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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 289 325 362
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +37
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 968 970 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.96% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 5.39% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 829 761 725
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
15782 17989 19852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.18% 17.85% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13210 14532 15930
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,988 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +32 347 £55,000 +4.76% 34
South East -12 301 £50,000 -4.76% 27
South West +28 88 £34,000 -12.82% 12
West Midlands +8 72 £50,000 +33.33% 9
North West +47 68 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Yorkshire +2 63 £45,000 - 13
East of England +23 32 £47,000 -3.58% 3
East Midlands +3 17 £42,500 +2.40% 2
North East -5 4 £36,000 -28.00%
Midlands +9 2 £57,500 -17.85%
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1544 (76.10%) Cisco
2 1126 (55.50%) Firewall
3 1123 (55.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1021 (50.32%) WAN
5 1003 (49.43%) BGP
6 916 (45.15%) OSPF
7 907 (44.70%) VPN
8 857 (42.24%) CCNP
9 754 (37.16%) LAN
10 737 (36.32%) Juniper
11 565 (27.85%) CCNA
12 482 (23.76%) TCP/IP
13 479 (23.61%) Telecoms
14 477 (23.51%) Wireless
15 475 (23.41%) Cisco ASA
16 449 (22.13%) Data Centre
17 418 (20.60%) F5
18 417 (20.55%) CheckPoint
19 397 (19.57%) EIGRP
19 397 (19.57%) ITIL
20 396 (19.52%) VoIP
21 371 (18.28%) VMware
22 358 (17.64%) Linux
23 349 (17.20%) Cisco Nexus
24 338 (16.66%) DNS
24 338 (16.66%) Network Security
25 335 (16.51%) IPsec
26 324 (15.97%) Windows
27 312 (15.38%) Microsoft
28 311 (15.33%) 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
1 129 (6.36%) Skype for Business
2 90 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 39 (1.92%) Apache
5 37 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (1.77%) IIS
7 35 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.15%) CMS
12 3 (0.15%) Confluence
13 2 (0.099%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.099%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.099%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.049%) nginx
14 1 (0.049%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.049%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 133 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 87 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 84 (4.14%) MS Office
4 9 (0.44%) MS Project
5 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.41%) IaaS
3 40 (1.97%) Office 365
4 35 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.89%) SaaS
7 16 (0.79%) Yammer
8 12 (0.59%) PaaS
9 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.049%) GitHub
12 1 (0.049%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1126 (55.50%) Firewall
2 1021 (50.32%) WAN
3 1003 (49.43%) BGP
4 916 (45.15%) OSPF
5 907 (44.70%) VPN
6 754 (37.16%) LAN
7 482 (23.76%) TCP/IP
8 477 (23.51%) Wireless
9 475 (23.41%) Cisco ASA
10 397 (19.57%) EIGRP
11 396 (19.52%) VoIP
12 349 (17.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 338 (16.66%) DNS
13 338 (16.66%) Network Security
14 335 (16.51%) IPsec
15 307 (15.13%) VLAN
16 285 (14.05%) SSL
17 276 (13.60%) Ethernet
18 212 (10.45%) VPLS
19 199 (9.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.58%) MySQL
3 20 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 7 (0.34%) Couchbase
6 7 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.20%) Redis
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.049%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.15%) JIRA
4 3 (0.15%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.099%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.099%) Subversion
6 1 (0.049%) MSI
6 1 (0.049%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.049%) TeamCity
General
1 479 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 311 (15.33%) Finance
3 77 (3.79%) Banking
4 58 (2.86%) Marketing
5 50 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.77%) Retail
7 28 (1.38%) German Language
8 23 (1.13%) French Language
8 23 (1.13%) Law
9 22 (1.08%) Games
10 20 (0.99%) Billing
11 19 (0.94%) Advertising
12 16 (0.79%) Italian Language
12 16 (0.79%) Legal
13 15 (0.74%) Electronics
14 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.44%) Back Office
15 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 938 (46.23%) Network Engineer
2 348 (17.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 308 (15.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 266 (13.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 182 (8.97%) Consultant
6 163 (8.03%) Network Support
7 161 (7.93%) Support Engineer
8 125 (6.16%) Security Engineer
9 117 (5.77%) Network Support Engineer
10 114 (5.62%) Architect
10 114 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
11 104 (5.13%) Analyst
12 103 (5.08%) Network Consultant
13 102 (5.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 102 (5.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 100 (4.93%) Juniper Engineer
15 73 (3.60%) NOC Engineer
16 71 (3.50%) Network Architect
17 69 (3.40%) Cisco Consultant
18 65 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.09%) 802.1X
2 50 (2.46%) XMPP
3 27 (1.33%) LAMP
4 7 (0.34%) COM
5 6 (0.30%) VXML
6 5 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.20%) beanstalkd
8 3 (0.15%) .NET
8 3 (0.15%) HTML
8 3 (0.15%) POSIX
8 3 (0.15%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (0.15%) Web Services
9 2 (0.099%) OpenDaylight
9 2 (0.099%) RFC 2547
9 2 (0.099%) WAP
10 1 (0.049%) CSS
10 1 (0.049%) Flask
10 1 (0.049%) J2EE
10 1 (0.049%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.049%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 449 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 90 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 55 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
6 51 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 47 (2.32%) Driving Licence
8 32 (1.58%) iPad
8 32 (1.58%) IPTV
9 29 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 29 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.23%) Clustering
10 25 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
11 21 (1.03%) PKI
11 21 (1.03%) Statistics
12 19 (0.94%) EMC VNX
12 19 (0.94%) IVR
12 19 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 16 (0.79%) Replication
14 14 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 358 (17.64%) Linux
2 324 (15.97%) Windows
3 199 (9.81%) Windows Server
4 109 (5.37%) Unix
5 89 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.18%) Android
10 20 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.84%) CentOS
12 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.39%) Solaris
15 7 (0.34%) Debian
16 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.15%) AIX
17 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.099%) VMS
18 2 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (19.57%) ITIL
2 297 (14.64%) Network Design
3 268 (13.21%) Presales
4 232 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 138 (6.80%) Network Management
6 125 (6.16%) Change Management
7 117 (5.77%) Project Management
8 112 (5.52%) Service Management
9 109 (5.37%) High Availability
10 106 (5.22%) Service Delivery
11 105 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
12 98 (4.83%) Migration
13 91 (4.48%) Network Architecture
14 78 (3.84%) Capacity Planning
15 71 (3.50%) PRINCE2
16 62 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 62 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
17 61 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
18 55 (2.71%) Kalman Filter
19 52 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (4.09%) SQL
2 62 (3.06%) Perl
3 55 (2.71%) Python
4 43 (2.12%) Bash Shell
5 42 (2.07%) C
6 33 (1.63%) PHP
7 22 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.44%) Tcl
9 7 (0.34%) Java
9 7 (0.34%) Ruby
9 7 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.15%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.15%) VB
11 2 (0.099%) VBScript
12 1 (0.049%) C++
12 1 (0.049%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1123 (55.35%) Cisco Certification
2 857 (42.24%) CCNP
3 565 (27.85%) CCNA
4 258 (12.72%) CCIE
5 153 (7.54%) Security Cleared
6 152 (7.49%) Degree
7 132 (6.51%) CCDP
8 129 (6.36%) SC Cleared
9 119 (5.86%) JNCIA
10 82 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 79 (3.89%) CCSA
12 77 (3.79%) CCSP
12 77 (3.79%) JNCIS
13 74 (3.65%) JNCIP
14 68 (3.35%) CCDA
15 67 (3.30%) MCSE
16 56 (2.76%) CCIP
16 56 (2.76%) JNCIE
17 55 (2.71%) CCSE
18 50 (2.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.24%) SLA
2 67 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 8 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.30%) QA
7 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.099%) COBIT
8 2 (0.099%) RMADS
8 2 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.049%) SAS 70
System Software
1 252 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 62 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 51 (2.51%) vSphere
5 35 (1.72%) XenApp
6 24 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 19 (0.94%) vCloud
8 15 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.54%) Xen
11 8 (0.39%) KVM
12 7 (0.34%) Firmware
12 7 (0.34%) NFS
13 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.30%) XenServer
14 5 (0.25%) Squid
15 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.15%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 87 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 39 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 36 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 35 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
6 28 (1.38%) OpenView
7 21 (1.03%) Nagios
7 21 (1.03%) Netcool
8 19 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
8 19 (0.94%) HP NNM
9 18 (0.89%) SCCM
10 13 (0.64%) Puppet
11 10 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
11 10 (0.49%) Nessus
12 8 (0.39%) SCOM
13 7 (0.34%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.30%) Cacti
14 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1544 (76.10%) Cisco
2 737 (36.32%) Juniper
3 418 (20.60%) F5
4 417 (20.55%) CheckPoint
5 371 (18.28%) VMware
6 312 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 182 (8.97%) Palo Alto
8 158 (7.79%) HP
9 141 (6.95%) SolarWinds
10 125 (6.16%) Citrix
11 102 (5.03%) Avaya
12 90 (4.44%) Brocade
13 78 (3.84%) Riverbed
14 73 (3.60%) EMC
15 61 (3.01%) Blue Coat
16 55 (2.71%) Fortinet
17 53 (2.61%) Red Hat
18 50 (2.46%) Dell
19 32 (1.58%) Extreme Networks
20 30 (1.48%) Meraki
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent on-top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + inc shift
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago