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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 95 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.01% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 4.61% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 12
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,313 £46,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,850 £74,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
209 282 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.22% 21.86% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 147 214 136
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Chelmsford +6 1 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Colchester - 1 £46,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (75.00%) LAN
5 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (62.50%) F5
6 10 (62.50%) ITIL
6 10 (62.50%) VPN
7 9 (56.25%) SSL
7 9 (56.25%) CCDP
7 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
8 8 (50.00%) BGP
9 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
10 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 6 (37.50%) CCNA
10 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
10 6 (37.50%) Zeacom
10 6 (37.50%) FirePass
11 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (31.25%) HSRP
11 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
11 5 (31.25%) Juniper
11 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
11 5 (31.25%) MGCP
11 5 (31.25%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (62.50%) VPN
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (56.25%) SSL
7 8 (50.00%) BGP
8 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (37.50%) FirePass
9 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
9 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
10 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
10 5 (31.25%) HSRP
10 5 (31.25%) IPsec
10 5 (31.25%) MGCP
11 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (25.00%) OSPF
11 4 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCDP
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) CCDA
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 3 (18.75%) CCSA
5 3 (18.75%) CCSE
5 3 (18.75%) CCSP
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) F5
3 8 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (37.50%) Zeacom
5 5 (31.25%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago