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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 168 207 138
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -69
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 352 271 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.19% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 5.61% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 225 205 382
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,200 £33,325
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 +25 158 £55,000 +57.14% 13
Hampshire +11 62 £52,500 +32.91% 7
Surrey +61 52 £50,000 +122.22% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 22 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East Sussex +22 19 £50,000 -25.92% 1
West Sussex -10 14 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Kent +7 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Oxfordshire +19 8 £60,000 +60.00% 2
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 522 (74.04%) Cisco
2 411 (58.30%) Cisco Certification
3 353 (50.07%) BGP
4 339 (48.09%) WAN
5 335 (47.52%) OSPF
5 335 (47.52%) Firewall
6 302 (42.84%) CCNP
7 265 (37.59%) LAN
8 246 (34.89%) VPN
9 224 (31.77%) Juniper
10 195 (27.66%) F5
11 182 (25.82%) TCP/IP
12 176 (24.96%) CCNA
13 169 (23.97%) Telecoms
14 167 (23.69%) VMware
15 146 (20.71%) EIGRP
15 146 (20.71%) CCIE
15 146 (20.71%) VLAN
16 142 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
17 135 (19.15%) VoIP
18 128 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (17.73%) CheckPoint
20 121 (17.16%) DNS
20 121 (17.16%) ITIL
21 118 (16.74%) Ethernet
22 101 (14.33%) Network Design
23 96 (13.62%) Linux
23 96 (13.62%) Cisco Nexus
24 93 (13.19%) Windows
25 92 (13.05%) Microsoft

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (6.81%) Lync
2 32 (4.54%) IIS
3 17 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) Apache
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 67 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.41%) MS Office
3 14 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.36%) IaaS
2 33 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (3.40%) SaaS
4 20 (2.84%) PaaS
5 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 353 (50.07%) BGP
2 339 (48.09%) WAN
3 335 (47.52%) OSPF
3 335 (47.52%) Firewall
4 265 (37.59%) LAN
5 246 (34.89%) VPN
6 182 (25.82%) TCP/IP
7 146 (20.71%) EIGRP
7 146 (20.71%) VLAN
8 142 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
9 135 (19.15%) VoIP
10 121 (17.16%) DNS
11 118 (16.74%) Ethernet
12 96 (13.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 90 (12.77%) IPsec
13 90 (12.77%) Network Security
14 82 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
15 76 (10.78%) Unified Communications
16 72 (10.21%) DHCP
17 67 (9.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.84%) DB2
3 17 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.57%) MySQL
5 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (2.27%) Toad
2 6 (0.85%) TestDirector
General
1 169 (23.97%) Telecoms
2 30 (4.26%) Finance
3 28 (3.97%) Marketing
4 26 (3.69%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.69%) Retail
5 8 (1.13%) Back Office
6 7 (0.99%) Legal
7 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.28%) Electronics
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.14%) Local Government
9 1 (0.14%) Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Military
9 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 285 (40.43%) Network Engineer
2 119 (16.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 66 (9.36%) Architect
4 57 (8.09%) Consultant
5 48 (6.81%) Support Engineer
6 37 (5.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 31 (4.40%) Network Consultant
8 30 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 29 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (4.11%) Network Architect
9 29 (4.11%) Technical Manager
10 26 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (3.55%) Technical Engineer
11 25 (3.55%) Team Leader
11 25 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
11 25 (3.55%) Technical Support
12 24 (3.40%) Technical Support Engineer
12 24 (3.40%) Network Support
13 23 (3.26%) Network Team Leader
14 20 (2.84%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.41%) XML
2 16 (2.27%) SOAP
2 16 (2.27%) Web Services
2 16 (2.27%) JMS
2 16 (2.27%) JAXB
2 16 (2.27%) WSDL
3 6 (0.85%) CSS
4 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.28%) RESTful
5 1 (0.14%) XMPP
5 1 (0.14%) RSS
5 1 (0.14%) COM
5 1 (0.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.96%) Open Source
3 30 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.40%) iSeries
5 24 (3.40%) BYOD
6 19 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.56%) Statistics
9 9 (1.28%) PKI
10 7 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.43%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.43%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.43%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.43%) AS400
14 2 (0.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 96 (13.62%) Linux
2 93 (13.19%) Windows
3 34 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (4.11%) UNIX
5 23 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.84%) VMS
7 15 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.43%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (17.16%) ITIL
2 101 (14.33%) Network Design
3 89 (12.62%) Migration
4 79 (11.21%) Service Delivery
5 72 (10.21%) Load Balancing
6 68 (9.65%) Project Management
7 51 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
8 43 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (5.67%) Mentoring
10 38 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (5.39%) Network Management
11 35 (4.96%) Network Architecture
12 32 (4.54%) Security Architecture
12 32 (4.54%) Risk Management
13 31 (4.40%) Incident Management
13 31 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (3.97%) WAN Optimisation
15 27 (3.83%) Demand Management
15 27 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (3.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (11.91%) SQL
2 24 (3.40%) Java
3 20 (2.84%) Perl
4 17 (2.41%) PL/SQL
5 14 (1.99%) Python
6 11 (1.56%) C
7 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.43%) PHP
7 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.28%) Erlang
9 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) R
9 1 (0.14%) Korn
9 1 (0.14%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) C++
9 1 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 411 (58.30%) Cisco Certification
2 302 (42.84%) CCNP
3 176 (24.96%) CCNA
4 146 (20.71%) CCIE
5 76 (10.78%) Degree
6 57 (8.09%) CCDP
7 38 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (5.11%) MCSE
9 35 (4.96%) CCIP
10 33 (4.68%) CCSP
11 26 (3.69%) Security Cleared
12 24 (3.40%) JNCIA
13 22 (3.12%) CCDA
14 20 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (2.84%) JNCIS
15 18 (2.55%) JNCIP
16 15 (2.13%) SC Cleared
17 14 (1.99%) JNCIE
18 13 (1.84%) CCSE
18 13 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.09%) SLA
2 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.57%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 128 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.25%) vSphere
3 29 (4.11%) XenApp
4 27 (3.83%) Active Directory
5 22 (3.12%) Terminal Server
6 18 (2.55%) KVM
7 12 (1.70%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.43%) Firmware
11 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.28%) Xen
12 2 (0.28%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
12 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (1.56%) SCCM
2 7 (0.99%) Netcool
2 7 (0.99%) Nagios
3 6 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.43%) SCOM
5 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 522 (74.04%) Cisco
2 224 (31.77%) Juniper
3 195 (27.66%) F5
4 167 (23.69%) VMware
5 125 (17.73%) CheckPoint
6 92 (13.05%) Microsoft
7 75 (10.64%) HP
8 59 (8.37%) Avaya
9 46 (6.52%) Citrix
10 42 (5.96%) Oracle
11 40 (5.67%) Huawei
12 36 (5.11%) Riverbed
13 30 (4.26%) Aerohive Networks
14 24 (3.40%) BT
15 23 (3.26%) Cramer
15 23 (3.26%) IBM
16 21 (2.98%) 3PAR
17 18 (2.55%) Nokia
18 16 (2.27%) BEA
19 15 (2.13%) MetaSolv
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