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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 104 111 157
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.74% 1.04% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 4.48% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.07% +29.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £33,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £62,500 £45,800
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
526 446 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.78% 23.30% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 424 281 501
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -8 12 £43,500 +5.45% 1
Stevenage - 12 £40,000 - 1
Letchworth - 8 £43,750 - 1
Hertford -4 6 £26,500 -57.60%
Hoddesdon - 2 £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 21 November 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
1 61 (82.43%) Firewall
2 56 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (70.27%) VPN
4 51 (68.92%) CCNP
5 35 (47.30%) WAN
6 33 (44.59%) LAN
6 33 (44.59%) Windows
7 28 (37.84%) OSPF
7 28 (37.84%) BGP
8 27 (36.49%) VMware
8 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
8 27 (36.49%) VPLS
9 24 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
10 23 (31.08%) VoIP
10 23 (31.08%) CheckPoint
11 22 (29.73%) ITIL
12 21 (28.38%) DHCP
12 21 (28.38%) DNS
12 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (25.68%) SolarWinds
13 19 (25.68%) Retail
14 18 (24.32%) Blue Coat
14 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
15 17 (22.97%) Wireless
15 17 (22.97%) Network Design
16 16 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Lync
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (82.43%) Firewall
2 52 (70.27%) VPN
3 35 (47.30%) WAN
4 33 (44.59%) LAN
5 28 (37.84%) OSPF
5 28 (37.84%) BGP
6 27 (36.49%) VPLS
7 24 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
8 23 (31.08%) VoIP
9 21 (28.38%) DHCP
9 21 (28.38%) DNS
10 17 (22.97%) Wireless
11 16 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (20.27%) VLAN
13 14 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (17.57%) Multicast
15 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
16 10 (13.51%) ISDN
17 9 (12.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 19 (25.68%) Retail
2 11 (14.86%) Law
3 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.81%) Finance
5 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Local Government
7 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
5 6 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.11%) Server Support
5 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Network Support
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Physics
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
6 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (18.92%) UNIX
5 10 (13.51%) Linux
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.05%) HPUX
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 17 (22.97%) Network Design
3 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.51%) Coaching
6 9 (12.16%) Document Management
6 9 (12.16%) Network Management
7 8 (10.81%) Change Control
8 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.11%) Project Management
9 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
12 3 (4.05%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (4.05%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (4.05%) SIEM
12 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
13 2 (2.70%) Process 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 56 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (68.92%) CCNP
3 15 (20.27%) Degree
4 10 (13.51%) CCNA
5 9 (12.16%) MCP
5 9 (12.16%) VCP4
5 9 (12.16%) VCP5
6 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (10.81%) CCIE
6 8 (10.81%) MBCS
7 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.05%) VCAP
9 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.35%) CCSA
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.16%) VMware ESX
4 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.11%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.05%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.05%) vSphere
7 2 (2.70%) XenServer
8 1 (1.35%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) Xen
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 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 61 (82.43%) Cisco
2 27 (36.49%) VMware
3 23 (31.08%) CheckPoint
4 19 (25.68%) SolarWinds
5 18 (24.32%) Blue Coat
6 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.22%) F5
8 11 (14.86%) HP
9 9 (12.16%) Juniper
10 8 (10.81%) Aruba
11 7 (9.46%) IBM
12 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
13 4 (5.41%) Crossbeam
13 4 (5.41%) Riverbed
14 3 (4.05%) ArcSight
14 3 (4.05%) Meru Networks
14 3 (4.05%) Sun
14 3 (4.05%) Compuware
14 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
14 3 (4.05%) Brocade
Hertfordshire
Airwave
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South Herts / North London
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £55k + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford, United Kingdom
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago