The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 27 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.42% 0.35% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 1.82% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Median salary £62,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 55 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.18% 19.50% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 92
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of job ads across the Middlesex region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Middlesex region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Middlesex

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Middlesex

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SDH
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Ciena
3 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SDH
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ciena
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper