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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 244 277 313
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +36
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1239 1020 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.02% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 5.86% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 999 848 720
Average salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.97% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
19261 17411 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.41% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15349 14186 17200
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +55 517 £52,500 +5.00% 41
South East -43 306 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire +30 172 £45,000 - 12
East of England +38 89 £43,000 -11.79% 6
West Midlands +7 58 £38,500 -14.44% 8
South West -16 51 £41,750 +4.37% 7
North West -37 30 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands +11 18 £35,000 -20.00% 3
North East - 2 £60,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1676 (76.08%) Cisco
2 1230 (55.83%) Firewall
3 1195 (54.24%) Cisco Certification
4 1120 (50.84%) BGP
5 1004 (45.57%) WAN
6 963 (43.71%) OSPF
7 930 (42.22%) CCNP
8 848 (38.49%) VPN
9 759 (34.45%) LAN
10 646 (29.32%) Juniper
11 549 (24.92%) Telecoms
12 540 (24.51%) Windows
13 535 (24.29%) TCP/IP
14 520 (23.60%) VMware
15 493 (22.38%) VoIP
16 472 (21.43%) CheckPoint
17 450 (20.43%) CCNA
18 437 (19.84%) EIGRP
19 436 (19.79%) DNS
20 404 (18.34%) Linux
21 388 (17.61%) Cisco ASA
22 367 (16.66%) Load Balancing
23 366 (16.61%) ITIL
24 362 (16.43%) Network Security
25 344 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
26 331 (15.02%) VLAN
27 321 (14.57%) F5
28 319 (14.48%) VPLS
29 316 (14.34%) Ethernet
30 313 (14.21%) Wireless

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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
1 199 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 144 (6.54%) IIS
3 112 (5.08%) Lync
4 99 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (3.40%) Apache
6 44 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.14%) SAS
14 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.091%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.091%) Confluence
15 2 (0.091%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 146 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.99%) MS Office
3 63 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.091%) InDesign
6 2 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.091%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.045%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.36%) Office 365
2 27 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.09%) IaaS
4 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.73%) PaaS
5 6 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1230 (55.83%) Firewall
2 1120 (50.84%) BGP
3 1004 (45.57%) WAN
4 963 (43.71%) OSPF
5 848 (38.49%) VPN
6 759 (34.45%) LAN
7 535 (24.29%) TCP/IP
8 493 (22.38%) VoIP
9 437 (19.84%) EIGRP
10 436 (19.79%) DNS
11 388 (17.61%) Cisco ASA
12 362 (16.43%) Network Security
13 331 (15.02%) VLAN
14 319 (14.48%) VPLS
15 316 (14.34%) Ethernet
16 313 (14.21%) Wireless
17 265 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
18 260 (11.80%) IPsec
19 256 (11.62%) Cisco IOS
20 244 (11.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 15 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.32%) MySQL
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.18%) Big Data
10 3 (0.14%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.091%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.091%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.045%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.045%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.18%) Toad
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.091%) JIRA
5 1 (0.045%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.045%) Moq
General
1 549 (24.92%) Telecoms
2 252 (11.44%) Finance
3 76 (3.45%) Retail
4 55 (2.50%) Law
5 54 (2.45%) Banking
6 39 (1.77%) French Language
7 32 (1.45%) Marketing
8 31 (1.41%) German Language
9 21 (0.95%) Legal
10 20 (0.91%) Back Office
11 16 (0.73%) Advertising
12 15 (0.68%) Games
12 15 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.54%) Billing
15 11 (0.50%) Japanese Language
16 8 (0.36%) Publishing
17 6 (0.27%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.27%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 900 (40.85%) Network Engineer
2 227 (10.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 217 (9.85%) Analyst
4 180 (8.17%) Architect
5 148 (6.72%) Consultant
6 136 (6.17%) Network Architect
7 120 (5.45%) Network Analyst
8 118 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 116 (5.27%) Support Engineer
10 86 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
11 79 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
12 74 (3.36%) Network Support
13 67 (3.04%) Team Leader
14 64 (2.91%) IP Engineer
15 62 (2.81%) Security Engineer
16 61 (2.77%) Network Consultant
17 54 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support
18 53 (2.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 52 (2.36%) Network Support Engineer
20 48 (2.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.23%) CSS
2 11 (0.50%) XML
3 9 (0.41%) Web Services
3 9 (0.41%) XMPP
4 8 (0.36%) Middleware
5 5 (0.23%) VXML
5 5 (0.23%) SOAP
5 5 (0.23%) .NET
6 4 (0.18%) RSS
6 4 (0.18%) JMS
6 4 (0.18%) WSDL
6 4 (0.18%) JAXB
6 4 (0.18%) JSON
6 4 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.14%) Velocity
7 3 (0.14%) JAX-WS
7 3 (0.14%) JavaFX
7 3 (0.14%) J2SE
7 3 (0.14%) HTML
7 3 (0.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 218 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.68%) Clustering
3 63 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 62 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.72%) Blackberry
6 33 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.27%) PKI
8 26 (1.18%) Replication
9 24 (1.09%) SecurID
10 23 (1.04%) Statistics
11 22 (1.00%) Mathematics
12 19 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (0.45%) AVVID
14 10 (0.45%) IVR
14 10 (0.45%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.41%) Open Source
16 8 (0.36%) Derivative
16 8 (0.36%) Equities
17 7 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 540 (24.51%) Windows
2 404 (18.34%) Linux
3 189 (8.58%) UNIX
4 181 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 130 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (1.95%) Solaris
9 29 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 27 (1.23%) CentOS
11 19 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.32%) AIX
12 7 (0.32%) HPUX
13 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.14%) Android
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.091%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (16.66%) Load Balancing
2 366 (16.61%) ITIL
3 243 (11.03%) Network Design
4 205 (9.31%) Network Management
5 189 (8.58%) Project Management
6 151 (6.85%) E-Commerce
7 136 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 133 (6.04%) PRINCE2
9 122 (5.54%) Change Management
10 118 (5.36%) Network Architecture
11 114 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
12 98 (4.45%) Service Management
13 96 (4.36%) Incident Management
14 95 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
15 93 (4.22%) Mentoring
16 62 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
17 60 (2.72%) CRM
18 58 (2.63%) Migration
19 54 (2.45%) ITSM
20 53 (2.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 128 (5.81%) Perl
2 127 (5.76%) SQL
3 96 (4.36%) Bash Shell
4 90 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 83 (3.77%) Java
6 32 (1.45%) PHP
6 32 (1.45%) Python
7 31 (1.41%) C
8 12 (0.54%) Tcl
8 12 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.27%) PowerHouse
11 3 (0.14%) R
11 3 (0.14%) C#
11 3 (0.14%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.091%) Lisp
13 1 (0.045%) Korn
13 1 (0.045%) Delphi
13 1 (0.045%) VBScript
13 1 (0.045%) VB
Qualifications
1 1195 (54.24%) Cisco Certification
2 930 (42.22%) CCNP
3 450 (20.43%) CCNA
4 311 (14.12%) CCIE
5 195 (8.85%) Degree
6 102 (4.63%) CCDP
7 100 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 91 (4.13%) CCSP
9 89 (4.04%) CCIP
10 88 (3.99%) Security Cleared
11 73 (3.31%) MCSE
12 70 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
12 70 (3.18%) CCSA
13 58 (2.63%) JNCIE
14 51 (2.32%) CCSE
15 50 (2.27%) CCDA
16 49 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 48 (2.18%) SC Cleared
18 46 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 44 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (8.22%) SLA
2 109 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 56 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.41%) QA
6 5 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.18%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.091%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.045%) GPG13
System Software
1 344 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 223 (10.12%) Active Directory
3 139 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
4 92 (4.18%) vSphere
5 79 (3.59%) Hyper-V
6 56 (2.54%) XenApp
7 39 (1.77%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.32%) Terminal Services
9 24 (1.09%) Terminal Server
10 21 (0.95%) Firmware
11 19 (0.86%) UAG
12 18 (0.82%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 16 (0.73%) vCloud
15 14 (0.64%) Xen
16 13 (0.59%) NFS
16 13 (0.59%) ISA Server
17 11 (0.50%) DFS Replication
18 9 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 7 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 59 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (1.95%) Cacti
3 42 (1.91%) SCOM
4 41 (1.86%) CiscoWorks
5 32 (1.45%) Nagios
6 31 (1.41%) OpenView
7 30 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 24 (1.09%) SCCM
8 24 (1.09%) Netcool
8 24 (1.09%) HP NNM
9 22 (1.00%) FortiGate
10 21 (0.95%) WSUS
11 16 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
11 16 (0.73%) Zenoss
12 15 (0.68%) MOM
13 12 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
14 11 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (0.50%) SCVMM
15 8 (0.36%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1676 (76.08%) Cisco
2 646 (29.32%) Juniper
3 520 (23.60%) VMware
4 472 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 321 (14.57%) F5
6 312 (14.16%) Microsoft
7 197 (8.94%) HP
8 141 (6.40%) SolarWinds
9 133 (6.04%) Citrix
10 125 (5.67%) Red Hat
11 94 (4.27%) Riverbed
12 86 (3.90%) Aruba
13 69 (3.13%) Fortinet
14 67 (3.04%) Avaya
15 61 (2.77%) Polycom
16 55 (2.50%) Blue Coat
17 52 (2.36%) Brocade
18 46 (2.09%) Huawei
19 45 (2.04%) Oracle
20 44 (2.00%) BT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 29 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Groveland
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 25% Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
LA International
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term for 6 months
Posted: Yesterday