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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 217 128 215
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +87
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 251 442 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 2.09% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 9.56% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 208 362 208
Average salary £44,250 £45,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.20% +6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4950 4624 5403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 21.83% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3593 4416
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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 -78 84 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Hampshire -25 49 £39,750 -24.28% 11
Surrey -39 34 £46,000 -3.15% 2
West Sussex 0 22 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 21 £52,500 - 3
Kent -5 13 £50,000 +66.66% 3
East Sussex -29 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Oxfordshire 0 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Middlesex +4 5 £97,500 +129.41%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 402 (76.28%) Cisco
2 302 (57.31%) BGP
3 280 (53.13%) OSPF
4 262 (49.72%) Cisco Certification
5 261 (49.53%) Firewall
6 206 (39.09%) Telecoms
7 190 (36.05%) Juniper
8 182 (34.54%) CCNP
9 168 (31.88%) WAN
10 151 (28.65%) VPN
11 149 (28.27%) CCNA
12 142 (26.94%) VoIP
13 119 (22.58%) LAN
14 102 (19.35%) DNS
15 101 (19.17%) Ethernet
16 97 (18.41%) SNMP
17 94 (17.84%) Internet
18 88 (16.70%) Network Management
19 87 (16.51%) VMware
20 86 (16.32%) IPsec
21 85 (16.13%) F5
22 83 (15.75%) TCP/IP
23 82 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
24 79 (14.99%) CCIE
25 67 (12.71%) Windows
26 65 (12.33%) CheckPoint
27 63 (11.95%) Load Balancing
28 61 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
28 61 (11.57%) Microsoft
29 57 (10.82%) Network Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.17%) Lync
3 21 (3.98%) IIS
4 18 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.76%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.28%) IaaS
2 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 302 (57.31%) BGP
2 280 (53.13%) OSPF
3 261 (49.53%) Firewall
4 168 (31.88%) WAN
5 151 (28.65%) VPN
6 142 (26.94%) VoIP
7 119 (22.58%) LAN
8 102 (19.35%) DNS
9 101 (19.17%) Ethernet
10 97 (18.41%) SNMP
11 94 (17.84%) Internet
12 86 (16.32%) IPsec
13 83 (15.75%) TCP/IP
14 82 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 57 (10.82%) Network Security
15 57 (10.82%) VLAN
16 52 (9.87%) IPv6
17 49 (9.30%) EIGRP
18 48 (9.11%) SDH
19 46 (8.73%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (0.76%) MySQL
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.19%) EDMS
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) Toad
2 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 206 (39.09%) Telecoms
2 40 (7.59%) Retail
3 33 (6.26%) Billing
4 18 (3.42%) Finance
5 9 (1.71%) Marketing
6 6 (1.14%) French Language
6 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.57%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 169 (32.07%) Network Engineer
2 63 (11.95%) Consultant
3 49 (9.30%) Design Engineer
4 42 (7.97%) IP Engineer
5 41 (7.78%) NOC Engineer
5 41 (7.78%) Support Engineer
5 41 (7.78%) Architect
6 38 (7.21%) Technical Design Authority
7 36 (6.83%) Senior Design Engineer
8 35 (6.64%) Network Architect
9 33 (6.26%) Senior IP Engineer
10 27 (5.12%) Team Leader
10 27 (5.12%) Senior Network Engineer
10 27 (5.12%) Network Consultant
11 24 (4.55%) Security Engineer
12 23 (4.36%) Network Support
13 22 (4.17%) Analyst
14 21 (3.98%) Security Consultant
14 21 (3.98%) Network Security Consultant
15 20 (3.80%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.71%) CSS
2 5 (0.95%) XML
3 4 (0.76%) Velocity
3 4 (0.76%) JavaFX
3 4 (0.76%) JAX-WS
3 4 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (0.76%) J2SE
3 4 (0.76%) RSS
3 4 (0.76%) JDBC
3 4 (0.76%) JSP
3 4 (0.76%) Servlets
3 4 (0.76%) J2EE
3 4 (0.76%) Middleware
4 3 (0.57%) .NET
4 3 (0.57%) Swing
5 1 (0.19%) OLE
5 1 (0.19%) SOAP
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) JMS
5 1 (0.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 30 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.93%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (2.66%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.33%) Statistics
7 6 (1.14%) PKI
8 5 (0.95%) Clustering
9 4 (0.76%) CCTV
10 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.38%) SecurID
11 2 (0.38%) Wiki
11 2 (0.38%) Open Source
11 2 (0.38%) Social Media
11 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.19%) Firmware
12 1 (0.19%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.19%) CMDB
12 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.71%) Windows
2 52 (9.87%) Linux
3 37 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (3.98%) UNIX
6 19 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.71%) CentOS
8 6 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.57%) Solaris
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.70%) Network Management
2 63 (11.95%) Load Balancing
3 51 (9.68%) ITIL
4 37 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 34 (6.45%) Network Design
6 27 (5.12%) Capacity Management
7 26 (4.93%) Mentoring
8 24 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 22 (4.17%) Project Management
10 20 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (3.61%) Change Management
12 17 (3.23%) Network Architecture
12 17 (3.23%) Validation
12 17 (3.23%) Line Management
13 14 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (2.28%) Migration
15 11 (2.09%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (2.09%) PRINCE
15 11 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (1.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.12%) SQL
2 17 (3.23%) C
3 10 (1.90%) Perl
4 6 (1.14%) Java
5 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.76%) Python
6 4 (0.76%) PHP
7 2 (0.38%) Lisp
8 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 262 (49.72%) Cisco Certification
2 182 (34.54%) CCNP
3 149 (28.27%) CCNA
4 79 (14.99%) CCIE
5 46 (8.73%) Security Cleared
6 45 (8.54%) Degree
7 34 (6.45%) JNCIA
8 20 (3.80%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.80%) CCIP
9 19 (3.61%) CCDA
10 18 (3.42%) CCDP
11 15 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (2.85%) JNCIE
12 13 (2.47%) MCSE
13 12 (2.28%) JNCIS
14 11 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.71%) CCSP
17 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (0.95%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.16%) SLA
2 31 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (6.45%) vSphere
3 29 (5.50%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.36%) XenApp
5 21 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (2.28%) Terminal Server
8 9 (1.71%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.95%) vCloud
10 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.38%) UAG
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (2.85%) Zenoss
2 12 (2.28%) Netcool
3 9 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.95%) Foglight
6 4 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.57%) OpenView
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.38%) SCCM
8 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 402 (76.28%) Cisco
2 190 (36.05%) Juniper
3 87 (16.51%) VMware
4 85 (16.13%) F5
5 65 (12.33%) CheckPoint
6 61 (11.57%) Microsoft
7 42 (7.97%) Huawei
8 28 (5.31%) Citrix
9 23 (4.36%) Polycom
10 21 (3.98%) SolarWinds
11 13 (2.47%) BT
11 13 (2.47%) HP
12 12 (2.28%) Oracle
13 11 (2.09%) Avaya
13 11 (2.09%) Riverbed
14 8 (1.52%) Blue Coat
15 7 (1.33%) Cramer
15 7 (1.33%) Nortel
15 7 (1.33%) Fortinet
15 7 (1.33%) Brocade
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Anantha
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
Launch IT Recruitment LTD
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago