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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 306 272 288
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 391 479 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.03% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 6.18% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 344 434 343
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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
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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 -55 66 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Beckenham - 3 £36,500 -
Feltham - 3 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £27,250 -
Docklands, London - 2 £68,750 -
Hounslow +6 1 £52,500 +6.06%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 544 (76.19%) Cisco
2 410 (57.42%) Firewall
3 408 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 380 (53.22%) BGP
5 338 (47.34%) OSPF
6 334 (46.78%) WAN
7 310 (43.42%) VPN
8 289 (40.48%) LAN
9 275 (38.52%) Juniper
10 262 (36.69%) CCNP
11 194 (27.17%) CCNA
12 190 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
13 186 (26.05%) Data Centre
14 184 (25.77%) Telecoms
15 175 (24.51%) F5
16 168 (23.53%) VoIP
17 164 (22.97%) EIGRP
18 162 (22.69%) CheckPoint
19 161 (22.55%) Windows
20 156 (21.85%) TCP/IP
21 143 (20.03%) ITIL
22 142 (19.89%) Cisco Nexus
23 136 (19.05%) VMware
24 133 (18.63%) Wireless
25 128 (17.93%) DNS
25 128 (17.93%) Network Design
26 124 (17.37%) Linux
27 122 (17.09%) IPsec
28 118 (16.53%) VLAN
29 113 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (2.52%) IIS
4 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.26%) Lync
6 7 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.28%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.32%) MS Visio
3 26 (3.64%) MS Office
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.68%) IaaS
4 8 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.84%) SoftLayer
5 6 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.70%) Office 365
7 4 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.28%) Yammer
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 410 (57.42%) Firewall
2 380 (53.22%) BGP
3 338 (47.34%) OSPF
4 334 (46.78%) WAN
5 310 (43.42%) VPN
6 289 (40.48%) LAN
7 190 (26.61%) Cisco ASA
8 168 (23.53%) VoIP
9 164 (22.97%) EIGRP
10 156 (21.85%) TCP/IP
11 142 (19.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 133 (18.63%) Wireless
13 128 (17.93%) DNS
14 122 (17.09%) IPsec
15 118 (16.53%) VLAN
16 101 (14.15%) Cisco IOS
16 101 (14.15%) Ethernet
17 98 (13.73%) Network Security
18 97 (13.59%) HSRP
19 75 (10.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.14%) Sybase ASA
2 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.14%) Big Data
2 1 (0.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.14%) GCC
General
1 184 (25.77%) Telecoms
2 94 (13.17%) Finance
3 35 (4.90%) Legal
4 27 (3.78%) Retail
5 26 (3.64%) Banking
6 20 (2.80%) Law
7 18 (2.52%) Games
8 17 (2.38%) French Language
8 17 (2.38%) German Language
9 16 (2.24%) Marketing
10 15 (2.10%) Advertising
11 12 (1.68%) Japanese Language
12 8 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.56%) Billing
15 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.42%) Back Office
16 2 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 335 (46.92%) Network Engineer
2 102 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 54 (7.56%) Analyst
4 48 (6.72%) Consultant
5 46 (6.44%) Network Analyst
6 40 (5.60%) Architect
7 30 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (4.20%) Security Engineer
8 29 (4.06%) Implementation Engineer
9 28 (3.92%) Network Architect
9 28 (3.92%) Support Engineer
10 26 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 26 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
11 25 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (3.36%) Account Manager
13 23 (3.22%) Network Consultant
13 23 (3.22%) Network Support
13 23 (3.22%) Network Implementation Engineer
14 21 (2.94%) Enterprise Account Manager
14 21 (2.94%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.96%) XMPP
3 4 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.14%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.14%) ISPF
4 1 (0.14%) Flash
4 1 (0.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 186 (26.05%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 26 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (1.40%) Clustering
7 8 (1.12%) User Experience
8 7 (0.98%) Statistics
8 7 (0.98%) Online Games
9 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.84%) Derivative
9 6 (0.84%) PMI
10 5 (0.70%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.56%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) BBC
12 3 (0.42%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.42%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 161 (22.55%) Windows
2 124 (17.37%) Linux
3 41 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (5.32%) UNIX
5 25 (3.50%) Solaris
6 24 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.56%) CentOS
10 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.28%) Android
11 2 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (20.03%) ITIL
2 128 (17.93%) Network Design
3 68 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 65 (9.10%) Project Management
5 64 (8.96%) Service Delivery
6 58 (8.12%) Network Management
7 47 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 37 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
8 37 (5.18%) Mentoring
9 34 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 32 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
10 32 (4.48%) Service Management
11 30 (4.20%) Problem Management
12 29 (4.06%) Information Security
13 28 (3.92%) Validation
13 28 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (3.78%) Change Control
14 27 (3.78%) Incident Management
15 22 (3.08%) Business Development
15 22 (3.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.06%) SQL
2 20 (2.80%) Python
3 11 (1.54%) Perl
4 9 (1.26%) PHP
5 8 (1.12%) C
5 8 (1.12%) Tcl
6 6 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.70%) VB
8 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.42%) Java
9 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 408 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (36.69%) CCNP
3 194 (27.17%) CCNA
4 110 (15.41%) CCIE
5 75 (10.50%) Degree
6 40 (5.60%) CCSA
7 34 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (4.34%) JNCIP
9 30 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (4.06%) JNCIA
11 26 (3.64%) MCSE
11 26 (3.64%) CCIP
12 24 (3.36%) MCP
13 22 (3.08%) Security Cleared
14 21 (2.94%) CCSE
15 20 (2.80%) JNCIE
16 18 (2.52%) SC Cleared
17 17 (2.38%) CCDP
18 15 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (2.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.24%) SLA
2 14 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.54%) COBIT
5 5 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) QA
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (9.66%) Active Directory
3 40 (5.60%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 16 (2.24%) Terminal Server
6 15 (2.10%) XenApp
7 10 (1.40%) vSphere
8 6 (0.84%) Xen
8 6 (0.84%) XenServer
8 6 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.84%) Docker
9 4 (0.56%) RHEV
9 4 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.56%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.42%) Firmware
11 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.28%) vCloud
12 1 (0.14%) KVM
12 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (3.78%) Cacti
2 20 (2.80%) OpenView
3 18 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (1.40%) MOM
7 8 (1.12%) Nagios
8 7 (0.98%) SCCM
9 6 (0.84%) WSUS
9 6 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.42%) Iperf
12 2 (0.28%) vMotion
12 2 (0.28%) Netcool
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 544 (76.19%) Cisco
2 275 (38.52%) Juniper
3 175 (24.51%) F5
4 162 (22.69%) CheckPoint
5 136 (19.05%) VMware
6 107 (14.99%) Microsoft
7 74 (10.36%) HP
8 57 (7.98%) Citrix
8 57 (7.98%) Fortinet
9 53 (7.42%) Riverbed
10 48 (6.72%) SolarWinds
11 26 (3.64%) NetApp
12 24 (3.36%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.22%) ProCurve
14 19 (2.66%) Aruba
14 19 (2.66%) Brocade
15 17 (2.38%) Mitel
15 17 (2.38%) SonicWALL
16 13 (1.82%) Dell
17 8 (1.12%) Oracle
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AspireCom
Salary: OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34 - £37 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus benefits and potential bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 19 days ago