The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 302 277 274
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 356 492 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.14% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 7.21% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 309 401 447
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +9.19%
MPLS
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5720 6822 7683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.25% 15.79% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 5727 6475
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MPLS
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the London region.

MPLS Salary Trend in London

MPLS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in London

MPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 44 £56,250 +18.42% 9
Chiswick - 7 £50,000 -
Brentford - 5 £65,000 -
Feltham - 5 £37,500 - 1
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Croydon - 2 £42,500 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Upminster - 1 £27,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £37,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 563 (71.00%) Cisco
2 454 (57.25%) BGP
3 389 (49.05%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (48.05%) Firewall
5 371 (46.78%) WAN
6 367 (46.28%) VPN
7 356 (44.89%) OSPF
8 327 (41.24%) CCNP
9 308 (38.84%) LAN
10 234 (29.51%) Juniper
11 208 (26.23%) Telecoms
12 197 (24.84%) Data Centre
13 177 (22.32%) CCNA
14 176 (22.19%) EIGRP
15 159 (20.05%) VMware
16 157 (19.80%) Linux
17 150 (18.92%) CheckPoint
18 148 (18.66%) Network Security
19 144 (18.16%) F5
20 141 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
21 140 (17.65%) TCP/IP
22 139 (17.53%) Ethernet
22 139 (17.53%) Wireless
23 137 (17.28%) Finance
24 132 (16.65%) VoIP
25 130 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
26 122 (15.38%) DNS
27 119 (15.01%) IPsec
27 119 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
28 118 (14.88%) Windows

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.40%) IIS
3 18 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.01%) Apache
5 8 (1.01%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.63%) MS Office
3 5 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.90%) IBM Cloud
2 21 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.89%) Office 365
4 14 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.13%) SaaS
7 5 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.50%) IaaS
9 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.25%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.25%) G Suite
10 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 454 (57.25%) BGP
2 381 (48.05%) Firewall
3 371 (46.78%) WAN
4 367 (46.28%) VPN
5 356 (44.89%) OSPF
6 308 (38.84%) LAN
7 176 (22.19%) EIGRP
8 148 (18.66%) Network Security
9 141 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
10 140 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 139 (17.53%) Ethernet
11 139 (17.53%) Wireless
12 132 (16.65%) VoIP
13 130 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 122 (15.38%) DNS
15 119 (15.01%) IPsec
16 112 (14.12%) VLAN
17 111 (14.00%) DHCP
18 95 (11.98%) Cisco IOS
19 85 (10.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.51%) MySQL
3 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.13%) Big Data
5 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 208 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 137 (17.28%) Finance
3 59 (7.44%) Banking
4 47 (5.93%) Retail
5 27 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.03%) Law
7 23 (2.90%) Games
8 18 (2.27%) Legal
9 17 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.77%) French Language
11 12 (1.51%) Online Betting
12 9 (1.13%) Italian Language
12 9 (1.13%) Marketing
13 8 (1.01%) Advertising
14 7 (0.88%) Publishing
15 3 (0.38%) Back Office
16 2 (0.25%) German Language
16 2 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
17 1 (0.13%) Cantonese Language
17 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 379 (47.79%) Network Engineer
2 123 (15.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 93 (11.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 82 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 61 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 57 (7.19%) IP Engineer
7 56 (7.06%) IP Network Engineer
8 53 (6.68%) Architect
9 42 (5.30%) Analyst
10 38 (4.79%) Consultant
11 37 (4.67%) Network Analyst
12 35 (4.41%) Network Support
13 33 (4.16%) NOC Engineer
13 33 (4.16%) Support Engineer
14 32 (4.04%) Programme Manager
15 31 (3.91%) Security Engineer
16 30 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 30 (3.78%) Network Security Engineer
17 26 (3.28%) Network Architect
17 26 (3.28%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.50%) LAMP
3 3 (0.38%) REST
4 2 (0.25%) OpenDaylight
4 2 (0.25%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.13%) .NET
5 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.13%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) HTML5
5 1 (0.13%) Middleware
5 1 (0.13%) SOAP
5 1 (0.13%) Web Services
5 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 197 (24.84%) Data Centre
2 71 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (2.40%) Clustering
5 17 (2.14%) Hedge funds
5 17 (2.14%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.39%) PKI
9 11 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
10 10 (1.26%) IPTV
11 8 (1.01%) Replication
12 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.63%) BYOD
13 5 (0.63%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.63%) Statistics
14 4 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 157 (19.80%) Linux
2 118 (14.88%) Windows
3 76 (9.58%) Windows Server
4 68 (8.58%) Unix
5 38 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.02%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.64%) Debian
10 9 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.63%) Solaris
12 4 (0.50%) Android
12 4 (0.50%) CatOS
12 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.38%) CentOS
13 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.25%) AIX
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (12.74%) ITIL
2 98 (12.36%) Network Design
3 76 (9.58%) Load Balancing
4 61 (7.69%) Network Management
5 54 (6.81%) Change Management
6 51 (6.43%) Presales
7 46 (5.80%) Business Continuity
8 42 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
9 41 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (5.17%) Project Management
10 39 (4.92%) Network Architecture
11 38 (4.79%) Penetration Testing
12 35 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
13 32 (4.04%) Problem Management
14 31 (3.91%) DDoS Mitigation
14 31 (3.91%) High Availability
14 31 (3.91%) Web Filtering
15 28 (3.53%) WAN Optimisation
16 27 (3.40%) Change Control
16 27 (3.40%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.31%) Python
2 44 (5.55%) SQL
3 28 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 25 (3.15%) Perl
5 11 (1.39%) Tcl
6 9 (1.13%) C
6 9 (1.13%) Lisp
7 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.13%) Korn
9 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 389 (49.05%) Cisco Certification
2 327 (41.24%) CCNP
3 177 (22.32%) CCNA
4 95 (11.98%) CCIE
5 72 (9.08%) Degree
6 58 (7.31%) JNCIA
7 43 (5.42%) JNCIP
8 34 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (3.78%) CCSA
10 28 (3.53%) JNCIS
11 24 (3.03%) CISSP
12 23 (2.90%) MCSE
13 19 (2.40%) CCSE
14 17 (2.14%) CCDP
14 17 (2.14%) CCIP
15 15 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.89%) MCSA
16 13 (1.64%) CISM
17 12 (1.51%) Security Cleared
18 11 (1.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.67%) SLA
2 21 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.26%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.50%) QA
5 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.25%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 119 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (7.31%) VMware ESX
3 46 (5.80%) Active Directory
4 33 (4.16%) Virtual Servers
5 27 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.26%) KVM
7 8 (1.01%) Firmware
7 8 (1.01%) XenServer
8 7 (0.88%) Xen
9 6 (0.76%) NFS
10 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.63%) vSphere
11 3 (0.38%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.13%) iptables
12 1 (0.13%) Samba
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (3.40%) Nagios
2 24 (3.03%) Ansible
3 23 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
4 21 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (1.89%) Puppet
7 13 (1.64%) Cacti
8 9 (1.13%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.88%) Netcool
10 6 (0.76%) Endace
10 6 (0.76%) Nessus
11 5 (0.63%) Cisco CME
11 5 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.63%) OpenNMS
11 5 (0.63%) SCCM
11 5 (0.63%) WSUS
12 4 (0.50%) MOM
12 4 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 563 (71.00%) Cisco
2 234 (29.51%) Juniper
3 159 (20.05%) VMware
4 150 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 144 (18.16%) F5
6 79 (9.96%) Palo Alto
7 69 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 58 (7.31%) HP
9 53 (6.68%) Riverbed
10 43 (5.42%) Nokia
11 42 (5.30%) Microsoft
12 41 (5.17%) Mitel
13 33 (4.16%) Citrix
13 33 (4.16%) Oracle
14 30 (3.78%) Fortinet
15 25 (3.15%) Huawei
16 24 (3.03%) ProCurve
17 23 (2.90%) BMC
18 22 (2.77%) Meraki
19 21 (2.65%) Avaya
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car, On call & OT
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000-80,000 + OTE 110,000 + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 plus monetary benefits and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City Of London
Guru Careers
Salary: 45000-60000 Per Annum DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago