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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 154 210 140
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -70
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 392 281 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 1.21% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 5.82% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 254 202 384
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £27,500 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
4646 4828 5225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 20.77% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3792 4198
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 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 6 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 +31 173 £55,000 +57.14% 9
Hampshire +22 79 £55,500 +48.00% 7
Surrey +68 60 £50,000 +85.18% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 24 £52,500 -2.32% 6
East Sussex - 21 £47,500 -
Kent +15 15 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex -15 11 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +13 9 £60,000 +37.93% 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 533 (73.72%) Cisco
2 418 (57.81%) Cisco Certification
3 363 (50.21%) BGP
4 349 (48.27%) Firewall
5 345 (47.72%) WAN
6 341 (47.16%) OSPF
7 308 (42.60%) CCNP
8 265 (36.65%) LAN
9 244 (33.75%) VPN
10 220 (30.43%) Juniper
11 184 (25.45%) F5
12 183 (25.31%) Telecoms
13 178 (24.62%) CCNA
14 170 (23.51%) TCP/IP
15 167 (23.10%) VMware
16 153 (21.16%) EIGRP
17 148 (20.47%) VLAN
18 147 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
19 141 (19.50%) CCIE
20 140 (19.36%) VoIP
21 129 (17.84%) Ethernet
22 125 (17.29%) CheckPoint
22 125 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 119 (16.46%) DNS
24 111 (15.35%) ITIL
25 104 (14.38%) Network Design
26 101 (13.97%) Linux
27 99 (13.69%) IPsec
27 99 (13.69%) Cisco Nexus
28 97 (13.42%) Migration

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (6.64%) Lync
2 32 (4.43%) IIS
3 20 (2.77%) WebLogic
3 20 (2.77%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 63 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.35%) MS Office
3 14 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) 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 67 (9.27%) IaaS
2 37 (5.12%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (3.32%) SaaS
4 21 (2.90%) PaaS
5 7 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 363 (50.21%) BGP
2 349 (48.27%) Firewall
3 345 (47.72%) WAN
4 341 (47.16%) OSPF
5 265 (36.65%) LAN
6 244 (33.75%) VPN
7 170 (23.51%) TCP/IP
8 153 (21.16%) EIGRP
9 148 (20.47%) VLAN
10 147 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
11 140 (19.36%) VoIP
12 129 (17.84%) Ethernet
13 119 (16.46%) DNS
14 99 (13.69%) IPsec
14 99 (13.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 97 (13.42%) Network Security
16 81 (11.20%) Unified Communications
17 80 (11.07%) Cisco IOS
18 76 (10.51%) DHCP
19 75 (10.37%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.04%) DB2
3 20 (2.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 20 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.69%) MySQL
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.63%) Toad
2 7 (0.97%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.14%) Moq
General
1 183 (25.31%) Telecoms
2 28 (3.87%) Marketing
3 27 (3.73%) Retail
4 25 (3.46%) Finance
5 24 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.97%) Legal
7 4 (0.55%) Billing
7 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.28%) Electronics
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Local Government
9 1 (0.14%) French Language
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 283 (39.14%) Network Engineer
2 121 (16.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 66 (9.13%) Architect
4 56 (7.75%) Consultant
5 47 (6.50%) Support Engineer
6 36 (4.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 33 (4.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 32 (4.43%) Technical Manager
9 30 (4.15%) Team Leader
9 30 (4.15%) Network Consultant
10 28 (3.87%) Network Architect
11 27 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (3.60%) Network Team Leader
13 25 (3.46%) Technical Support
14 24 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
14 24 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
14 24 (3.32%) Network Support
15 23 (3.18%) NOC Engineer
15 23 (3.18%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.63%) SOAP
1 19 (2.63%) Web Services
1 19 (2.63%) XML
1 19 (2.63%) JMS
1 19 (2.63%) WSDL
1 19 (2.63%) JAXB
2 8 (1.11%) CSS
3 4 (0.55%) RSS
4 3 (0.41%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.28%) RESTful
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.14%) Ajax
6 1 (0.14%) XMPP
6 1 (0.14%) Middleware
6 1 (0.14%) OLE
6 1 (0.14%) HTML
6 1 (0.14%) .NET
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.39%) Open Source
3 32 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.18%) iSeries
5 23 (3.18%) BYOD
6 16 (2.21%) Smartphone
7 11 (1.52%) Statistics
8 8 (1.11%) PKI
9 7 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.41%) AS400
11 3 (0.41%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.41%) FMCG
11 3 (0.41%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.28%) IVR
12 2 (0.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 101 (13.97%) Linux
2 92 (12.72%) Windows
3 31 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (4.15%) UNIX
5 22 (3.04%) VMS
6 20 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.83%) Solaris
11 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (15.35%) ITIL
2 104 (14.38%) Network Design
3 97 (13.42%) Migration
4 79 (10.93%) Service Delivery
5 67 (9.27%) Project Management
5 67 (9.27%) Load Balancing
6 55 (7.61%) Network Monitoring
7 46 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 43 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (5.53%) Network Management
10 39 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (4.70%) Network Architecture
12 33 (4.56%) Security Architecture
12 33 (4.56%) Incident Management
13 32 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (4.29%) Risk Management
15 29 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
15 29 (4.01%) WAN Optimisation
16 27 (3.73%) TDD
17 26 (3.60%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.31%) SQL
2 27 (3.73%) Java
3 20 (2.77%) PL/SQL
4 18 (2.49%) Perl
5 15 (2.07%) Python
6 8 (1.11%) C
7 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.28%) Erlang
8 2 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) Tcl
9 1 (0.14%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) Delphi
9 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.14%) Korn
9 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 418 (57.81%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (42.60%) CCNP
3 178 (24.62%) CCNA
4 141 (19.50%) CCIE
5 75 (10.37%) Degree
6 53 (7.33%) CCDP
7 39 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (5.26%) CCIP
9 37 (5.12%) MCSE
10 34 (4.70%) CCSP
11 29 (4.01%) Security Cleared
12 24 (3.32%) JNCIA
12 24 (3.32%) JNCIS
13 22 (3.04%) CCDA
14 21 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (2.63%) SC Cleared
16 16 (2.21%) JNCIP
17 14 (1.94%) CCSE
18 13 (1.80%) CCSA
18 13 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.47%) SLA
2 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 125 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (5.39%) vSphere
3 26 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 25 (3.46%) XenApp
5 21 (2.90%) Terminal Server
6 18 (2.49%) KVM
7 13 (1.80%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.55%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.55%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (0.55%) Firmware
11 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.24%) SCCM
2 8 (1.11%) Netcool
3 7 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.83%) Nagios
5 5 (0.69%) SCOM
5 5 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.41%) OpenView
6 3 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 533 (73.72%) Cisco
2 220 (30.43%) Juniper
3 184 (25.45%) F5
4 167 (23.10%) VMware
5 125 (17.29%) CheckPoint
6 95 (13.14%) Microsoft
7 83 (11.48%) HP
8 59 (8.16%) Avaya
9 45 (6.22%) Oracle
10 44 (6.09%) Citrix
11 41 (5.67%) Huawei
12 32 (4.43%) Riverbed
13 29 (4.01%) Aerohive Networks
14 27 (3.73%) BT
14 27 (3.73%) Cramer
15 25 (3.46%) IBM
16 23 (3.18%) 3PAR
17 20 (2.77%) Nokia
18 19 (2.63%) BEA
19 18 (2.49%) MetaSolv
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + £4800 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £62000 Per Annum To £62k + Bonus + excellent b
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hastings Direct
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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