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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 3.75% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £41,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
256 240 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.95% 21.02% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 199 121
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram 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 31 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
Basildon - 4 £55,000 -
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (78.95%) OSPF
3 15 (78.95%) WAN
4 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) Firewall
5 12 (63.16%) BGP
5 12 (63.16%) Juniper
5 12 (63.16%) Multicast
6 9 (47.37%) CCNP
6 9 (47.37%) VPN
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) LAN
7 8 (42.11%) Internet
8 7 (36.84%) DWDM
8 7 (36.84%) SDH
8 7 (36.84%) ITIL
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (31.58%) System Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Network Security
9 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
9 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
9 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
9 6 (31.58%) CCDA
9 6 (31.58%) CCIE
9 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
9 6 (31.58%) F5
10 5 (26.32%) FWSM
10 5 (26.32%) Junos
10 5 (26.32%) CCSP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
1 15 (78.95%) OSPF
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (63.16%) BGP
3 12 (63.16%) Multicast
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) LAN
5 8 (42.11%) Internet
6 7 (36.84%) DWDM
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (36.84%) SDH
7 6 (31.58%) Network Security
8 5 (26.32%) Junos
8 5 (26.32%) FWSM
8 5 (26.32%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) HSRP
10 1 (5.26%) Broadband
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Design Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) System Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Network Design
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) SEO
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCDA
3 6 (31.58%) CCIE
3 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
4 5 (26.32%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter