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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 257 301 287
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1147 947 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.93% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 5.31% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 935 735 877
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,260 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +64 480 £50,000 -4.76% 46
South East +39 352 £48,500 +1.04% 27
Yorkshire -12 115 £45,000 - 6
East of England -16 52 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +1 48 £38,000 -10.58% 3
North West -19 39 £32,500 -23.52% 7
South West -5 37 £39,500 -1.25% 6
East Midlands +15 13 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North East - 10 £52,500 - 1
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
MPLS
UK

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1796 (77.58%) Cisco
2 1362 (58.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1358 (58.66%) Firewall
4 1174 (50.71%) BGP
5 1087 (46.95%) WAN
6 1048 (45.27%) CCNP
7 983 (42.46%) OSPF
8 978 (42.25%) VPN
9 810 (34.99%) LAN
10 699 (30.19%) Juniper
11 573 (24.75%) Windows
11 573 (24.75%) Telecoms
12 561 (24.23%) VMware
13 543 (23.46%) CCNA
14 523 (22.59%) VoIP
15 518 (22.38%) TCP/IP
16 488 (21.08%) CheckPoint
17 478 (20.65%) Cisco ASA
18 476 (20.56%) EIGRP
19 444 (19.18%) ITIL
20 439 (18.96%) Linux
21 419 (18.10%) DNS
22 418 (18.06%) Network Security
23 413 (17.84%) VLAN
24 407 (17.58%) Wireless
25 387 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
26 372 (16.07%) F5
26 372 (16.07%) Microsoft
27 358 (15.46%) Ethernet
28 346 (14.95%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 193 (8.34%) MS Exchange
2 135 (5.83%) IIS
3 93 (4.02%) Lync
4 63 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 61 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 59 (2.55%) Apache
7 32 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.13%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.086%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.086%) Confluence
17 1 (0.043%) Tomcat
Applications
1 169 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 108 (4.67%) MS Office
3 80 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.22%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.086%) InDesign
7 2 (0.086%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.086%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.043%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.16%) Office 365
2 49 (2.12%) IaaS
3 44 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (1.30%) SaaS
5 28 (1.21%) PaaS
6 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.043%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1358 (58.66%) Firewall
2 1174 (50.71%) BGP
3 1087 (46.95%) WAN
4 983 (42.46%) OSPF
5 978 (42.25%) VPN
6 810 (34.99%) LAN
7 523 (22.59%) VoIP
8 518 (22.38%) TCP/IP
9 478 (20.65%) Cisco ASA
10 476 (20.56%) EIGRP
11 419 (18.10%) DNS
12 418 (18.06%) Network Security
13 413 (17.84%) VLAN
14 407 (17.58%) Wireless
15 358 (15.46%) Ethernet
16 342 (14.77%) VPLS
17 315 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 307 (13.26%) IPsec
19 259 (11.19%) HSRP
20 253 (10.93%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 16 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 14 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.52%) MySQL
8 9 (0.39%) DB2
9 8 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.30%) Big Data
11 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.086%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.043%) MS Access
13 1 (0.043%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.043%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (0.56%) Toad
2 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.22%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.13%) Moq
5 2 (0.086%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.086%) JIRA
6 1 (0.043%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 573 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 308 (13.30%) Finance
3 88 (3.80%) Retail
4 72 (3.11%) Banking
5 55 (2.38%) Law
6 42 (1.81%) Marketing
7 39 (1.68%) French Language
8 31 (1.34%) Advertising
8 31 (1.34%) Back Office
9 27 (1.17%) Legal
10 26 (1.12%) German Language
11 24 (1.04%) Games
12 20 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.56%) Billing
14 11 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.48%) Japanese Language
15 10 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.35%) Publishing
17 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 982 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 273 (11.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 198 (8.55%) Analyst
4 182 (7.86%) Architect
5 145 (6.26%) Support Engineer
6 139 (6.00%) Consultant
7 123 (5.31%) Network Architect
8 113 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 112 (4.84%) Network Analyst
10 99 (4.28%) NOC Engineer
11 90 (3.89%) Cisco Engineer
12 71 (3.07%) Network Consultant
13 70 (3.02%) IP Engineer
14 69 (2.98%) Network Support
14 69 (2.98%) Security Engineer
15 68 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 58 (2.51%) Team Leader
17 56 (2.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 54 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
19 52 (2.25%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.56%) CSS
2 20 (0.86%) SOAP
3 18 (0.78%) XML
4 16 (0.69%) Web Services
5 13 (0.56%) JMS
5 13 (0.56%) WSDL
5 13 (0.56%) JAXB
6 11 (0.48%) XMPP
7 9 (0.39%) Middleware
8 7 (0.30%) RSS
9 5 (0.22%) .NET
10 4 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.17%) HTML
11 3 (0.13%) COM
11 3 (0.13%) VXML
11 3 (0.13%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.13%) Ajax
11 3 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.13%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.086%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 219 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (3.28%) Clustering
3 73 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
4 70 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 69 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.56%) Replication
7 27 (1.17%) Open Source
8 22 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 22 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 22 (0.95%) PKI
9 20 (0.86%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.73%) SecurID
10 17 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
11 11 (0.48%) Statistics
11 11 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.48%) AVVID
12 10 (0.43%) IVR
13 8 (0.35%) Tandem
13 8 (0.35%) iSeries
14 7 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 573 (24.75%) Windows
2 439 (18.96%) Linux
3 167 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 165 (7.13%) UNIX
5 117 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 102 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (2.12%) Windows 7
9 46 (1.99%) Solaris
10 43 (1.86%) CentOS
11 20 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.35%) VMS
12 8 (0.35%) AIX
12 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.17%) HPUX
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (19.18%) ITIL
2 341 (14.73%) Load Balancing
3 278 (12.01%) Network Design
4 241 (10.41%) Project Management
5 200 (8.64%) Network Management
6 156 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 147 (6.35%) Change Management
8 132 (5.70%) Network Architecture
9 130 (5.62%) E-Commerce
10 128 (5.53%) Service Management
11 124 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 116 (5.01%) Network Monitoring
13 115 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 113 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
15 108 (4.67%) Migration
16 107 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
17 94 (4.06%) Incident Management
18 82 (3.54%) CRM
19 66 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
20 62 (2.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 145 (6.26%) SQL
2 111 (4.79%) Perl
3 82 (3.54%) PowerShell
4 79 (3.41%) Java
5 74 (3.20%) Bash Shell
6 43 (1.86%) Python
7 39 (1.68%) C
8 34 (1.47%) PHP
9 15 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 14 (0.60%) Tcl
11 6 (0.26%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.22%) R
13 4 (0.17%) C#
13 4 (0.17%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.13%) Delphi
15 1 (0.043%) VBScript
15 1 (0.043%) VB
15 1 (0.043%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1362 (58.83%) Cisco Certification
2 1048 (45.27%) CCNP
3 543 (23.46%) CCNA
4 346 (14.95%) CCIE
5 226 (9.76%) Degree
6 114 (4.92%) CCDP
7 101 (4.36%) CCSP
7 101 (4.36%) Security Cleared
8 93 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 92 (3.97%) CCIP
10 77 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 69 (2.98%) JNCIE
12 68 (2.94%) CCSA
13 67 (2.89%) CCDA
14 63 (2.72%) SC Cleared
15 62 (2.68%) JNCIA
15 62 (2.68%) MCSE
16 55 (2.38%) CCSE
16 55 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 42 (1.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (11.10%) SLA
2 85 (3.67%) PCI DSS
3 56 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.52%) QA
6 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.086%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.086%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.043%) COBIT
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.043%) GPG13
System Software
1 387 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 248 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 126 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
4 117 (5.05%) vSphere
5 96 (4.15%) Hyper-V
6 61 (2.63%) XenApp
7 40 (1.73%) VMware ESX
8 34 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 33 (1.43%) Terminal Server
10 29 (1.25%) Firmware
11 25 (1.08%) Xen
12 20 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (0.73%) NFS
14 16 (0.69%) XenDesktop
14 16 (0.69%) vCloud
15 11 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 8 (0.35%) ProxySG
18 7 (0.30%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.30%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 77 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 55 (2.38%) SCOM
3 51 (2.20%) Cacti
4 41 (1.77%) Nagios
5 34 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
6 31 (1.34%) OpenView
7 30 (1.30%) HP NNM
7 30 (1.30%) SCCM
7 30 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
8 28 (1.21%) WSUS
9 27 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
9 27 (1.17%) FortiGate
10 23 (0.99%) Netcool
11 17 (0.73%) Zenoss
12 16 (0.69%) SCVMM
13 14 (0.60%) MOM
14 11 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
16 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1796 (77.58%) Cisco
2 699 (30.19%) Juniper
3 561 (24.23%) VMware
4 488 (21.08%) CheckPoint
5 372 (16.07%) Microsoft
5 372 (16.07%) F5
6 222 (9.59%) HP
7 183 (7.90%) SolarWinds
8 151 (6.52%) Citrix
9 114 (4.92%) Red Hat
10 83 (3.59%) Riverbed
11 78 (3.37%) Fortinet
12 76 (3.28%) Avaya
13 72 (3.11%) Aruba
14 59 (2.55%) Blue Coat
15 54 (2.33%) Polycom
16 52 (2.25%) Dell
17 50 (2.16%) BT
18 47 (2.03%) Brocade
19 46 (1.99%) Oracle
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago