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 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 207 141 222
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +81
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 271 430 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 2.02% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 9.32% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 225 353 216
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,720 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
4899 4614 5358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.72% 21.70% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 3603 4362
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
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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 -68 95 £42,500 -5.55% 18
Hampshire -17 53 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Surrey -39 33 £45,500 -4.21% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 24 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex +5 21 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Kent -2 15 £50,000 +66.66% 3
East Sussex -19 11 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Oxfordshire -5 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Middlesex -3 5 £97,500 +69.56%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 405 (76.56%) Cisco
2 299 (56.52%) BGP
3 280 (52.93%) Cisco Certification
4 269 (50.85%) OSPF
5 255 (48.20%) Firewall
6 193 (36.48%) Telecoms
7 192 (36.29%) CCNP
8 188 (35.54%) Juniper
9 172 (32.51%) WAN
10 156 (29.49%) VPN
11 152 (28.73%) CCNA
12 132 (24.95%) VoIP
13 122 (23.06%) LAN
14 104 (19.66%) Ethernet
15 94 (17.77%) CCIE
15 94 (17.77%) DNS
16 92 (17.39%) VMware
17 90 (17.01%) IPsec
18 84 (15.88%) Internet
18 84 (15.88%) SNMP
19 82 (15.50%) F5
20 79 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
20 79 (14.93%) TCP/IP
21 77 (14.56%) Network Management
22 72 (13.61%) CheckPoint
23 66 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
23 66 (12.48%) Load Balancing
24 64 (12.10%) Windows
25 60 (11.34%) Microsoft
26 59 (11.15%) VLAN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 30 (5.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.97%) Lync
3 19 (3.59%) IIS
4 16 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.13%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.76%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.27%) IaaS
2 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 299 (56.52%) BGP
2 269 (50.85%) OSPF
3 255 (48.20%) Firewall
4 172 (32.51%) WAN
5 156 (29.49%) VPN
6 132 (24.95%) VoIP
7 122 (23.06%) LAN
8 104 (19.66%) Ethernet
9 94 (17.77%) DNS
10 90 (17.01%) IPsec
11 84 (15.88%) Internet
11 84 (15.88%) SNMP
12 79 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 79 (14.93%) TCP/IP
13 59 (11.15%) VLAN
13 59 (11.15%) Network Security
14 53 (10.02%) IPv6
15 52 (9.83%) EIGRP
16 49 (9.26%) SDH
17 48 (9.07%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (0.76%) MySQL
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Toad
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 193 (36.48%) Telecoms
2 36 (6.81%) Retail
3 22 (4.16%) Billing
4 13 (2.46%) Finance
5 7 (1.32%) French Language
6 5 (0.95%) Marketing
7 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.57%) Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 165 (31.19%) Network Engineer
2 60 (11.34%) Consultant
3 53 (10.02%) Architect
4 45 (8.51%) Network Architect
5 43 (8.13%) NOC Engineer
5 43 (8.13%) Design Engineer
6 42 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 39 (7.37%) IP Engineer
8 35 (6.62%) Technical Design Authority
9 31 (5.86%) Senior Design Engineer
10 28 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 28 (5.29%) Senior IP Engineer
10 28 (5.29%) Team Leader
11 27 (5.10%) Network Consultant
12 21 (3.97%) Analyst
12 21 (3.97%) Network Support
13 20 (3.78%) Network Security Consultant
13 20 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (3.78%) Security Consultant
14 19 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.70%) CSS
2 6 (1.13%) XML
3 5 (0.95%) Middleware
4 4 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (0.76%) JAX-WS
4 4 (0.76%) Velocity
4 4 (0.76%) JavaFX
4 4 (0.76%) J2SE
4 4 (0.76%) RSS
4 4 (0.76%) JDBC
4 4 (0.76%) JSP
4 4 (0.76%) Servlets
4 4 (0.76%) J2EE
5 3 (0.57%) Swing
6 2 (0.38%) JAXB
6 2 (0.38%) WSDL
6 2 (0.38%) JMS
6 2 (0.38%) SOAP
6 2 (0.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.29%) Video Conferencing
3 24 (4.54%) Smartphone
4 15 (2.84%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.13%) PKI
6 6 (1.13%) Statistics
7 4 (0.76%) CCTV
7 4 (0.76%) Clustering
8 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.38%) Open Source
9 2 (0.38%) Social Media
9 2 (0.38%) Wiki
9 2 (0.38%) Economics
9 2 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.38%) SecurID
10 1 (0.19%) EPoS
10 1 (0.19%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.10%) Windows
2 54 (10.21%) Linux
3 33 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.78%) UNIX
6 18 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.51%) CentOS
8 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.56%) Network Management
2 66 (12.48%) Load Balancing
3 47 (8.88%) ITIL
4 37 (6.99%) Network Design
5 36 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 27 (5.10%) Capacity Management
6 27 (5.10%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.54%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.16%) Project Management
9 21 (3.97%) Network Architecture
10 19 (3.59%) Line Management
11 18 (3.40%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (3.21%) Change Management
12 17 (3.21%) Validation
13 16 (3.02%) Migration
14 13 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (2.27%) PRINCE
16 11 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
17 10 (1.89%) Security Architecture
17 10 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.10%) SQL
2 18 (3.40%) C
3 8 (1.51%) Perl
4 7 (1.32%) Java
5 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.76%) PHP
7 2 (0.38%) Lisp
7 2 (0.38%) Python
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 280 (52.93%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (36.29%) CCNP
3 152 (28.73%) CCNA
4 94 (17.77%) CCIE
5 46 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 43 (8.13%) Degree
7 31 (5.86%) JNCIA
8 22 (4.16%) CCIP
9 21 (3.97%) CCDP
10 19 (3.59%) CCDA
11 18 (3.40%) SC Cleared
11 18 (3.40%) JNCIE
12 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (2.46%) JNCIS
13 10 (1.89%) CCSP
13 10 (1.89%) MCSE
14 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.32%) CISSP
17 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.70%) SLA
2 32 (6.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (6.43%) vSphere
3 28 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (3.97%) XenApp
6 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (2.27%) Terminal Server
8 7 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.95%) vCloud
10 4 (0.76%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.38%) UAG
13 1 (0.19%) Firmware
13 1 (0.19%) Snort
13 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (2.84%) Zenoss
2 12 (2.27%) Netcool
3 10 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.57%) Foglight
7 3 (0.57%) OpenView
8 2 (0.38%) Cacti
8 2 (0.38%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.19%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 405 (76.56%) Cisco
2 188 (35.54%) Juniper
3 92 (17.39%) VMware
4 82 (15.50%) F5
5 72 (13.61%) CheckPoint
6 60 (11.34%) Microsoft
7 42 (7.94%) Huawei
8 27 (5.10%) Citrix
9 25 (4.73%) Polycom
10 20 (3.78%) SolarWinds
11 15 (2.84%) HP
12 14 (2.65%) BT
13 13 (2.46%) Oracle
14 11 (2.08%) Avaya
15 10 (1.89%) Riverbed
15 10 (1.89%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.51%) Fortinet
16 8 (1.51%) Brocade
16 8 (1.51%) Cramer
17 6 (1.13%) Redback
Horsham, West Sussex
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car & bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £35k + £2600 on Call Allowance + Amazing benefits packages
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + car + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 44,900 - 61,200 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 6 days ago