The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 204 143 166
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 295 414 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.84% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.93% 7.81% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 202 367 270
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4971 5301 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 23.62% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 4225 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -18 127 £35,000 -26.31% 19
Hampshire -15 58 £35,000 -9.09% 7
West Sussex +18 39 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Surrey -64 22 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -13 15 £62,500 +19.04% 6
Kent -22 13 £45,000 +12.50%
M4 Corridor - 7 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -17 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Middlesex +1 2 £37,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 331 (67.28%) Cisco
2 263 (53.46%) Telecoms
3 231 (46.95%) BGP
4 221 (44.92%) Cisco Certification
5 209 (42.48%) OSPF
6 198 (40.24%) Firewall
7 164 (33.33%) CCNP
8 155 (31.50%) VoIP
9 151 (30.69%) Juniper
10 140 (28.46%) WAN
11 135 (27.44%) VPN
12 123 (25.00%) Ethernet
13 112 (22.76%) LAN
14 107 (21.75%) Internet
15 100 (20.33%) CCNA
16 97 (19.72%) DNS
16 97 (19.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 85 (17.28%) SNMP
18 79 (16.06%) TCP/IP
19 78 (15.85%) CCIE
19 78 (15.85%) F5
20 77 (15.65%) CheckPoint
21 76 (15.45%) Network Management
22 70 (14.23%) VLAN
23 69 (14.02%) IPsec
24 61 (12.40%) Project Management
24 61 (12.40%) Broadband
25 60 (12.20%) Windows
26 57 (11.59%) Microsoft
27 55 (11.18%) Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.66%) Lync
3 15 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.22%) Apache
7 6 (1.22%) IIS
8 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 231 (46.95%) BGP
2 209 (42.48%) OSPF
3 198 (40.24%) Firewall
4 155 (31.50%) VoIP
5 140 (28.46%) WAN
6 135 (27.44%) VPN
7 123 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 112 (22.76%) LAN
9 107 (21.75%) Internet
10 97 (19.72%) DNS
10 97 (19.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 85 (17.28%) SNMP
12 79 (16.06%) TCP/IP
13 70 (14.23%) VLAN
14 69 (14.02%) IPsec
15 61 (12.40%) Broadband
16 50 (10.16%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (9.15%) PPP
17 45 (9.15%) VPLS
18 43 (8.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.20%) EDMS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.41%) Toad
3 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
General
1 263 (53.46%) Telecoms
2 54 (10.98%) Billing
3 52 (10.57%) Retail
4 23 (4.67%) Marketing
5 20 (4.07%) Finance
6 11 (2.24%) Back Office
7 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 75 (15.24%) Consultant
3 49 (9.96%) IP Engineer
4 40 (8.13%) Project Manager
5 35 (7.11%) Design Engineer
6 34 (6.91%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.71%) Senior IP Engineer
8 32 (6.50%) Technical Design Authority
8 32 (6.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 32 (6.50%) Sales Consultant
9 31 (6.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 30 (6.10%) Senior Design Engineer
11 28 (5.69%) Security Engineer
12 25 (5.08%) Architect
13 24 (4.88%) Network Support
14 22 (4.47%) Senior Security Engineer
15 21 (4.27%) Network Consultant
16 19 (3.86%) Systems Integrator
17 17 (3.46%) Cisco Engineer
18 16 (3.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.42%) SOAP
2 5 (1.02%) .NET
3 4 (0.81%) REST
3 4 (0.81%) XML
4 3 (0.61%) Web Services
5 2 (0.41%) JAXB
5 2 (0.41%) CGI
5 2 (0.41%) WSDL
5 2 (0.41%) CSS
5 2 (0.41%) JMS
6 1 (0.20%) JTAPI
6 1 (0.20%) VXML
6 1 (0.20%) J2SE
6 1 (0.20%) Swing
6 1 (0.20%) JDBC
6 1 (0.20%) JSP
6 1 (0.20%) Servlets
6 1 (0.20%) J2EE
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.35%) Smartphone
2 15 (3.05%) Digital Media
3 12 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (2.44%) Statistics
4 9 (1.83%) Clustering
4 9 (1.83%) Mathematics
4 9 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.63%) Open Source
6 7 (1.42%) PKI
7 6 (1.22%) iPad
7 6 (1.22%) iPhone
8 4 (0.81%) PMI
9 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.41%) CCTV
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.41%) Firmware
10 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.20%) AVVID
11 1 (0.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.20%) Windows
2 55 (11.18%) Linux
3 34 (6.91%) UNIX
4 32 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.63%) Solaris
8 7 (1.42%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.42%) Android
8 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.22%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.22%) AIX
9 6 (1.22%) Debian
10 5 (1.02%) CentOS
11 4 (0.81%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.45%) Network Management
2 61 (12.40%) Project Management
3 53 (10.77%) ITIL
4 46 (9.35%) PRINCE2
5 43 (8.74%) Network Design
6 38 (7.72%) Load Balancing
7 32 (6.50%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.07%) Problem Management
9 19 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (3.46%) Capacity Management
11 15 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.24%) Network Architecture
13 10 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (2.03%) CRM
14 9 (1.83%) Product Marketing
15 8 (1.63%) PRINCE
15 8 (1.63%) Change Management
16 7 (1.42%) Product Management
16 7 (1.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.69%) SQL
2 17 (3.46%) Perl
3 14 (2.85%) C
4 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.42%) Java
6 5 (1.02%) Python
7 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 221 (44.92%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (33.33%) CCNP
3 100 (20.33%) CCNA
4 78 (15.85%) CCIE
5 50 (10.16%) Degree
6 32 (6.50%) Security Cleared
7 27 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (5.28%) CCIP
9 23 (4.67%) JNCIA
10 22 (4.47%) MCSE
10 22 (4.47%) SC Cleared
11 16 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (3.25%) CCDP
11 16 (3.25%) CCSP
12 13 (2.64%) MCSA
13 11 (2.24%) JNCIP
14 10 (2.03%) CCDA
14 10 (2.03%) PMP
14 10 (2.03%) PMI Certification
15 8 (1.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.27%) SLA
2 7 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.64%) vSphere
4 12 (2.44%) XenApp
4 12 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.81%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.81%) Squid
8 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) Snort
9 2 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.41%) vCloud
10 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.85%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.24%) Foglight
3 9 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.83%) SCCM
3 9 (1.83%) SCOM
4 8 (1.63%) HP NNM
4 8 (1.63%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (1.63%) OpenView
5 6 (1.22%) Netcool
6 5 (1.02%) Nagios
6 5 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.20%) TeMIP
8 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 331 (67.28%) Cisco
2 151 (30.69%) Juniper
3 78 (15.85%) F5
4 77 (15.65%) CheckPoint
5 57 (11.59%) Microsoft
6 45 (9.15%) VMware
7 32 (6.50%) HP
8 31 (6.30%) Nortel
9 26 (5.28%) Citrix
10 23 (4.67%) SolarWinds
11 19 (3.86%) Blue Coat
12 18 (3.66%) Oracle
13 17 (3.46%) Nokia
14 15 (3.05%) BT
15 14 (2.85%) Sun
16 12 (2.44%) Huawei
17 11 (2.24%) Riverbed
18 10 (2.03%) Veeam
19 9 (1.83%) Redback
20 8 (1.63%) McAfee
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