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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.17% 1.78% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 3.66% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
81 164 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.75% 48.66% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 71 61 85
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Business Development
2 3 (42.86%) VPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Campaign Management
2 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) VPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
1 3 (42.86%) Campaign Management
1 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel