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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 281 341 295
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 434 378 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.86% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 5.45% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 388 331 419
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +1.08%
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
6115 6931 7814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.48% 15.84% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5237 5917 6464
Median salary £53,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +85 88 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Hounslow +21 13 £45,000 -14.28%
West Drayton - 9 £37,500 - 1
Feltham +10 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Uxbridge - 7 £50,000 - 2
Croydon - 7 £47,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £53,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £53,500 -
Hillingdon - 1 £57,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 520 (66.16%) Cisco
2 399 (50.76%) BGP
3 384 (48.85%) Firewall
4 374 (47.58%) WAN
5 361 (45.93%) Cisco Certification
6 352 (44.78%) VPN
7 306 (38.93%) LAN
8 290 (36.90%) OSPF
9 286 (36.39%) CCNP
10 203 (25.83%) CCNA
11 195 (24.81%) CheckPoint
12 193 (24.55%) EIGRP
13 187 (23.79%) Juniper
14 180 (22.90%) Wireless
15 173 (22.01%) VoIP
16 168 (21.37%) Telecoms
17 164 (20.87%) DNS
18 159 (20.23%) VMware
19 150 (19.08%) ITIL
19 150 (19.08%) Cisco ASA
20 144 (18.32%) Windows
20 144 (18.32%) Linux
21 141 (17.94%) Data Centre
22 140 (17.81%) Network Security
23 138 (17.56%) TCP/IP
23 138 (17.56%) Finance
24 135 (17.18%) F5
25 133 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
26 131 (16.67%) Ethernet
27 126 (16.03%) DHCP

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 39 (4.96%) Skype for Business
2 34 (4.33%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.80%) IIS
4 17 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.89%) Apache
7 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.89%) MS Office
3 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
3 16 (2.04%) Office 365
4 9 (1.15%) SaaS
5 8 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.89%) IaaS
7 6 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.64%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.38%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 399 (50.76%) BGP
2 384 (48.85%) Firewall
3 374 (47.58%) WAN
4 352 (44.78%) VPN
5 306 (38.93%) LAN
6 290 (36.90%) OSPF
7 193 (24.55%) EIGRP
8 180 (22.90%) Wireless
9 173 (22.01%) VoIP
10 164 (20.87%) DNS
11 150 (19.08%) Cisco ASA
12 140 (17.81%) Network Security
13 138 (17.56%) TCP/IP
14 133 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 131 (16.67%) Ethernet
16 126 (16.03%) DHCP
17 113 (14.38%) HSRP
18 110 (13.99%) VPLS
19 108 (13.74%) VLAN
20 107 (13.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.51%) MySQL
2 4 (0.51%) Redis
3 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.13%) Big Data
4 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 168 (21.37%) Telecoms
2 138 (17.56%) Finance
3 39 (4.96%) Retail
4 35 (4.45%) Banking
5 22 (2.80%) Law
6 20 (2.54%) Games
7 15 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.78%) Legal
9 13 (1.65%) Advertising
10 12 (1.53%) Publishing
11 10 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.02%) Marketing
13 7 (0.89%) Billing
14 4 (0.51%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.51%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.13%) Back Office
16 1 (0.13%) Cantonese Language
16 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 355 (45.17%) Network Engineer
2 100 (12.72%) Cisco Engineer
3 99 (12.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 98 (12.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 62 (7.89%) Analyst
6 56 (7.12%) Security Engineer
7 53 (6.74%) Consultant
7 53 (6.74%) Network Support
8 48 (6.11%) Network Analyst
9 47 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 47 (5.98%) Support Engineer
10 41 (5.22%) IP Engineer
11 40 (5.09%) Juniper Engineer
12 38 (4.83%) IP Network Engineer
13 36 (4.58%) Network Support Engineer
14 35 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (4.33%) Architect
15 34 (4.33%) Network Consultant
16 29 (3.69%) Presales Consultant
17 24 (3.05%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.63%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.15%) XMPP
3 4 (0.51%) beanstalkd
3 4 (0.51%) COM
3 4 (0.51%) LAMP
3 4 (0.51%) OpenDaylight
4 3 (0.38%) 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%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 141 (17.94%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 25 (3.18%) Over-the-Top Content
5 21 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 21 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (2.54%) IPTV
7 13 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.65%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.40%) RSA SecurID
9 10 (1.27%) Clustering
10 9 (1.15%) Replication
10 9 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.02%) EMC VNX
12 7 (0.89%) Statistics
13 6 (0.76%) iPhone
13 6 (0.76%) Physics
13 6 (0.76%) Streaming Video
14 5 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 144 (18.32%) Linux
1 144 (18.32%) Windows
2 90 (11.45%) Windows Server
3 70 (8.91%) Unix
4 35 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.02%) Android
9 8 (1.02%) Debian
10 7 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.51%) CatOS
12 3 (0.38%) Solaris
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.08%) ITIL
2 97 (12.34%) Network Design
3 81 (10.31%) Load Balancing
4 66 (8.40%) Presales
5 60 (7.63%) Network Management
6 45 (5.73%) Change Management
7 44 (5.60%) Network Architecture
8 39 (4.96%) Project Management
9 37 (4.71%) High Availability
9 37 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
10 35 (4.45%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (4.20%) Low Latency
12 32 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
12 32 (4.07%) WAN Optimisation
13 31 (3.94%) Business Continuity
13 31 (3.94%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.94%) Web Filtering
14 28 (3.56%) Service Delivery
15 26 (3.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 54 (6.87%) Python
2 36 (4.58%) SQL
3 34 (4.33%) Bash Shell
4 30 (3.82%) Perl
5 12 (1.53%) C
6 11 (1.40%) Tcl
7 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.89%) Lisp
8 7 (0.89%) 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
1 361 (45.93%) Cisco Certification
2 286 (36.39%) CCNP
3 203 (25.83%) CCNA
4 90 (11.45%) Degree
5 75 (9.54%) CCIE
6 47 (5.98%) CCSA
7 37 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (3.56%) CISSP
8 28 (3.56%) JNCIA
9 25 (3.18%) CCSE
9 25 (3.18%) MCSA
10 23 (2.93%) Security Cleared
11 22 (2.80%) JNCIP
11 22 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 20 (2.54%) CCDP
12 20 (2.54%) CCIP
12 20 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (2.42%) CCSP
13 19 (2.42%) MCSE
14 17 (2.16%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.69%) PCI DSS
1 29 (3.69%) SLA
2 17 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.51%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 109 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (7.51%) Active Directory
3 37 (4.71%) VMware ESX
4 27 (3.44%) Virtual Servers
5 21 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.04%) KVM
7 9 (1.15%) vSphere
8 8 (1.02%) vCloud
9 7 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.64%) Firmware
10 5 (0.64%) NFS
11 4 (0.51%) Xen
12 3 (0.38%) XenApp
12 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.13%) Samba
14 1 (0.13%) Snort
14 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (4.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
3 14 (1.78%) Nagios
4 13 (1.65%) Ansible
4 13 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (1.53%) FortiGate
6 10 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (1.02%) Puppet
7 8 (1.02%) SCCM
7 8 (1.02%) WSUS
8 6 (0.76%) Cacti
9 5 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.64%) SCOM
9 5 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.51%) MOM
10 4 (0.51%) vRealize
11 3 (0.38%) Nessus
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.25%) Netcool
12 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 520 (66.16%) Cisco
2 195 (24.81%) CheckPoint
3 187 (23.79%) Juniper
4 159 (20.23%) VMware
5 135 (17.18%) F5
6 80 (10.18%) Microsoft
7 64 (8.14%) Citrix
7 64 (8.14%) SolarWinds
8 54 (6.87%) Riverbed
9 52 (6.62%) Palo Alto
10 43 (5.47%) Nokia
11 41 (5.22%) HP
11 41 (5.22%) Mitel
12 39 (4.96%) Fortinet
13 31 (3.94%) Oracle
14 24 (3.05%) Avaya
15 23 (2.93%) Meraki
16 22 (2.80%) EMC
16 22 (2.80%) Huawei
17 21 (2.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 PA
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits, dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits, Dependant on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Talendrone.com
Salary: £35 - £40k + 10% bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 16 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum + DBL OTE
Posted: 19 days ago