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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 275 317 269
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -48
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 437 401 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.14% 0.92% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 5.79% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 390 352 458
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5923 6925 7832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.47% 15.88% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 5924 6459
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +78 78 £57,500 +15.00% 4
West Drayton - 13 £37,500 -
Hounslow +12 12 £45,000 -8.16%
Croydon - 10 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 9 £52,500 - 1
Feltham +8 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £53,500 +78.33%
Sidcup -2 1 £53,500 +94.54%
Twickenham - 1 £50,000 -
Brentford - 1 £50,000 -
Hillingdon - 1 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 523 (66.04%) Cisco
2 423 (53.41%) BGP
3 373 (47.10%) Firewall
4 365 (46.09%) Cisco Certification
5 361 (45.58%) WAN
6 347 (43.81%) VPN
7 308 (38.89%) OSPF
8 295 (37.25%) CCNP
9 292 (36.87%) LAN
10 204 (25.76%) Juniper
11 203 (25.63%) CCNA
12 199 (25.13%) Telecoms
13 190 (23.99%) CheckPoint
14 187 (23.61%) EIGRP
15 161 (20.33%) DNS
16 160 (20.20%) VoIP
16 160 (20.20%) Linux
17 159 (20.08%) VMware
18 158 (19.95%) Wireless
18 158 (19.95%) TCP/IP
19 143 (18.06%) F5
20 142 (17.93%) ITIL
21 140 (17.68%) Ethernet
22 139 (17.55%) Network Security
22 139 (17.55%) Data Centre
23 137 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
23 137 (17.30%) Finance
24 135 (17.05%) DHCP
25 131 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
26 129 (16.29%) 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 31 (3.91%) Skype for Business
2 30 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.27%) IIS
4 17 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.64%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.88%) Apache
7 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.88%) MS Office
4 5 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
3 13 (1.64%) Office 365
4 12 (1.52%) SaaS
5 11 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.63%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.38%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.25%) IaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 423 (53.41%) BGP
2 373 (47.10%) Firewall
3 361 (45.58%) WAN
4 347 (43.81%) VPN
5 308 (38.89%) OSPF
6 292 (36.87%) LAN
7 187 (23.61%) EIGRP
8 161 (20.33%) DNS
9 160 (20.20%) VoIP
10 158 (19.95%) TCP/IP
10 158 (19.95%) Wireless
11 140 (17.68%) Ethernet
12 139 (17.55%) Network Security
13 137 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
14 135 (17.05%) DHCP
15 131 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 118 (14.90%) IPsec
17 108 (13.64%) HSRP
17 108 (13.64%) VLAN
18 105 (13.26%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.01%) MySQL
3 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.51%) Redis
5 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Subversion
1 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.38%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 199 (25.13%) Telecoms
2 137 (17.30%) Finance
3 51 (6.44%) Banking
4 42 (5.30%) Retail
5 25 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.03%) Law
7 20 (2.53%) Games
8 18 (2.27%) Legal
9 13 (1.64%) Publishing
10 11 (1.39%) Advertising
11 9 (1.14%) Marketing
12 8 (1.01%) Online Betting
13 7 (0.88%) Billing
14 6 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.63%) French Language
16 3 (0.38%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.25%) Back Office
17 2 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 353 (44.57%) Network Engineer
2 97 (12.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 97 (12.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 94 (11.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 54 (6.82%) Analyst
5 51 (6.44%) Network Support
6 48 (6.06%) Consultant
6 48 (6.06%) IP Engineer
7 47 (5.93%) Support Engineer
8 46 (5.81%) Network Analyst
9 45 (5.68%) Juniper Engineer
10 44 (5.56%) Architect
11 43 (5.43%) IP Network Engineer
12 38 (4.80%) Network Support Engineer
12 38 (4.80%) Security Engineer
13 33 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
14 32 (4.04%) Network Consultant
15 30 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 29 (3.66%) Presales Consultant
17 25 (3.16%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.83%) 802.1X
2 7 (0.88%) LAMP
3 4 (0.51%) beanstalkd
3 4 (0.51%) COM
3 4 (0.51%) OpenDaylight
3 4 (0.51%) XMPP
4 2 (0.25%) RFC 2544
4 2 (0.25%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.13%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) Middleware
5 1 (0.13%) REST
5 1 (0.13%) SOAP
5 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 139 (17.55%) Data Centre
2 73 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (2.65%) Clustering
5 21 (2.65%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.27%) IPTV
7 17 (2.15%) Over-the-Top Content
8 14 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
11 10 (1.26%) Replication
12 7 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.76%) iPhone
13 6 (0.76%) Physics
13 6 (0.76%) Statistics
13 6 (0.76%) Streaming Video
14 5 (0.63%) CMDB
14 5 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 160 (20.20%) Linux
2 129 (16.29%) Windows
3 75 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 71 (8.96%) Unix
5 29 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.01%) Debian
9 8 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.76%) Android
10 6 (0.76%) Solaris
11 4 (0.51%) CatOS
12 3 (0.38%) CentOS
12 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (17.93%) ITIL
2 98 (12.37%) Network Design
3 85 (10.73%) Load Balancing
4 61 (7.70%) Network Management
5 60 (7.58%) Presales
6 59 (7.45%) Change Management
7 45 (5.68%) Kalman Filter
8 41 (5.18%) Problem Management
8 41 (5.18%) Project Management
9 40 (5.05%) Network Architecture
9 40 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
10 38 (4.80%) Low Latency
11 37 (4.67%) Web Filtering
12 35 (4.42%) Business Continuity
12 35 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
13 30 (3.79%) WAN Optimisation
14 29 (3.66%) High Availability
14 29 (3.66%) Service Delivery
15 27 (3.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (7.58%) Python
2 35 (4.42%) Bash Shell
3 33 (4.17%) SQL
4 31 (3.91%) Perl
5 12 (1.52%) Tcl
6 10 (1.26%) C
6 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.14%) Lisp
8 7 (0.88%) PHP
9 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.25%) Korn
11 1 (0.13%) Java
11 1 (0.13%) Ruby
11 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 365 (46.09%) Cisco Certification
2 295 (37.25%) CCNP
3 203 (25.63%) CCNA
4 82 (10.35%) Degree
5 70 (8.84%) CCIE
6 44 (5.56%) CCSA
7 39 (4.92%) JNCIA
8 32 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (3.41%) CCSE
9 27 (3.41%) JNCIS
10 25 (3.16%) JNCIP
11 24 (3.03%) CISSP
12 22 (2.78%) MCSA
13 19 (2.40%) CCDP
14 17 (2.15%) CCIP
14 17 (2.15%) Security Cleared
15 16 (2.02%) CCSP
15 16 (2.02%) MCSE
15 16 (2.02%) SC Cleared
16 15 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.66%) SLA
2 26 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.76%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 107 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.30%) VMware ESX
4 30 (3.79%) Virtual Servers
5 22 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.15%) KVM
7 8 (1.01%) vCloud
8 6 (0.76%) Firmware
8 6 (0.76%) NFS
9 5 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.51%) vSphere
10 4 (0.51%) Xen
11 3 (0.38%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.13%) iptables
12 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.13%) Snort
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (2.53%) Nagios
3 18 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
4 16 (2.02%) Ansible
5 13 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.52%) Puppet
7 11 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.14%) Cacti
8 9 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (1.01%) SCCM
10 6 (0.76%) Endace
11 5 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.63%) SCOM
11 5 (0.63%) WSUS
11 5 (0.63%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.38%) MOM
12 3 (0.38%) Nessus
12 3 (0.38%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.38%) OPNET
12 3 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 523 (66.04%) Cisco
2 204 (25.76%) Juniper
3 190 (23.99%) CheckPoint
4 159 (20.08%) VMware
5 143 (18.06%) F5
6 68 (8.59%) Microsoft
7 57 (7.20%) SolarWinds
8 53 (6.69%) Citrix
8 53 (6.69%) Riverbed
9 48 (6.06%) Nokia
10 45 (5.68%) Palo Alto
11 42 (5.30%) Mitel
12 38 (4.80%) HP
13 34 (4.29%) Fortinet
14 30 (3.79%) Oracle
15 26 (3.28%) Huawei
16 25 (3.16%) Meraki
17 21 (2.65%) Avaya
18 19 (2.40%) BMC
18 19 (2.40%) EMC
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Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
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London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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