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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 94 71
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.16% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.00% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £38,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.94%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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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
114 201 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.00% 16.03% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 97 145 196
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (100.00%) Zeacom
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto

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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%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Network Support
1 7 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (100.00%) Zeacom