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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 251 322 252
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -70
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1158 952 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 0.86% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 4.98% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 875 708 984
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
18584 19117 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.31% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14840 15268 16477
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +44 420 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South East +56 392 £51,250 +28.12% 36
South West +35 76 £40,000 - 14
Yorkshire -47 64 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East of England +25 57 £47,500 -6.86% 5
North West +8 55 £37,500 -18.47% 10
West Midlands -2 48 £43,750 +21.52% 7
East Midlands +28 41 £41,500 -9.78% 1
North East - 9 £50,000 -
Midlands - 3 £70,000 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1724 (75.58%) Cisco
2 1270 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1234 (54.10%) Firewall
4 1114 (48.84%) WAN
5 1109 (48.62%) BGP
6 920 (40.33%) CCNP
7 899 (39.41%) VPN
8 861 (37.75%) OSPF
9 842 (36.91%) LAN
10 693 (30.38%) Juniper
11 544 (23.85%) CCNA
12 523 (22.93%) VMware
13 518 (22.71%) Telecoms
13 518 (22.71%) F5
14 491 (21.53%) Cisco ASA
15 484 (21.22%) Windows
16 479 (21.00%) EIGRP
17 473 (20.74%) ITIL
18 452 (19.82%) TCP/IP
19 422 (18.50%) VoIP
20 412 (18.06%) CheckPoint
21 389 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 387 (16.97%) Cisco Nexus
23 381 (16.70%) DNS
24 368 (16.13%) Wireless
25 366 (16.05%) VLAN
26 360 (15.78%) Ethernet
27 357 (15.65%) Linux
28 353 (15.48%) Microsoft
29 334 (14.64%) Network Design

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 181 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 126 (5.52%) Lync
3 105 (4.60%) IIS
4 46 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (0.96%) Apache
8 21 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 21 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.31%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.31%) CMS
13 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.13%) WorkSite
15 2 (0.088%) Confluence
16 1 (0.044%) CloudStack
16 1 (0.044%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 184 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 109 (4.78%) MS Visio
3 101 (4.43%) MS Office
4 13 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.31%) MS Project
6 5 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.088%) Line 50
7 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.044%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 103 (4.52%) IaaS
2 55 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 45 (1.97%) SaaS
4 38 (1.67%) Office 365
5 25 (1.10%) PaaS
6 10 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.18%) GitHub
10 2 (0.088%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1234 (54.10%) Firewall
2 1114 (48.84%) WAN
3 1109 (48.62%) BGP
4 899 (39.41%) VPN
5 861 (37.75%) OSPF
6 842 (36.91%) LAN
7 491 (21.53%) Cisco ASA
8 479 (21.00%) EIGRP
9 452 (19.82%) TCP/IP
10 422 (18.50%) VoIP
11 387 (16.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 381 (16.70%) DNS
13 368 (16.13%) Wireless
14 366 (16.05%) VLAN
15 360 (15.78%) Ethernet
16 334 (14.64%) Network Security
17 289 (12.67%) IPsec
18 255 (11.18%) Cisco IOS
19 253 (11.09%) VPLS
20 229 (10.04%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.18%) MySQL
3 22 (0.96%) DB2
4 20 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 14 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.26%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.22%) Riak
11 3 (0.13%) Big Data
11 3 (0.13%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.088%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.088%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.088%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.088%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (0.83%) Toad
2 8 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.31%) TestDirector
4 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.088%) JIRA
7 1 (0.044%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.044%) Moq
General
1 518 (22.71%) Telecoms
2 289 (12.67%) Finance
3 80 (3.51%) Retail
4 75 (3.29%) Marketing
5 58 (2.54%) Banking
6 38 (1.67%) Legal
7 37 (1.62%) Law
8 36 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.53%) Advertising
10 27 (1.18%) Back Office
11 18 (0.79%) Games
12 16 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.48%) Electronics
15 8 (0.35%) French Language
16 4 (0.18%) Billing
16 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.13%) German Language
18 2 (0.088%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 929 (40.73%) Network Engineer
2 288 (12.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 205 (8.99%) Consultant
4 174 (7.63%) Support Engineer
5 153 (6.71%) Architect
6 115 (5.04%) Analyst
7 102 (4.47%) Network Consultant
8 100 (4.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 89 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 75 (3.29%) Team Leader
11 72 (3.16%) Network Analyst
12 70 (3.07%) Network Architect
13 69 (3.02%) Network Support
14 63 (2.76%) NOC Engineer
14 63 (2.76%) Network Team Leader
15 60 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
16 59 (2.59%) Network Manager
17 58 (2.54%) Design Engineer
18 56 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 56 (2.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.14%) SOAP
1 26 (1.14%) Web Services
2 24 (1.05%) CSS
3 23 (1.01%) XMPP
4 21 (0.92%) XML
5 19 (0.83%) JMS
5 19 (0.83%) WSDL
5 19 (0.83%) JAXB
6 15 (0.66%) .NET
7 10 (0.44%) VXML
7 10 (0.44%) ISPF
8 5 (0.22%) RESTful
9 4 (0.18%) J2EE
9 4 (0.18%) COM
9 4 (0.18%) RSS
10 3 (0.13%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.088%) OLE
12 1 (0.044%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.044%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.044%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 63 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 53 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
5 42 (1.84%) Open Source
6 30 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 24 (1.05%) BYOD
8 23 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 23 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 23 (1.01%) iSeries
9 19 (0.83%) Statistics
10 16 (0.70%) PKI
10 16 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 15 (0.66%) Tandem
12 14 (0.61%) Clustering
12 14 (0.61%) Replication
13 13 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
14 11 (0.48%) DTV
14 11 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 484 (21.22%) Windows
2 357 (15.65%) Linux
3 158 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 90 (3.95%) UNIX
7 77 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 39 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.45%) CentOS
10 32 (1.40%) Solaris
11 22 (0.96%) VMS
12 16 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.13%) Android
16 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.044%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (20.74%) ITIL
2 334 (14.64%) Network Design
3 281 (12.32%) Load Balancing
4 238 (10.43%) Service Delivery
5 223 (9.78%) Project Management
6 158 (6.93%) Migration
6 158 (6.93%) Network Management
7 153 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 118 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
9 101 (4.43%) Network Architecture
10 100 (4.38%) Mentoring
11 98 (4.30%) Service Management
12 95 (4.16%) Change Management
13 94 (4.12%) Incident Management
14 76 (3.33%) PRINCE2
15 74 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 70 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (2.98%) Problem Management
18 62 (2.72%) Business Development
18 62 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 174 (7.63%) SQL
2 49 (2.15%) Perl
3 48 (2.10%) Python
4 33 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 33 (1.45%) C
5 30 (1.32%) Java
6 25 (1.10%) PHP
7 20 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 11 (0.48%) Tcl
9 8 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.26%) R
10 6 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.26%) VBScript
10 6 (0.26%) VB
11 2 (0.088%) Erlang
12 1 (0.044%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.044%) C#
12 1 (0.044%) Delphi
12 1 (0.044%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1270 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
2 920 (40.33%) CCNP
3 544 (23.85%) CCNA
4 331 (14.51%) CCIE
5 197 (8.64%) Degree
6 126 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 125 (5.48%) CCDP
8 106 (4.65%) MCSE
9 86 (3.77%) CCIP
10 83 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 80 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
12 76 (3.33%) CCSA
13 75 (3.29%) CCDA
14 68 (2.98%) CCSP
14 68 (2.98%) SC Cleared
15 65 (2.85%) CCSE
16 61 (2.67%) JNCIA
17 56 (2.46%) JNCIP
18 48 (2.10%) CISSP
19 42 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (10.08%) SLA
2 67 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.44%) COBIT
6 5 (0.22%) QA
7 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.044%) PMBOK
System Software
1 389 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 190 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 104 (4.56%) vSphere
4 94 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 65 (2.85%) XenApp
6 48 (2.10%) VMware ESX
6 48 (2.10%) Terminal Server
7 40 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.36%) Terminal Services
9 21 (0.92%) Xen
10 20 (0.88%) KVM
11 18 (0.79%) Firmware
12 8 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.31%) iptables
14 6 (0.26%) NLBS
15 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.22%) XenServer
15 5 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.18%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 57 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 54 (2.37%) Cacti
2 54 (2.37%) OpenView
3 48 (2.10%) Cisco Prime
4 41 (1.80%) Nagios
5 34 (1.49%) SCCM
6 26 (1.14%) WSUS
7 25 (1.10%) FortiGate
8 20 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
9 18 (0.79%) SCOM
10 17 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
10 17 (0.75%) MOM
10 17 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
11 15 (0.66%) HP NNM
12 11 (0.48%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.48%) Netcool
12 11 (0.48%) OPNET
12 11 (0.48%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.44%) Cisco LMS
14 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1724 (75.58%) Cisco
2 693 (30.38%) Juniper
3 523 (22.93%) VMware
4 518 (22.71%) F5
5 412 (18.06%) CheckPoint
6 353 (15.48%) Microsoft
7 273 (11.97%) HP
8 206 (9.03%) Citrix
9 137 (6.01%) Riverbed
10 126 (5.52%) SolarWinds
11 113 (4.95%) Avaya
12 70 (3.07%) Fortinet
13 66 (2.89%) Oracle
14 55 (2.41%) Red Hat
15 54 (2.37%) Huawei
16 53 (2.32%) Nokia
17 46 (2.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 38 (1.67%) Dell
19 35 (1.53%) BT
19 35 (1.53%) Remedy
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits, bonus and incentives
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Resource Management
Salary: £47000.00 - £470000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% bonus, discounted parking
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + £4800 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
CCity IT
Salary: + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £62000 Per Annum To £62k + Bonus + excellent b
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday