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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 106 120 130
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 34 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.46% 0.55% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 2.28% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 25
Average salary £51,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £46,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
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
490 483 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.08% 24.13% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 387 320 489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 15 £48,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -9 6 £62,500 -
Letchworth - 4 £37,750 - 1
Stevenage - 3 £37,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £50,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (81.97%) Cisco
2 46 (75.41%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (63.93%) CCNP
4 38 (62.30%) WAN
5 37 (60.66%) Firewall
6 34 (55.74%) LAN
7 32 (52.46%) VPN
8 25 (40.98%) OSPF
9 24 (39.34%) Windows
10 23 (37.70%) BGP
10 23 (37.70%) CheckPoint
11 21 (34.43%) VMware
11 21 (34.43%) DHCP
12 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
13 18 (29.51%) VLAN
13 18 (29.51%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (27.87%) DNS
15 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
15 16 (26.23%) Finance
15 16 (26.23%) Degree
15 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (24.59%) F5
16 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
16 15 (24.59%) ITIL
17 14 (22.95%) HP
17 14 (22.95%) Network Management
18 13 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (21.31%) Retail
19 12 (19.67%) IPsec
19 12 (19.67%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (16.39%) Lync
2 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) PaaS
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (62.30%) WAN
2 37 (60.66%) Firewall
3 34 (55.74%) LAN
4 32 (52.46%) VPN
5 25 (40.98%) OSPF
6 23 (37.70%) BGP
7 21 (34.43%) DHCP
8 18 (29.51%) VLAN
8 18 (29.51%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (27.87%) DNS
10 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
11 13 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (19.67%) IPsec
12 12 (19.67%) EIGRP
13 11 (18.03%) Network Security
13 11 (18.03%) VoIP
14 10 (16.39%) Multicast
15 9 (14.75%) Wireless
15 9 (14.75%) ISDN
16 8 (13.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Retail
3 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Network Architect
2 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Architect
2 7 (11.48%) Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.84%) Server Support
3 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Head of IT
5 4 (6.56%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (4.92%) Designer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) ServiceStack
2 1 (1.64%) WAP
2 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Physics
3 4 (6.56%) Open Source
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (14.75%) Linux
4 7 (11.48%) UNIX
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) HPUX
6 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Network Management
3 11 (18.03%) Network Design
3 11 (18.03%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.39%) Project Management
5 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.20%) Change Control
6 5 (8.20%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Kanban
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.92%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) SIEM
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) C
2 3 (4.92%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (75.41%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (63.93%) CCNP
3 16 (26.23%) Degree
4 12 (19.67%) CCNA
5 11 (18.03%) CCIE
6 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.28%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.28%) MBCS
8 2 (3.28%) CCDE
8 2 (3.28%) VCP4
8 2 (3.28%) VCP5
9 1 (1.64%) MCSE
9 1 (1.64%) MCSA
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCDA
9 1 (1.64%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.56%) vSphere
5 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.92%) OpenView
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (81.97%) Cisco
2 23 (37.70%) CheckPoint
3 21 (34.43%) VMware
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.59%) F5
6 14 (22.95%) HP
7 11 (18.03%) Blue Coat
8 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
9 9 (14.75%) Riverbed
9 9 (14.75%) Juniper
10 8 (13.11%) Aruba
11 5 (8.20%) IBM
12 4 (6.56%) ProCurve
12 4 (6.56%) Foundry
12 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
13 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
13 3 (4.92%) Crossbeam
13 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
13 3 (4.92%) Brocade
13 3 (4.92%) Sun
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