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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 223 344 278
Rank change year-on-year
+121 -66
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 562 313 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.34% 0.73% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 4.63% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 488 254 367
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,400 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
7413 6764 8400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.62% 15.72% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6197 5463 7034
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 February 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 27 February 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 +105 194 £55,000 +1.85% 17
Greenwich -6 17 - -
Croydon +21 16 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Uxbridge - 6 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Twickenham +1 2 £57,500 +22.34%
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £37,500 -
Bromley - 1 £60,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 808 (76.66%) Cisco
2 602 (57.12%) Firewall
3 548 (51.99%) WAN
4 534 (50.66%) VPN
5 531 (50.38%) Cisco Certification
6 507 (48.10%) BGP
7 420 (39.85%) CCNP
8 375 (35.58%) LAN
9 336 (31.88%) OSPF
10 320 (30.36%) Telecoms
11 307 (29.13%) Juniper
12 297 (28.18%) Wireless
13 295 (27.99%) Windows
14 246 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
15 234 (22.20%) ITIL
16 232 (22.01%) VMware
17 231 (21.92%) EIGRP
18 228 (21.63%) Finance
19 221 (20.97%) CCNA
20 220 (20.87%) F5
21 213 (20.21%) Linux
22 211 (20.02%) Cisco Nexus
23 200 (18.98%) VPLS
24 191 (18.12%) Ethernet
25 188 (17.84%) VoIP
25 188 (17.84%) Microsoft
26 184 (17.46%) CheckPoint
27 183 (17.36%) TCP/IP
28 174 (16.51%) DNS
29 167 (15.84%) Load Balancing

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 91 (8.63%) MS Exchange
2 69 (6.55%) Lync
3 60 (5.69%) IIS
4 19 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.14%) Apache
7 12 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.19%) Confluence
11 2 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 96 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 36 (3.42%) MS Office
4 4 (0.38%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.095%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.13%) Office 365
2 27 (2.56%) IaaS
3 20 (1.90%) SaaS
4 15 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.57%) PaaS
6 4 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 602 (57.12%) Firewall
2 548 (51.99%) WAN
3 534 (50.66%) VPN
4 507 (48.10%) BGP
5 375 (35.58%) LAN
6 336 (31.88%) OSPF
7 297 (28.18%) Wireless
8 246 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
9 231 (21.92%) EIGRP
10 211 (20.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 200 (18.98%) VPLS
12 191 (18.12%) Ethernet
13 188 (17.84%) VoIP
14 183 (17.36%) TCP/IP
15 174 (16.51%) DNS
16 165 (15.65%) VLAN
17 151 (14.33%) Network Security
18 135 (12.81%) Internet
19 126 (11.95%) Cisco IOS
20 124 (11.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 9 (0.85%) MySQL
3 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 320 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 228 (21.63%) Finance
3 49 (4.65%) Banking
4 46 (4.36%) Marketing
5 40 (3.80%) Law
6 35 (3.32%) Advertising
7 33 (3.13%) French Language
8 32 (3.04%) Retail
9 28 (2.66%) Back Office
9 28 (2.66%) German Language
10 22 (2.09%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.71%) Legal
12 16 (1.52%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.04%) Japanese Language
14 8 (0.76%) Billing
15 7 (0.66%) Games
15 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.66%) Electronics
16 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 472 (44.78%) Network Engineer
2 130 (12.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 88 (8.35%) Analyst
4 81 (7.69%) Consultant
5 67 (6.36%) Support Engineer
6 47 (4.46%) Architect
7 45 (4.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 42 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
8 42 (3.98%) NOC Engineer
9 41 (3.89%) IP Engineer
10 35 (3.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 33 (3.13%) Network Analyst
12 31 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 30 (2.85%) Team Leader
14 29 (2.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
15 28 (2.66%) Design Engineer
15 28 (2.66%) Network Consultant
16 27 (2.56%) Network Support
17 26 (2.47%) IP Network Engineer
17 26 (2.47%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.75%) CSS
2 20 (1.90%) XMPP
3 8 (0.76%) .NET
4 7 (0.66%) SOAP
5 2 (0.19%) COM
5 2 (0.19%) XML
6 1 (0.095%) RESTful
6 1 (0.095%) Web Services
6 1 (0.095%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 16 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 16 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.33%) Tandem
8 13 (1.23%) Replication
8 13 (1.23%) Chip and PIN
9 10 (0.95%) AVVID
9 10 (0.95%) Clustering
10 8 (0.76%) IVR
11 7 (0.66%) PKI
11 7 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.66%) DTV
12 6 (0.57%) PMI
12 6 (0.57%) Statistics
13 5 (0.47%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.47%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 295 (27.99%) Windows
2 213 (20.21%) Linux
3 93 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (3.80%) UNIX
7 37 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 35 (3.32%) CentOS
9 24 (2.28%) Solaris
10 9 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.19%) AIX
14 2 (0.19%) HPUX
15 1 (0.095%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.095%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (22.20%) ITIL
2 167 (15.84%) Load Balancing
3 158 (14.99%) Network Design
4 135 (12.81%) Project Management
5 91 (8.63%) Service Delivery
6 71 (6.74%) Network Management
7 66 (6.26%) Network Monitoring
8 64 (6.07%) Service Management
9 56 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (4.84%) CRM
11 50 (4.74%) PRINCE2
12 47 (4.46%) Migration
13 41 (3.89%) E-Commerce
14 39 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
15 36 (3.42%) Change Management
16 34 (3.23%) ITSM
16 34 (3.23%) Information Security
17 33 (3.13%) Low Latency
18 32 (3.04%) Kalman Filter
18 32 (3.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.07%) SQL
2 37 (3.51%) Perl
3 32 (3.04%) Python
4 28 (2.66%) PHP
5 19 (1.80%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.33%) Tcl
7 13 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.47%) R
9 4 (0.38%) VBScript
10 3 (0.28%) C
11 2 (0.19%) Java
12 1 (0.095%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 531 (50.38%) Cisco Certification
2 420 (39.85%) CCNP
3 221 (20.97%) CCNA
4 142 (13.47%) CCIE
5 126 (11.95%) Degree
6 47 (4.46%) CCDP
7 41 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (3.23%) CCSA
9 33 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 32 (3.04%) CCIP
11 31 (2.94%) CCDA
12 27 (2.56%) MCSE
13 26 (2.47%) SC Cleared
14 24 (2.28%) JNCIA
14 24 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 22 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.80%) MCITP
17 18 (1.71%) JNCIP
17 18 (1.71%) HP APS
18 16 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.01%) SLA
2 31 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.28%) QA
7 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 62 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.89%) vSphere
5 35 (3.32%) XenApp
6 32 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.75%) Terminal Server
8 23 (2.18%) Firmware
9 20 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 18 (1.71%) NFS
10 18 (1.71%) Xen
11 15 (1.42%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.28%) Snort
12 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.095%) XenServer
13 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.095%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 65 (6.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
3 40 (3.80%) Cacti
4 38 (3.61%) SCOM
5 36 (3.42%) OpenView
6 29 (2.75%) Nagios
7 24 (2.28%) CiscoWorks
8 21 (1.99%) SCCM
9 18 (1.71%) SCVMM
9 18 (1.71%) MOM
10 12 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
11 11 (1.04%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.85%) Cisco LMS
13 7 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.66%) WSUS
14 6 (0.57%) SCDPM
15 5 (0.47%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.38%) OPNET
16 4 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
16 4 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 808 (76.66%) Cisco
2 307 (29.13%) Juniper
3 232 (22.01%) VMware
4 220 (20.87%) F5
5 188 (17.84%) Microsoft
6 184 (17.46%) CheckPoint
7 124 (11.76%) HP
8 110 (10.44%) Citrix
9 106 (10.06%) SolarWinds
10 78 (7.40%) Riverbed
11 47 (4.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 44 (4.17%) Dell
13 41 (3.89%) Avaya
14 37 (3.51%) Aruba
15 34 (3.23%) Red Hat
16 28 (2.66%) Fortinet
17 26 (2.47%) ProCurve
18 24 (2.28%) Nokia
19 21 (1.99%) NetApp
20 20 (1.90%) Remedy
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance+ benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 + team based commission + company benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £29000 - £29500 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Telefonica
Posted: 8 days ago