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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 300 358 356
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 933 878 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 4.88% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 795 707 751
Median salary £49,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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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
15623 17996 19594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.02% 17.36% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13119 14748 15750
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 368 £55,000 +15.78% 24
South East +10 255 £52,250 -0.47% 22
South West +35 86 £33,000 -16.45% 8
West Midlands -4 76 £40,000 -12.08% 13
North West +72 74 £40,000 - 5
Yorkshire +9 43 £45,000 - 3
East of England +17 31 £47,000 -6.00% 2
East Midlands +16 12 £42,000 +1.20%
North East +5 4 £36,000 -15.29%
Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
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MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 1512 (74.96%) Cisco
2 1111 (55.08%) Firewall
3 1108 (54.93%) Cisco Certification
4 982 (48.69%) WAN
5 980 (48.59%) BGP
6 905 (44.87%) VPN
7 883 (43.78%) OSPF
8 854 (42.34%) CCNP
9 736 (36.49%) LAN
10 730 (36.19%) Juniper
11 580 (28.76%) CCNA
12 485 (24.05%) Telecoms
13 471 (23.35%) Cisco ASA
14 469 (23.25%) TCP/IP
15 453 (22.46%) Data Centre
16 450 (22.31%) CheckPoint
17 449 (22.26%) Wireless
18 406 (20.13%) VoIP
19 403 (19.98%) ITIL
20 393 (19.48%) F5
21 383 (18.99%) VMware
22 380 (18.84%) EIGRP
23 377 (18.69%) DNS
24 353 (17.50%) Linux
25 347 (17.20%) Cisco Nexus
26 340 (16.86%) Network Security
27 339 (16.81%) Windows
28 312 (15.47%) Finance
29 304 (15.07%) IPsec
30 302 (14.97%) VLAN

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
1 115 (5.70%) Skype for Business
2 100 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 41 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 37 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (1.64%) IIS
7 27 (1.34%) Apache
8 22 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 17 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.30%) CMS
13 3 (0.15%) Confluence
13 3 (0.15%) SAS
13 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.099%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.099%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.099%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.050%) nginx
15 1 (0.050%) WebLogic
Applications
1 119 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 76 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 72 (3.57%) MS Office
4 8 (0.40%) MS Project
5 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.18%) Office 365
4 43 (2.13%) IaaS
5 17 (0.84%) SaaS
6 15 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (0.64%) PaaS
8 11 (0.55%) Yammer
9 7 (0.35%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.15%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.050%) GitHub
13 1 (0.050%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1111 (55.08%) Firewall
2 982 (48.69%) WAN
3 980 (48.59%) BGP
4 905 (44.87%) VPN
5 883 (43.78%) OSPF
6 736 (36.49%) LAN
7 471 (23.35%) Cisco ASA
8 469 (23.25%) TCP/IP
9 449 (22.26%) Wireless
10 406 (20.13%) VoIP
11 380 (18.84%) EIGRP
12 377 (18.69%) DNS
13 347 (17.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 340 (16.86%) Network Security
15 304 (15.07%) IPsec
16 302 (14.97%) VLAN
17 273 (13.53%) Ethernet
18 265 (13.14%) SSL
19 215 (10.66%) DHCP
20 214 (10.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.19%) MySQL
3 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.20%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.20%) Redis
7 4 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.099%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.099%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.15%) JIRA
4 3 (0.15%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.099%) Subversion
6 1 (0.050%) MSI
6 1 (0.050%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.050%) TeamCity
General
1 485 (24.05%) Telecoms
2 312 (15.47%) Finance
3 82 (4.07%) Banking
4 53 (2.63%) Marketing
5 46 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.23%) Retail
7 32 (1.59%) Law
8 26 (1.29%) Games
9 22 (1.09%) German Language
10 21 (1.04%) Advertising
11 18 (0.89%) Billing
11 18 (0.89%) Legal
12 16 (0.79%) French Language
12 16 (0.79%) Italian Language
13 14 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.59%) Electronics
15 11 (0.55%) Back Office
15 11 (0.55%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.50%) Publishing
17 6 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 932 (46.21%) Network Engineer
2 337 (16.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 302 (14.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 237 (11.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 174 (8.63%) Network Support
6 173 (8.58%) Consultant
7 163 (8.08%) Support Engineer
8 126 (6.25%) Architect
9 125 (6.20%) Security Engineer
10 120 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
11 114 (5.65%) Analyst
11 114 (5.65%) Network Security Engineer
12 109 (5.40%) Juniper Engineer
13 97 (4.81%) Network Consultant
14 87 (4.31%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 87 (4.31%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 79 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
16 71 (3.52%) Network Analyst
17 70 (3.47%) Network Architect
18 65 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (4.56%) 802.1X
2 37 (1.83%) XMPP
3 21 (1.04%) LAMP
4 7 (0.35%) .NET
4 7 (0.35%) COM
5 5 (0.25%) REST
5 5 (0.25%) RFC 2547
5 5 (0.25%) SOAP
5 5 (0.25%) Web Services
6 4 (0.20%) beanstalkd
6 4 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.15%) HTML
7 3 (0.15%) POSIX
7 3 (0.15%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (0.15%) VXML
7 3 (0.15%) WAP
8 2 (0.099%) CSS
8 2 (0.099%) Middleware
8 2 (0.099%) OpenDaylight
9 1 (0.050%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 453 (22.46%) Data Centre
2 95 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 58 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 52 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
7 43 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 36 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.54%) iPad
10 30 (1.49%) IPTV
11 26 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.19%) Clustering
13 22 (1.09%) Over-the-Top Content
13 22 (1.09%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.04%) EMC VNX
14 21 (1.04%) Mathematics
15 18 (0.89%) PKI
15 18 (0.89%) Replication
16 16 (0.79%) Statistics
17 14 (0.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 353 (17.50%) Linux
2 339 (16.81%) Windows
3 193 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 116 (5.75%) Unix
5 93 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.04%) Android
10 19 (0.94%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.74%) CentOS
12 11 (0.55%) Solaris
12 11 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.50%) Debian
14 9 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.20%) AIX
18 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
19 2 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (19.98%) ITIL
2 283 (14.03%) Network Design
3 239 (11.85%) Presales
4 229 (11.35%) Load Balancing
5 139 (6.89%) Network Management
6 130 (6.45%) Change Management
7 110 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 107 (5.30%) High Availability
8 107 (5.30%) Project Management
9 102 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
10 95 (4.71%) Service Management
11 90 (4.46%) Network Architecture
12 82 (4.07%) Migration
13 76 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
14 63 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 56 (2.78%) PRINCE2
17 52 (2.58%) Problem Management
18 51 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
18 51 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (3.97%) SQL
2 70 (3.47%) Perl
3 68 (3.37%) Python
4 46 (2.28%) Bash Shell
4 46 (2.28%) C
5 30 (1.49%) PHP
6 27 (1.34%) PowerShell
7 15 (0.74%) Tcl
8 11 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.50%) Java
10 7 (0.35%) Ruby
11 4 (0.20%) C#
12 3 (0.15%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.050%) C++
13 1 (0.050%) Korn
13 1 (0.050%) VB
13 1 (0.050%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1108 (54.93%) Cisco Certification
2 854 (42.34%) CCNP
3 580 (28.76%) CCNA
4 242 (12.00%) CCIE
5 152 (7.54%) Degree
6 147 (7.29%) Security Cleared
7 122 (6.05%) SC Cleared
8 118 (5.85%) JNCIA
9 111 (5.50%) CCDP
10 85 (4.21%) CCSA
11 83 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 78 (3.87%) CCSP
13 77 (3.82%) JNCIS
14 73 (3.62%) JNCIP
15 60 (2.97%) CCIP
16 58 (2.88%) CCDA
16 58 (2.88%) JNCIE
16 58 (2.88%) MCSE
17 55 (2.73%) CCSE
18 50 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.83%) SLA
2 63 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 8 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.30%) QA
7 3 (0.15%) RMADS
8 2 (0.099%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.099%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.099%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.050%) COBIT
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 257 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 74 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.18%) vSphere
5 37 (1.83%) XenApp
6 25 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.99%) vCloud
9 18 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (0.69%) Xen
11 13 (0.64%) KVM
12 11 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.50%) Firmware
14 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (0.35%) NFS
16 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.30%) XenServer
17 5 (0.25%) Squid
18 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (1.98%) FortiGate
3 37 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
4 36 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 35 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 29 (1.44%) OpenView
7 26 (1.29%) Nagios
8 20 (0.99%) Netcool
9 17 (0.84%) HP NNM
9 17 (0.84%) SCCM
10 14 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
10 14 (0.69%) SCOM
11 12 (0.59%) Cacti
11 12 (0.59%) Puppet
12 10 (0.50%) Nessus
13 9 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.40%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.35%) WSUS
16 6 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1512 (74.96%) Cisco
2 730 (36.19%) Juniper
3 450 (22.31%) CheckPoint
4 393 (19.48%) F5
5 383 (18.99%) VMware
6 288 (14.28%) Microsoft
7 179 (8.87%) Palo Alto
8 160 (7.93%) SolarWinds
9 152 (7.54%) HP
10 128 (6.35%) Citrix
11 92 (4.56%) Avaya
12 87 (4.31%) Brocade
13 77 (3.82%) Riverbed
14 71 (3.52%) EMC
15 60 (2.97%) Blue Coat
16 55 (2.73%) Fortinet
17 49 (2.43%) Red Hat
18 42 (2.08%) Dell
19 35 (1.74%) Meraki
20 30 (1.49%) Oracle
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + + London Waiting allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + London Allowance + Bens
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £52000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Standby Allowance + Overtime + Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: 15% Shift Allowance, Pension, 25 Days Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago