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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 86 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 2.31% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 8
Median salary £45,000 £77,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% +40.90%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
141 216 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 14.52% 17.43% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 106 131 187
Median salary £26,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 May 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
Colchester - 8 £45,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 18 (85.71%) CCNP
3 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (80.95%) Palo Alto
5 15 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (61.90%) WAN
7 12 (57.14%) BGP
7 12 (57.14%) EIGRP
8 11 (52.38%) LAN
9 10 (47.62%) IP Telephony
9 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (47.62%) Zeacom
10 8 (38.10%) Network Security
10 8 (38.10%) VPN
10 8 (38.10%) SSL
11 7 (33.33%) CCNA
11 7 (33.33%) CCDP
11 7 (33.33%) F5
11 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (28.57%) ITIL
13 5 (23.81%) Juniper
13 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
13 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
13 5 (23.81%) IPsec
13 5 (23.81%) HSRP
14 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
14 4 (19.05%) CCSE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 12 (57.14%) BGP
4 12 (57.14%) EIGRP
5 11 (52.38%) LAN
6 10 (47.62%) IP Telephony
7 8 (38.10%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (23.81%) HSRP
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
10 4 (19.05%) MGCP
10 4 (19.05%) OSPF
10 4 (19.05%) Wireless
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
2 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 2 (9.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Network Support
2 10 (47.62%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) CCNP
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCDP
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCDA
3 4 (19.05%) CCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CCSA
3 4 (19.05%) CCSE
4 3 (14.29%) CCSP
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) Palo Alto
3 10 (47.62%) Zeacom
4 7 (33.33%) F5
5 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (23.81%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) IronPort