The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 79 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.53% 1.12% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 6.10% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 14
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.53%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
110 213 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.69% 18.33% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 160 209
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Basildon - 1 £60,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) Extranet
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) SMTP
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) JNCIP
2 6 (85.71%) IMAP
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Extranet
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) IMAP
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) SMTP
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) F5