The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 192 185 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +51
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 311 346 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.66% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 7.63% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 275 222 206
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.60%
MPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3943 4532 4901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.32% 21.78% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3240 3455 3840
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MPLS
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South East region.

MPLS Salary Trend in the South East

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the South East

MPLS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 137 £53,000 -3.63% 8
Hampshire +10 51 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Surrey -13 38 £47,000 -6.00% 6
West Sussex +6 22 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 18 £36,000 -31.42% 6
Oxfordshire +3 18 £55,000 -8.33%
Kent -2 11 £62,500 +25.00%
Middlesex - 4 £62,500 -
East Sussex -1 2 £42,250 -15.50% 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 South East region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 502 (76.76%) Cisco
2 446 (68.20%) Cisco Certification
3 360 (55.05%) BGP
4 359 (54.89%) WAN
5 349 (53.36%) OSPF
6 343 (52.45%) CCNP
7 317 (48.47%) Firewall
8 290 (44.34%) Juniper
9 221 (33.79%) VPN
10 200 (30.58%) CCNA
11 197 (30.12%) LAN
12 192 (29.36%) Telecoms
13 184 (28.13%) F5
14 177 (27.06%) Data Centre
15 162 (24.77%) Wireless
16 155 (23.70%) Cisco ASA
17 152 (23.24%) TCP/IP
18 147 (22.48%) Network Design
19 134 (20.49%) Ethernet
20 129 (19.72%) Presales
21 125 (19.11%) IPsec
22 122 (18.65%) VMware
23 116 (17.74%) CheckPoint
24 108 (16.51%) Cisco Nexus
25 106 (16.21%) Linux
26 102 (15.60%) CCIE
27 100 (15.29%) Network Security
28 97 (14.83%) ITIL
29 93 (14.22%) VLAN
30 91 (13.91%) SSL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (2.91%) Skype for Business
2 13 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.53%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.61%) CMS
6 3 (0.46%) IIS
7 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.12%) MS Office
3 39 (5.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.99%) IaaS
2 10 (1.53%) Office 365
3 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 360 (55.05%) BGP
2 359 (54.89%) WAN
3 349 (53.36%) OSPF
4 317 (48.47%) Firewall
5 221 (33.79%) VPN
6 197 (30.12%) LAN
7 162 (24.77%) Wireless
8 155 (23.70%) Cisco ASA
9 152 (23.24%) TCP/IP
10 134 (20.49%) Ethernet
11 125 (19.11%) IPsec
12 108 (16.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 100 (15.29%) Network Security
14 93 (14.22%) VLAN
15 91 (13.91%) SSL
16 85 (13.00%) DNS
17 81 (12.39%) EIGRP
18 78 (11.93%) VoIP
19 67 (10.24%) SDH
20 66 (10.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 192 (29.36%) Telecoms
2 67 (10.24%) Finance
3 34 (5.20%) Marketing
4 27 (4.13%) German Language
5 25 (3.82%) Banking
6 24 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 20 (3.06%) French Language
8 16 (2.45%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.38%) Legal
9 9 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
11 5 (0.76%) Electronics
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Retail
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 299 (45.72%) Network Engineer
2 139 (21.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 130 (19.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 101 (15.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 71 (10.86%) Consultant
6 64 (9.79%) Support Engineer
7 54 (8.26%) Network Support
8 53 (8.10%) Architect
9 50 (7.65%) Network Support Engineer
10 46 (7.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 46 (7.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 45 (6.88%) Network Consultant
12 44 (6.73%) Juniper Engineer
13 39 (5.96%) Designer
13 39 (5.96%) Network Architect
14 37 (5.66%) Network Designer
15 33 (5.05%) Cisco Consultant
15 33 (5.05%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 33 (5.05%) Juniper Consultant
16 32 (4.89%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.46%) .NET
2 3 (0.46%) HTML
2 3 (0.46%) POSIX
2 3 (0.46%) Web Services
2 3 (0.46%) XMPP
3 2 (0.31%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.15%) CSS
4 1 (0.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 177 (27.06%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (4.13%) Driving Licence
3 27 (4.13%) Private Cloud
4 20 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.29%) EMC VNX
5 15 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.99%) NHS
8 12 (1.83%) IPTV
9 11 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.68%) Clustering
10 10 (1.53%) iPad
11 9 (1.38%) PKI
12 5 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.46%) PMI
14 1 (0.15%) BBC
14 1 (0.15%) IVR
14 1 (0.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.21%) Linux
2 36 (5.50%) Windows
3 17 (2.60%) CentOS
3 17 (2.60%) Unix
4 16 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (22.48%) Network Design
2 129 (19.72%) Presales
3 97 (14.83%) ITIL
4 76 (11.62%) Load Balancing
5 62 (9.48%) Migration
6 47 (7.19%) Network Management
7 41 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 38 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
9 34 (5.20%) Change Management
10 30 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (4.59%) Network Architecture
10 30 (4.59%) Service Management
11 29 (4.43%) Fault Management
12 27 (4.13%) Project Management
12 27 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (3.67%) High Availability
15 20 (3.06%) Product Management
16 19 (2.91%) Change Control
16 19 (2.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.75%) Python
2 17 (2.60%) C
2 17 (2.60%) Perl
3 14 (2.14%) SQL
4 13 (1.99%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.61%) Tcl
7 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 446 (68.20%) Cisco Certification
2 343 (52.45%) CCNP
3 200 (30.58%) CCNA
4 102 (15.60%) CCIE
5 72 (11.01%) Security Cleared
6 63 (9.63%) CCDP
6 63 (9.63%) JNCIA
7 52 (7.95%) SC Cleared
8 42 (6.42%) CCSP
8 42 (6.42%) JNCIS
9 36 (5.50%) Degree
10 32 (4.89%) JNCIP
11 29 (4.43%) CCDA
12 22 (3.36%) CCIP
13 21 (3.21%) DV Cleared
13 21 (3.21%) JNCIE
14 19 (2.91%) CCSA
14 19 (2.91%) CCSE
15 18 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.65%) SLA
2 14 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.22%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.61%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 69 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.29%) vSphere
4 8 (1.22%) Xen
5 6 (0.92%) XenApp
6 5 (0.76%) Firmware
6 5 (0.76%) Squid
7 3 (0.46%) NFS
8 2 (0.31%) iptables
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (4.28%) OpenView
2 23 (3.52%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (2.91%) Netcool
4 15 (2.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (0.92%) SCOM
6 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.61%) Puppet
7 3 (0.46%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) Simpana
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.31%) SCCM
8 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.15%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.15%) SCSM
9 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 502 (76.76%) Cisco
2 290 (44.34%) Juniper
3 184 (28.13%) F5
4 122 (18.65%) VMware
5 116 (17.74%) CheckPoint
6 79 (12.08%) Microsoft
7 74 (11.31%) Palo Alto
8 49 (7.49%) Avaya
8 49 (7.49%) HP
8 49 (7.49%) SolarWinds
9 36 (5.50%) Blue Coat
10 31 (4.74%) EMC
11 28 (4.28%) Riverbed
12 27 (4.13%) Brocade
13 24 (3.67%) NetScout
14 19 (2.91%) Ericsson
14 19 (2.91%) Red Hat
14 19 (2.91%) Redback
15 15 (2.29%) Citrix
15 15 (2.29%) Extreme Networks
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