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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 192 190 248
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +58
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 326 330 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.61% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.14% 7.26% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 278 238 163
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £36,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
4003 4548 4231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 22.20% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3483 3321
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 164 £55,000 +3.67% 9
Surrey +18 65 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Hampshire +34 60 £50,000 +3.09% 10
Buckinghamshire -6 29 £29,500 -52.80% 5
Oxfordshire -8 9 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Sussex -6 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Kent -16 4 £41,938 -11.71% 2
Middlesex +5 1 £40,000 +23.07%
East Sussex -22 1 £47,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 466 (78.72%) Cisco
2 384 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
3 326 (55.07%) CCNP
4 306 (51.69%) BGP
5 297 (50.17%) OSPF
6 292 (49.32%) WAN
7 257 (43.41%) Firewall
8 237 (40.03%) Juniper
9 209 (35.30%) LAN
10 205 (34.63%) VPN
11 198 (33.45%) Telecoms
12 157 (26.52%) Data Centre
13 150 (25.34%) CCNA
14 147 (24.83%) F5
15 144 (24.32%) Wireless
16 130 (21.96%) CheckPoint
17 127 (21.45%) TCP/IP
18 126 (21.28%) Presales
19 119 (20.10%) Cisco ASA
20 105 (17.74%) Ethernet
21 103 (17.40%) DNS
22 102 (17.23%) VoIP
23 98 (16.55%) VMware
23 98 (16.55%) VLAN
24 95 (16.05%) Finance
25 94 (15.88%) Load Balancing
26 92 (15.54%) Network Design
27 90 (15.20%) ITIL
27 90 (15.20%) Linux
28 86 (14.53%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.36%) Lync
3 11 (1.86%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.68%) CMS
7 3 (0.51%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.22%) MS Excel
1 25 (4.22%) MS Office
2 22 (3.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.51%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.70%) IaaS
2 9 (1.52%) Office 365
3 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.84%) PaaS
4 5 (0.84%) SaaS
5 4 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 306 (51.69%) BGP
2 297 (50.17%) OSPF
3 292 (49.32%) WAN
4 257 (43.41%) Firewall
5 209 (35.30%) LAN
6 205 (34.63%) VPN
7 144 (24.32%) Wireless
8 127 (21.45%) TCP/IP
9 119 (20.10%) Cisco ASA
10 105 (17.74%) Ethernet
11 103 (17.40%) DNS
12 102 (17.23%) VoIP
13 98 (16.55%) VLAN
14 83 (14.02%) Internet
15 81 (13.68%) IPsec
16 80 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 77 (13.01%) Network Security
18 63 (10.64%) DHCP
19 57 (9.63%) VPLS
20 54 (9.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.34%) MySQL
3 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 198 (33.45%) Telecoms
2 95 (16.05%) Finance
3 22 (3.72%) Marketing
4 16 (2.70%) French Language
4 16 (2.70%) German Language
4 16 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (2.36%) Retail
6 8 (1.35%) Brand Awareness
7 5 (0.84%) Back Office
7 5 (0.84%) Banking
8 4 (0.68%) Electronics
8 4 (0.68%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.51%) Local Government
9 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 239 (40.37%) Network Engineer
2 94 (15.88%) Architect
3 88 (14.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 87 (14.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 73 (12.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 59 (9.97%) Network Architect
7 50 (8.45%) Consultant
8 47 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 34 (5.74%) Cisco Architect
11 31 (5.24%) Network Support
12 29 (4.90%) Operations Engineer
13 28 (4.73%) Network Operations Engineer
14 27 (4.56%) Network Support Engineer
14 27 (4.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 27 (4.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 25 (4.22%) Cisco Network Architect
15 25 (4.22%) Network Design Engineer
16 24 (4.05%) Designer
16 24 (4.05%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.69%) CSS
2 7 (1.18%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.01%) XMPP
4 5 (0.84%) Web Services
5 4 (0.68%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) POSIX
6 2 (0.34%) RFC 2547
6 2 (0.34%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) .NET
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) JTAPI
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) RFC 2833
7 1 (0.17%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 157 (26.52%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 15 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.01%) PMI
9 5 (0.84%) Clustering
9 5 (0.84%) PKI
10 4 (0.68%) iPad
11 3 (0.51%) EPoS
12 2 (0.34%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.34%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.17%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.17%) FMCG
13 1 (0.17%) iPhone
13 1 (0.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.20%) Linux
2 37 (6.25%) Windows
3 23 (3.89%) Unix
4 16 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.86%) CentOS
6 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (21.28%) Presales
2 94 (15.88%) Load Balancing
3 92 (15.54%) Network Design
4 90 (15.20%) ITIL
5 53 (8.95%) Network Management
6 39 (6.59%) Migration
7 33 (5.57%) High Availability
8 30 (5.07%) Capacity Planning
9 29 (4.90%) Network Architecture
10 28 (4.73%) Service Management
11 27 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (4.22%) Configuration Management
13 23 (3.89%) Change Management
14 22 (3.72%) ITIL V3
14 22 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (3.72%) Service Delivery
15 21 (3.55%) Fault Management
16 20 (3.38%) Business Development
16 20 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.73%) Perl
2 20 (3.38%) Python
3 14 (2.36%) SQL
4 11 (1.86%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.18%) C
6 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.84%) PHP
8 3 (0.51%) Java
8 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.51%) Tcl
9 2 (0.34%) C#
9 2 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 384 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
2 326 (55.07%) CCNP
3 150 (25.34%) CCNA
4 76 (12.84%) Security Cleared
5 73 (12.33%) CCIE
6 61 (10.30%) SC Cleared
7 60 (10.14%) Degree
8 46 (7.77%) CCDP
9 39 (6.59%) CCSP
10 38 (6.42%) JNCIA
11 36 (6.08%) JNCIP
12 34 (5.74%) CCDA
12 34 (5.74%) CCIP
13 22 (3.72%) CCVP
14 21 (3.55%) JNCIE
15 16 (2.70%) DV Cleared
16 15 (2.53%) JNCIS
17 12 (2.03%) Check Point Certification
18 11 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
19 9 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.20%) SLA
2 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.84%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
System Software
1 69 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.35%) iptables
4 6 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.51%) XenApp
6 2 (0.34%) NFS
6 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.34%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.20%) Netcool
2 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.52%) Puppet
3 7 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.68%) OpenView
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
5 3 (0.51%) TeMIP
5 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.34%) Nagios
6 2 (0.34%) Simpana
6 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.17%) SCSM
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 466 (78.72%) Cisco
2 237 (40.03%) Juniper
3 147 (24.83%) F5
4 130 (21.96%) CheckPoint
5 98 (16.55%) VMware
6 86 (14.53%) Microsoft
7 65 (10.98%) Avaya
8 55 (9.29%) Palo Alto
9 43 (7.26%) Riverbed
10 36 (6.08%) HP
11 33 (5.57%) Blue Coat
12 24 (4.05%) EMC
13 18 (3.04%) SevOne
14 17 (2.87%) ION Trading
15 15 (2.53%) Brocade
15 15 (2.53%) Ericsson
15 15 (2.53%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.03%) Huawei
16 12 (2.03%) NetScout
16 12 (2.03%) Red Hat
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