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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 23 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.69% 1.16% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 5.88% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
20 34 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.63% 19.65% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 47
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £33,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Business Development
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Business Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Development Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint