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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / South East
Rank 150 204 192
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 303 293 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.50% 7.48% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 244 238 228
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
3188 3918 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.09% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3302 3453
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +40 97 £52,250 +4.50% 4
Berkshire -15 74 £55,000 -
Surrey +35 57 £41,250 -23.25%
Buckinghamshire +12 21 £45,000 +52.54% 4
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 -
West Sussex +18 14 £57,500 +4.54%
Oxfordshire +29 12 £77,500 +55.00% 3
Kent +22 12 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Middlesex - 2 £32,500 - 2
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South East region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 511 (81.11%) Cisco
2 408 (64.76%) Cisco Certification
3 330 (52.38%) CCNP
4 303 (48.10%) BGP
5 290 (46.03%) Firewall
6 289 (45.87%) OSPF
7 260 (41.27%) Juniper
8 245 (38.89%) LAN
9 242 (38.41%) WAN
10 219 (34.76%) VPN
11 178 (28.25%) DNS
12 177 (28.10%) Telecoms
13 156 (24.76%) Data Centre
14 154 (24.44%) F5
15 149 (23.65%) CCNA
16 142 (22.54%) Network Design
17 131 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
18 130 (20.63%) CCIE
19 118 (18.73%) Network Security
20 117 (18.57%) TCP/IP
21 115 (18.25%) Palo Alto
22 114 (18.10%) CheckPoint
23 111 (17.62%) VLAN
24 110 (17.46%) DHCP
25 104 (16.51%) Ethernet
26 102 (16.19%) Wireless
27 95 (15.08%) VoIP
28 94 (14.92%) IPsec
29 91 (14.44%) Presales
30 89 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus

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 26 (4.13%) Skype for Business
2 13 (2.06%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.11%) IIS
4 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.29%) MS Office
3 25 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.63%) MS Project
6 3 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.90%) Office 365
2 12 (1.90%) SaaS
3 10 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.95%) IaaS
4 6 (0.95%) PaaS
5 5 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 303 (48.10%) BGP
2 290 (46.03%) Firewall
3 289 (45.87%) OSPF
4 245 (38.89%) LAN
5 242 (38.41%) WAN
6 219 (34.76%) VPN
7 178 (28.25%) DNS
8 131 (20.79%) Cisco ASA
9 118 (18.73%) Network Security
10 117 (18.57%) TCP/IP
11 111 (17.62%) VLAN
12 110 (17.46%) DHCP
13 104 (16.51%) Ethernet
14 102 (16.19%) Wireless
15 95 (15.08%) VoIP
16 94 (14.92%) IPsec
17 89 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
18 66 (10.48%) Cisco IOS
19 63 (10.00%) EIGRP
20 62 (9.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.48%) GIS
1 3 (0.48%) MySQL
2 2 (0.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 177 (28.10%) Telecoms
2 72 (11.43%) Finance
3 51 (8.10%) Marketing
4 23 (3.65%) Banking
5 13 (2.06%) Back Office
6 10 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.11%) Military
8 6 (0.95%) Electronics
8 6 (0.95%) Retail
9 5 (0.79%) Billing
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Law
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 324 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 83 (13.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 76 (12.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 73 (11.59%) Architect
4 73 (11.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 70 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
6 59 (9.37%) Consultant
7 58 (9.21%) Support Engineer
8 50 (7.94%) Network Architect
9 44 (6.98%) IP Engineer
10 42 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 40 (6.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 38 (6.03%) Firewall Engineer
13 37 (5.87%) Network Manager
14 35 (5.56%) Network Consultant
15 32 (5.08%) Security Engineer
16 29 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
17 28 (4.44%) Network Support
18 26 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
18 26 (4.13%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.35%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.59%) Web Services
3 7 (1.11%) HTML
4 6 (0.95%) SAX
5 4 (0.63%) .NET
5 4 (0.63%) Middleware
6 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.32%) Ajax
6 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.32%) CSS
6 2 (0.32%) HTML5
6 2 (0.32%) jQuery
6 2 (0.32%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 156 (24.76%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 13 (2.06%) Statistics
5 10 (1.59%) PKI
6 8 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.11%) iPad
7 7 (1.11%) iSeries
7 7 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.63%) BBC
9 4 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.48%) Contactless
10 3 (0.48%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.48%) IVR
10 3 (0.48%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.17%) Windows
2 64 (10.16%) Linux
3 32 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.06%) Unix
7 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (22.54%) Network Design
2 91 (14.44%) Presales
3 85 (13.49%) ITIL
4 47 (7.46%) Load Balancing
5 42 (6.67%) Migration
6 35 (5.56%) High Availability
6 35 (5.56%) Project Management
7 34 (5.40%) Change Management
8 29 (4.60%) Network Management
8 29 (4.60%) Service Management
9 25 (3.97%) Mentoring
9 25 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 23 (3.65%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (3.49%) Change Control
11 22 (3.49%) Product Management
12 21 (3.33%) Problem Management
13 17 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (2.54%) Network Architecture
14 16 (2.54%) Performance Monitoring
15 15 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.33%) C
2 17 (2.70%) Python
3 12 (1.90%) Perl
4 5 (0.79%) Java
4 5 (0.79%) PHP
4 5 (0.79%) Tcl
5 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.48%) SQL
7 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.32%) C#
7 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 408 (64.76%) Cisco Certification
2 330 (52.38%) CCNP
3 149 (23.65%) CCNA
4 130 (20.63%) CCIE
5 78 (12.38%) Security Cleared
6 55 (8.73%) SC Cleared
7 48 (7.62%) JNCIP
8 43 (6.83%) Degree
9 35 (5.56%) JNCIS
10 30 (4.76%) CCIP
11 27 (4.29%) JNCIA
12 21 (3.33%) CCDP
13 15 (2.38%) CCNP Voice
13 15 (2.38%) CCVP
14 13 (2.06%) CCSP
14 13 (2.06%) JNCIE
15 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (1.27%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.95%) CCSE
18 5 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.41%) SLA
2 11 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.59%) QA
4 7 (1.11%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.06%) XenApp
4 9 (1.43%) Firmware
4 9 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.48%) Xen
8 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) Ceph
9 1 (0.16%) iptables
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Squid
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (3.81%) Cisco UCCE
2 23 (3.65%) FortiGate
3 17 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 16 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (2.22%) SCOM
6 12 (1.90%) Nagios
7 9 (1.43%) SCCM
8 8 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.63%) WSUS
10 3 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.16%) Cacti
11 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.16%) Netcool
Vendors
1 511 (81.11%) Cisco
2 260 (41.27%) Juniper
3 154 (24.44%) F5
4 115 (18.25%) Palo Alto
5 114 (18.10%) CheckPoint
6 76 (12.06%) Microsoft
7 53 (8.41%) VMware
8 47 (7.46%) Avaya
9 44 (6.98%) Riverbed
10 39 (6.19%) SolarWinds
11 28 (4.44%) Mitel
12 24 (3.81%) Huawei
13 20 (3.17%) Blue Coat
13 20 (3.17%) HP
14 19 (3.02%) Citrix
15 14 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
15 14 (2.22%) Meraki
16 13 (2.06%) Nokia
17 12 (1.90%) Brocade
18 10 (1.59%) Polycom
Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: to c.£50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago