The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 283 256 312
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +56
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 437 456 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 6.09% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 406 362 351
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7813 7492 8360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.24% 16.91% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6512 6152 7093
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 161 £55,000 - 18
Hammersmith 0 7 £59,000 -34.44%
Brentford -8 6 £70,000 +75.00%
Hounslow - 2 £49,500 - 1
West Drayton - 2 £52,500 -
Harrow - 1 £65,000 - 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 574 (71.48%) Cisco
2 403 (50.19%) WAN
3 397 (49.44%) Firewall
4 372 (46.33%) BGP
5 330 (41.10%) VPN
6 316 (39.35%) Cisco Certification
7 287 (35.74%) Telecoms
8 285 (35.49%) LAN
9 268 (33.37%) OSPF
10 250 (31.13%) CCNP
11 225 (28.02%) VoIP
12 222 (27.65%) Windows
13 205 (25.53%) Juniper
14 182 (22.67%) DNS
15 179 (22.29%) VMware
16 168 (20.92%) TCP/IP
17 165 (20.55%) CheckPoint
18 143 (17.81%) VPLS
19 130 (16.19%) Linux
20 126 (15.69%) Ethernet
21 125 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
22 124 (15.44%) Cisco ASA
23 123 (15.32%) EIGRP
24 119 (14.82%) CCNA
25 118 (14.69%) Microsoft
26 114 (14.20%) DHCP
26 114 (14.20%) VLAN
27 112 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
28 108 (13.45%) ITIL
28 108 (13.45%) Network Design

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (12.08%) MS Exchange
2 47 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (5.23%) Lync
4 25 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.74%) IIS
6 17 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
8 11 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.37%) SAS
11 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.12%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.86%) MS Office
3 12 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.74%) IaaS
2 12 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.49%) Office 365
3 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 403 (50.19%) WAN
2 397 (49.44%) Firewall
3 372 (46.33%) BGP
4 330 (41.10%) VPN
5 285 (35.49%) LAN
6 268 (33.37%) OSPF
7 225 (28.02%) VoIP
8 182 (22.67%) DNS
9 168 (20.92%) TCP/IP
10 143 (17.81%) VPLS
11 126 (15.69%) Ethernet
12 124 (15.44%) Cisco ASA
13 123 (15.32%) EIGRP
14 114 (14.20%) DHCP
14 114 (14.20%) VLAN
15 103 (12.83%) Wireless
16 92 (11.46%) Network Security
17 85 (10.59%) SAN
18 79 (9.84%) IPsec
19 78 (9.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.37%) Big Data
4 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 287 (35.74%) Telecoms
2 103 (12.83%) Finance
3 70 (8.72%) Law
4 19 (2.37%) Banking
4 19 (2.37%) Retail
5 16 (1.99%) Publishing
6 11 (1.37%) Games
6 11 (1.37%) Marketing
7 10 (1.25%) French Language
7 10 (1.25%) Legal
8 9 (1.12%) Back Office
9 7 (0.87%) German Language
10 5 (0.62%) Electronics
11 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 336 (41.84%) Network Engineer
2 106 (13.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 98 (12.20%) Analyst
4 65 (8.09%) Network Analyst
5 61 (7.60%) IP Engineer
6 52 (6.48%) Architect
7 49 (6.10%) Network Support
8 45 (5.60%) Consultant
9 44 (5.48%) Support Engineer
10 35 (4.36%) Network Architect
11 33 (4.11%) Security Engineer
12 31 (3.86%) Network Security Engineer
13 27 (3.36%) Test Engineer
13 27 (3.36%) Senior Network Architect
13 27 (3.36%) Senior Architect
14 25 (3.11%) Support Analyst
15 23 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 23 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
16 22 (2.74%) Team Leader
16 22 (2.74%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.50%) JSON
1 4 (0.50%) SOAP
1 4 (0.50%) Web Services
1 4 (0.50%) XML
2 2 (0.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.12%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.12%) OLE
3 1 (0.12%) Middleware
3 1 (0.12%) COM
3 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.86%) Computer Science
2 27 (3.36%) Blackberry
3 26 (3.24%) SecurID
4 21 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (1.25%) Replication
6 10 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.00%) Statistics
7 8 (1.00%) Clustering
7 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 7 (0.87%) Derivative
9 6 (0.75%) Equities
9 6 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.50%) CMDB
10 4 (0.50%) IVR
11 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.25%) Physics
12 2 (0.25%) e-Health
12 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 222 (27.65%) Windows
2 130 (16.19%) Linux
3 125 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (8.47%) UNIX
6 24 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.62%) Solaris
9 12 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.49%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.25%) CentOS
11 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (13.45%) ITIL
1 108 (13.45%) Network Design
2 82 (10.21%) Project Management
3 57 (7.10%) Load Balancing
4 53 (6.60%) Network Management
5 47 (5.85%) Service Delivery
6 42 (5.23%) WAN Optimisation
7 40 (4.98%) Network Architecture
8 32 (3.99%) Change Management
9 30 (3.74%) PRINCE2
10 29 (3.61%) Test Automation
11 25 (3.11%) Low Latency
12 23 (2.86%) Business Analysis
13 22 (2.74%) Business Development
13 22 (2.74%) UML
13 22 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (2.74%) ETL
13 22 (2.74%) Service Management
14 20 (2.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (7.85%) SQL
2 45 (5.60%) Perl
3 26 (3.24%) Bash Shell
4 19 (2.37%) PHP
5 18 (2.24%) Python
5 18 (2.24%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.37%) Tcl
6 11 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.00%) C
8 6 (0.75%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.12%) R
9 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 316 (39.35%) Cisco Certification
2 250 (31.13%) CCNP
3 119 (14.82%) CCNA
4 73 (9.09%) CCIE
5 66 (8.22%) Degree
6 40 (4.98%) CCIP
7 37 (4.61%) CCDP
8 34 (4.23%) CCSE
8 34 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (3.86%) MCSE
10 21 (2.62%) MCITP
11 20 (2.49%) CCSA
11 20 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (2.24%) JNCIE
13 16 (1.99%) MCSA
13 16 (1.99%) ISEB
13 16 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.74%) SLA
2 19 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.37%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.25%) QA
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (12.33%) Active Directory
3 58 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (3.24%) vSphere
5 20 (2.49%) Terminal Services
5 20 (2.49%) VMware ESX
6 17 (2.12%) XenApp
6 17 (2.12%) DFS Replication
7 10 (1.25%) Xen
8 5 (0.62%) NLBS
9 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.50%) XenServer
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.25%) Snort
10 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.25%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (2.62%) Cacti
1 21 (2.62%) MOM
2 17 (2.12%) CiscoWorks
3 16 (1.99%) Nagios
4 14 (1.74%) WSUS
4 14 (1.74%) OpenView
5 8 (1.00%) SCCM
6 7 (0.87%) SCOM
7 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.50%) HP NNM
10 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.12%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 574 (71.48%) Cisco
2 205 (25.53%) Juniper
3 179 (22.29%) VMware
4 165 (20.55%) CheckPoint
5 118 (14.69%) Microsoft
6 105 (13.08%) HP
7 102 (12.70%) F5
8 74 (9.22%) Citrix
9 64 (7.97%) SolarWinds
10 48 (5.98%) Riverbed
11 45 (5.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 43 (5.35%) Aruba
13 38 (4.73%) ProCurve
14 36 (4.48%) Avaya
15 30 (3.74%) Mitel
15 30 (3.74%) Brocade
16 25 (3.11%) Fortinet
17 24 (2.99%) EMC
18 19 (2.37%) NetApp
19 18 (2.24%) Red Hat
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