The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 239 304 322
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 516 404 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.13% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 5.54% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 456 347 310
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,550 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7618 7289 8952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.74% 16.10% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6328 6223 7523
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 October 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in London

MPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 17 October 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
City of London +28 141 £52,500 - 15
Uxbridge - 8 £57,500 - 1
Croydon -2 6 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Hayes - 4 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £49,500 - 2
Harrow - 1 - - 2
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 684 (72.61%) Cisco
2 504 (53.50%) Firewall
3 481 (51.06%) BGP
4 448 (47.56%) Cisco Certification
5 433 (45.97%) WAN
6 409 (43.42%) VPN
7 370 (39.28%) OSPF
8 353 (37.47%) CCNP
9 328 (34.82%) Telecoms
10 316 (33.55%) Juniper
11 285 (30.25%) LAN
12 247 (26.22%) Windows
13 212 (22.51%) VMware
14 211 (22.40%) VoIP
15 201 (21.34%) VPLS
16 200 (21.23%) DNS
17 199 (21.13%) TCP/IP
18 197 (20.91%) Linux
19 179 (19.00%) CheckPoint
20 177 (18.79%) EIGRP
20 177 (18.79%) Cisco ASA
21 175 (18.58%) Wireless
22 168 (17.83%) VLAN
23 162 (17.20%) ITIL
24 153 (16.24%) Finance
25 151 (16.03%) Microsoft
25 151 (16.03%) F5
26 148 (15.71%) CCNA
27 144 (15.29%) Ethernet
28 136 (14.44%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 89 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.99%) Lync
3 38 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.65%) IIS
6 21 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.32%) SAS
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 54 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.61%) MS Office
3 31 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.91%) Office 365
2 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.53%) PaaS
3 5 (0.53%) IaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 504 (53.50%) Firewall
2 481 (51.06%) BGP
3 433 (45.97%) WAN
4 409 (43.42%) VPN
5 370 (39.28%) OSPF
6 285 (30.25%) LAN
7 211 (22.40%) VoIP
8 201 (21.34%) VPLS
9 200 (21.23%) DNS
10 199 (21.13%) TCP/IP
11 177 (18.79%) EIGRP
11 177 (18.79%) Cisco ASA
12 175 (18.58%) Wireless
13 168 (17.83%) VLAN
14 144 (15.29%) Ethernet
15 133 (14.12%) DHCP
16 126 (13.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 104 (11.04%) Internet
18 102 (10.83%) Cisco IOS
19 96 (10.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.32%) Big Data
6 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 328 (34.82%) Telecoms
2 153 (16.24%) Finance
3 48 (5.10%) Law
4 35 (3.72%) Banking
5 32 (3.40%) French Language
6 30 (3.18%) German Language
7 26 (2.76%) Retail
8 20 (2.12%) Marketing
9 18 (1.91%) Back Office
10 15 (1.59%) Games
11 14 (1.49%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.06%) Japanese Language
13 9 (0.96%) Billing
14 8 (0.85%) Legal
15 7 (0.74%) Publishing
16 6 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.64%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.53%) Advertising
17 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 460 (48.83%) Network Engineer
2 143 (15.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 117 (12.42%) Analyst
4 60 (6.37%) Network Analyst
5 59 (6.26%) Architect
6 46 (4.88%) Consultant
7 43 (4.56%) Network Architect
8 40 (4.25%) Support Engineer
9 38 (4.03%) IP Engineer
10 36 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 35 (3.72%) Cisco Engineer
12 32 (3.40%) Network Support
12 32 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (3.40%) Business Analyst
13 30 (3.18%) Security Engineer
14 28 (2.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 28 (2.97%) Senior Architect
15 27 (2.87%) NOC Engineer
15 27 (2.87%) Senior Network Architect
16 26 (2.76%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.70%) CSS
2 8 (0.85%) XMPP
3 5 (0.53%) Web Services
4 4 (0.42%) XML
4 4 (0.42%) JSON
5 2 (0.21%) SOAP
5 2 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.11%) MDX
6 1 (0.11%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.11%) Middleware
6 1 (0.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 128 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.87%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.23%) SecurID
5 19 (2.02%) Hedge funds
6 14 (1.49%) Replication
7 13 (1.38%) Clustering
7 13 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.96%) AVVID
10 8 (0.85%) Derivative
10 8 (0.85%) Statistics
11 7 (0.74%) IVR
11 7 (0.74%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.64%) PMI
13 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.32%) Equities
14 3 (0.32%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.32%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.21%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 247 (26.22%) Windows
2 197 (20.91%) Linux
3 92 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (7.54%) UNIX
6 35 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (2.87%) Solaris
8 15 (1.59%) CentOS
8 15 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) HPUX
14 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.20%) ITIL
2 122 (12.95%) Network Design
3 114 (12.10%) Load Balancing
4 109 (11.57%) Project Management
5 56 (5.94%) Network Management
6 54 (5.73%) Service Management
7 51 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 50 (5.31%) Service Delivery
9 49 (5.20%) Network Architecture
10 42 (4.46%) Change Management
11 41 (4.35%) Low Latency
11 41 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
12 37 (3.93%) ITSM
13 33 (3.50%) CRM
14 32 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (3.40%) Business Analysis
15 31 (3.29%) ETL
16 30 (3.18%) UML
17 29 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 26 (2.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 54 (5.73%) SQL
2 43 (4.56%) Perl
3 27 (2.87%) Bash Shell
4 26 (2.76%) PHP
5 21 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 20 (2.12%) Python
7 11 (1.17%) Tcl
7 11 (1.17%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.64%) PowerHouse
9 4 (0.42%) C
10 2 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 448 (47.56%) Cisco Certification
2 353 (37.47%) CCNP
3 148 (15.71%) CCNA
4 136 (14.44%) CCIE
5 95 (10.08%) Degree
6 53 (5.63%) CCDP
7 50 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (3.82%) MCSE
9 35 (3.72%) CCIP
10 29 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 29 (3.08%) MCITP
11 25 (2.65%) JNCIE
11 25 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (2.65%) ISEB
12 24 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (2.12%) Security Cleared
14 19 (2.02%) CCSA
15 18 (1.91%) MCSA
16 16 (1.70%) CCSE
17 14 (1.49%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.79%) SLA
2 21 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.64%) QA
6 4 (0.42%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 132 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (10.62%) Active Directory
3 59 (6.26%) Hyper-V
4 39 (4.14%) vSphere
5 33 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.80%) Firmware
7 17 (1.80%) XenApp
8 11 (1.17%) Terminal Server
8 11 (1.17%) NFS
8 11 (1.17%) Xen
8 11 (1.17%) DFS Replication
9 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.42%) Snort
11 3 (0.32%) vCloud
12 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.11%) UAG
13 1 (0.11%) XenServer
13 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (3.50%) SCOM
2 32 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (3.29%) Cacti
4 27 (2.87%) Nagios
5 26 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
6 18 (1.91%) OpenView
7 17 (1.80%) SCCM
8 16 (1.70%) MOM
9 11 (1.17%) WSUS
10 10 (1.06%) SCVMM
11 9 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.42%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 3 (0.32%) SCDPM
16 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
16 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
16 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 684 (72.61%) Cisco
2 316 (33.55%) Juniper
3 212 (22.51%) VMware
4 179 (19.00%) CheckPoint
5 151 (16.03%) Microsoft
5 151 (16.03%) F5
6 87 (9.24%) HP
7 72 (7.64%) Citrix
8 65 (6.90%) SolarWinds
9 64 (6.79%) Aruba
10 58 (6.16%) Riverbed
11 41 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 39 (4.14%) Fortinet
13 37 (3.93%) Avaya
14 33 (3.50%) Brocade
15 28 (2.97%) Dell
16 27 (2.87%) Red Hat
17 25 (2.65%) NetApp
17 25 (2.65%) Mitel
18 24 (2.55%) ProCurve
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Fixed term for 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Car + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% car allowance + corporate bene
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £51000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
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