The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 99 77 115
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.71% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 2.42% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 5
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,300 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 207 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.28% 21.27% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 176 176 159
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Chelmsford - 5 £40,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) BGP
3 17 (70.83%) OSPF
3 17 (70.83%) Load Balancing
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) VPN
5 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (62.50%) Firewall
5 15 (62.50%) UAG
6 12 (50.00%) Change Management
7 11 (45.83%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (45.83%) CCNP
8 8 (33.33%) WAN
9 7 (29.17%) LAN
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) CCIE
12 4 (16.67%) DNS
12 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 3 (12.50%) ADSL
13 3 (12.50%) VoIP
13 3 (12.50%) SLA
13 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 3 (12.50%) OpenView
13 3 (12.50%) Citrix
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) BGP
2 17 (70.83%) OSPF
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) ADSL
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) VLAN
7 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Expert
4 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Load Balancing
2 12 (50.00%) Change Management
3 11 (45.83%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCTS
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) UAG
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) OpenView
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Sun