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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.69% 0.39% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 1.25% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £97,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.56% +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
65 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.03% 31.13% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 72
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,600 £61,000
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 1 October 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 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Business Development
2 4 (50.00%) VPLS
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) VPLS
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development
1 4 (50.00%) Campaign Management
1 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp