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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 242 272 315
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +43
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1231 1037 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.03% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 5.90% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 994 871 736
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
19190 17574 21255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 17.39% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15293 14302 17477
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 20 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 20 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 +59 513 £52,500 +5.00% 44
South East -49 302 £45,000 - 31
Yorkshire +39 176 £45,000 - 11
East of England +32 89 £44,250 -9.23% 7
West Midlands +11 57 £38,500 -14.44% 9
South West -16 49 £41,750 +4.37% 9
North West -28 31 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands +1 17 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
North East - 1 £60,000 - 1
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 1673 (76.18%) Cisco
2 1214 (55.28%) Firewall
3 1183 (53.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1118 (50.91%) BGP
5 998 (45.45%) WAN
6 959 (43.67%) OSPF
7 919 (41.85%) CCNP
8 834 (37.98%) VPN
9 755 (34.38%) LAN
10 643 (29.28%) Juniper
11 546 (24.86%) Telecoms
12 537 (24.45%) Windows
13 536 (24.41%) TCP/IP
14 514 (23.41%) VMware
15 491 (22.36%) VoIP
16 464 (21.13%) CheckPoint
17 443 (20.17%) CCNA
18 436 (19.85%) DNS
19 435 (19.81%) EIGRP
20 407 (18.53%) Linux
21 378 (17.21%) Cisco ASA
22 367 (16.71%) Load Balancing
23 358 (16.30%) ITIL
24 354 (16.12%) Network Security
25 340 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
26 327 (14.89%) VLAN
27 323 (14.71%) F5
28 314 (14.30%) VPLS
29 309 (14.07%) Ethernet
30 307 (13.98%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 196 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 146 (6.65%) IIS
3 112 (5.10%) Lync
4 99 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 76 (3.46%) Apache
6 43 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 39 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
9 19 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.27%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.14%) SAS
15 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.091%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.091%) Confluence
16 2 (0.091%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 144 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 86 (3.92%) MS Office
3 62 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.091%) InDesign
6 2 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.091%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.046%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.32%) Office 365
2 25 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.05%) IaaS
4 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.73%) PaaS
5 6 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.046%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1214 (55.28%) Firewall
2 1118 (50.91%) BGP
3 998 (45.45%) WAN
4 959 (43.67%) OSPF
5 834 (37.98%) VPN
6 755 (34.38%) LAN
7 536 (24.41%) TCP/IP
8 491 (22.36%) VoIP
9 436 (19.85%) DNS
10 435 (19.81%) EIGRP
11 378 (17.21%) Cisco ASA
12 354 (16.12%) Network Security
13 327 (14.89%) VLAN
14 314 (14.30%) VPLS
15 309 (14.07%) Ethernet
16 305 (13.89%) Wireless
17 264 (12.02%) Cisco Nexus
18 257 (11.70%) IPsec
19 255 (11.61%) Cisco IOS
20 244 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 14 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.32%) MySQL
5 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.18%) Big Data
8 3 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.091%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.046%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.046%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.14%) Toad
3 2 (0.091%) JIRA
3 2 (0.091%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.046%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.046%) Moq
General
1 546 (24.86%) Telecoms
2 250 (11.38%) Finance
3 78 (3.55%) Retail
4 59 (2.69%) Law
5 53 (2.41%) Banking
6 39 (1.78%) French Language
7 32 (1.46%) Marketing
8 31 (1.41%) German Language
9 21 (0.96%) Legal
10 20 (0.91%) Back Office
11 16 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.73%) Games
12 15 (0.68%) Billing
12 15 (0.68%) Advertising
13 14 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.50%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.32%) Publishing
16 6 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 891 (40.57%) Network Engineer
2 224 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 217 (9.88%) Analyst
4 180 (8.20%) Architect
5 145 (6.60%) Consultant
6 136 (6.19%) Network Architect
7 123 (5.60%) Network Analyst
8 118 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 114 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 87 (3.96%) NOC Engineer
11 78 (3.55%) Cisco Engineer
12 71 (3.23%) Network Support
13 69 (3.14%) Team Leader
14 66 (3.01%) IP Engineer
15 63 (2.87%) Security Engineer
16 60 (2.73%) Network Consultant
17 53 (2.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 50 (2.28%) 3rd Line Support
19 49 (2.23%) Design Engineer
19 49 (2.23%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.23%) CSS
2 10 (0.46%) XML
3 9 (0.41%) XMPP
4 8 (0.36%) Middleware
4 8 (0.36%) Web Services
5 5 (0.23%) SOAP
5 5 (0.23%) .NET
5 5 (0.23%) VXML
6 4 (0.18%) JSON
6 4 (0.18%) RSS
6 4 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.14%) JMS
7 3 (0.14%) J2SE
7 3 (0.14%) HTML
7 3 (0.14%) J2EE
7 3 (0.14%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.14%) COM
7 3 (0.14%) JDBC
7 3 (0.14%) JSP
7 3 (0.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 219 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.69%) Clustering
3 65 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
4 63 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 62 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 30 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.14%) Replication
7 25 (1.14%) SecurID
7 25 (1.14%) PKI
7 25 (1.14%) Statistics
8 22 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 19 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 17 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (0.46%) IVR
12 9 (0.41%) AVVID
13 8 (0.36%) Equities
13 8 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.36%) Derivative
13 8 (0.36%) Open Source
14 7 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 537 (24.45%) Windows
2 407 (18.53%) Linux
3 190 (8.65%) UNIX
4 182 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 135 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (1.91%) Solaris
9 28 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 26 (1.18%) CentOS
11 19 (0.87%) 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 1 (0.046%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.046%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (16.71%) Load Balancing
2 358 (16.30%) ITIL
3 240 (10.93%) Network Design
4 209 (9.52%) Network Management
5 185 (8.42%) Project Management
6 153 (6.97%) E-Commerce
7 139 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 131 (5.97%) PRINCE2
9 120 (5.46%) Change Management
10 115 (5.24%) Network Architecture
11 110 (5.01%) Capacity Planning
12 99 (4.51%) Incident Management
13 95 (4.33%) Service Management
14 92 (4.19%) Mentoring
15 91 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
16 63 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 59 (2.69%) CRM
18 54 (2.46%) Migration
18 54 (2.46%) Low Latency
19 53 (2.41%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 129 (5.87%) Perl
2 126 (5.74%) SQL
3 97 (4.42%) Bash Shell
4 92 (4.19%) PowerShell
5 83 (3.78%) Java
6 32 (1.46%) PHP
6 32 (1.46%) Python
7 31 (1.41%) C
8 12 (0.55%) Tcl
8 12 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.32%) 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 (0.046%) Korn
13 1 (0.046%) Delphi
13 1 (0.046%) VBScript
13 1 (0.046%) VB
Qualifications
1 1183 (53.87%) Cisco Certification
2 919 (41.85%) CCNP
3 443 (20.17%) CCNA
4 305 (13.89%) CCIE
5 193 (8.79%) Degree
6 98 (4.46%) CCDP
6 98 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 90 (4.10%) CCSP
8 88 (4.01%) CCIP
9 87 (3.96%) Security Cleared
10 73 (3.32%) MCSE
11 70 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
11 70 (3.19%) CCSA
12 56 (2.55%) JNCIE
13 51 (2.32%) CCSE
14 50 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 49 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 48 (2.19%) SC Cleared
17 47 (2.14%) CCDA
18 43 (1.96%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (8.20%) SLA
2 110 (5.01%) PCI DSS
3 58 (2.64%) 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 (0.046%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.046%) GPG13
System Software
1 340 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 218 (9.93%) Active Directory
3 140 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
4 90 (4.10%) vSphere
5 79 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 54 (2.46%) XenApp
7 38 (1.73%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.32%) Terminal Services
9 23 (1.05%) Terminal Server
10 21 (0.96%) Firmware
11 19 (0.87%) UAG
12 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 17 (0.77%) XenDesktop
13 16 (0.73%) vCloud
14 13 (0.59%) ISA Server
14 13 (0.59%) Xen
15 12 (0.55%) NFS
16 11 (0.50%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 7 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 58 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (1.96%) Cacti
3 41 (1.87%) CiscoWorks
4 40 (1.82%) SCOM
5 31 (1.41%) OpenView
5 31 (1.41%) Nagios
6 30 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 25 (1.14%) HP NNM
8 24 (1.09%) Netcool
9 22 (1.00%) SCCM
10 21 (0.96%) FortiGate
11 19 (0.87%) WSUS
12 16 (0.73%) MOM
12 16 (0.73%) Zenoss
13 15 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
14 12 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
15 11 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 10 (0.46%) SCVMM
17 7 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
17 7 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1673 (76.18%) Cisco
2 643 (29.28%) Juniper
3 514 (23.41%) VMware
4 464 (21.13%) CheckPoint
5 323 (14.71%) F5
6 307 (13.98%) Microsoft
7 196 (8.93%) HP
8 141 (6.42%) SolarWinds
9 129 (5.87%) Citrix
10 127 (5.78%) Red Hat
11 93 (4.23%) Riverbed
12 86 (3.92%) Aruba
13 68 (3.10%) Fortinet
14 67 (3.05%) Avaya
15 62 (2.82%) Polycom
16 56 (2.55%) Blue Coat
17 53 (2.41%) Brocade
18 47 (2.14%) Huawei
19 44 (2.00%) Mitel
19 44 (2.00%) Oracle
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Plus a Strong Benifits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great package and bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term for 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Car + Package
Posted: 3 days ago