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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 212 230 273
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +43
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 271 258 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 1.24% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.37% 5.82% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 221 193 182
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
3678 4430 5003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.92% 21.32% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 3544 3788
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -30 78 £60,000 +4.34% 10
Surrey +41 63 £51,000 +2.00% 6
Hampshire -1 47 £40,000 -20.00% 6
West Sussex +19 30 £52,500 -10.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 23 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Kent +35 16 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Oxfordshire -7 9 £60,000 +20.00%
East Sussex +4 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Middlesex +10 3 £45,000 +12.50%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 540 (81.82%) Cisco
2 456 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
3 368 (55.76%) BGP
4 357 (54.09%) CCNP
5 342 (51.82%) OSPF
6 319 (48.33%) Firewall
7 318 (48.18%) WAN
8 288 (43.64%) Juniper
9 239 (36.21%) VPN
10 210 (31.82%) LAN
11 207 (31.36%) CCNA
12 198 (30.00%) Telecoms
13 180 (27.27%) F5
14 167 (25.30%) Data Centre
15 155 (23.48%) TCP/IP
16 145 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
17 139 (21.06%) IPsec
18 136 (20.61%) ITIL
19 135 (20.45%) Wireless
20 131 (19.85%) CheckPoint
21 127 (19.24%) Network Design
22 122 (18.48%) VMware
23 118 (17.88%) Ethernet
24 117 (17.73%) Cisco Nexus
25 114 (17.27%) Network Security
26 111 (16.82%) CCIE
27 105 (15.91%) DNS
28 96 (14.55%) SSL
28 96 (14.55%) VLAN
29 91 (13.79%) Linux

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 16 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.27%) Skype for Business
3 13 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.61%) IIS
5 4 (0.61%) SAS
6 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.70%) MS Visio
3 29 (4.39%) MS Office
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.82%) IaaS
3 8 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.91%) Office 365
5 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 368 (55.76%) BGP
2 342 (51.82%) OSPF
3 319 (48.33%) Firewall
4 318 (48.18%) WAN
5 239 (36.21%) VPN
6 210 (31.82%) LAN
7 155 (23.48%) TCP/IP
8 145 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
9 139 (21.06%) IPsec
10 135 (20.45%) Wireless
11 118 (17.88%) Ethernet
12 117 (17.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 114 (17.27%) Network Security
14 105 (15.91%) DNS
15 96 (14.55%) SSL
15 96 (14.55%) VLAN
16 79 (11.97%) EIGRP
17 67 (10.15%) DHCP
18 64 (9.70%) VoIP
19 56 (8.48%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.30%) DB2
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 198 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 90 (13.64%) Finance
3 31 (4.70%) Marketing
4 27 (4.09%) Banking
5 26 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.88%) German Language
7 16 (2.42%) Italian Language
8 13 (1.97%) French Language
9 10 (1.52%) Retail
10 7 (1.06%) Law
10 7 (1.06%) Legal
11 6 (0.91%) Electronics
12 5 (0.76%) Back Office
13 4 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.45%) Advertising
14 3 (0.45%) Games
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 112 (16.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 105 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 91 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 75 (11.36%) Architect
5 75 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 66 (10.00%) Network Support
7 61 (9.24%) Consultant
7 61 (9.24%) Network Support Engineer
8 49 (7.42%) Security Engineer
9 48 (7.27%) Network Architect
10 47 (7.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 42 (6.36%) Juniper Engineer
12 34 (5.15%) Network Consultant
13 33 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 33 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 32 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
15 31 (4.70%) NOC Engineer
15 31 (4.70%) Switch Engineer
16 30 (4.55%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.39%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.91%) Web Services
3 5 (0.76%) Middleware
3 5 (0.76%) RFC 2547
4 4 (0.61%) .NET
5 1 (0.15%) CSS
5 1 (0.15%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 167 (25.30%) Data Centre
2 26 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 19 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.42%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.27%) EMC VNX
9 14 (2.12%) IPTV
10 13 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.97%) NHS
11 12 (1.82%) iPad
11 12 (1.82%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.67%) Clustering
12 11 (1.67%) PKI
13 7 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.91%) PMI
15 5 (0.76%) iSeries
15 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.61%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.79%) Linux
2 48 (7.27%) Windows
3 26 (3.94%) Unix
4 21 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.27%) CentOS
7 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.06%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.61%) Solaris
12 3 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.61%) ITIL
2 127 (19.24%) Network Design
3 78 (11.82%) Presales
4 74 (11.21%) Load Balancing
5 60 (9.09%) Change Management
6 54 (8.18%) Network Management
7 42 (6.36%) Migration
8 41 (6.21%) Project Management
9 34 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
10 30 (4.55%) Change Control
11 26 (3.94%) Service Management
12 24 (3.64%) Network Architecture
13 23 (3.48%) High Availability
13 23 (3.48%) Problem Management
13 23 (3.48%) Service Delivery
14 22 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (3.18%) Product Management
16 20 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
17 19 (2.88%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.39%) C
2 26 (3.94%) Perl
3 20 (3.03%) Python
4 16 (2.42%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 11 (1.67%) SQL
6 5 (0.76%) Tcl
7 2 (0.30%) PHP
7 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 456 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
2 357 (54.09%) CCNP
3 207 (31.36%) CCNA
4 111 (16.82%) CCIE
5 75 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 62 (9.39%) JNCIA
7 61 (9.24%) CCDP
8 54 (8.18%) JNCIS
9 52 (7.88%) SC Cleared
10 34 (5.15%) CCSP
11 32 (4.85%) Degree
12 31 (4.70%) JNCIP
13 25 (3.79%) CCIP
14 23 (3.48%) CCDA
14 23 (3.48%) JNCIE
14 23 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (3.18%) DV Cleared
16 19 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (2.73%) CCSA
17 18 (2.73%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.06%) SLA
2 25 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.12%) QA
5 10 (1.52%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.45%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 67 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
5 15 (2.27%) vSphere
5 15 (2.27%) XenApp
6 14 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.52%) Xen
8 7 (1.06%) Firmware
9 5 (0.76%) Squid
9 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.30%) pfSense
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (4.24%) OpenView
2 24 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 18 (2.73%) Netcool
5 10 (1.52%) SCOM
6 4 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.45%) SCCM
8 2 (0.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.30%) Puppet
9 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.15%) Simpana
9 1 (0.15%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 540 (81.82%) Cisco
2 288 (43.64%) Juniper
3 180 (27.27%) F5
4 131 (19.85%) CheckPoint
5 122 (18.48%) VMware
6 88 (13.33%) Palo Alto
7 68 (10.30%) Microsoft
8 66 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 57 (8.64%) Avaya
10 52 (7.88%) HP
11 32 (4.85%) Blue Coat
12 30 (4.55%) Brocade
13 28 (4.24%) EMC
14 25 (3.79%) Citrix
15 23 (3.48%) Mitel
16 22 (3.33%) NetScout
17 20 (3.03%) Riverbed
18 19 (2.88%) Red Hat
19 16 (2.42%) Meraki
20 14 (2.12%) Ericsson
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