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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 126 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 1.37% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 5.91% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 1
Average salary £47,500 £57,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
513 575 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.20% 23.19% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 353 457 345
Average salary £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,450 £62,500
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 30 July 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 July 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 -10 11 £45,000 -20.35%
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -10 1 £30,000 -52.00% 1
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) WAN
3 28 (56.00%) LAN
4 22 (44.00%) BGP
5 20 (40.00%) Windows
5 20 (40.00%) Firewall
6 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (34.00%) OSPF
7 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
8 15 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 13 (26.00%) ITIL
9 13 (26.00%) VMware
10 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
10 12 (24.00%) WSUS
10 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
10 12 (24.00%) MS Office
10 12 (24.00%) VPN
11 11 (22.00%) DNS
11 11 (22.00%) CCNP
11 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (20.00%) Service Management
12 10 (20.00%) VoIP
12 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 10 (20.00%) Blackberry

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.00%) Lync
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) WAN
2 28 (56.00%) LAN
3 22 (44.00%) BGP
4 20 (40.00%) Firewall
5 17 (34.00%) OSPF
6 15 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (24.00%) VPN
8 11 (22.00%) DNS
8 11 (22.00%) DHCP
9 10 (20.00%) VoIP
9 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.00%) DSL
10 9 (18.00%) EIGRP
10 9 (18.00%) DWDM
10 9 (18.00%) VRRP
10 9 (18.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (18.00%) VLAN
11 7 (14.00%) Multicast
11 7 (14.00%) RIP
12 5 (10.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 5 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.00%) Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.00%) AIX
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.00%) UNIX
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Service Management
3 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.00%) Network Design
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
7 4 (8.00%) ITSM
8 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.00%) BCP
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.00%) CCNP
3 8 (16.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) CCIE
6 4 (8.00%) CCIP
7 3 (6.00%) CISSP
8 2 (4.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.00%) Xen
4 3 (6.00%) NLBS
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) F5
5 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.00%) Remedy
6 5 (10.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Ciena
7 4 (8.00%) Juniper
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle
8 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.00%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago