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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 127 121 135
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 24 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 1.07% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.94% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 11
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
572 685 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.48% 27.14% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 383 473 476
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 12 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) WAN
2 22 (52.38%) LAN
2 22 (52.38%) BGP
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (42.86%) OSPF
5 16 (38.10%) Firewall
6 13 (30.95%) EIGRP
6 13 (30.95%) Windows
6 13 (30.95%) CCNP
6 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.19%) VPN
8 11 (26.19%) Service Management
8 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (23.81%) DSL
9 10 (23.81%) WSUS
9 10 (23.81%) MS Office
9 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
9 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 10 (23.81%) F5
10 9 (21.43%) Multicast
10 9 (21.43%) VRRP
10 9 (21.43%) Telecoms

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.38%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) WAN
1 22 (52.38%) LAN
1 22 (52.38%) BGP
2 18 (42.86%) OSPF
3 16 (38.10%) Firewall
4 13 (30.95%) EIGRP
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (26.19%) VPN
6 10 (23.81%) DSL
7 9 (21.43%) Multicast
7 9 (21.43%) VRRP
8 8 (19.05%) BIG-IP
8 8 (19.05%) RIP
8 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 7 (16.67%) DWDM
10 6 (14.29%) VLAN
11 5 (11.90%) Wireless
11 5 (11.90%) DHCP
11 5 (11.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 6 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Service Management
1 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 6 (14.29%) ITSM
3 6 (14.29%) BCP
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) Network Design
5 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.95%) CCNP
3 8 (19.05%) CCIE
3 8 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CCIP
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) Xen
3 6 (14.29%) NLBS
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) WSUS
2 2 (4.76%) Cacti
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.81%) F5
4 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) Juniper
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Remedy
7 4 (9.52%) Ciena
7 4 (9.52%) Crossbeam
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) JDA
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Nortel
9 1 (2.38%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 27 days ago