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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 122 113 161
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +48
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 24 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.90% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 3.72% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
519 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 24.14% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 263 528
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Stevenage - 5 £40,000 -
Hertford - 3 £21,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £36,500 +82.50% 1
Letchworth - 2 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £21,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 61 (82.43%) Cisco
2 59 (79.73%) Firewall
3 54 (72.97%) VPN
4 53 (71.62%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (66.22%) CCNP
6 34 (45.95%) WAN
7 33 (44.59%) Windows
7 33 (44.59%) LAN
8 28 (37.84%) OSPF
8 28 (37.84%) BGP
9 27 (36.49%) VPLS
10 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
10 26 (35.14%) VMware
11 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
13 23 (31.08%) VoIP
14 22 (29.73%) CheckPoint
14 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (28.38%) ITIL
16 20 (27.03%) Retail
16 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (27.03%) SolarWinds
17 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
17 19 (25.68%) DHCP
17 19 (25.68%) DNS
18 18 (24.32%) Wireless
19 17 (22.97%) Blue Coat
20 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
20 16 (21.62%) Network Design

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.11%) Lync
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (79.73%) Firewall
2 54 (72.97%) VPN
3 34 (45.95%) WAN
4 33 (44.59%) LAN
5 28 (37.84%) OSPF
5 28 (37.84%) BGP
6 27 (36.49%) VPLS
7 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
9 23 (31.08%) VoIP
10 19 (25.68%) DHCP
10 19 (25.68%) DNS
11 18 (24.32%) Wireless
12 16 (21.62%) VLAN
12 16 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (17.57%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (17.57%) Multicast
14 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
15 10 (13.51%) ISDN
16 9 (12.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 20 (27.03%) Retail
2 11 (14.86%) Law
3 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.46%) Finance
5 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Games
6 2 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.11%) Server Support
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
4 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
4 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 5 (6.76%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Network Support
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Blog
3 2 (2.70%) Physics
3 2 (2.70%) FMCG
3 2 (2.70%) Open Source
3 2 (2.70%) PKI
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (18.92%) UNIX
5 11 (14.86%) Linux
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) HPUX
10 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) Network Design
3 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.16%) Change Control
5 9 (12.16%) Document Management
6 8 (10.81%) Network Management
7 7 (9.46%) Project Management
7 7 (9.46%) Coaching
8 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.05%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (4.05%) Data Analytics
10 3 (4.05%) Analytics
10 3 (4.05%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.05%) SIEM
10 3 (4.05%) Process Management
10 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) C
2 3 (4.05%) Python
3 1 (1.35%) Tcl
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (71.62%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (66.22%) CCNP
3 15 (20.27%) Degree
4 9 (12.16%) VCP4
4 9 (12.16%) VCP5
4 9 (12.16%) CCNA
4 9 (12.16%) MCP
5 8 (10.81%) CCIE
5 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (10.81%) MBCS
6 3 (4.05%) VCAP
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.05%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.05%) XenServer
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) Xen
7 1 (1.35%) NLBS
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (6.76%) OpenView
3 3 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.70%) Cacti
4 2 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (82.43%) Cisco
2 26 (35.14%) VMware
3 22 (29.73%) CheckPoint
4 20 (27.03%) SolarWinds
5 17 (22.97%) Blue Coat
6 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.86%) HP
7 11 (14.86%) F5
8 9 (12.16%) Juniper
9 8 (10.81%) Aruba
10 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
10 5 (6.76%) IBM
11 4 (5.41%) Crossbeam
12 3 (4.05%) Mitel
12 3 (4.05%) ArcSight
12 3 (4.05%) Meru Networks
12 3 (4.05%) Sun
12 3 (4.05%) Compuware
13 2 (2.70%) Citrix
13 2 (2.70%) Oracle
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
AX Intelligence
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 27 days ago