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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 82 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 0.18% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 0.80% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £47,500 £29,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.79% -25.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £29,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 250 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.27% 22.24% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 176 199 187
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,640 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 30 July 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 - 7 £46,250 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) BGP
3 14 (73.68%) OSPF
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (57.89%) Internet
4 11 (57.89%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) CCIE
5 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 8 (42.11%) Multicast
7 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) DWDM
7 7 (36.84%) Juniper
7 7 (36.84%) SDH
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
8 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
8 6 (31.58%) System Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
9 5 (26.32%) Junos
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (26.32%) Equities
9 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) Perl
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Python
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) Windows

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InDesign
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) BGP
2 14 (73.68%) OSPF
3 11 (57.89%) Internet
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) Multicast
6 7 (36.84%) DWDM
6 7 (36.84%) SDH
7 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) Junos
8 5 (26.32%) Network Security
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
10 3 (15.79%) ADSL
11 1 (5.26%) FWSM
11 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Design Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
2 6 (31.58%) System Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCIE
3 6 (31.58%) JNCIE
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe