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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 347 361 274
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -87
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 330 364 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 4.56% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 292 313 350
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £36,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%
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
7211 7977 7977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.47% 15.88% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6097 6598 6555
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +21 96 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Croydon - 7 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
Greenwich - 3 - -
Bromley - 2 - -
Beckenham - 1 £33,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £75,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £52,500 -
Wembley - 1 £37,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £44,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 690 (77.35%) Cisco
2 498 (55.83%) Firewall
3 440 (49.33%) WAN
4 439 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
4 439 (49.22%) BGP
5 384 (43.05%) VPN
6 358 (40.13%) LAN
7 316 (35.43%) OSPF
8 314 (35.20%) CCNP
9 288 (32.29%) Juniper
10 270 (30.27%) Data Centre
11 234 (26.23%) F5
12 232 (26.01%) Windows
13 223 (25.00%) Telecoms
14 222 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
15 205 (22.98%) Wireless
16 195 (21.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 190 (21.30%) CheckPoint
18 187 (20.96%) EIGRP
19 186 (20.85%) ITIL
20 180 (20.18%) VMware
21 179 (20.07%) CCNA
22 177 (19.84%) Finance
23 168 (18.83%) Ethernet
24 163 (18.27%) VoIP
25 155 (17.38%) DNS
26 153 (17.15%) Linux
27 149 (16.70%) Network Design
28 140 (15.70%) VPLS
29 137 (15.36%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 81 (9.08%) MS Exchange
2 56 (6.28%) Lync
3 47 (5.27%) IIS
4 20 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.23%) Apache
7 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.11%) CloudStack
Applications
1 76 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.15%) MS Office
3 35 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.45%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.81%) IaaS
2 17 (1.91%) Office 365
3 16 (1.79%) SaaS
4 11 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.22%) Yammer
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 498 (55.83%) Firewall
2 440 (49.33%) WAN
3 439 (49.22%) BGP
4 384 (43.05%) VPN
5 358 (40.13%) LAN
6 316 (35.43%) OSPF
7 222 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
8 205 (22.98%) Wireless
9 195 (21.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 187 (20.96%) EIGRP
11 168 (18.83%) Ethernet
12 163 (18.27%) VoIP
13 155 (17.38%) DNS
14 140 (15.70%) VPLS
15 137 (15.36%) IPsec
16 134 (15.02%) Network Security
17 130 (14.57%) TCP/IP
18 123 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
19 122 (13.68%) VLAN
20 92 (10.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.90%) MySQL
3 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Bugzilla
1 4 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 223 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 177 (19.84%) Finance
3 44 (4.93%) Marketing
4 38 (4.26%) Banking
5 35 (3.92%) Retail
6 28 (3.14%) Legal
7 26 (2.91%) Law
8 21 (2.35%) Back Office
8 21 (2.35%) Advertising
9 14 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.23%) Games
11 9 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.90%) French Language
12 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.90%) Electronics
13 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 395 (44.28%) Network Engineer
2 103 (11.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 83 (9.30%) Consultant
4 62 (6.95%) Support Engineer
5 47 (5.27%) Analyst
6 41 (4.60%) Architect
7 34 (3.81%) NOC Engineer
8 32 (3.59%) Design Engineer
8 32 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
9 29 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
9 29 (3.25%) Security Engineer
10 28 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 28 (3.14%) Network Consultant
11 27 (3.03%) Network Analyst
11 27 (3.03%) Team Leader
12 26 (2.91%) Network Design Engineer
12 26 (2.91%) Network Support
12 26 (2.91%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 26 (2.91%) Network Architect
12 26 (2.91%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.24%) XMPP
2 10 (1.12%) CSS
3 8 (0.90%) .NET
4 6 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.11%) J2EE
5 1 (0.11%) COM
5 1 (0.11%) OLE
5 1 (0.11%) ISPF
5 1 (0.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 270 (30.27%) Data Centre
2 78 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.46%) Chip and PIN
8 11 (1.23%) Tandem
9 8 (0.90%) Statistics
9 8 (0.90%) DTV
9 8 (0.90%) Clustering
10 7 (0.78%) BBC
10 7 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.67%) PKI
12 5 (0.56%) Online Games
12 5 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.45%) User Experience
13 4 (0.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 232 (26.01%) Windows
2 153 (17.15%) Linux
3 75 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (4.37%) Windows 7
7 26 (2.91%) CentOS
7 26 (2.91%) UNIX
8 19 (2.13%) Solaris
9 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.12%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.22%) Android
12 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (20.85%) ITIL
2 149 (16.70%) Network Design
3 109 (12.22%) Load Balancing
4 93 (10.43%) Service Delivery
5 90 (10.09%) Project Management
6 80 (8.97%) Network Management
7 47 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (5.16%) E-Commerce
9 44 (4.93%) Service Management
10 43 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
11 37 (4.15%) Migration
12 33 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.48%) Information Security
14 29 (3.25%) Network Architecture
15 28 (3.14%) Change Control
16 27 (3.03%) Business Development
16 27 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
18 24 (2.69%) CRM
19 23 (2.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (6.39%) SQL
2 17 (1.91%) Perl
3 15 (1.68%) PHP
3 15 (1.68%) Python
4 12 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.67%) Tcl
6 5 (0.56%) VBScript
6 5 (0.56%) R
7 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 439 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
2 314 (35.20%) CCNP
3 179 (20.07%) CCNA
4 124 (13.90%) CCIE
5 89 (9.98%) Degree
6 46 (5.16%) CCSA
7 39 (4.37%) Security Cleared
8 36 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 33 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (3.48%) CCDP
10 31 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (3.14%) CCIP
12 27 (3.03%) JNCIP
13 23 (2.58%) CCDA
14 22 (2.47%) MCSE
15 21 (2.35%) CCSE
16 19 (2.13%) CCSP
16 19 (2.13%) HP APS
17 18 (2.02%) JNCIE
17 18 (2.02%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (10.65%) SLA
2 24 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.23%) COBIT
5 7 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 33 (3.70%) XenApp
5 28 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 24 (2.69%) vSphere
8 23 (2.58%) Terminal Server
9 12 (1.35%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.78%) Xen
11 6 (0.67%) iptables
11 6 (0.67%) Firmware
12 2 (0.22%) KVM
12 2 (0.22%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Snort
13 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 40 (4.48%) Cacti
2 38 (4.26%) OpenView
3 37 (4.15%) Cisco Prime
4 32 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 24 (2.69%) Nagios
6 18 (2.02%) MOM
7 15 (1.68%) CiscoWorks
8 14 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
9 13 (1.46%) SCCM
10 11 (1.23%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.01%) WSUS
11 9 (1.01%) Cisco LMS
12 7 (0.78%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.78%) SCOM
13 6 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
14 5 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
15 4 (0.45%) SCDPM
15 4 (0.45%) OPNET
15 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.34%) Netcool
Vendors
1 690 (77.35%) Cisco
2 288 (32.29%) Juniper
3 234 (26.23%) F5
4 190 (21.30%) CheckPoint
5 180 (20.18%) VMware
6 136 (15.25%) Microsoft
7 113 (12.67%) HP
8 95 (10.65%) Citrix
9 81 (9.08%) SolarWinds
10 78 (8.74%) Riverbed
11 42 (4.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 38 (4.26%) Red Hat
13 37 (4.15%) Fortinet
14 31 (3.48%) ProCurve
15 30 (3.36%) Avaya
16 23 (2.58%) Dell
17 19 (2.13%) Nokia
17 19 (2.13%) Remedy
17 19 (2.13%) 3Com
18 16 (1.79%) Aruba
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 80% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum +Overtime +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus 20% + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits + learning
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £29500 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Clear Cube Consulting
Salary: £75,000 - £80,000 per year + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 10 days ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago