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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 171 209 163
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 351 228 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.10% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 5.37% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 250 170 329
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
4540 4246 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.89% 20.51% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3300 4104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +42 150 £53,050 +17.88% 15
Surrey +21 62 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Hampshire +4 54 £51,500 +36.24% 5
East Sussex - 28 £47,500 -
Kent +26 27 £47,500 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire +27 24 £72,500 +7.40% 3
Oxfordshire +8 11 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Sussex -26 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Middlesex +9 5 £32,500 -35.00%
Sussex -2 1 £50,000 +25.00%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 502 (72.54%) Cisco
2 421 (60.84%) Cisco Certification
3 339 (48.99%) Firewall
4 338 (48.84%) BGP
5 320 (46.24%) WAN
6 308 (44.51%) CCNP
7 304 (43.93%) OSPF
8 230 (33.24%) VPN
9 225 (32.51%) LAN
10 214 (30.92%) Juniper
11 182 (26.30%) Telecoms
12 181 (26.16%) CCNA
13 156 (22.54%) Ethernet
14 155 (22.40%) CCIE
15 152 (21.97%) VoIP
15 152 (21.97%) VMware
16 136 (19.65%) F5
17 133 (19.22%) VLAN
18 132 (19.08%) TCP/IP
19 127 (18.35%) CheckPoint
20 120 (17.34%) Network Security
21 118 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
21 118 (17.05%) IPsec
22 110 (15.90%) EIGRP
22 110 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
23 102 (14.74%) DNS
24 95 (13.73%) Windows
25 91 (13.15%) Linux
26 90 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
27 88 (12.72%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.90%) Lync
2 26 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.18%) WebLogic
3 22 (3.18%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.60%) IIS
5 11 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.43%) Apache
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.29%) CMS
8 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 67 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.89%) MS Office
3 13 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.37%) IaaS
2 39 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.60%) SaaS
4 15 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 339 (48.99%) Firewall
2 338 (48.84%) BGP
3 320 (46.24%) WAN
4 304 (43.93%) OSPF
5 230 (33.24%) VPN
6 225 (32.51%) LAN
7 156 (22.54%) Ethernet
8 152 (21.97%) VoIP
9 133 (19.22%) VLAN
10 132 (19.08%) TCP/IP
11 120 (17.34%) Network Security
12 118 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
12 118 (17.05%) IPsec
13 110 (15.90%) EIGRP
14 102 (14.74%) DNS
15 90 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 84 (12.14%) HSRP
17 68 (9.83%) DHCP
18 62 (8.96%) Wireless
19 59 (8.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 22 (3.18%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.17%) DB2
4 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.58%) MySQL
5 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (3.03%) Toad
2 5 (0.72%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (0.43%) Moq
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 182 (26.30%) Telecoms
2 29 (4.19%) Retail
3 16 (2.31%) Marketing
4 14 (2.02%) Finance
5 6 (0.87%) Legal
6 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.72%) French Language
7 4 (0.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.43%) Banking
8 3 (0.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.29%) Local Government
9 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 257 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 110 (15.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 87 (12.57%) Architect
4 53 (7.66%) Network Architect
5 50 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 39 (5.64%) Consultant
7 36 (5.20%) NOC Engineer
8 33 (4.77%) Cisco Engineer
9 24 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (3.32%) Team Leader
11 22 (3.18%) Software Engineer
12 21 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (3.03%) Security Architect
12 21 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
13 20 (2.89%) Senior Operations Engineer
14 19 (2.75%) Network Consultant
15 18 (2.60%) Technical Support
15 18 (2.60%) Network Manager
16 17 (2.46%) Engineering Manager
16 17 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.03%) SOAP
1 21 (3.03%) Web Services
1 21 (3.03%) XML
1 21 (3.03%) JMS
1 21 (3.03%) WSDL
1 21 (3.03%) JAXB
2 12 (1.73%) CSS
3 7 (1.01%) RSS
4 5 (0.72%) Middleware
5 3 (0.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (0.43%) Ajax
5 3 (0.43%) HTML
5 3 (0.43%) .NET
5 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.43%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (0.29%) RESTful
6 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.77%) Open Source
3 28 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (2.02%) iSeries
7 11 (1.59%) PKI
8 10 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.87%) Economics
10 5 (0.72%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.72%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.43%) Statistics
11 3 (0.43%) AS400
11 3 (0.43%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.43%) FMCG
12 2 (0.29%) IVR
12 2 (0.29%) EPoS
13 1 (0.14%) DTV
13 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.73%) Windows
2 91 (13.15%) Linux
3 36 (5.20%) UNIX
4 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.02%) VMS
6 8 (1.16%) Solaris
7 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.87%) CentOS
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.29%) Android
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (12.72%) Network Design
2 87 (12.57%) Migration
2 87 (12.57%) ITIL
3 68 (9.83%) Load Balancing
4 62 (8.96%) Project Management
5 49 (7.08%) Service Delivery
6 43 (6.21%) Network Architecture
6 43 (6.21%) Network Monitoring
6 43 (6.21%) Mentoring
7 37 (5.35%) Network Management
8 34 (4.91%) Security Architecture
9 32 (4.62%) Change Management
10 29 (4.19%) TDD
11 28 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (3.76%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (3.76%) Line Management
13 25 (3.61%) WAN Optimisation
14 24 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (3.18%) Software Engineering
15 22 (3.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (10.40%) SQL
2 27 (3.90%) Java
3 22 (3.18%) PL/SQL
4 14 (2.02%) C
5 10 (1.45%) Python
5 10 (1.45%) Perl
6 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.43%) C#
6 3 (0.43%) Delphi
6 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.29%) Erlang
8 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 421 (60.84%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (44.51%) CCNP
3 181 (26.16%) CCNA
4 155 (22.40%) CCIE
5 69 (9.97%) Degree
6 44 (6.36%) CCDP
7 39 (5.64%) Security Cleared
8 38 (5.49%) CCIP
9 29 (4.19%) CCSP
10 27 (3.90%) SC Cleared
10 27 (3.90%) JNCIA
10 27 (3.90%) JNCIS
11 26 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (3.61%) CCDA
13 21 (3.03%) MCSE
14 18 (2.60%) JNCIE
15 17 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (2.31%) CCSE
17 14 (2.02%) CCSA
18 12 (1.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.54%) SLA
2 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 110 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 37 (5.35%) vSphere
4 19 (2.75%) XenApp
5 14 (2.02%) Terminal Server
6 11 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.45%) KVM
8 8 (1.16%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.72%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.58%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.58%) OpenSIPS
11 3 (0.43%) vCloud
11 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.43%) Firmware
12 2 (0.29%) Xen
12 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (1.01%) Netcool
2 7 (1.01%) SCCM
2 7 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.58%) Nagios
4 4 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.58%) SCOM
5 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.43%) OpenView
5 3 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.29%) Cacti
7 1 (0.14%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.14%) Foglight
7 1 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 502 (72.54%) Cisco
2 214 (30.92%) Juniper
3 152 (21.97%) VMware
4 136 (19.65%) F5
5 127 (18.35%) CheckPoint
6 88 (12.72%) Microsoft
7 70 (10.12%) HP
8 42 (6.07%) Citrix
9 40 (5.78%) Oracle
10 34 (4.91%) Huawei
11 31 (4.48%) BT
12 29 (4.19%) Avaya
13 27 (3.90%) Cramer
14 21 (3.03%) BEA
15 20 (2.89%) MetaSolv
16 19 (2.75%) Polycom
16 19 (2.75%) Nokia
17 18 (2.60%) IBM
18 17 (2.46%) SolarWinds
19 15 (2.17%) 3PAR
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