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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 125 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 21 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 4.07% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 13
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +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
521 492 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.09% 24.21% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 440 401 312
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead +2 7 £47,500 -14.79% 1
Watford -3 3 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Stevenage -1 1 £65,000 +62.50% 1
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 37 (86.05%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) Firewall
3 29 (67.44%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (58.14%) WAN
5 24 (55.81%) BGP
6 23 (53.49%) OSPF
7 22 (51.16%) CCNP
7 22 (51.16%) LAN
8 19 (44.19%) VPN
8 19 (44.19%) High Availability
9 16 (37.21%) F5
9 16 (37.21%) CCNA
10 15 (34.88%) VRRP
10 15 (34.88%) Juniper
10 15 (34.88%) ITIL
11 14 (32.56%) VLAN
12 13 (30.23%) Unix
12 13 (30.23%) CCIE
12 13 (30.23%) Multicast
13 12 (27.91%) DNS
13 12 (27.91%) DHCP
14 11 (25.58%) RIP
14 11 (25.58%) Internet
14 11 (25.58%) Project Management
14 11 (25.58%) VMware
14 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
15 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
16 9 (20.93%) Games
16 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 25 (58.14%) WAN
3 24 (55.81%) BGP
4 23 (53.49%) OSPF
5 22 (51.16%) LAN
6 19 (44.19%) VPN
7 15 (34.88%) VRRP
8 14 (32.56%) VLAN
9 13 (30.23%) Multicast
10 12 (27.91%) DHCP
10 12 (27.91%) DNS
11 11 (25.58%) Internet
11 11 (25.58%) RIP
12 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (18.60%) Wireless
14 7 (16.28%) Extranet
15 6 (13.95%) HSRP
15 6 (13.95%) PBX
15 6 (13.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Big Data
General
1 9 (20.93%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Network Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Network Support
6 5 (11.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
7 4 (9.30%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Support
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.30%) Physics
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) e-Health
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Unix
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) High Availability
2 15 (34.88%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (18.60%) Network Design
5 8 (18.60%) Network Management
6 6 (13.95%) Open Source
6 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Process Management
8 4 (9.30%) Records Management
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (51.16%) CCNP
3 16 (37.21%) CCNA
4 13 (30.23%) CCIE
5 8 (18.60%) Degree
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (6.98%) CCDA
7 3 (6.98%) CCDP
7 3 (6.98%) CCSA
7 3 (6.98%) CCSE
8 2 (4.65%) CCSP
8 2 (4.65%) JNCIE
8 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
3 4 (9.30%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Cacti
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.33%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) F5
3 15 (34.88%) Juniper
4 11 (25.58%) VMware
5 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
7 5 (11.63%) Avaya
7 5 (11.63%) Crossbeam
7 5 (11.63%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) Aruba
8 4 (9.30%) Foundry
8 4 (9.30%) iManage
9 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.65%) Google
10 2 (4.65%) Nortel
11 1 (2.33%) Apple
11 1 (2.33%) CA
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix
11 1 (2.33%) Remedy
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago