The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 123 132 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.15% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 4.53% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 13
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £34,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £58,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
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
444 596 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.30% 25.45% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 349 413 443
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +22 7 £45,000 -40.00%
Watford -6 4 £45,000 -4.25%
Borehamwood - 1 £60,000 -
St Albans - 1 £26,500 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 30 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (66.67%) CCNP
4 22 (56.41%) Firewall
5 20 (51.28%) WAN
6 19 (48.72%) OSPF
7 18 (46.15%) BGP
8 16 (41.03%) CCNA
9 15 (38.46%) VPN
10 14 (35.90%) LAN
11 13 (33.33%) CCIE
12 10 (25.64%) Juniper
13 9 (23.08%) Avaya
13 9 (23.08%) Unix
13 9 (23.08%) High Availability
14 8 (20.51%) ITIL
14 8 (20.51%) Project Management
15 7 (17.95%) Internet
15 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
15 7 (17.95%) F5
15 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (17.95%) Cisco ICM
15 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
16 6 (15.38%) Open Source
16 6 (15.38%) VLAN
16 6 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
16 6 (15.38%) Junos
16 6 (15.38%) Converged Networks

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) WAN
3 19 (48.72%) OSPF
4 18 (46.15%) BGP
5 15 (38.46%) VPN
6 14 (35.90%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco ICM
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.95%) Internet
8 6 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (15.38%) Converged Networks
8 6 (15.38%) IPsec
8 6 (15.38%) Junos
8 6 (15.38%) PBX
8 6 (15.38%) VLAN
8 6 (15.38%) VRRP
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (10.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Driving Licence
1 6 (15.38%) e-Health
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Unix
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) High Availability
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.38%) Open Source
4 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (15.38%) Validation
5 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Network Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (66.67%) CCNP
3 16 (41.03%) CCNA
4 13 (33.33%) CCIE
5 6 (15.38%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) CCDA
7 4 (10.26%) CCDP
7 4 (10.26%) CCSA
7 4 (10.26%) CCSE
7 4 (10.26%) CCSP
8 3 (7.69%) JNCIE
8 3 (7.69%) JNCIP
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
9 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (2.56%) CISM
10 1 (2.56%) CISSP
10 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) RMADS
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) Juniper
3 9 (23.08%) Avaya
4 7 (17.95%) F5
5 6 (15.38%) CA
5 6 (15.38%) Remedy
6 5 (12.82%) Aruba
6 5 (12.82%) VMware
7 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.26%) Foundry
7 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Google
10 1 (2.56%) BT
10 1 (2.56%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) iManage
10 1 (2.56%) Mitel
10 1 (2.56%) Nortel