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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 115 116 157
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +41
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 21 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.03% 0.73% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 2.97% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 5
Average salary £49,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.45% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
483 472 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.73% 24.60% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 292 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Watford -4 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 3 £36,500 +82.50%
Hertford - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (84.62%) Cisco
2 52 (80.00%) Firewall
3 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (70.77%) VPN
5 42 (64.62%) CCNP
6 29 (44.62%) Windows
7 27 (41.54%) BGP
7 27 (41.54%) OSPF
7 27 (41.54%) VPLS
8 26 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
9 24 (36.92%) LAN
10 23 (35.38%) WAN
10 23 (35.38%) VMware
11 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
12 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (27.69%) VoIP
13 18 (27.69%) ITIL
14 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
14 17 (26.15%) Retail
14 17 (26.15%) SolarWinds
14 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (24.62%) Wireless
16 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
16 14 (21.54%) UNIX
16 14 (21.54%) CheckPoint
16 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (21.54%) Blue Coat
17 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
17 12 (18.46%) DNS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) WorkSite
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.08%) Lync
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) Firewall
2 46 (70.77%) VPN
3 27 (41.54%) BGP
3 27 (41.54%) OSPF
3 27 (41.54%) VPLS
4 26 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (36.92%) LAN
6 23 (35.38%) WAN
7 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
8 18 (27.69%) VoIP
9 16 (24.62%) Wireless
10 12 (18.46%) DNS
11 11 (16.92%) Multicast
12 10 (15.38%) EIGRP
12 10 (15.38%) DHCP
13 9 (13.85%) VLAN
14 8 (12.31%) Internet
14 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (10.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (26.15%) Retail
2 11 (16.92%) Law
3 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Local Government
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Network Support
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Trainee
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.08%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
4 2 (3.08%) Blog
4 2 (3.08%) Physics
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) UNIX
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) HPUX
8 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.38%) Network Design
4 9 (13.85%) Document Management
5 8 (12.31%) Change Control
6 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Process Management
8 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) BCP
8 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) ITSM
8 3 (4.62%) Network Management
8 3 (4.62%) Coaching
8 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C
2 2 (3.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (64.62%) CCNP
3 9 (13.85%) CCNA
3 9 (13.85%) MCP
3 9 (13.85%) VCP5
3 9 (13.85%) VCP4
4 8 (12.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (12.31%) MBCS
4 8 (12.31%) Degree
4 8 (12.31%) CCIE
5 3 (4.62%) VCAP
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.62%) XenServer
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) Xen
4 3 (4.62%) NLBS
5 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (6.15%) WSUS
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.62%) Cacti
4 2 (3.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (84.62%) Cisco
2 23 (35.38%) VMware
3 17 (26.15%) SolarWinds
4 14 (21.54%) CheckPoint
4 14 (21.54%) Blue Coat
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.38%) Juniper
7 8 (12.31%) F5
8 6 (9.23%) HP
9 4 (6.15%) Crossbeam
9 4 (6.15%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.15%) Aruba
9 4 (6.15%) IBM
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix
10 2 (3.08%) Mitel
10 2 (3.08%) Meru Networks
10 2 (3.08%) Foundry
10 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle
10 2 (3.08%) JDA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
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