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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 212 246 141
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -105
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 268 223 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.00% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 4.43% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 215 188 341
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +39 114 £60,000 +33.33% 11
Surrey +22 54 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire +9 43 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 26 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Sussex -8 11 £47,500 +39.70%
Sussex - 9 £40,000 -
Middlesex +7 8 £40,000 -
Kent -1 4 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex +14 2 £48,000 -4.00%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £50,000 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 471 (76.96%) Cisco
2 385 (62.91%) Cisco Certification
3 331 (54.08%) BGP
4 307 (50.16%) OSPF
5 292 (47.71%) CCNP
6 276 (45.10%) Firewall
7 269 (43.95%) WAN
8 259 (42.32%) LAN
9 244 (39.87%) VPN
10 217 (35.46%) Juniper
11 195 (31.86%) Data Centre
12 187 (30.56%) Telecoms
13 182 (29.74%) F5
14 152 (24.84%) CCNA
15 149 (24.35%) TCP/IP
16 135 (22.06%) ITIL
17 133 (21.73%) VMware
18 129 (21.08%) CCIE
18 129 (21.08%) Cisco ASA
19 126 (20.59%) DNS
20 111 (18.14%) EIGRP
21 109 (17.81%) CheckPoint
22 107 (17.48%) VLAN
23 104 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
24 103 (16.83%) VoIP
25 94 (15.36%) Cisco Nexus
26 93 (15.20%) IPsec
27 92 (15.03%) Internet
28 91 (14.87%) Ethernet
29 87 (14.22%) Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (4.41%) Lync
2 24 (3.92%) IIS
3 14 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.49%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.29%) MS Office
4 9 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.39%) IaaS
2 16 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (2.61%) SaaS
3 13 (2.12%) PaaS
4 9 (1.47%) Office 365
5 6 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 331 (54.08%) BGP
2 307 (50.16%) OSPF
3 276 (45.10%) Firewall
4 269 (43.95%) WAN
5 259 (42.32%) LAN
6 244 (39.87%) VPN
7 149 (24.35%) TCP/IP
8 129 (21.08%) Cisco ASA
9 126 (20.59%) DNS
10 111 (18.14%) EIGRP
11 107 (17.48%) VLAN
12 103 (16.83%) VoIP
13 94 (15.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 93 (15.20%) IPsec
15 92 (15.03%) Internet
16 91 (14.87%) Ethernet
17 83 (13.56%) Cisco IOS
18 81 (13.24%) Network Security
19 78 (12.75%) VPLS
20 71 (11.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.63%) DB2
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Toad
2 3 (0.49%) TestDirector
General
1 187 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 60 (9.80%) Finance
3 26 (4.25%) Manufacturing
3 26 (4.25%) Retail
4 19 (3.10%) Back Office
5 17 (2.78%) Marketing
6 9 (1.47%) Games
7 7 (1.14%) Banking
8 4 (0.65%) Electronics
9 3 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 259 (42.32%) Network Engineer
2 103 (16.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 79 (12.91%) Architect
4 60 (9.80%) Consultant
5 41 (6.70%) Network Architect
6 38 (6.21%) Support Engineer
7 37 (6.05%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (5.56%) Network Consultant
9 30 (4.90%) Network Support
10 29 (4.74%) Senior Consultant
11 27 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
12 22 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
13 21 (3.43%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (3.10%) Network Support Engineer
14 19 (3.10%) Technical Manager
14 19 (3.10%) Senior Network Consultant
15 18 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 18 (2.94%) Team Leader
15 18 (2.94%) Design Engineer
15 18 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.94%) CSS
2 8 (1.31%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.98%) Web Services
3 6 (0.98%) XML
4 4 (0.65%) SOAP
4 4 (0.65%) JMS
4 4 (0.65%) WSDL
4 4 (0.65%) JAXB
5 1 (0.16%) Middleware
5 1 (0.16%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 195 (31.86%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.78%) iSeries
5 17 (2.78%) BYOD
6 15 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (2.29%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.80%) Statistics
9 9 (1.47%) PKI
10 8 (1.31%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.82%) CMDB
11 5 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.65%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) PMI
13 3 (0.49%) EPoS
13 3 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.49%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.22%) Linux
2 71 (11.60%) Windows
3 39 (6.37%) UNIX
4 26 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.63%) VMS
7 10 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.98%) CentOS
9 5 (0.82%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (22.06%) ITIL
2 85 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 75 (12.25%) Network Design
4 65 (10.62%) Network Management
5 58 (9.48%) Service Delivery
6 46 (7.52%) Migration
7 40 (6.54%) Project Management
8 39 (6.37%) Network Monitoring
9 36 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 36 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 34 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 32 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (5.07%) PRINCE2
13 29 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (4.41%) Configuration Management
15 26 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (3.76%) Problem Management
17 22 (3.59%) Service Management
17 22 (3.59%) Demand Management
18 21 (3.43%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.19%) Perl
1 44 (7.19%) SQL
2 23 (3.76%) Python
3 14 (2.29%) C
4 10 (1.63%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.47%) Java
6 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.65%) PHP
7 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.33%) C#
8 2 (0.33%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Korn
9 1 (0.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 385 (62.91%) Cisco Certification
2 292 (47.71%) CCNP
3 152 (24.84%) CCNA
4 129 (21.08%) CCIE
5 68 (11.11%) Degree
6 51 (8.33%) CCDP
7 45 (7.35%) Security Cleared
8 39 (6.37%) SC Cleared
9 31 (5.07%) CCIP
10 30 (4.90%) JNCIA
11 28 (4.58%) JNCIP
12 26 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (3.92%) CCSP
14 23 (3.76%) MCSE
14 23 (3.76%) Check Point Certification
15 20 (3.27%) CCVP
16 19 (3.10%) CCDA
17 16 (2.61%) JNCIS
18 15 (2.45%) JNCIE
19 13 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.07%) SLA
2 12 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.14%) PMBOK
4 6 (0.98%) QA
5 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 104 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.76%) XenApp
3 21 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.94%) vSphere
5 9 (1.47%) Terminal Server
6 8 (1.31%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.31%) KVM
7 7 (1.14%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.82%) iptables
8 5 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (0.65%) Snort
10 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.16%) Firmware
11 1 (0.16%) Xen
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.27%) FortiGate
2 15 (2.45%) SCCM
3 10 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.47%) Nagios
5 7 (1.14%) Netcool
6 5 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.82%) Puppet
7 4 (0.65%) Check_MK
7 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.49%) vMotion
8 3 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.16%) WSUS
9 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 471 (76.96%) Cisco
2 217 (35.46%) Juniper
3 182 (29.74%) F5
4 133 (21.73%) VMware
5 109 (17.81%) CheckPoint
6 68 (11.11%) Avaya
6 68 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 44 (7.19%) Riverbed
8 37 (6.05%) HP
9 25 (4.08%) Oracle
10 24 (3.92%) Citrix
11 22 (3.59%) BT
11 22 (3.59%) Huawei
11 22 (3.59%) Aerohive Networks
12 14 (2.29%) Blue Coat
13 12 (1.96%) IBM
14 10 (1.63%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.63%) 3PAR
15 9 (1.47%) ION Trading
16 8 (1.31%) Websense
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £55,000 basic + £12% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago