The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 1.28% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 6.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £38,500 £42,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
MPLS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 214 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.99% 19.53% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 146 174 195
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MPLS
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Essex region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Essex

MPLS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Basildon -14 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £38,500 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) FWSM
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Multicast
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) UAG
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Network Design
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint