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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 173 221 242
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 316 277 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.33% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 6.57% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 234 224 218
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,000 £30,980
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,050
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
3744 4217 5065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 20.20% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 3416 3716
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -2 101 £60,000 +2.56%
Surrey +36 79 £50,500 +12.22% 2
Hampshire +12 48 £43,000 -14.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 25 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Kent +28 23 £55,000 +25.71% 1
West Sussex +30 21 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Oxfordshire +14 12 £60,000 +41.17% 2
East Sussex +13 9 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Middlesex +13 2 £51,750 +29.37% 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 473 (81.83%) Cisco
2 385 (66.61%) Cisco Certification
3 317 (54.84%) CCNP
4 310 (53.63%) BGP
5 285 (49.31%) OSPF
6 269 (46.54%) Firewall
7 237 (41.00%) WAN
8 221 (38.24%) Juniper
9 199 (34.43%) LAN
10 196 (33.91%) Telecoms
11 187 (32.35%) VPN
12 160 (27.68%) CCNA
13 150 (25.95%) F5
14 135 (23.36%) Data Centre
15 129 (22.32%) DNS
16 127 (21.97%) Network Design
17 123 (21.28%) CheckPoint
18 121 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
19 120 (20.76%) TCP/IP
20 117 (20.24%) ITIL
21 114 (19.72%) CCIE
22 109 (18.86%) IPsec
23 103 (17.82%) Network Security
24 100 (17.30%) Wireless
25 98 (16.96%) VLAN
26 92 (15.92%) DHCP
27 91 (15.74%) VMware
28 90 (15.57%) Ethernet
29 89 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
30 86 (14.88%) Finance

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 16 (2.77%) OpenStack
2 15 (2.60%) Skype for Business
3 13 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.21%) IIS
4 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.69%) SAS
6 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.94%) MS Office
3 15 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.90%) IaaS
3 10 (1.73%) Office 365
3 10 (1.73%) SaaS
4 9 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 310 (53.63%) BGP
2 285 (49.31%) OSPF
3 269 (46.54%) Firewall
4 237 (41.00%) WAN
5 199 (34.43%) LAN
6 187 (32.35%) VPN
7 129 (22.32%) DNS
8 121 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
9 120 (20.76%) TCP/IP
10 109 (18.86%) IPsec
11 103 (17.82%) Network Security
12 100 (17.30%) Wireless
13 98 (16.96%) VLAN
14 92 (15.92%) DHCP
15 90 (15.57%) Ethernet
16 89 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 59 (10.21%) SSL
18 58 (10.03%) EIGRP
19 56 (9.69%) Internet
20 54 (9.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.52%) MySQL
3 2 (0.35%) DB2
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 196 (33.91%) Telecoms
2 86 (14.88%) Finance
3 39 (6.75%) Marketing
4 24 (4.15%) Banking
5 21 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.08%) Retail
7 10 (1.73%) Back Office
7 10 (1.73%) Law
8 8 (1.38%) German Language
9 6 (1.04%) Electronics
9 6 (1.04%) French Language
9 6 (1.04%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.69%) Advertising
10 4 (0.69%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Billing
11 3 (0.52%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 290 (50.17%) Network Engineer
2 87 (15.05%) Architect
3 82 (14.19%) Senior Network Engineer
4 65 (11.25%) Support Engineer
5 62 (10.73%) Network Support
6 56 (9.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 56 (9.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 55 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 48 (8.30%) Network Architect
9 45 (7.79%) Security Engineer
10 44 (7.61%) Network Security Engineer
11 36 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (5.54%) Consultant
13 30 (5.19%) Telecoms Architect
14 29 (5.02%) Juniper Engineer
15 28 (4.84%) NOC Engineer
16 23 (3.98%) IP Engineer
17 22 (3.81%) Network Manager
18 19 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 17 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.40%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.38%) Middleware
3 7 (1.21%) Web Services
4 4 (0.69%) .NET
4 4 (0.69%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.17%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 135 (23.36%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.08%) PKI
6 11 (1.90%) Clustering
6 11 (1.90%) Statistics
7 9 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.38%) iSeries
9 7 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.04%) iPad
10 6 (1.04%) IPTV
10 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.04%) PMI
11 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.87%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.69%) BYOD
12 4 (0.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.63%) Windows
2 72 (12.46%) Linux
3 29 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.67%) Unix
5 21 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.87%) CentOS
10 3 (0.52%) Debian
10 3 (0.52%) Solaris
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.97%) Network Design
2 117 (20.24%) ITIL
3 63 (10.90%) Change Management
4 57 (9.86%) Load Balancing
5 51 (8.82%) Presales
6 43 (7.44%) Network Management
7 35 (6.06%) Change Control
8 33 (5.71%) Migration
8 33 (5.71%) Project Management
9 29 (5.02%) Service Delivery
9 29 (5.02%) Service Management
10 27 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
11 26 (4.50%) High Availability
12 25 (4.33%) Problem Management
13 24 (4.15%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.63%) WAN Optimisation
15 20 (3.46%) Incident Management
15 20 (3.46%) Product Management
16 19 (3.29%) Capacity Management
16 19 (3.29%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.23%) C
2 30 (5.19%) Perl
3 28 (4.84%) Python
4 18 (3.11%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.90%) SQL
7 5 (0.87%) PHP
7 5 (0.87%) Tcl
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 385 (66.61%) Cisco Certification
2 317 (54.84%) CCNP
3 160 (27.68%) CCNA
4 114 (19.72%) CCIE
5 74 (12.80%) Security Cleared
6 55 (9.52%) JNCIS
7 48 (8.30%) SC Cleared
8 43 (7.44%) JNCIA
9 38 (6.57%) CCDP
10 35 (6.06%) CCIP
11 27 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (4.33%) Degree
13 23 (3.98%) DV Cleared
14 22 (3.81%) CCVP
14 22 (3.81%) JNCIP
15 16 (2.77%) JNCIE
15 16 (2.77%) MCSA
15 16 (2.77%) MCSE
16 15 (2.60%) CCNP Voice
17 11 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.59%) SLA
2 28 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.94%) QA
4 13 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.73%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.04%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.52%) SAS 70
System Software
1 63 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.50%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.63%) Virtual Servers
4 19 (3.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 17 (2.94%) XenApp
6 13 (2.25%) Xen
7 12 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.90%) Firmware
9 8 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.69%) Squid
10 4 (0.69%) vSphere
11 3 (0.52%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.35%) pfSense
13 1 (0.17%) Ceph
13 1 (0.17%) iptables
13 1 (0.17%) KVM
13 1 (0.17%) vCloud
13 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (3.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 17 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.08%) Netcool
3 12 (2.08%) OpenView
4 9 (1.56%) SCOM
5 8 (1.38%) SCCM
6 7 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.52%) Nagios
11 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.35%) Puppet
11 2 (0.35%) WSUS
12 1 (0.17%) Cacti
12 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.17%) SmoothWall
12 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 473 (81.83%) Cisco
2 221 (38.24%) Juniper
3 150 (25.95%) F5
4 123 (21.28%) CheckPoint
5 91 (15.74%) VMware
6 84 (14.53%) Palo Alto
7 65 (11.25%) Microsoft
8 52 (9.00%) Avaya
9 50 (8.65%) SolarWinds
10 35 (6.06%) HP
11 33 (5.71%) Mitel
12 24 (4.15%) Blue Coat
13 22 (3.81%) Citrix
14 21 (3.63%) NetScout
14 21 (3.63%) Riverbed
15 18 (3.11%) Huawei
16 16 (2.77%) Brocade
16 16 (2.77%) Meraki
17 14 (2.42%) Barracuda Networks
18 13 (2.25%) EMC
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + on call bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Palm (UK) Ltd
Salary: Depending On Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + on call bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £10000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago