The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 125 106 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.64% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 7.80% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 6
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
420 487 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.45% 20.97% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 321 383 320
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Watford -5 15 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £31,000 -50.40% 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 40 (83.33%) Cisco
2 28 (58.33%) LAN
3 27 (56.25%) WAN
4 20 (41.67%) Firewall
4 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (41.67%) BGP
5 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 17 (35.42%) Windows
7 15 (31.25%) DHCP
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (31.25%) DNS
7 15 (31.25%) OSPF
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (29.17%) VPN
8 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (27.08%) VRRP
9 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (27.08%) F5
10 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (25.00%) VLAN
10 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 11 (22.92%) Network Design
11 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.92%) CCNA
12 10 (20.83%) CCNP
12 10 (20.83%) Linux
12 10 (20.83%) MS Office
12 10 (20.83%) ITIL
12 10 (20.83%) VMware

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.42%) Lync
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (58.33%) LAN
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 20 (41.67%) BGP
3 20 (41.67%) Firewall
4 15 (31.25%) OSPF
4 15 (31.25%) DHCP
4 15 (31.25%) DNS
5 14 (29.17%) VPN
6 13 (27.08%) VRRP
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (25.00%) VLAN
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) DWDM
9 9 (18.75%) Multicast
10 8 (16.67%) VoIP
10 8 (16.67%) RIP
10 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 7 (14.58%) DSL
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (14.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Games
4 4 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Linux
4 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) UNIX
7 3 (6.25%) AIX
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Network Design
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Network Management
7 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) ITSM
8 2 (4.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) CCNA
3 10 (20.83%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCIP
6 3 (6.25%) CISSP
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
3 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) WSUS
2 4 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (2.08%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) Juniper
5 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.42%) Remedy
6 5 (10.42%) Ciena
7 4 (8.33%) Crossbeam
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) HP
10 1 (2.08%) NetApp
10 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hollywood Bowl
Salary: £80,000 per annum with 30% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago