) LAMP
4 8 (0.39%) .NET
4 8 (0.39%) COM
5 6 (0.29%) Web Services
6 5 (0.25%) Middleware
6 5 (0.25%) REST
6 5 (0.25%) RFC 2547
6 5 (0.25%) SOAP
7 4 (0.20%) beanstalkd
7 4 (0.20%) OpenDaylight
8 3 (0.15%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (0.15%) WAP
9 2 (0.098%) POSIX
10 1 (0.049%) CSS
10 1 (0.049%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.049%) Flask
10 1 (0.049%) STL
10 1 (0.049%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 432 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 110 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 55 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 50 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 47 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 45 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 34 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 32 (1.57%) Clustering
10 31 (1.52%) IPTV
11 28 (1.37%) iPad
12 26 (1.27%) Replication
13 24 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
14 22 (1.08%) Mathematics
14 22 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 21 (1.03%) EMC VNX
16 20 (0.98%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.88%) PKI
17 18 (0.88%) Private Cloud
18 14 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 351 (17.21%) Windows
2 346 (16.96%) Linux
3 204 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 118 (5.78%) Unix
5 102 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.88%) CentOS
10 17 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.59%) Android
11 12 (0.59%) Debian
11 12 (0.59%) Solaris
12 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.20%) CatOS
16 3 (0.15%) AIX
16 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (20.39%) ITIL
2 287 (14.07%) Network Design
3 228 (11.18%) Load Balancing
4 205 (10.05%) Presales
5 151 (7.40%) Network Management
6 140 (6.86%) Change Management
7 117 (5.74%) Service Delivery
8 115 (5.64%) Project Management
9 111 (5.44%) High Availability
10 97 (4.75%) Network Monitoring
11 88 (4.31%) Network Architecture
12 85 (4.17%) Service Management
13 77 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 76 (3.73%) Migration
15 69 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
16 67 (3.28%) Problem Management
17 65 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 61 (2.99%) PRINCE2
19 60 (2.94%) Change Control
20 50 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 83 (4.07%) SQL
2 73 (3.58%) Python
3 65 (3.19%) Perl
4 52 (2.55%) C
5 48 (2.35%) Bash Shell
6 39 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 19 (0.93%) PHP
8 18 (0.88%) Tcl
9 11 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.34%) Java
11 5 (0.25%) Ruby
12 4 (0.20%) C#
13 2 (0.098%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.098%) Korn
14 1 (0.049%) C++
14 1 (0.049%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1111 (54.46%) Cisco Certification
2 846 (41.47%) CCNP
3 596 (29.22%) CCNA
4 245 (12.01%) CCIE
5 167 (8.19%) Degree
6 153 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 123 (6.03%) SC Cleared
8 115 (5.64%) CCDP
9 111 (5.44%) JNCIA
10 89 (4.36%) CCSA
11 87 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 81 (3.97%) JNCIS
13 75 (3.68%) JNCIP
14 70 (3.43%) CCSP
15 58 (2.84%) CCDA
16 57 (2.79%) CCIP
17 56 (2.75%) CCSE
18 55 (2.70%) JNCIE
18 55 (2.70%) MCSE
19 53 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (8.04%) SLA
2 58 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.78%) QA
5 10 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.15%) RMADS
7 3 (0.15%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.049%) JSP 440
System Software
1 277 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 82 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 47 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 41 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
6 40 (1.96%) vSphere
7 37 (1.81%) XenApp
8 23 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.98%) Terminal Services
9 20 (0.98%) vCloud
10 16 (0.78%) KVM
11 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (0.69%) Xen
12 12 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.49%) Firmware
14 8 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (0.34%) NFS
16 6 (0.29%) XenServer
17 5 (0.25%) Squid
18 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 80 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (1.86%) FortiGate
3 34 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 34 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 32 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
5 28 (1.37%) OpenView
6 26 (1.27%) Nagios
7 20 (0.98%) Netcool
8 17 (0.83%) SCCM
8 17 (0.83%) SCOM
9 16 (0.78%) HP NNM
10 15 (0.74%) Backup Exec
11 14 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
12 13 (0.64%) Cacti
12 13 (0.64%) Puppet
13 10 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.44%) Nessus
15 8 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
15 8 (0.39%) WSUS
16 6 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1531 (75.05%) Cisco
2 728 (35.69%) Juniper
3 455 (22.30%) CheckPoint
4 396 (19.41%) VMware
5 381 (18.68%) F5
6 281 (13.77%) Microsoft
7 187 (9.17%) Palo Alto
8 162 (7.94%) SolarWinds
9 161 (7.89%) HP
10 127 (6.23%) Citrix
11 103 (5.05%) Avaya
12 81 (3.97%) Brocade
13 78 (3.82%) Riverbed
14 67 (3.28%) EMC
15 59 (2.89%) Fortinet
16 54 (2.65%) Blue Coat
17 51 (2.50%) Mitel
17 51 (2.50%) Red Hat
18 48 (2.35%) Dell
19 36 (1.76%) Oracle
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + London Allowance + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 5 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Inc Shift Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 5 days ago