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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 254 305 364
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +59
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 508 375 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 5.28% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 450 324 276
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
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
7715 7109 8647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.97% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6382 6037 7314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +37 164 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Croydon -4 4 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Hayes - 4 £52,500 - 2
Uxbridge - 4 £81,250 - 1
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £49,500 - 1
Hammersmith -2 1 £59,000 -34.44%
Harrow - 1 - - 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 647 (72.62%) Cisco
2 459 (51.52%) BGP
3 446 (50.06%) Firewall
4 405 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 398 (44.67%) WAN
6 359 (40.29%) VPN
7 334 (37.49%) OSPF
8 313 (35.13%) Telecoms
9 309 (34.68%) CCNP
10 292 (32.77%) Juniper
11 268 (30.08%) LAN
12 231 (25.93%) Windows
13 205 (23.01%) VoIP
14 183 (20.54%) DNS
14 183 (20.54%) VMware
15 182 (20.43%) TCP/IP
16 178 (19.98%) VPLS
17 174 (19.53%) CheckPoint
18 172 (19.30%) Linux
19 162 (18.18%) EIGRP
20 150 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
21 147 (16.50%) VLAN
22 145 (16.27%) Wireless
23 143 (16.05%) Ethernet
24 141 (15.82%) ITIL
25 139 (15.60%) F5
26 133 (14.93%) Finance
27 127 (14.25%) Microsoft
28 123 (13.80%) CCNA
29 122 (13.69%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 38 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (4.15%) Lync
4 19 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.80%) IIS
6 15 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.34%) SAS
10 3 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.70%) MS Office
3 30 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.56%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.57%) Office 365
2 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.67%) IaaS
4 4 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 459 (51.52%) BGP
2 446 (50.06%) Firewall
3 398 (44.67%) WAN
4 359 (40.29%) VPN
5 334 (37.49%) OSPF
6 268 (30.08%) LAN
7 205 (23.01%) VoIP
8 183 (20.54%) DNS
9 182 (20.43%) TCP/IP
10 178 (19.98%) VPLS
11 162 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 150 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
13 147 (16.50%) VLAN
14 145 (16.27%) Wireless
15 143 (16.05%) Ethernet
16 122 (13.69%) DHCP
17 109 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 89 (9.99%) Network Security
19 88 (9.88%) Internet
20 86 (9.65%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 21 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.34%) Big Data
4 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 313 (35.13%) Telecoms
2 133 (14.93%) Finance
3 60 (6.73%) Law
4 31 (3.48%) Banking
5 28 (3.14%) Retail
6 21 (2.36%) French Language
7 17 (1.91%) German Language
8 16 (1.80%) Back Office
9 14 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.46%) Marketing
10 13 (1.46%) Games
11 10 (1.12%) Billing
12 7 (0.79%) Publishing
12 7 (0.79%) Legal
13 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.45%) Electronics
15 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 422 (47.36%) Network Engineer
2 122 (13.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 115 (12.91%) Analyst
4 72 (8.08%) Network Analyst
5 54 (6.06%) Architect
6 51 (5.72%) IP Engineer
7 45 (5.05%) Support Engineer
7 45 (5.05%) Network Support
8 42 (4.71%) Consultant
9 40 (4.49%) Network Architect
10 30 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 29 (3.25%) Security Engineer
12 28 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
12 28 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 27 (3.03%) Test Engineer
13 27 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
14 26 (2.92%) Network Support Engineer
15 25 (2.81%) IP Network Engineer
16 24 (2.69%) Senior Network Architect
16 24 (2.69%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.01%) CSS
2 8 (0.90%) XMPP
3 4 (0.45%) JSON
3 4 (0.45%) Web Services
3 4 (0.45%) XML
4 3 (0.34%) SOAP
5 1 (0.11%) COM
5 1 (0.11%) Middleware
5 1 (0.11%) OLE
5 1 (0.11%) MDX
5 1 (0.11%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.81%) SecurID
5 16 (1.80%) Hedge funds
6 15 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.12%) Firmware
8 8 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.90%) Statistics
9 7 (0.79%) Replication
9 7 (0.79%) Derivative
9 7 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 7 (0.79%) Clustering
9 7 (0.79%) IVR
10 6 (0.67%) Equities
11 3 (0.34%) AVVID
11 3 (0.34%) PMI
11 3 (0.34%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.22%) Open Source
12 2 (0.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 231 (25.93%) Windows
2 172 (19.30%) Linux
3 100 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (8.08%) UNIX
6 27 (3.03%) Solaris
7 23 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.57%) CentOS
10 12 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.11%) Android
14 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (15.82%) ITIL
2 108 (12.12%) Network Design
3 102 (11.45%) Project Management
4 88 (9.88%) Load Balancing
5 56 (6.29%) Network Management
6 45 (5.05%) Low Latency
6 45 (5.05%) Network Architecture
6 45 (5.05%) Service Management
7 44 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 40 (4.49%) Change Management
8 40 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 33 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 31 (3.48%) WAN Optimisation
10 31 (3.48%) ITSM
11 29 (3.25%) Test Automation
12 28 (3.14%) Business Analysis
13 27 (3.03%) UML
13 27 (3.03%) ETL
13 27 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (2.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.29%) SQL
2 50 (5.61%) Perl
3 27 (3.03%) PHP
3 27 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 22 (2.47%) Python
5 16 (1.80%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.57%) Tcl
8 8 (0.90%) C
9 6 (0.67%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 405 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 309 (34.68%) CCNP
3 123 (13.80%) CCNA
4 122 (13.69%) CCIE
5 81 (9.09%) Degree
6 42 (4.71%) CCDP
7 41 (4.60%) CCIP
8 36 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (3.37%) MCSE
10 26 (2.92%) JNCIE
11 25 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (2.36%) MCITP
13 21 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (2.36%) ISEB
14 20 (2.24%) CCSE
15 18 (2.02%) Security Cleared
16 16 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.80%) MCSA
17 15 (1.68%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.39%) SLA
2 22 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.67%) QA
6 4 (0.45%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 105 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (10.44%) Active Directory
3 55 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.59%) vSphere
5 29 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.57%) DFS Replication
8 10 (1.12%) XenApp
9 7 (0.79%) Xen
9 7 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.45%) NFS
11 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.34%) vCloud
13 2 (0.22%) XenServer
13 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.11%) Snort
14 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 27 (3.03%) Cacti
2 23 (2.58%) Nagios
3 22 (2.47%) MOM
4 21 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 20 (2.24%) CiscoWorks
6 19 (2.13%) OpenView
7 18 (2.02%) SCOM
8 10 (1.12%) SCCM
8 10 (1.12%) WSUS
8 10 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.34%) HP NNM
12 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.22%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 647 (72.62%) Cisco
2 292 (32.77%) Juniper
3 183 (20.54%) VMware
4 174 (19.53%) CheckPoint
5 139 (15.60%) F5
6 127 (14.25%) Microsoft
7 94 (10.55%) HP
8 66 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 64 (7.18%) Riverbed
9 64 (7.18%) Citrix
10 60 (6.73%) Aruba
11 49 (5.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 42 (4.71%) Fortinet
13 38 (4.26%) Avaya
14 31 (3.48%) ProCurve
15 30 (3.37%) Brocade
16 28 (3.14%) Mitel
17 26 (2.92%) Red Hat
18 19 (2.13%) NetApp
19 18 (2.02%) Nokia
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% car allowance + corporate bene
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Linedata Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago