The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 20 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 6.56% 8.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 62.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £26,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 13.11% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Average salary £21,500 £62,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.60% +104.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Hertford region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Hertford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) DWDM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) DWDM
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds