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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 314 296 268
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 380 437 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.91% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.51% 5.54% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 336 406 362
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
6897 7881 7584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.61% 16.37% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 6551 6227
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -45 70 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Beckenham - 4 £36,250 -
Feltham - 3 £37,500 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Surbiton - 2 £27,250 -
Hounslow +15 1 £52,500 +6.06%
Westminster - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £44,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 633 (78.05%) Cisco
2 461 (56.84%) Firewall
3 440 (54.25%) BGP
4 439 (54.13%) Cisco Certification
5 389 (47.97%) WAN
6 373 (45.99%) OSPF
7 354 (43.65%) VPN
8 324 (39.95%) LAN
9 301 (37.11%) Juniper
10 294 (36.25%) CCNP
11 232 (28.61%) Data Centre
12 231 (28.48%) F5
13 220 (27.13%) Cisco ASA
14 212 (26.14%) Telecoms
15 195 (24.04%) CCNA
16 190 (23.43%) EIGRP
17 185 (22.81%) CheckPoint
17 185 (22.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 175 (21.58%) Windows
19 163 (20.10%) VoIP
20 154 (18.99%) TCP/IP
21 151 (18.62%) ITIL
21 151 (18.62%) Network Design
22 149 (18.37%) VMware
23 148 (18.25%) Wireless
24 142 (17.51%) DNS
25 138 (17.02%) IPsec
26 137 (16.89%) Linux
27 135 (16.65%) Ethernet
28 133 (16.40%) VLAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 63 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (2.71%) IIS
4 19 (2.34%) Lync
5 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.37%) Apache
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.25%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.25%) WorkSite
Applications
1 51 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 28 (3.45%) MS Office
4 4 (0.49%) MS Project
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.10%) IaaS
2 9 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.74%) Office 365
6 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.25%) Yammer
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) SaaS
8 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 461 (56.84%) Firewall
2 440 (54.25%) BGP
3 389 (47.97%) WAN
4 373 (45.99%) OSPF
5 354 (43.65%) VPN
6 324 (39.95%) LAN
7 220 (27.13%) Cisco ASA
8 190 (23.43%) EIGRP
9 185 (22.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 163 (20.10%) VoIP
11 154 (18.99%) TCP/IP
12 148 (18.25%) Wireless
13 142 (17.51%) DNS
14 138 (17.02%) IPsec
15 135 (16.65%) Ethernet
16 133 (16.40%) VLAN
17 109 (13.44%) Cisco IOS
18 106 (13.07%) Network Security
18 106 (13.07%) HSRP
19 101 (12.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.25%) MySQL
3 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.12%) Big Data
4 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.12%) GCC
General
1 212 (26.14%) Telecoms
2 115 (14.18%) Finance
3 32 (3.95%) Legal
4 29 (3.58%) Banking
5 27 (3.33%) Retail
6 22 (2.71%) Law
7 19 (2.34%) Games
8 18 (2.22%) French Language
9 17 (2.10%) Advertising
10 16 (1.97%) Marketing
10 16 (1.97%) German Language
11 12 (1.48%) Japanese Language
12 8 (0.99%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
13 7 (0.86%) Back Office
14 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.49%) Billing
14 4 (0.49%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 389 (47.97%) Network Engineer
2 118 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 67 (8.26%) Consultant
4 58 (7.15%) Analyst
5 49 (6.04%) Network Analyst
6 40 (4.93%) Support Engineer
7 34 (4.19%) Architect
7 34 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
7 34 (4.19%) Security Engineer
8 31 (3.82%) Design Engineer
9 28 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 28 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
10 27 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
11 26 (3.21%) IP Engineer
11 26 (3.21%) Network Architect
11 26 (3.21%) Network Design Engineer
11 26 (3.21%) Account Manager
11 26 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
11 26 (3.21%) Network Consultant
12 25 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.84%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.34%) XMPP
3 5 (0.62%) CSS
4 4 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.12%) J2EE
6 1 (0.12%) Flash
6 1 (0.12%) OLE
6 1 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.12%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 232 (28.61%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.23%) Statistics
8 9 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.11%) User Experience
9 8 (0.99%) Online Games
9 8 (0.99%) Clustering
10 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.62%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.62%) BBC
11 5 (0.62%) PMI
11 5 (0.62%) PKI
11 5 (0.62%) Derivative
12 4 (0.49%) Tandem
12 4 (0.49%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.37%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 175 (21.58%) Windows
2 137 (16.89%) Linux
3 48 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (4.56%) UNIX
5 28 (3.45%) Solaris
6 27 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.10%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.99%) CentOS
9 7 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) Android
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (18.62%) ITIL
1 151 (18.62%) Network Design
2 84 (10.36%) Load Balancing
2 84 (10.36%) Service Delivery
3 72 (8.88%) Project Management
4 63 (7.77%) Network Management
5 48 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (5.67%) Network Monitoring
7 37 (4.56%) Service Management
8 33 (4.07%) Mentoring
9 32 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 31 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
10 31 (3.82%) Problem Management
11 29 (3.58%) Business Development
11 29 (3.58%) Validation
12 26 (3.21%) Change Control
12 26 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (2.96%) Incident Management
14 20 (2.47%) Information Security
14 20 (2.47%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 42 (5.18%) SQL
2 16 (1.97%) Python
3 9 (1.11%) Perl
3 9 (1.11%) PHP
3 9 (1.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (0.86%) C
5 5 (0.62%) Tcl
6 4 (0.49%) VBScript
6 4 (0.49%) VB
7 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.12%) R
8 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 439 (54.13%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (36.25%) CCNP
3 195 (24.04%) CCNA
4 123 (15.17%) CCIE
5 80 (9.86%) Degree
6 44 (5.43%) CCSA
7 34 (4.19%) JNCIP
8 31 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (3.70%) CCIP
10 28 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (3.33%) JNCIA
11 27 (3.33%) Security Cleared
12 24 (2.96%) SC Cleared
13 21 (2.59%) CCDP
13 21 (2.59%) CCSP
14 20 (2.47%) JNCIE
15 19 (2.34%) CCSE
15 19 (2.34%) MCSE
16 16 (1.97%) MCP
17 14 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.99%) SLA
2 14 (1.73%) COBIT
3 13 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.37%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) QA
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 40 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.71%) XenApp
5 19 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.85%) Terminal Server
7 10 (1.23%) vSphere
8 9 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.37%) Firmware
10 3 (0.37%) Xen
11 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.25%) vCloud
11 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.12%) KVM
12 1 (0.12%) Docker
12 1 (0.12%) RHEV
12 1 (0.12%) Snort
12 1 (0.12%) Squid
12 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (4.19%) Cacti
2 31 (3.82%) OpenView
3 28 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
4 19 (2.34%) SolarWinds Orion
5 14 (1.73%) MOM
6 11 (1.36%) Nagios
6 11 (1.36%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (1.23%) SCCM
8 9 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.74%) WSUS
10 5 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.49%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.37%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.37%) Netcool
12 3 (0.37%) OPNET
13 2 (0.25%) Puppet
13 2 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 633 (78.05%) Cisco
2 301 (37.11%) Juniper
3 231 (28.48%) F5
4 185 (22.81%) CheckPoint
5 149 (18.37%) VMware
6 103 (12.70%) Microsoft
7 100 (12.33%) HP
8 79 (9.74%) Riverbed
9 71 (8.75%) Citrix
10 55 (6.78%) SolarWinds
10 55 (6.78%) Fortinet
11 30 (3.70%) ProCurve
12 25 (3.08%) NetApp
13 24 (2.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 23 (2.84%) Red Hat
15 21 (2.59%) Mitel
16 20 (2.47%) SonicWALL
17 18 (2.22%) Aruba
18 17 (2.10%) Brocade
19 13 (1.60%) Dell
London
JM
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Fantastic Salary Offered + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + extensive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Netstar IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + company bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago