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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 258 272 342
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +70
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 478 429 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.96% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.24% 5.93% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 433 348 304
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £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
7663 7233 8539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.54% 16.15% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6349 6058 7229
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +18 151 £57,500 +4.54% 12
Hammersmith +2 4 £59,000 -34.44%
Uxbridge - 3 £97,500 -
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow - 2 £65,000 -
Hayes - 2 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £49,500 -
Croydon -10 1 £55,000 +46.66% 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 601 (71.38%) Cisco
2 413 (49.05%) Firewall
3 407 (48.34%) BGP
4 380 (45.13%) WAN
5 355 (42.16%) Cisco Certification
6 338 (40.14%) VPN
7 298 (35.39%) Telecoms
8 289 (34.32%) OSPF
9 271 (32.19%) CCNP
10 261 (31.00%) LAN
11 246 (29.22%) Juniper
12 228 (27.08%) Windows
13 215 (25.53%) VoIP
14 182 (21.62%) DNS
15 181 (21.50%) VMware
16 176 (20.90%) CheckPoint
17 163 (19.36%) TCP/IP
18 160 (19.00%) VPLS
19 149 (17.70%) Linux
20 137 (16.27%) EIGRP
21 135 (16.03%) Ethernet
22 131 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
23 128 (15.20%) VLAN
24 126 (14.96%) ITIL
25 123 (14.61%) Microsoft
26 119 (14.13%) Finance
27 117 (13.90%) Wireless
27 117 (13.90%) DHCP
27 117 (13.90%) F5
28 112 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 87 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 42 (4.99%) Lync
2 42 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.14%) IIS
5 16 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.36%) SAS
10 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.44%) MS Office
3 21 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.71%) MS Project
5 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.43%) Office 365
2 9 (1.07%) IaaS
3 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 413 (49.05%) Firewall
2 407 (48.34%) BGP
3 380 (45.13%) WAN
4 338 (40.14%) VPN
5 289 (34.32%) OSPF
6 261 (31.00%) LAN
7 215 (25.53%) VoIP
8 182 (21.62%) DNS
9 163 (19.36%) TCP/IP
10 160 (19.00%) VPLS
11 137 (16.27%) EIGRP
12 135 (16.03%) Ethernet
13 131 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
14 128 (15.20%) VLAN
15 117 (13.90%) DHCP
15 117 (13.90%) Wireless
16 91 (10.81%) Network Security
17 82 (9.74%) SAN
18 80 (9.50%) Internet
19 76 (9.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.73%) Relational Database
2 20 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.36%) Big Data
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 298 (35.39%) Telecoms
2 119 (14.13%) Finance
3 69 (8.19%) Law
4 25 (2.97%) Banking
4 25 (2.97%) Retail
5 13 (1.54%) Games
5 13 (1.54%) Marketing
6 12 (1.43%) Back Office
7 11 (1.31%) French Language
8 10 (1.19%) Publishing
8 10 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.07%) Legal
10 7 (0.83%) German Language
11 5 (0.59%) Billing
11 5 (0.59%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 370 (43.94%) Network Engineer
2 113 (13.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 105 (12.47%) Analyst
4 70 (8.31%) Network Analyst
5 54 (6.41%) Architect
5 54 (6.41%) IP Engineer
6 49 (5.82%) Network Support
7 47 (5.58%) Support Engineer
8 43 (5.11%) Consultant
9 37 (4.39%) Network Architect
10 31 (3.68%) Security Engineer
11 29 (3.44%) Network Security Engineer
12 28 (3.33%) Test Engineer
13 27 (3.21%) Senior Network Architect
13 27 (3.21%) Senior Architect
14 24 (2.85%) Network Support Engineer
14 24 (2.85%) Support Analyst
14 24 (2.85%) Business Analyst
15 23 (2.73%) NOC Engineer
16 21 (2.49%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.48%) Web Services
1 4 (0.48%) XML
1 4 (0.48%) JSON
2 3 (0.36%) CSS
2 3 (0.36%) SOAP
3 2 (0.24%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.12%) MDX
4 1 (0.12%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.12%) Middleware
4 1 (0.12%) OLE
4 1 (0.12%) XMPP
4 1 (0.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.63%) Computer Science
2 29 (3.44%) SecurID
3 28 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 22 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 8 (0.95%) Replication
7 7 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 7 (0.83%) Derivative
7 7 (0.83%) Statistics
8 6 (0.71%) Clustering
8 6 (0.71%) Equities
9 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.48%) CMDB
10 4 (0.48%) IVR
10 4 (0.48%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.36%) Firmware
12 2 (0.24%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.24%) e-Health
12 2 (0.24%) Open Source
12 2 (0.24%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 228 (27.08%) Windows
2 149 (17.70%) Linux
3 112 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (8.43%) UNIX
6 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.26%) Solaris
8 16 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.78%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.43%) CentOS
11 10 (1.19%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (14.96%) ITIL
2 105 (12.47%) Network Design
3 86 (10.21%) Project Management
4 64 (7.60%) Load Balancing
5 55 (6.53%) Network Management
6 43 (5.11%) Service Delivery
7 42 (4.99%) Network Architecture
8 41 (4.87%) WAN Optimisation
9 40 (4.75%) Change Management
10 35 (4.16%) Low Latency
11 34 (4.04%) Service Management
12 32 (3.80%) PRINCE2
13 31 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
14 30 (3.56%) Test Automation
15 24 (2.85%) Business Analysis
16 23 (2.73%) UML
16 23 (2.73%) ETL
16 23 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (2.61%) ITSM
18 21 (2.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (7.13%) SQL
2 47 (5.58%) Perl
3 27 (3.21%) Bash Shell
4 23 (2.73%) PHP
5 19 (2.26%) Python
6 17 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.54%) Tcl
7 13 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.83%) C
9 6 (0.71%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.12%) VBScript
10 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 355 (42.16%) Cisco Certification
2 271 (32.19%) CCNP
3 112 (13.30%) CCNA
4 97 (11.52%) CCIE
5 71 (8.43%) Degree
6 38 (4.51%) CCIP
7 37 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (4.28%) CCDP
9 32 (3.80%) MCSE
10 25 (2.97%) CCSE
11 23 (2.73%) JNCIE
12 22 (2.61%) MCITP
13 21 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (2.02%) ISEB
15 17 (2.02%) Security Cleared
15 17 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (1.90%) MCSA
16 16 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.66%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.80%) SLA
2 21 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.48%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.36%) QA
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (11.64%) Active Directory
3 55 (6.53%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.33%) vSphere
5 26 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.14%) DFS Replication
6 18 (2.14%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.54%) XenApp
8 12 (1.43%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.07%) Xen
10 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.24%) NLBS
11 2 (0.24%) XenServer
11 2 (0.24%) vCloud
12 1 (0.12%) UAG
12 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.12%) NFS
12 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (2.85%) Cacti
2 21 (2.49%) MOM
3 20 (2.38%) Nagios
4 19 (2.26%) OpenView
5 18 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
6 12 (1.43%) WSUS
7 10 (1.19%) SCOM
8 9 (1.07%) SCCM
9 8 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.36%) HP NNM
13 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
14 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
14 1 (0.12%) Sysprep
14 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 601 (71.38%) Cisco
2 246 (29.22%) Juniper
3 181 (21.50%) VMware
4 176 (20.90%) CheckPoint
5 123 (14.61%) Microsoft
6 117 (13.90%) F5
7 104 (12.35%) HP
8 69 (8.19%) Citrix
9 65 (7.72%) SolarWinds
10 56 (6.65%) Riverbed
11 51 (6.06%) Aruba
12 50 (5.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 39 (4.63%) Fortinet
14 37 (4.39%) ProCurve
15 36 (4.28%) Avaya
16 32 (3.80%) Mitel
17 28 (3.33%) Brocade
18 23 (2.73%) Red Hat
19 19 (2.26%) NetApp
20 18 (2.14%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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