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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 306 387 359
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 378 334 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 4.71% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 326 299 359
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,900 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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
6457 7090 8094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.30% 15.86% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5564 6027 6666
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +76 85 £51,250 +7.89% 5
Feltham +5 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Hounslow +13 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Croydon +2 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Hillingdon - 3 £57,500 -
Wimbledon -14 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £53,500 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £37,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 525 (68.36%) Cisco
2 396 (51.56%) Firewall
3 379 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
4 363 (47.27%) WAN
5 358 (46.61%) BGP
6 344 (44.79%) VPN
7 294 (38.28%) LAN
8 292 (38.02%) CCNP
9 290 (37.76%) OSPF
10 211 (27.47%) Juniper
11 199 (25.91%) CheckPoint
12 196 (25.52%) Wireless
13 194 (25.26%) CCNA
14 183 (23.83%) Finance
15 177 (23.05%) Telecoms
16 173 (22.53%) EIGRP
17 170 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
18 163 (21.22%) VoIP
19 160 (20.83%) DNS
20 159 (20.70%) Windows
21 153 (19.92%) Network Security
22 151 (19.66%) TCP/IP
23 147 (19.14%) ITIL
24 146 (19.01%) Data Centre
25 138 (17.97%) Cisco Nexus
26 132 (17.19%) F5
27 129 (16.80%) VMware
28 113 (14.71%) VPLS
28 113 (14.71%) Linux
28 113 (14.71%) Ethernet

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 48 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 40 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (2.60%) IIS
6 19 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.91%) Apache
7 7 (0.91%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.69%) MS Office
3 6 (0.78%) MS Project
4 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.21%) Office 365
4 15 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (1.43%) Yammer
6 10 (1.30%) IaaS
7 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.91%) SaaS
9 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.39%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.26%) PaaS
12 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 396 (51.56%) Firewall
2 363 (47.27%) WAN
3 358 (46.61%) BGP
4 344 (44.79%) VPN
5 294 (38.28%) LAN
6 290 (37.76%) OSPF
7 196 (25.52%) Wireless
8 173 (22.53%) EIGRP
9 170 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
10 163 (21.22%) VoIP
11 160 (20.83%) DNS
12 153 (19.92%) Network Security
13 151 (19.66%) TCP/IP
14 138 (17.97%) Cisco Nexus
15 113 (14.71%) Ethernet
15 113 (14.71%) VPLS
16 106 (13.80%) DHCP
17 99 (12.89%) IPsec
18 97 (12.63%) HSRP
19 94 (12.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.65%) MySQL
3 4 (0.52%) Couchbase
3 4 (0.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.52%) Redis
3 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 183 (23.83%) Finance
2 177 (23.05%) Telecoms
3 41 (5.34%) Banking
4 33 (4.30%) Retail
5 17 (2.21%) Advertising
5 17 (2.21%) Games
6 15 (1.95%) Law
7 14 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.17%) Billing
10 7 (0.91%) Publishing
11 6 (0.78%) Legal
11 6 (0.78%) Marketing
11 6 (0.78%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.52%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.39%) Back Office
13 3 (0.39%) Electronics
13 3 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 369 (48.05%) Network Engineer
2 121 (15.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 116 (15.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 86 (11.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 77 (10.03%) Security Engineer
6 71 (9.24%) Network Support
7 68 (8.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 59 (7.68%) Analyst
9 56 (7.29%) Support Engineer
10 50 (6.51%) Consultant
11 45 (5.86%) Network Support Engineer
12 43 (5.60%) Juniper Engineer
13 38 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (4.56%) Network Analyst
15 34 (4.43%) Architect
16 31 (4.04%) Network Consultant
17 27 (3.52%) NOC Engineer
18 25 (3.26%) Network Manager
18 25 (3.26%) Presales Consultant
18 25 (3.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.68%) 802.1X
2 21 (2.73%) XMPP
3 6 (0.78%) COM
4 4 (0.52%) beanstalkd
4 4 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.52%) LAMP
5 3 (0.39%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (0.26%) OpenDaylight
6 2 (0.26%) WAP
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 24 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
6 18 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.21%) IPTV
7 17 (2.21%) Visualisation
8 16 (2.08%) Statistics
8 16 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.82%) Equities
9 14 (1.82%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.69%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.56%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.17%) Replication
13 8 (1.04%) iPad
13 8 (1.04%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.78%) EMC VNX
14 6 (0.78%) iPhone
14 6 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (20.70%) Windows
2 113 (14.71%) Linux
3 99 (12.89%) Windows Server
4 63 (8.20%) Unix
5 48 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (2.60%) Android
9 15 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.17%) Debian
11 8 (1.04%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.39%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.26%) CatOS
15 2 (0.26%) Solaris
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.14%) ITIL
2 87 (11.33%) Load Balancing
3 86 (11.20%) Network Design
4 66 (8.59%) Presales
5 58 (7.55%) Network Management
6 44 (5.73%) Change Management
7 43 (5.60%) Project Management
7 43 (5.60%) Service Delivery
7 43 (5.60%) Service Management
8 40 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
9 38 (4.95%) Network Architecture
10 34 (4.43%) High Availability
11 31 (4.04%) Low Latency
12 24 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
13 23 (2.99%) SIEM
14 20 (2.60%) Incident Management
14 20 (2.60%) Product Management
14 20 (2.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 20 (2.60%) WAN Optimisation
15 19 (2.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.56%) Python
2 32 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 29 (3.78%) SQL
4 23 (2.99%) Perl
5 9 (1.17%) C
6 8 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.04%) Tcl
7 7 (0.91%) PHP
7 7 (0.91%) Ruby
8 6 (0.78%) Java
8 6 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) Korn
9 1 (0.13%) VB
9 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 379 (49.35%) Cisco Certification
2 292 (38.02%) CCNP
3 194 (25.26%) CCNA
4 98 (12.76%) CCIE
5 86 (11.20%) Degree
6 53 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (6.12%) CCSA
8 35 (4.56%) MCSE
9 34 (4.43%) JNCIA
10 30 (3.91%) CISSP
11 29 (3.78%) CCDP
11 29 (3.78%) MCSA
12 27 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (3.39%) CCSP
13 26 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (3.39%) JNCIP
14 24 (3.13%) CCSE
14 24 (3.13%) Security Cleared
15 23 (2.99%) JNCIE
15 23 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.73%) SLA
2 23 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.26%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 85 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.69%) KVM
5 12 (1.56%) vSphere
6 10 (1.30%) vCloud
7 8 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.91%) XenApp
8 7 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.39%) NFS
10 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.39%) Xen
11 2 (0.26%) Firmware
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (5.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (3.26%) FortiGate
3 17 (2.21%) Nagios
4 12 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (1.43%) SCCM
6 9 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (1.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (0.91%) Cacti
7 7 (0.91%) Puppet
7 7 (0.91%) WSUS
8 6 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.52%) Nessus
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco LMS
10 3 (0.39%) MOM
10 3 (0.39%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.39%) SCOM
10 3 (0.39%) vMotion
10 3 (0.39%) vRealize
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 525 (68.36%) Cisco
2 211 (27.47%) Juniper
3 199 (25.91%) CheckPoint
4 132 (17.19%) F5
5 129 (16.80%) VMware
6 94 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 73 (9.51%) SolarWinds
8 72 (9.38%) Citrix
9 59 (7.68%) Palo Alto
10 44 (5.73%) Fortinet
11 37 (4.82%) Riverbed
12 31 (4.04%) HP
13 25 (3.26%) EMC
14 22 (2.86%) Blue Coat
15 20 (2.60%) Avaya
15 20 (2.60%) Dell
16 19 (2.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 19 (2.47%) SevOne
17 18 (2.34%) Brocade
17 18 (2.34%) Red Hat
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + + London Waiting allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + London Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £52000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago