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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 303 275 302
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 422 446 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 6.00% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 392 354 367
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 £37,550 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7766 7437 8392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.18% 16.80% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6451 6101 7129
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 23 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 23 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 +16 154 £53,750 -2.27% 18
Hammersmith 0 7 £59,000 -34.44%
Brentford -1 7 £70,000 +75.00%
Ealing - 2 - -
West Drayton - 2 £52,500 -
Harrow - 1 £65,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 565 (71.34%) Cisco
2 408 (51.52%) WAN
3 396 (50.00%) Firewall
4 356 (44.95%) BGP
5 324 (40.91%) VPN
6 306 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
7 289 (36.49%) LAN
8 283 (35.73%) Telecoms
9 261 (32.95%) OSPF
10 249 (31.44%) CCNP
11 226 (28.54%) VoIP
12 215 (27.15%) Windows
13 189 (23.86%) Juniper
14 174 (21.97%) VMware
15 170 (21.46%) DNS
16 169 (21.34%) TCP/IP
17 167 (21.09%) CheckPoint
18 130 (16.41%) VPLS
19 127 (16.04%) Linux
20 126 (15.91%) Ethernet
21 124 (15.66%) CCNA
22 123 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
22 123 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
23 116 (14.65%) EIGRP
24 112 (14.14%) Microsoft
25 111 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
25 111 (14.02%) DHCP
25 111 (14.02%) Network Design
26 103 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
27 101 (12.75%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 94 (11.87%) MS Exchange
2 45 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (4.92%) Lync
4 23 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.65%) IIS
6 16 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.38%) SAS
10 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.40%) MS Office
3 12 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.76%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.02%) IaaS
2 12 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.14%) Office 365
4 2 (0.25%) PaaS
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 408 (51.52%) WAN
2 396 (50.00%) Firewall
3 356 (44.95%) BGP
4 324 (40.91%) VPN
5 289 (36.49%) LAN
6 261 (32.95%) OSPF
7 226 (28.54%) VoIP
8 170 (21.46%) DNS
9 169 (21.34%) TCP/IP
10 130 (16.41%) VPLS
11 126 (15.91%) Ethernet
12 123 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
13 116 (14.65%) EIGRP
14 111 (14.02%) DHCP
15 100 (12.63%) VLAN
16 99 (12.50%) Network Security
16 99 (12.50%) Wireless
17 86 (10.86%) IPsec
18 85 (10.73%) SAN
19 80 (10.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) MySQL
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 283 (35.73%) Telecoms
2 101 (12.75%) Finance
3 67 (8.46%) Law
4 20 (2.53%) Retail
5 16 (2.02%) Banking
6 15 (1.89%) Publishing
7 13 (1.64%) Marketing
8 11 (1.39%) Games
9 10 (1.26%) French Language
9 10 (1.26%) Legal
10 8 (1.01%) Back Office
11 7 (0.88%) German Language
12 5 (0.63%) Electronics
13 4 (0.51%) Billing
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Advertising
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 322 (40.66%) Network Engineer
2 96 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 92 (11.62%) Analyst
4 61 (7.70%) Network Analyst
5 59 (7.45%) IP Engineer
6 51 (6.44%) Consultant
7 49 (6.19%) Architect
8 46 (5.81%) Network Support
9 43 (5.43%) Support Engineer
10 34 (4.29%) Security Engineer
11 33 (4.17%) Network Architect
12 32 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
13 27 (3.41%) Test Engineer
14 26 (3.28%) Senior Architect
15 25 (3.16%) Senior Network Architect
16 23 (2.90%) Team Leader
17 22 (2.78%) Support Analyst
17 22 (2.78%) Technical Support
17 22 (2.78%) Business Analyst
18 20 (2.53%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.51%) SOAP
1 4 (0.51%) Web Services
1 4 (0.51%) XML
1 4 (0.51%) JSON
2 2 (0.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.13%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.13%) HTML
3 1 (0.13%) COM
3 1 (0.13%) OLE
3 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 27 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.16%) SecurID
4 20 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (1.39%) Hedge funds
6 11 (1.39%) Replication
7 10 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 7 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 7 (0.88%) Clustering
8 7 (0.88%) Derivative
8 7 (0.88%) Statistics
9 6 (0.76%) Equities
10 4 (0.51%) IVR
10 4 (0.51%) CMDB
11 3 (0.38%) e-Health
11 3 (0.38%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 215 (27.15%) Windows
2 127 (16.04%) Linux
3 123 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (8.46%) UNIX
6 22 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.52%) Solaris
9 8 (1.01%) CentOS
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.25%) SUSE
11 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (14.02%) Network Design
2 101 (12.75%) ITIL
3 83 (10.48%) Project Management
4 57 (7.20%) Load Balancing
5 51 (6.44%) Network Management
6 50 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 41 (5.18%) Network Architecture
8 39 (4.92%) WAN Optimisation
9 29 (3.66%) Test Automation
9 29 (3.66%) PRINCE2
10 28 (3.54%) Change Management
11 26 (3.28%) Business Development
11 26 (3.28%) Low Latency
12 22 (2.78%) Business Analysis
13 21 (2.65%) UML
13 21 (2.65%) ETL
13 21 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (2.53%) Service Management
15 19 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (2.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 60 (7.58%) SQL
2 44 (5.56%) Perl
3 25 (3.16%) Bash Shell
4 19 (2.40%) Python
5 18 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.15%) PHP
7 11 (1.39%) Tcl
8 10 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.01%) C
10 5 (0.63%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 306 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (31.44%) CCNP
3 124 (15.66%) CCNA
4 70 (8.84%) CCIE
5 65 (8.21%) Degree
6 41 (5.18%) CCDP
7 40 (5.05%) CCIP
8 37 (4.67%) CCSE
9 33 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (4.04%) MCSE
11 25 (3.16%) CCSA
12 21 (2.65%) MCITP
13 19 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.89%) MCSA
14 15 (1.89%) ISEB
14 15 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (1.77%) JNCIE
16 13 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
16 13 (1.64%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.78%) SLA
2 17 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.51%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 103 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (11.99%) Active Directory
3 55 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.28%) vSphere
5 24 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 24 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 20 (2.53%) XenApp
8 17 (2.15%) DFS Replication
9 9 (1.14%) Xen
10 5 (0.63%) NLBS
11 4 (0.51%) XenServer
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.38%) Snort
13 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.25%) NFS
13 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.13%) UAG
14 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.53%) MOM
1 20 (2.53%) Cacti
2 17 (2.15%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (1.77%) OpenView
3 14 (1.77%) Nagios
4 12 (1.52%) WSUS
5 7 (0.88%) SCCM
5 7 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (0.76%) SCOM
6 6 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.51%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.13%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 565 (71.34%) Cisco
2 189 (23.86%) Juniper
3 174 (21.97%) VMware
4 167 (21.09%) CheckPoint
5 112 (14.14%) Microsoft
6 101 (12.75%) HP
7 100 (12.63%) F5
8 76 (9.60%) Citrix
9 59 (7.45%) SolarWinds
10 44 (5.56%) Riverbed
11 42 (5.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 38 (4.80%) Avaya
12 38 (4.80%) Aruba
13 36 (4.55%) ProCurve
14 30 (3.79%) Mitel
15 29 (3.66%) EMC
16 27 (3.41%) Brocade
17 20 (2.53%) Fortinet
18 19 (2.40%) Dell
19 18 (2.27%) NetApp
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