The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 25 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.54% 1.73% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 8.20% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
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
38 61 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.54% 21.11% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 87
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MPLS
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Ciena
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ciena
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft