The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / London
Rank 278 285 291
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 363 451 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.11% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.81% 7.03% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 303 356 382
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
5333 6412 7102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.01% 15.78% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 5415 6012
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in London

MPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 63 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Feltham +8 7 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Canary Wharf -15 3 £70,000 -
Croydon +12 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Docklands, London -1 1 £102,500 +84.68%
Wimbledon - 1 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 532 (72.68%) Cisco
2 473 (64.62%) BGP
3 386 (52.73%) OSPF
4 384 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
5 379 (51.78%) Firewall
6 339 (46.31%) VPN
7 337 (46.04%) WAN
8 321 (43.85%) CCNP
9 271 (37.02%) LAN
10 249 (34.02%) Juniper
11 221 (30.19%) Data Centre
12 198 (27.05%) Telecoms
13 169 (23.09%) EIGRP
14 162 (22.13%) CCNA
15 145 (19.81%) Finance
16 144 (19.67%) Wireless
17 143 (19.54%) Cisco ASA
18 140 (19.13%) F5
19 137 (18.72%) Network Security
19 137 (18.72%) Linux
20 131 (17.90%) VMware
21 128 (17.49%) TCP/IP
22 122 (16.67%) IPsec
22 122 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
23 115 (15.71%) CheckPoint
24 110 (15.03%) Ethernet
25 108 (14.75%) DNS
26 106 (14.48%) VoIP
26 106 (14.48%) CCIE
27 105 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (2.32%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.05%) IIS
3 13 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.78%) OpenStack
4 10 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.23%) Apache
5 9 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 10 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.32%) IBM Cloud
3 15 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.37%) Office 365
4 10 (1.37%) SaaS
5 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.55%) Akamai
7 3 (0.41%) G Suite
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
7 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 473 (64.62%) BGP
2 386 (52.73%) OSPF
3 379 (51.78%) Firewall
4 339 (46.31%) VPN
5 337 (46.04%) WAN
6 271 (37.02%) LAN
7 169 (23.09%) EIGRP
8 144 (19.67%) Wireless
9 143 (19.54%) Cisco ASA
10 137 (18.72%) Network Security
11 128 (17.49%) TCP/IP
12 122 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 122 (16.67%) IPsec
13 110 (15.03%) Ethernet
14 108 (14.75%) DNS
15 106 (14.48%) VoIP
16 101 (13.80%) DHCP
17 100 (13.66%) Cisco IOS
18 91 (12.43%) VLAN
19 84 (11.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.64%) MySQL
3 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 198 (27.05%) Telecoms
2 145 (19.81%) Finance
3 56 (7.65%) Banking
4 39 (5.33%) Retail
5 25 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.73%) Games
7 14 (1.91%) Online Betting
8 13 (1.78%) French Language
9 12 (1.64%) Law
10 11 (1.50%) Legal
11 9 (1.23%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.82%) Marketing
13 5 (0.68%) Publishing
14 4 (0.55%) Front Office
15 2 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.14%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 372 (50.82%) Network Engineer
2 108 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 84 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 82 (11.20%) Juniper Engineer
5 73 (9.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 55 (7.51%) Architect
7 46 (6.28%) IP Network Engineer
8 45 (6.15%) IP Engineer
9 36 (4.92%) Consultant
10 32 (4.37%) NOC Engineer
11 31 (4.23%) Network Architect
12 30 (4.10%) Network Support
13 27 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (3.55%) Security Engineer
15 25 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
15 25 (3.42%) Network Team Leader
15 25 (3.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 25 (3.42%) Team Leader
16 24 (3.28%) Security Architect
16 24 (3.28%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.01%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.55%) LAMP
3 2 (0.27%) REST
3 2 (0.27%) RFC 2544
3 2 (0.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.14%) .NET
4 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.14%) CSS
4 1 (0.14%) HTML
4 1 (0.14%) HTML5
4 1 (0.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.14%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (0.14%) Web Services
4 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 221 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 70 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.01%) Clustering
6 15 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.50%) PKI
8 11 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.82%) IPTV
10 6 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.68%) Statistics
12 4 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
13 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.41%) Derivative
13 3 (0.41%) MPEG
13 3 (0.41%) Replication
13 3 (0.41%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (18.72%) Linux
2 85 (11.61%) Windows
3 70 (9.56%) Unix
4 54 (7.38%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.64%) Debian
9 9 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.55%) CentOS
11 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.55%) Solaris
11 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) CatOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (14.07%) Network Design
2 79 (10.79%) ITIL
3 59 (8.06%) Presales
4 58 (7.92%) Change Management
4 58 (7.92%) Load Balancing
5 56 (7.65%) Network Management
6 39 (5.33%) Business Continuity
7 37 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
8 36 (4.92%) Network Architecture
8 36 (4.92%) Project Management
9 35 (4.78%) High Availability
10 34 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (4.23%) Low Latency
13 30 (4.10%) Problem Management
14 29 (3.96%) DDoS Mitigation
14 29 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
15 27 (3.69%) Incident Management
16 24 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (3.28%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.69%) Python
2 36 (4.92%) SQL
3 27 (3.69%) Bash Shell
4 23 (3.14%) Perl
5 9 (1.23%) C
5 9 (1.23%) Lisp
6 6 (0.82%) Tcl
7 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.41%) PHP
8 3 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 384 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (43.85%) CCNP
3 162 (22.13%) CCNA
4 106 (14.48%) CCIE
5 70 (9.56%) Degree
6 66 (9.02%) JNCIA
7 56 (7.65%) JNCIP
8 34 (4.64%) JNCIS
9 29 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (3.42%) MCSE
11 21 (2.87%) CISSP
12 18 (2.46%) CCDP
13 17 (2.32%) CCIP
14 15 (2.05%) CCSA
14 15 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.78%) CCSE
15 13 (1.78%) CISM
16 11 (1.50%) Security Cleared
17 9 (1.23%) SC Cleared
18 8 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.83%) SLA
2 22 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.37%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 14000
6 4 (0.55%) NEBOSH
7 3 (0.41%) QA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (6.42%) VMware ESX
3 40 (5.46%) Active Directory
4 23 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (1.23%) Firmware
6 8 (1.09%) XenServer
7 7 (0.96%) KVM
8 6 (0.82%) vSphere
8 6 (0.82%) Xen
9 5 (0.68%) NFS
9 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.41%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) iptables
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (3.83%) Nagios
2 23 (3.14%) Ansible
3 22 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
4 18 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (2.32%) BMC PATROL
6 15 (2.05%) Cacti
6 15 (2.05%) Puppet
7 12 (1.64%) Cisco CME
8 11 (1.50%) Endace
9 9 (1.23%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.96%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.82%) Nessus
12 5 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.68%) Netcool
12 5 (0.68%) OpenNMS
13 4 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (0.41%) OPNET
14 3 (0.41%) WSUS
14 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 532 (72.68%) Cisco
2 249 (34.02%) Juniper
3 140 (19.13%) F5
4 131 (17.90%) VMware
5 115 (15.71%) CheckPoint
6 97 (13.25%) Palo Alto
7 72 (9.84%) SolarWinds
8 50 (6.83%) Riverbed
9 43 (5.87%) HP
10 37 (5.05%) Fortinet
11 35 (4.78%) Microsoft
12 30 (4.10%) Mitel
13 29 (3.96%) Nokia
14 24 (3.28%) Citrix
15 23 (3.14%) Meraki
15 23 (3.14%) Oracle
16 19 (2.60%) Brocade
16 19 (2.60%) Forcepoint
16 19 (2.60%) WatchGuard
17 18 (2.46%) Huawei
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, medical insurance, profit a
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 7 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 16 days ago