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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 263 309 296
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 480 387 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.86% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 5.26% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 439 330 369
Average salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
7383 7352 9310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.79% 16.30% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6259 6019 7907
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +69 142 £49,000 -0.50% 20
Croydon +13 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Uxbridge - 10 £57,500 -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Bromley +15 2 £60,000 -13.66%
Greenwich -9 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 759 (76.28%) Cisco
2 587 (58.99%) Firewall
3 532 (53.47%) Cisco Certification
4 506 (50.85%) BGP
5 499 (50.15%) WAN
6 491 (49.35%) VPN
7 405 (40.70%) CCNP
8 365 (36.68%) OSPF
9 331 (33.27%) Telecoms
10 327 (32.86%) LAN
11 320 (32.16%) Juniper
12 288 (28.94%) Windows
13 241 (24.22%) VMware
14 238 (23.92%) Wireless
15 228 (22.91%) Cisco ASA
16 226 (22.71%) Linux
17 225 (22.61%) ITIL
18 218 (21.91%) CCNA
19 213 (21.41%) EIGRP
20 212 (21.31%) VoIP
21 209 (21.01%) Finance
21 209 (21.01%) VPLS
22 203 (20.40%) Microsoft
23 194 (19.50%) VLAN
24 190 (19.10%) TCP/IP
25 187 (18.79%) CheckPoint
26 180 (18.09%) DNS
27 176 (17.69%) F5
28 161 (16.18%) Ethernet
29 159 (15.98%) Cisco Nexus

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 80 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.72%) Lync
3 46 (4.62%) IIS
4 24 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.40%) Apache
10 4 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.20%) Confluence
13 1 (0.10%) CMS
13 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 81 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.22%) MS Office
3 40 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.20%) MS Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.72%) Office 365
2 18 (1.81%) SaaS
3 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.31%) IaaS
4 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 587 (58.99%) Firewall
2 506 (50.85%) BGP
3 499 (50.15%) WAN
4 491 (49.35%) VPN
5 365 (36.68%) OSPF
6 327 (32.86%) LAN
7 238 (23.92%) Wireless
8 228 (22.91%) Cisco ASA
9 213 (21.41%) EIGRP
10 212 (21.31%) VoIP
11 209 (21.01%) VPLS
12 194 (19.50%) VLAN
13 190 (19.10%) TCP/IP
14 180 (18.09%) DNS
15 161 (16.18%) Ethernet
16 159 (15.98%) Cisco Nexus
17 131 (13.17%) Network Security
18 123 (12.36%) Internet
19 122 (12.26%) SAN
20 119 (11.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.50%) MySQL
6 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.30%) Big Data
6 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 331 (33.27%) Telecoms
2 209 (21.01%) Finance
3 44 (4.42%) Law
4 43 (4.32%) Banking
5 32 (3.22%) French Language
6 31 (3.12%) Marketing
7 29 (2.91%) Back Office
8 26 (2.61%) Retail
8 26 (2.61%) German Language
9 23 (2.31%) Advertising
10 20 (2.01%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.21%) Legal
12 11 (1.11%) Japanese Language
13 10 (1.01%) Billing
14 8 (0.80%) Publishing
14 8 (0.80%) Games
15 6 (0.60%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
15 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 487 (48.94%) Network Engineer
2 143 (14.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 103 (10.35%) Analyst
4 52 (5.23%) Architect
5 51 (5.13%) Consultant
6 49 (4.92%) Network Analyst
7 45 (4.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 44 (4.42%) Support Engineer
9 38 (3.82%) NOC Engineer
10 37 (3.72%) Cisco Engineer
10 37 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
10 37 (3.72%) IP Engineer
11 32 (3.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 32 (3.22%) Network Architect
12 30 (3.02%) Security Engineer
13 26 (2.61%) Network Security Engineer
13 26 (2.61%) Implementation Engineer
14 24 (2.41%) Network Support
15 23 (2.31%) IP Network Engineer
15 23 (2.31%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.21%) CSS
2 8 (0.80%) XMPP
3 7 (0.70%) SOAP
4 4 (0.40%) XML
5 3 (0.30%) Web Services
6 2 (0.20%) .NET
6 2 (0.20%) COM
6 2 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.10%) MDX
7 1 (0.10%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 125 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (2.11%) Hedge funds
5 18 (1.81%) Performance Metrics
5 18 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.81%) Replication
6 15 (1.51%) Clustering
7 12 (1.21%) SecurID
8 11 (1.11%) AVVID
9 10 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.80%) IVR
10 8 (0.80%) Tandem
11 7 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.60%) PMI
13 5 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
13 5 (0.50%) Statistics
14 4 (0.40%) PKI
15 3 (0.30%) Derivative
15 3 (0.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 288 (28.94%) Windows
2 226 (22.71%) Linux
3 92 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (6.43%) UNIX
6 53 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (3.22%) CentOS
8 27 (2.71%) Solaris
9 26 (2.61%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) AIX
14 2 (0.20%) HPUX
15 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (22.61%) ITIL
2 138 (13.87%) Load Balancing
3 129 (12.96%) Network Design
4 122 (12.26%) Project Management
5 75 (7.54%) Service Management
6 67 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 61 (6.13%) Network Management
8 54 (5.43%) CRM
9 50 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
10 49 (4.92%) Change Management
11 46 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 46 (4.62%) ITSM
12 45 (4.52%) Migration
13 43 (4.32%) Network Architecture
14 40 (4.02%) Low Latency
15 39 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 35 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
17 30 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
18 28 (2.81%) Mentoring
18 28 (2.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (5.73%) SQL
2 47 (4.72%) Perl
3 31 (3.12%) PHP
3 31 (3.12%) Python
4 22 (2.21%) Bash Shell
5 20 (2.01%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.41%) Tcl
7 5 (0.50%) R
8 4 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.40%) C
9 2 (0.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 532 (53.47%) Cisco Certification
2 405 (40.70%) CCNP
3 218 (21.91%) CCNA
4 146 (14.67%) CCIE
5 108 (10.85%) Degree
6 49 (4.92%) CCDP
7 47 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (3.62%) CCIP
9 31 (3.12%) MCSE
10 28 (2.81%) JNCIE
11 23 (2.31%) MCITP
11 23 (2.31%) CCDA
12 22 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (2.11%) Security Cleared
14 20 (2.01%) MCSA
15 19 (1.91%) JNCIA
16 18 (1.81%) CCSA
17 17 (1.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.45%) SLA
2 25 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.60%) QA
6 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 154 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (10.35%) Active Directory
3 71 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 49 (4.92%) vSphere
5 40 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (2.61%) XenApp
7 23 (2.31%) Xen
7 23 (2.31%) Firmware
8 22 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 19 (1.91%) Terminal Server
10 16 (1.61%) NFS
11 10 (1.01%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.60%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.40%) Snort
14 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.30%) vCloud
15 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (5.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (4.42%) SCOM
3 34 (3.42%) Cacti
4 32 (3.22%) Nagios
5 26 (2.61%) CiscoWorks
6 22 (2.21%) SCCM
6 22 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
7 20 (2.01%) OpenView
8 16 (1.61%) SCVMM
9 15 (1.51%) MOM
10 10 (1.01%) WSUS
11 8 (0.80%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
14 4 (0.40%) Ansible
14 4 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
15 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.30%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.30%) SCDPM
15 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 759 (76.28%) Cisco
2 320 (32.16%) Juniper
3 241 (24.22%) VMware
4 203 (20.40%) Microsoft
5 187 (18.79%) CheckPoint
6 176 (17.69%) F5
7 98 (9.85%) HP
8 97 (9.75%) SolarWinds
9 87 (8.74%) Citrix
10 54 (5.43%) Aruba
11 52 (5.23%) Riverbed
12 49 (4.92%) Fortinet
13 45 (4.52%) Dell
14 36 (3.62%) Red Hat
15 33 (3.32%) Avaya
16 27 (2.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 27 (2.71%) Blue Coat
16 27 (2.71%) Brocade
17 24 (2.41%) NetApp
18 20 (2.01%) ProCurve
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