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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 234 134 210
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +76
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 227 416 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.96% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 8.80% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 192 342 219
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -70 82 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire -33 39 £40,000 -23.80% 7
Surrey -41 38 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Buckinghamshire -29 19 £47,500 -13.24% 1
West Sussex +7 15 £34,000 -35.23% 1
Kent -26 9 £50,000 +66.66%
East Sussex -40 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -7 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Middlesex -3 4 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 367 (74.14%) Cisco
2 288 (58.18%) BGP
3 273 (55.15%) OSPF
4 249 (50.30%) Firewall
5 227 (45.86%) Cisco Certification
6 200 (40.40%) Telecoms
7 171 (34.55%) Juniper
8 157 (31.72%) CCNP
9 154 (31.11%) WAN
10 138 (27.88%) VPN
11 136 (27.47%) CCNA
12 134 (27.07%) VoIP
13 107 (21.62%) LAN
14 105 (21.21%) DNS
15 100 (20.20%) SNMP
16 99 (20.00%) Internet
17 94 (18.99%) Ethernet
18 93 (18.79%) Network Management
19 86 (17.37%) Cisco Nexus
20 85 (17.17%) F5
21 80 (16.16%) VMware
22 78 (15.76%) IPsec
23 76 (15.35%) TCP/IP
24 66 (13.33%) Windows
25 63 (12.73%) CheckPoint
25 63 (12.73%) Load Balancing
26 61 (12.32%) CCIE
27 59 (11.92%) Microsoft
27 59 (11.92%) VLAN
28 56 (11.31%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (6.46%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.44%) IIS
2 22 (4.44%) Lync
3 21 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.02%) IaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 288 (58.18%) BGP
2 273 (55.15%) OSPF
3 249 (50.30%) Firewall
4 154 (31.11%) WAN
5 138 (27.88%) VPN
6 134 (27.07%) VoIP
7 107 (21.62%) LAN
8 105 (21.21%) DNS
9 100 (20.20%) SNMP
10 99 (20.00%) Internet
11 94 (18.99%) Ethernet
12 86 (17.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 78 (15.76%) IPsec
14 76 (15.35%) TCP/IP
15 59 (11.92%) VLAN
16 51 (10.30%) Network Security
17 49 (9.90%) PPP
18 48 (9.70%) IPv6
19 47 (9.49%) Broadband
20 44 (8.89%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.81%) MySQL
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.20%) EDMS
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
General
1 200 (40.40%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.28%) Billing
3 39 (7.88%) Retail
4 21 (4.24%) Finance
5 14 (2.83%) Marketing
6 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.81%) French Language
8 2 (0.40%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 68 (13.74%) Consultant
3 48 (9.70%) Design Engineer
4 41 (8.28%) IP Engineer
5 38 (7.68%) Senior Design Engineer
5 38 (7.68%) NOC Engineer
6 37 (7.47%) Technical Design Authority
7 36 (7.27%) Senior IP Engineer
8 35 (7.07%) Support Engineer
9 30 (6.06%) Network Support
10 29 (5.86%) Security Engineer
11 28 (5.66%) Network Consultant
12 27 (5.45%) Architect
13 23 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
13 23 (4.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 21 (4.24%) Network Architect
14 21 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
14 21 (4.24%) Team Leader
14 21 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (4.04%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.01%) .NET
2 4 (0.81%) J2EE
2 4 (0.81%) CSS
2 4 (0.81%) JDBC
2 4 (0.81%) JSP
2 4 (0.81%) Servlets
2 4 (0.81%) XML
2 4 (0.81%) J2SE
2 4 (0.81%) Velocity
2 4 (0.81%) JAX-WS
2 4 (0.81%) JavaFX
2 4 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.61%) Swing
4 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) OLE
5 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.08%) Smartphone
2 22 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (2.42%) Mathematics
4 8 (1.62%) Statistics
4 8 (1.62%) Clustering
5 5 (1.01%) PKI
6 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.81%) CCTV
7 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.40%) Social Media
8 2 (0.40%) Open Source
8 2 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.40%) SecurID
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) AVVID
9 1 (0.20%) PDA
9 1 (0.20%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.20%) CMDB
9 1 (0.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.33%) Windows
2 54 (10.91%) Linux
3 40 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (4.65%) UNIX
6 19 (3.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.82%) CentOS
8 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.61%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (18.79%) Network Management
2 63 (12.73%) Load Balancing
3 56 (11.31%) ITIL
4 35 (7.07%) Service Delivery
5 28 (5.66%) Network Design
6 27 (5.45%) Capacity Management
7 22 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 21 (4.24%) Project Management
8 21 (4.24%) Change Management
9 20 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (3.43%) Validation
11 12 (2.42%) Network Architecture
11 12 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (2.02%) Demand Forecasting
14 9 (1.82%) Change Control
14 9 (1.82%) Security Architecture
14 9 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.05%) SQL
2 16 (3.23%) C
3 13 (2.63%) Perl
4 6 (1.21%) Python
4 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.01%) Java
6 4 (0.81%) PHP
6 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.40%) Lisp
8 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 227 (45.86%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (31.72%) CCNP
3 136 (27.47%) CCNA
4 61 (12.32%) CCIE
5 46 (9.29%) Security Cleared
6 45 (9.09%) Degree
7 27 (5.45%) JNCIA
8 19 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (3.84%) SC Cleared
9 17 (3.43%) CCDA
9 17 (3.43%) MCSE
10 15 (3.03%) CCIP
11 14 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (2.63%) CCDP
13 10 (2.02%) CCSP
13 10 (2.02%) MCSA
13 10 (2.02%) JNCIE
14 9 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.62%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.01%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.68%) SLA
2 33 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (7.07%) vSphere
3 29 (5.86%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.65%) XenApp
5 19 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.02%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.01%) vCloud
10 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.40%) UAG
12 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (3.03%) Zenoss
2 11 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.22%) Netcool
3 8 (1.62%) Foglight
4 5 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.01%) SCCM
4 5 (1.01%) SCOM
4 5 (1.01%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.61%) OpenView
6 2 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 367 (74.14%) Cisco
2 171 (34.55%) Juniper
3 85 (17.17%) F5
4 80 (16.16%) VMware
5 63 (12.73%) CheckPoint
6 59 (11.92%) Microsoft
7 36 (7.27%) Huawei
8 28 (5.66%) Citrix
9 24 (4.85%) SolarWinds
10 15 (3.03%) Polycom
11 13 (2.63%) HP
12 12 (2.42%) Oracle
13 11 (2.22%) BT
13 11 (2.22%) Riverbed
14 10 (2.02%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.02%) Nortel
14 10 (2.02%) Avaya
14 10 (2.02%) Nokia
15 6 (1.21%) Cramer
15 6 (1.21%) Brocade
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