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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 21 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.59% 2.47% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 14.58% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £51,750 £40,000 £97,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.37% -58.97%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
29 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.02% 16.96% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 61
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MPLS
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

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 27 September 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 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Presales
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) SDH
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) IPv4
5 2 (28.57%) IPv6
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) HSRP
6 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

MPLS
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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 4 (57.14%) SDH
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) HSRP
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) IPv4
5 2 (28.57%) IPv6
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco