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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 291 334 281
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -53
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 974 940 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.92% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 5.49% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 804 814 956
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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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
15004 17112 19663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 16.70% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12408 14316 15589
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +49 435 £52,500 +5.00% 21
South East +54 312 £52,500 +5.00% 26
West Midlands +3 63 £42,500 -5.55% 7
South West -8 41 £43,500 +16.00% 3
North West +2 40 £36,750 +5.00% 9
East Midlands +28 30 £46,750 +16.87% 2
East of England -2 30 £53,750 +5.91% 4
Yorkshire +9 25 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East +4 1 £32,500 +6.55%
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1400 (73.76%) Cisco
2 1014 (53.42%) Firewall
3 988 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
4 926 (48.79%) BGP
5 876 (46.15%) WAN
6 845 (44.52%) VPN
7 757 (39.88%) OSPF
8 746 (39.30%) CCNP
9 697 (36.72%) LAN
10 595 (31.35%) Juniper
11 500 (26.34%) CCNA
12 491 (25.87%) Telecoms
13 438 (23.08%) DNS
14 419 (22.08%) CheckPoint
15 418 (22.02%) ITIL
16 407 (21.44%) VoIP
17 406 (21.39%) TCP/IP
18 400 (21.07%) Data Centre
19 395 (20.81%) Cisco ASA
20 390 (20.55%) VMware
21 386 (20.34%) Windows
22 354 (18.65%) Linux
23 352 (18.55%) F5
24 351 (18.49%) Wireless
25 338 (17.81%) EIGRP
26 319 (16.81%) Network Security
27 307 (16.17%) VLAN
27 307 (16.17%) Cisco Nexus
28 302 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
29 301 (15.86%) DHCP

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
1 127 (6.69%) MS Exchange
2 81 (4.27%) Skype for Business
3 49 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (2.58%) IIS
4 42 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 24 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.74%) Apache
8 14 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.32%) CMS
10 4 (0.21%) SAS
10 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.11%) Confluence
11 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.053%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.053%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.053%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.053%) nginx
Applications
1 102 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.48%) MS Office
2 47 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.053%) Line 50
3 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.053%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (3.06%) Office 365
3 40 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.84%) IaaS
5 30 (1.58%) SaaS
6 18 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
6 18 (0.95%) PaaS
7 16 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (0.63%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.26%) Slack
11 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1014 (53.42%) Firewall
2 926 (48.79%) BGP
3 876 (46.15%) WAN
4 845 (44.52%) VPN
5 757 (39.88%) OSPF
6 697 (36.72%) LAN
7 438 (23.08%) DNS
8 407 (21.44%) VoIP
9 406 (21.39%) TCP/IP
10 395 (20.81%) Cisco ASA
11 351 (18.49%) Wireless
12 338 (17.81%) EIGRP
13 319 (16.81%) Network Security
14 307 (16.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 307 (16.17%) VLAN
15 301 (15.86%) DHCP
16 269 (14.17%) Ethernet
17 258 (13.59%) IPsec
18 188 (9.91%) Internet
19 180 (9.48%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.00%) MySQL
3 17 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.26%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.21%) Redis
7 4 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.11%) DB2
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.053%) Big Data
9 1 (0.053%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.053%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.053%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.053%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.32%) Subversion
4 5 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.16%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.11%) JIRA
7 1 (0.053%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.053%) TeamCity
General
1 491 (25.87%) Telecoms
2 260 (13.70%) Finance
3 86 (4.53%) Banking
4 73 (3.85%) Retail
5 55 (2.90%) Marketing
6 46 (2.42%) Law
7 30 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.48%) Games
9 24 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.26%) Legal
10 23 (1.21%) Billing
11 16 (0.84%) Back Office
12 15 (0.79%) Advertising
13 13 (0.68%) Publishing
14 11 (0.58%) French Language
15 8 (0.42%) German Language
15 8 (0.42%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.32%) Electronics
17 6 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 859 (45.26%) Network Engineer
2 218 (11.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 212 (11.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 197 (10.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 165 (8.69%) Support Engineer
6 158 (8.32%) Network Support
7 150 (7.90%) Architect
8 114 (6.01%) Network Support Engineer
9 110 (5.80%) Consultant
10 104 (5.48%) Analyst
11 97 (5.11%) Security Engineer
12 96 (5.06%) Juniper Engineer
13 90 (4.74%) Network Security Engineer
14 77 (4.06%) Network Analyst
15 74 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 72 (3.79%) IP Engineer
17 71 (3.74%) Network Architect
18 67 (3.53%) NOC Engineer
19 66 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 60 (3.16%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (5.90%) 802.1X
2 11 (0.58%) Web Services
3 8 (0.42%) .NET
3 8 (0.42%) LAMP
3 8 (0.42%) Middleware
4 6 (0.32%) COM
5 5 (0.26%) REST
5 5 (0.26%) SOAP
5 5 (0.26%) Unreal Engine
5 5 (0.26%) XMPP
6 4 (0.21%) beanstalkd
6 4 (0.21%) OpenDaylight
6 4 (0.21%) RFC 2547
7 2 (0.11%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.11%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.053%) CSS
8 1 (0.053%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.053%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.053%) VXML
8 1 (0.053%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 400 (21.07%) Data Centre
2 145 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 54 (2.85%) Clustering
5 49 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 43 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 28 (1.48%) Replication
10 27 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 24 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 24 (1.26%) IPTV
12 21 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 18 (0.95%) PKI
13 18 (0.95%) Statistics
14 17 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
15 15 (0.79%) IVR
15 15 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
16 14 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 386 (20.34%) Windows
2 354 (18.65%) Linux
3 218 (11.49%) Windows Server
4 115 (6.06%) Unix
4 115 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.68%) CentOS
11 13 (0.68%) Debian
11 13 (0.68%) Solaris
12 10 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.37%) Android
15 5 (0.26%) AIX
16 4 (0.21%) CatOS
17 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (22.02%) ITIL
2 279 (14.70%) Network Design
3 195 (10.27%) Load Balancing
4 165 (8.69%) Change Management
5 153 (8.06%) Network Management
6 144 (7.59%) Presales
7 118 (6.22%) Service Delivery
8 110 (5.80%) High Availability
9 98 (5.16%) Problem Management
9 98 (5.16%) Project Management
10 88 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 78 (4.11%) Mentoring
11 78 (4.11%) Service Management
12 74 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
13 72 (3.79%) Change Control
13 72 (3.79%) Migration
14 69 (3.64%) Network Architecture
15 65 (3.42%) PRINCE2
16 64 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
17 61 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 91 (4.79%) Python
2 90 (4.74%) SQL
3 68 (3.58%) C
4 64 (3.37%) Perl
5 48 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 48 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 17 (0.90%) Tcl
7 14 (0.74%) PHP
8 11 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.47%) Lisp
10 5 (0.26%) Java
11 4 (0.21%) C#
12 2 (0.11%) Korn
13 1 (0.053%) Ruby
13 1 (0.053%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 988 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
2 746 (39.30%) CCNP
3 500 (26.34%) CCNA
4 227 (11.96%) CCIE
5 163 (8.59%) Degree
6 129 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 105 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 97 (5.11%) JNCIS
9 95 (5.01%) JNCIA
9 95 (5.01%) SC Cleared
10 81 (4.27%) CCDP
11 65 (3.42%) CCIP
12 61 (3.21%) MCSE
13 60 (3.16%) JNCIP
14 56 (2.95%) CCSA
15 54 (2.85%) MCSA
16 49 (2.58%) DV Cleared
17 40 (2.11%) CISSP
18 39 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 38 (2.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (8.96%) SLA
2 66 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 64 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.32%) QA
5 10 (0.53%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.32%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.32%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.16%) RMADS
9 3 (0.16%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 302 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 208 (10.96%) Active Directory
3 90 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.74%) VMware ESX
5 67 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
6 36 (1.90%) XenApp
7 31 (1.63%) Terminal Services
8 26 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 25 (1.32%) vSphere
9 25 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 21 (1.11%) Firmware
11 18 (0.95%) KVM
11 18 (0.95%) Xen
12 12 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.53%) vCloud
14 8 (0.42%) GlusterFS
15 6 (0.32%) NFS
15 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.32%) XenServer
16 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
3 34 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 33 (1.74%) Nagios
5 22 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 20 (1.05%) SCCM
7 19 (1.00%) Puppet
8 18 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
9 17 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
9 17 (0.90%) SCOM
10 16 (0.84%) Ansible
10 16 (0.84%) Backup Exec
11 14 (0.74%) Netcool
12 13 (0.68%) Cacti
12 13 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
13 12 (0.63%) OpenView
14 11 (0.58%) HP NNM
14 11 (0.58%) OpenNMS
14 11 (0.58%) WSUS
15 9 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1400 (73.76%) Cisco
2 595 (31.35%) Juniper
3 419 (22.08%) CheckPoint
4 390 (20.55%) VMware
5 352 (18.55%) F5
6 261 (13.75%) Microsoft
7 162 (8.54%) Palo Alto
8 152 (8.01%) HP
9 125 (6.59%) SolarWinds
10 107 (5.64%) Citrix
11 100 (5.27%) Avaya
12 84 (4.43%) Riverbed
13 77 (4.06%) Mitel
14 56 (2.95%) Nokia
15 55 (2.90%) Brocade
15 55 (2.90%) Huawei
16 53 (2.79%) Fortinet
17 52 (2.74%) Dell
18 50 (2.63%) Meraki
19 46 (2.42%) EMC
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Manpower
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago