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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / England
Rank 282 287 262
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 864 1067 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.12% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 6.51% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 691 895 981
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +1.05%

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
12597 16402 18322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.20% 17.22% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10309 13753 14899
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +47 392 £55,000 +10.00% 36
South East 0 247 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Yorkshire +12 63 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West +24 58 £40,000 -0.92% 12
West Midlands +27 55 £47,500 +3.82% 9
East of England -17 27 £44,000 -16.19% 2
South West -35 23 £36,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +7 8 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1378 (76.68%) Cisco
2 1014 (56.43%) Cisco Certification
3 997 (55.48%) Firewall
4 965 (53.70%) BGP
5 868 (48.30%) OSPF
6 844 (46.97%) WAN
7 834 (46.41%) CCNP
8 725 (40.35%) VPN
9 692 (38.51%) LAN
10 663 (36.89%) Juniper
11 522 (29.05%) Data Centre
12 413 (22.98%) Telecoms
13 394 (21.93%) Cisco ASA
14 390 (21.70%) DNS
15 376 (20.92%) CCNA
16 374 (20.81%) F5
17 358 (19.92%) Wireless
18 354 (19.70%) Network Security
19 320 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
20 310 (17.25%) TCP/IP
21 304 (16.92%) VoIP
22 302 (16.81%) Network Design
23 289 (16.08%) EIGRP
24 286 (15.92%) CheckPoint
25 281 (15.64%) CCIE
26 274 (15.25%) VLAN
27 273 (15.19%) Finance
27 273 (15.19%) DHCP
28 272 (15.14%) Windows
29 263 (14.64%) Ethernet

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 68 (3.78%) Skype for Business
2 65 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 41 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 27 (1.50%) IIS
5 27 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 22 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (0.72%) Apache
8 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.056%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.056%) CMS
13 1 (0.056%) Confluence
13 1 (0.056%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.056%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 66 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.89%) MS Office
3 31 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.056%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.78%) Office 365
2 63 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.56%) SaaS
5 26 (1.45%) IaaS
6 24 (1.34%) PaaS
7 15 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.56%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.22%) Slack
11 4 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.17%) G Suite
12 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) Akamai
14 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 997 (55.48%) Firewall
2 965 (53.70%) BGP
3 868 (48.30%) OSPF
4 844 (46.97%) WAN
5 725 (40.35%) VPN
6 692 (38.51%) LAN
7 394 (21.93%) Cisco ASA
8 390 (21.70%) DNS
9 358 (19.92%) Wireless
10 354 (19.70%) Network Security
11 320 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 310 (17.25%) TCP/IP
13 304 (16.92%) VoIP
14 289 (16.08%) EIGRP
15 274 (15.25%) VLAN
16 273 (15.19%) DHCP
17 263 (14.64%) Ethernet
18 235 (13.08%) Cisco IOS
19 233 (12.97%) IPsec
20 170 (9.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.72%) MySQL
3 12 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.22%) QlikView
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%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.056%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.056%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.056%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.056%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.22%) Subversion
5 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.056%) JIRA
General
1 413 (22.98%) Telecoms
2 273 (15.19%) Finance
3 71 (3.95%) Banking
4 51 (2.84%) Marketing
5 44 (2.45%) Retail
6 26 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.22%) Back Office
10 20 (1.11%) Legal
11 18 (1.00%) Games
12 14 (0.78%) Online Betting
13 13 (0.72%) Law
14 12 (0.67%) French Language
15 10 (0.56%) Electronics
16 9 (0.50%) Italian Language
17 8 (0.45%) Billing
18 7 (0.39%) Military
19 4 (0.22%) Front Office
19 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 938 (52.20%) Network Engineer
2 273 (15.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 242 (13.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 237 (13.19%) Senior Network Engineer
5 182 (10.13%) Juniper Engineer
6 147 (8.18%) Architect
7 127 (7.07%) Consultant
7 127 (7.07%) Support Engineer
8 95 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 90 (5.01%) Network Architect
10 84 (4.67%) Network Support
11 82 (4.56%) Network Consultant
11 82 (4.56%) Security Engineer
12 77 (4.28%) Network Security Engineer
13 74 (4.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 72 (4.01%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 71 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 69 (3.84%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 67 (3.73%) IP Engineer
18 56 (3.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (5.23%) 802.1X
2 17 (0.95%) Web Services
3 11 (0.61%) HTML
4 6 (0.33%) CSS
4 6 (0.33%) SAX
5 5 (0.28%) .NET
6 4 (0.22%) LAMP
6 4 (0.22%) Middleware
6 4 (0.22%) Unreal Engine
7 3 (0.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.17%) HTML5
7 3 (0.17%) REST
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%) RFC 2544
8 2 (0.11%) SAML
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 522 (29.05%) Data Centre
2 113 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 51 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.56%) Clustering
7 27 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 20 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (1.06%) PKI
11 17 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.61%) IVR
14 9 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.39%) iPad
15 7 (0.39%) iSeries
15 7 (0.39%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (0.33%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 272 (15.14%) Windows
2 240 (13.36%) Linux
3 178 (9.91%) Windows Server
4 105 (5.84%) Unix
5 93 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.89%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.72%) Debian
12 13 (0.72%) Solaris
13 7 (0.39%) VyOS
14 6 (0.33%) CentOS
15 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.11%) CatOS
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (16.81%) Network Design
2 237 (13.19%) ITIL
3 211 (11.74%) Presales
4 142 (7.90%) High Availability
4 142 (7.90%) Load Balancing
5 129 (7.18%) Network Management
6 104 (5.79%) Change Management
7 92 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
8 80 (4.45%) Mentoring
9 77 (4.28%) Network Architecture
10 72 (4.01%) Migration
11 69 (3.84%) Project Management
12 64 (3.56%) Problem Management
13 61 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 60 (3.34%) Service Delivery
15 53 (2.95%) Incident Management
16 48 (2.67%) Low Latency
17 45 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (2.34%) E-Commerce
19 41 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 50 (2.78%) Python
2 47 (2.62%) SQL
3 33 (1.84%) C
4 30 (1.67%) Perl
5 28 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 15 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (0.61%) PHP
8 10 (0.56%) Tcl
9 8 (0.45%) Java
10 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.11%) C#
11 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.11%) Lisp
12 1 (0.056%) R
Qualifications
1 1014 (56.43%) Cisco Certification
2 834 (46.41%) CCNP
3 376 (20.92%) CCNA
4 281 (15.64%) CCIE
5 165 (9.18%) JNCIP
6 164 (9.13%) Degree
7 112 (6.23%) Security Cleared
8 94 (5.23%) JNCIA
9 81 (4.51%) SC Cleared
10 65 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 61 (3.39%) JNCIS
12 56 (3.12%) MCSE
13 48 (2.67%) CCDP
14 46 (2.56%) CCIP
15 35 (1.95%) CCSP
16 27 (1.50%) CCDA
17 24 (1.34%) CCSE
18 22 (1.22%) JNCIE
19 21 (1.17%) CCSA
19 21 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.40%) SLA
2 64 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.39%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 14000
6 4 (0.22%) NEBOSH
6 4 (0.22%) QA
7 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 185 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (9.40%) Active Directory
3 77 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 23 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 22 (1.22%) Firmware
7 20 (1.11%) vSphere
8 17 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.78%) OpenSIPS
10 11 (0.61%) XenApp
11 9 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.50%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.45%) XenServer
13 7 (0.39%) NFS
14 6 (0.33%) KVM
15 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.28%) Xen
16 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
16 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 69 (3.84%) Nagios
2 66 (3.67%) FortiGate
3 51 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
4 35 (1.95%) SCCM
5 29 (1.61%) Puppet
6 28 (1.56%) SCOM
7 27 (1.50%) Cacti
8 25 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
9 24 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 22 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
11 19 (1.06%) Ansible
12 16 (0.89%) OpenNMS
13 15 (0.83%) Cisco CME
14 10 (0.56%) Endace
15 9 (0.50%) HAProxy
16 8 (0.45%) RANCID
16 8 (0.45%) WSUS
17 7 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
17 7 (0.39%) HP NNM
17 7 (0.39%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1378 (76.68%) Cisco
2 663 (36.89%) Juniper
3 374 (20.81%) F5
4 286 (15.92%) CheckPoint
5 256 (14.25%) Palo Alto
5 256 (14.25%) VMware
6 184 (10.24%) Microsoft
7 153 (8.51%) SolarWinds
8 132 (7.35%) HP
9 98 (5.45%) Riverbed
10 94 (5.23%) Avaya
11 82 (4.56%) Fortinet
12 62 (3.45%) Brocade
13 61 (3.39%) Arista
14 56 (3.12%) Citrix
15 55 (3.06%) Meraki
16 50 (2.78%) Huawei
17 49 (2.73%) SonicWALL
18 40 (2.23%) Mitel
19 37 (2.06%) Dell
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 basic + £6,600 car allowance + 12% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 20% bonus, vendor training, many b
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloud Direct
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago