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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 254 344 294
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -50
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 470 311 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.14% 0.73% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 4.58% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 423 259 366
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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
7089 6793 8809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.16% 15.89% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5997 5493 7466
Average salary £49,011 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.97% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +87 156 £50,000 -5.66% 22
Croydon +23 13 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Greenwich -9 9 - -
Uxbridge - 7 £59,000 - 1
Hounslow - 3 - -
Bromley +23 2 £60,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £45,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 745 (75.63%) Cisco
2 562 (57.06%) Firewall
3 521 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
4 500 (50.76%) VPN
5 494 (50.15%) WAN
6 479 (48.63%) BGP
7 408 (41.42%) CCNP
8 338 (34.31%) LAN
9 325 (32.99%) OSPF
10 317 (32.18%) Telecoms
11 305 (30.96%) Juniper
12 291 (29.54%) Windows
13 273 (27.72%) Wireless
14 229 (23.25%) ITIL
15 224 (22.74%) VMware
16 219 (22.23%) Linux
17 218 (22.13%) Cisco ASA
18 215 (21.83%) Finance
19 211 (21.42%) CCNA
20 207 (21.02%) EIGRP
21 200 (20.30%) VoIP
22 194 (19.70%) Microsoft
23 187 (18.98%) VPLS
24 182 (18.48%) CheckPoint
25 179 (18.17%) TCP/IP
26 177 (17.97%) Ethernet
27 171 (17.36%) F5
28 169 (17.16%) DNS
29 167 (16.95%) VLAN
30 166 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 59 (5.99%) Lync
3 54 (5.48%) IIS
4 19 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.02%) Apache
9 10 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.20%) Confluence
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) CMS
Applications
1 87 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.16%) MS Office
3 40 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.45%) Office 365
2 23 (2.34%) IaaS
3 18 (1.83%) SaaS
4 11 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.81%) PaaS
6 4 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 562 (57.06%) Firewall
2 500 (50.76%) VPN
3 494 (50.15%) WAN
4 479 (48.63%) BGP
5 338 (34.31%) LAN
6 325 (32.99%) OSPF
7 273 (27.72%) Wireless
8 218 (22.13%) Cisco ASA
9 207 (21.02%) EIGRP
10 200 (20.30%) VoIP
11 187 (18.98%) VPLS
12 179 (18.17%) TCP/IP
13 177 (17.97%) Ethernet
14 169 (17.16%) DNS
15 167 (16.95%) VLAN
16 166 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 139 (14.11%) Network Security
18 120 (12.18%) Internet
19 119 (12.08%) Cisco IOS
20 109 (11.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.81%) MySQL
3 8 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (0.41%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 317 (32.18%) Telecoms
2 215 (21.83%) Finance
3 45 (4.57%) Banking
4 43 (4.37%) Marketing
5 41 (4.16%) Law
6 33 (3.35%) Retail
6 33 (3.35%) French Language
7 30 (3.05%) Advertising
8 27 (2.74%) Back Office
8 27 (2.74%) German Language
9 21 (2.13%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.73%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.32%) Legal
12 11 (1.12%) Japanese Language
13 10 (1.02%) Billing
14 8 (0.81%) Games
15 6 (0.61%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.61%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
16 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 455 (46.19%) Network Engineer
2 125 (12.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 92 (9.34%) Analyst
4 60 (6.09%) Consultant
5 57 (5.79%) Support Engineer
6 45 (4.57%) Architect
7 44 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 41 (4.16%) IP Engineer
9 38 (3.86%) Network Analyst
10 37 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
10 37 (3.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 37 (3.76%) NOC Engineer
11 30 (3.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 27 (2.74%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 26 (2.64%) Network Support
13 26 (2.64%) Security Engineer
13 26 (2.64%) IP Network Engineer
13 26 (2.64%) Implementation Engineer
14 25 (2.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (2.54%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.54%) CSS
2 13 (1.32%) XMPP
3 7 (0.71%) SOAP
4 5 (0.51%) .NET
5 2 (0.20%) COM
5 2 (0.20%) XML
6 1 (0.10%) Middleware
6 1 (0.10%) MDX
6 1 (0.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 117 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (1.93%) Hedge funds
5 18 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
5 18 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.62%) Replication
7 14 (1.42%) Clustering
8 13 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
9 11 (1.12%) Tandem
10 10 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.02%) AVVID
11 8 (0.81%) IVR
12 7 (0.71%) SecurID
12 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.61%) PMI
14 5 (0.51%) DTV
14 5 (0.51%) PKI
15 4 (0.41%) Statistics
16 3 (0.30%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 291 (29.54%) Windows
2 219 (22.23%) Linux
3 87 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (5.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (5.08%) UNIX
7 32 (3.25%) CentOS
8 30 (3.05%) Windows 7
9 26 (2.64%) Solaris
10 8 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) HPUX
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (23.25%) ITIL
2 153 (15.53%) Load Balancing
3 135 (13.71%) Network Design
4 130 (13.20%) Project Management
5 75 (7.61%) Service Management
6 70 (7.11%) Service Delivery
7 65 (6.60%) Network Management
8 59 (5.99%) Network Monitoring
9 51 (5.18%) Migration
10 49 (4.97%) CRM
11 48 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (4.77%) Change Management
12 47 (4.77%) PRINCE2
13 42 (4.26%) ITSM
14 41 (4.16%) Low Latency
15 38 (3.86%) Network Architecture
15 38 (3.86%) E-Commerce
16 37 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
17 31 (3.15%) Information Security
18 27 (2.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (5.58%) SQL
2 38 (3.86%) Perl
3 32 (3.25%) Python
4 29 (2.94%) PHP
5 17 (1.73%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.62%) Tcl
7 14 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.51%) R
9 4 (0.41%) C
10 2 (0.20%) Java
11 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 521 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
2 408 (41.42%) CCNP
3 211 (21.42%) CCNA
4 152 (15.43%) CCIE
5 123 (12.49%) Degree
6 45 (4.57%) CCDP
7 40 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (3.86%) CCIP
9 29 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 26 (2.64%) CCDA
11 24 (2.44%) CCSA
12 23 (2.34%) MCSE
13 21 (2.13%) SC Cleared
13 21 (2.13%) JNCIE
14 20 (2.03%) MCITP
14 20 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 19 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (1.83%) JNCIA
17 16 (1.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (9.95%) SLA
2 27 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (9.24%) Active Directory
3 58 (5.89%) Hyper-V
4 43 (4.37%) vSphere
5 33 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (2.94%) XenApp
7 25 (2.54%) Firmware
7 25 (2.54%) Terminal Server
8 19 (1.93%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.83%) NFS
9 18 (1.83%) Xen
10 13 (1.32%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.30%) Snort
11 3 (0.30%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 55 (5.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (4.16%) SCOM
3 36 (3.65%) Cisco Prime
4 35 (3.55%) Cacti
5 30 (3.05%) Nagios
6 29 (2.94%) OpenView
7 27 (2.74%) CiscoWorks
8 21 (2.13%) SCCM
9 18 (1.83%) SCVMM
10 15 (1.52%) MOM
11 10 (1.02%) WSUS
12 9 (0.91%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.91%) Cisco LMS
13 7 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.41%) SCDPM
14 4 (0.41%) Ansible
15 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 745 (75.63%) Cisco
2 305 (30.96%) Juniper
3 224 (22.74%) VMware
4 194 (19.70%) Microsoft
5 182 (18.48%) CheckPoint
6 171 (17.36%) F5
7 106 (10.76%) HP
8 100 (10.15%) SolarWinds
9 91 (9.24%) Citrix
10 56 (5.69%) Riverbed
11 43 (4.37%) Dell
12 42 (4.26%) Aruba
13 39 (3.96%) Fortinet
13 39 (3.96%) Avaya
14 35 (3.55%) Red Hat
15 31 (3.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 27 (2.74%) Blue Coat
17 22 (2.23%) Nokia
18 21 (2.13%) NetApp
19 20 (2.03%) ProCurve
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