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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 333 320 259
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -61
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 338 403 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.83% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 5.12% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 302 373 382
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,250 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +7.34%
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
6870 7872 7885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.57% 16.13% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5820 6500 6518
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -23 68 £47,500 -9.52% 15
Croydon - 3 £55,000 -
Feltham - 2 £37,500 -
Beckenham - 2 £38,000 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £26,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £44,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 683 (77.26%) Cisco
2 490 (55.43%) Firewall
3 445 (50.34%) BGP
3 445 (50.34%) Cisco Certification
4 429 (48.53%) WAN
5 378 (42.76%) VPN
6 349 (39.48%) OSPF
7 347 (39.25%) LAN
8 312 (35.29%) CCNP
9 305 (34.50%) Juniper
10 259 (29.30%) Data Centre
11 237 (26.81%) F5
12 229 (25.90%) Telecoms
13 226 (25.57%) Cisco ASA
14 209 (23.64%) Windows
15 201 (22.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 194 (21.95%) CCNA
17 192 (21.72%) CheckPoint
18 185 (20.93%) Wireless
19 179 (20.25%) EIGRP
20 165 (18.67%) Ethernet
21 164 (18.55%) VMware
22 162 (18.33%) ITIL
23 160 (18.10%) VoIP
24 159 (17.99%) DNS
25 150 (16.97%) TCP/IP
26 149 (16.86%) Network Design
27 147 (16.63%) IPsec
28 144 (16.29%) Finance
29 142 (16.06%) Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 76 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 39 (4.41%) Lync
3 32 (3.62%) IIS
4 23 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.02%) Apache
8 8 (0.90%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.23%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.23%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.86%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.96%) MS Office
4 6 (0.68%) MS Project
5 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.05%) IaaS
2 12 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.90%) Office 365
4 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.34%) SaaS
6 3 (0.34%) GitHub
7 2 (0.23%) Yammer
8 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 490 (55.43%) Firewall
2 445 (50.34%) BGP
3 429 (48.53%) WAN
4 378 (42.76%) VPN
5 349 (39.48%) OSPF
6 347 (39.25%) LAN
7 226 (25.57%) Cisco ASA
8 201 (22.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 185 (20.93%) Wireless
10 179 (20.25%) EIGRP
11 165 (18.67%) Ethernet
12 160 (18.10%) VoIP
13 159 (17.99%) DNS
14 150 (16.97%) TCP/IP
15 147 (16.63%) IPsec
16 132 (14.93%) VLAN
17 128 (14.48%) VPLS
18 120 (13.57%) Network Security
19 113 (12.78%) Cisco IOS
20 94 (10.63%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.57%) MySQL
3 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.11%) Big Data
5 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
1 3 (0.34%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.11%) GCC
2 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 229 (25.90%) Telecoms
2 144 (16.29%) Finance
3 34 (3.85%) Banking
4 33 (3.73%) Marketing
5 32 (3.62%) Legal
6 30 (3.39%) Retail
7 29 (3.28%) Law
8 19 (2.15%) Advertising
9 15 (1.70%) Games
10 13 (1.47%) French Language
11 12 (1.36%) Back Office
12 10 (1.13%) German Language
13 9 (1.02%) Electronics
13 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.68%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.45%) Billing
17 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 405 (45.81%) Network Engineer
2 111 (12.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 78 (8.82%) Consultant
4 58 (6.56%) Analyst
5 55 (6.22%) Support Engineer
6 43 (4.86%) Architect
7 41 (4.64%) Network Analyst
8 36 (4.07%) Design Engineer
9 33 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
9 33 (3.73%) Security Engineer
10 32 (3.62%) Senior Consultant
11 30 (3.39%) Account Manager
11 30 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
11 30 (3.39%) Network Design Engineer
12 28 (3.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 28 (3.17%) Network Architect
12 28 (3.17%) IP Engineer
13 27 (3.05%) Network Support
14 26 (2.94%) Network Consultant
15 25 (2.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.05%) XMPP
2 10 (1.13%) CSS
3 6 (0.68%) .NET
4 3 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.11%) RESTful
5 1 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.11%) ISPF
5 1 (0.11%) J2EE
5 1 (0.11%) Flash
5 1 (0.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 259 (29.30%) Data Centre
2 68 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (1.58%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.13%) Statistics
9 8 (0.90%) Clustering
9 8 (0.90%) DTV
9 8 (0.90%) User Experience
9 8 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.79%) BBC
11 6 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
11 6 (0.68%) Tandem
11 6 (0.68%) PKI
11 6 (0.68%) Online Games
12 5 (0.57%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.45%) FMCG
13 4 (0.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 209 (23.64%) Windows
2 142 (16.06%) Linux
3 62 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (3.51%) UNIX
7 27 (3.05%) Windows 7
8 24 (2.71%) Solaris
9 15 (1.70%) CentOS
10 9 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.23%) Debian
13 2 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (18.33%) ITIL
2 149 (16.86%) Network Design
3 101 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 85 (9.62%) Service Delivery
5 72 (8.14%) Project Management
6 70 (7.92%) Network Management
7 50 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (5.20%) Network Monitoring
9 38 (4.30%) Service Management
10 34 (3.85%) Business Development
11 32 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
12 29 (3.28%) Change Control
13 28 (3.17%) E-Commerce
14 26 (2.94%) Mentoring
15 25 (2.83%) Problem Management
16 24 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
17 23 (2.60%) DDoS Mitigation
18 22 (2.49%) Migration
18 22 (2.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (5.43%) SQL
2 14 (1.58%) Python
3 12 (1.36%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.13%) PHP
5 9 (1.02%) Perl
6 6 (0.68%) C
7 5 (0.57%) VBScript
7 5 (0.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.34%) Tcl
8 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.23%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) Ruby
10 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 445 (50.34%) Cisco Certification
2 312 (35.29%) CCNP
3 194 (21.95%) CCNA
4 131 (14.82%) CCIE
5 92 (10.41%) Degree
6 55 (6.22%) CCSA
7 38 (4.30%) Security Cleared
8 35 (3.96%) SC Cleared
9 33 (3.73%) JNCIP
10 31 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (3.05%) CCDP
12 27 (3.05%) CCIP
13 24 (2.71%) CCSE
14 23 (2.60%) JNCIA
15 22 (2.49%) MCSE
16 20 (2.26%) CCSP
17 19 (2.15%) JNCIE
18 17 (1.92%) HP APS
19 16 (1.81%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.39%) SLA
2 19 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.47%) COBIT
5 7 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (6.79%) Active Directory
3 41 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.17%) XenApp
5 22 (2.49%) VMware ESX
6 19 (2.15%) Terminal Server
7 14 (1.58%) vSphere
8 13 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.68%) Firmware
11 3 (0.34%) Xen
12 2 (0.23%) NFS
12 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.23%) KVM
13 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.11%) UAG
13 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 38 (4.30%) OpenView
2 37 (4.19%) Cacti
3 30 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
4 29 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 18 (2.04%) MOM
5 18 (2.04%) Nagios
6 13 (1.47%) SCCM
7 12 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
8 11 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (1.13%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.79%) WSUS
11 6 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.45%) OPNET
12 4 (0.45%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.34%) Netcool
13 3 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 683 (77.26%) Cisco
2 305 (34.50%) Juniper
3 237 (26.81%) F5
4 192 (21.72%) CheckPoint
5 164 (18.55%) VMware
6 119 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 115 (13.01%) HP
8 85 (9.62%) Citrix
8 85 (9.62%) Riverbed
9 62 (7.01%) SolarWinds
10 37 (4.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 36 (4.07%) Fortinet
12 34 (3.85%) ProCurve
13 30 (3.39%) Red Hat
14 24 (2.71%) NetApp
15 20 (2.26%) SonicWALL
16 18 (2.04%) Aruba
17 17 (1.92%) Nokia
17 17 (1.92%) Avaya
17 17 (1.92%) Remedy
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and 15%nbonu
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + on-call, + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senseworks
Salary: £50k-£60k + Comm. £90k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Duff &Phelps
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago