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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 164 167 218
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +51
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 376 391 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 1.84% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 8.36% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 333 256 205
Median salary £50,000 £51,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
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
4277 4679 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.29% 22.00% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 3502 3834
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +18 168 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Hampshire -6 68 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Surrey -16 53 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 27 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Oxfordshire +7 18 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Sussex 0 13 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Kent -4 12 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Middlesex +12 4 £62,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 518 (76.29%) Cisco
2 448 (65.98%) Cisco Certification
3 363 (53.46%) BGP
3 363 (53.46%) WAN
4 356 (52.43%) OSPF
5 345 (50.81%) CCNP
6 327 (48.16%) Firewall
7 310 (45.66%) Juniper
8 231 (34.02%) VPN
9 201 (29.60%) LAN
10 199 (29.31%) Telecoms
11 193 (28.42%) CCNA
12 183 (26.95%) F5
13 176 (25.92%) Data Centre
14 169 (24.89%) Wireless
15 159 (23.42%) TCP/IP
16 157 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
17 152 (22.39%) Network Design
18 145 (21.35%) Presales
19 143 (21.06%) Ethernet
20 128 (18.85%) IPsec
21 120 (17.67%) VMware
22 118 (17.38%) CheckPoint
23 115 (16.94%) Linux
24 107 (15.76%) Network Security
25 103 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
26 100 (14.73%) CCIE
27 99 (14.58%) VLAN
28 98 (14.43%) SSL
29 94 (13.84%) ITIL

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 22 (3.24%) Skype for Business
2 13 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.59%) CMS
6 2 (0.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) SAS
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.04%) MS Office
3 39 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.06%) IaaS
2 10 (1.47%) Office 365
3 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.59%) SaaS
4 3 (0.44%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 363 (53.46%) BGP
1 363 (53.46%) WAN
2 356 (52.43%) OSPF
3 327 (48.16%) Firewall
4 231 (34.02%) VPN
5 201 (29.60%) LAN
6 169 (24.89%) Wireless
7 159 (23.42%) TCP/IP
8 157 (23.12%) Cisco ASA
9 143 (21.06%) Ethernet
10 128 (18.85%) IPsec
11 107 (15.76%) Network Security
12 103 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 99 (14.58%) VLAN
14 98 (14.43%) SSL
15 85 (12.52%) DNS
15 85 (12.52%) VoIP
16 83 (12.22%) EIGRP
17 68 (10.01%) IP Telephony
18 65 (9.57%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 199 (29.31%) Telecoms
2 74 (10.90%) Finance
3 37 (5.45%) Marketing
4 26 (3.83%) German Language
5 25 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.09%) Banking
6 21 (3.09%) French Language
7 14 (2.06%) Italian Language
8 10 (1.47%) Brand Awareness
8 10 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.33%) Legal
10 4 (0.59%) Electronics
10 4 (0.59%) Retail
11 3 (0.44%) Local Government
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 306 (45.07%) Network Engineer
2 146 (21.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 138 (20.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 100 (14.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 76 (11.19%) Consultant
6 65 (9.57%) Support Engineer
7 59 (8.69%) Architect
8 52 (7.66%) Network Support
9 51 (7.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 51 (7.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 50 (7.36%) Network Support Engineer
11 46 (6.77%) Network Consultant
12 43 (6.33%) Network Architect
13 41 (6.04%) Designer
13 41 (6.04%) Juniper Engineer
14 39 (5.74%) Network Designer
15 34 (5.01%) Cisco Consultant
15 34 (5.01%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 34 (5.01%) Juniper Consultant
15 34 (5.01%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.77%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.88%) XMPP
3 3 (0.44%) HTML
3 3 (0.44%) POSIX
4 2 (0.29%) .NET
4 2 (0.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.15%) CSS
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
5 1 (0.15%) JTAPI
5 1 (0.15%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.15%) RFC 2833
5 1 (0.15%) TAPI
5 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 176 (25.92%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.89%) Video Conferencing
3 29 (4.27%) Private Cloud
4 28 (4.12%) Driving Licence
5 20 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.91%) EMC VNX
6 13 (1.91%) NHS
7 12 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.47%) Clustering
9 10 (1.47%) iPad
9 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.33%) IPTV
11 8 (1.18%) PKI
12 5 (0.74%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.15%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.15%) iPhone
13 1 (0.15%) IVR
13 1 (0.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (16.94%) Linux
2 34 (5.01%) Windows
3 20 (2.95%) Unix
4 17 (2.50%) CentOS
5 15 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.88%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (22.39%) Network Design
2 145 (21.35%) Presales
3 94 (13.84%) ITIL
4 75 (11.05%) Load Balancing
5 64 (9.43%) Migration
6 49 (7.22%) Network Management
7 46 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (5.01%) Network Monitoring
9 33 (4.86%) Change Management
9 33 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
9 33 (4.86%) Service Management
10 32 (4.71%) Network Architecture
11 31 (4.57%) Fault Management
12 30 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
13 29 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 24 (3.53%) High Availability
14 24 (3.53%) Project Management
15 22 (3.24%) Configuration Management
15 22 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (3.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.95%) Python
2 19 (2.80%) Perl
3 15 (2.21%) SQL
4 14 (2.06%) C
5 12 (1.77%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.59%) Tcl
9 3 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) C++
10 1 (0.15%) Java
10 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 448 (65.98%) Cisco Certification
2 345 (50.81%) CCNP
3 193 (28.42%) CCNA
4 100 (14.73%) CCIE
5 76 (11.19%) Security Cleared
6 65 (9.57%) CCDP
7 64 (9.43%) JNCIA
8 54 (7.95%) SC Cleared
9 45 (6.63%) CCSP
9 45 (6.63%) Degree
10 37 (5.45%) JNCIP
10 37 (5.45%) JNCIS
11 31 (4.57%) CCDA
12 24 (3.53%) CCIP
12 24 (3.53%) DV Cleared
13 22 (3.24%) JNCIE
14 19 (2.80%) CCSA
14 19 (2.80%) CCSE
15 18 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.03%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.63%) SLA
2 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.74%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 71 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.91%) vSphere
4 12 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.74%) Squid
5 5 (0.74%) Xen
5 5 (0.74%) XenApp
6 4 (0.59%) iptables
7 3 (0.44%) Firmware
7 3 (0.44%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (3.68%) OpenView
2 17 (2.50%) Netcool
3 12 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.88%) SCOM
7 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.59%) Puppet
8 3 (0.44%) Simpana
9 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
9 1 (0.15%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) SCSM
9 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 518 (76.29%) Cisco
2 310 (45.66%) Juniper
3 183 (26.95%) F5
4 120 (17.67%) VMware
5 118 (17.38%) CheckPoint
6 79 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 68 (10.01%) Palo Alto
8 52 (7.66%) Avaya
8 52 (7.66%) HP
9 45 (6.63%) SolarWinds
10 40 (5.89%) Blue Coat
11 33 (4.86%) EMC
12 31 (4.57%) Riverbed
13 30 (4.42%) Brocade
14 22 (3.24%) NetScout
15 20 (2.95%) Ericsson
16 19 (2.80%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.80%) Redback
17 17 (2.50%) SevOne
18 15 (2.21%) Huawei
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