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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 178 172 194
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 329 343 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 7.29% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 237 271 253
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £65,000
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
4899 4705 5263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.20% 21.35% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3624 4328
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -6 133 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hampshire -17 56 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Surrey +7 34 £46,000 -5.15% 4
East Sussex +17 28 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £55,000 +2.32% 4
West Sussex +6 23 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Kent +19 21 £47,500 +52.00% 3
Oxfordshire +5 7 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Middlesex -8 3 £87,750 +52.60%
Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 410 (73.87%) Cisco
2 327 (58.92%) Cisco Certification
3 304 (54.77%) BGP
4 278 (50.09%) Firewall
5 277 (49.91%) OSPF
6 236 (42.52%) CCNP
7 206 (37.12%) VPN
8 203 (36.58%) WAN
9 195 (35.14%) Juniper
10 174 (31.35%) Telecoms
11 156 (28.11%) LAN
12 152 (27.39%) CCNA
13 137 (24.68%) VoIP
14 133 (23.96%) Ethernet
15 124 (22.34%) CCIE
16 117 (21.08%) VMware
17 116 (20.90%) IPsec
18 96 (17.30%) F5
19 92 (16.58%) CheckPoint
20 91 (16.40%) DNS
21 87 (15.68%) Network Security
22 86 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 84 (15.14%) TCP/IP
24 76 (13.69%) HSRP
25 75 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
26 72 (12.97%) VLAN
27 68 (12.25%) Cisco ASA
27 68 (12.25%) Windows
28 67 (12.07%) Linux
28 67 (12.07%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.42%) Lync
3 16 (2.88%) IIS
4 10 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.90%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.14%) IaaS
2 22 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.26%) PaaS
4 5 (0.90%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 304 (54.77%) BGP
2 278 (50.09%) Firewall
3 277 (49.91%) OSPF
4 206 (37.12%) VPN
5 203 (36.58%) WAN
6 156 (28.11%) LAN
7 137 (24.68%) VoIP
8 133 (23.96%) Ethernet
9 116 (20.90%) IPsec
10 91 (16.40%) DNS
11 87 (15.68%) Network Security
12 84 (15.14%) TCP/IP
13 76 (13.69%) HSRP
14 75 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 72 (12.97%) VLAN
16 68 (12.25%) Cisco ASA
17 67 (12.07%) EIGRP
18 65 (11.71%) Internet
19 63 (11.35%) SNMP
20 55 (9.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (1.08%) MySQL
4 5 (0.90%) DB2
5 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (1.62%) Toad
2 3 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (0.54%) Moq
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 174 (31.35%) Telecoms
2 23 (4.14%) Retail
3 11 (1.98%) Finance
4 7 (1.26%) French Language
5 4 (0.72%) Marketing
6 3 (0.54%) Banking
7 2 (0.36%) Billing
7 2 (0.36%) Local Government
7 2 (0.36%) Back Office
7 2 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 173 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 74 (13.33%) Architect
3 59 (10.63%) Network Architect
4 57 (10.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 52 (9.37%) Consultant
6 51 (9.19%) Support Engineer
7 48 (8.65%) NOC Engineer
8 33 (5.95%) Team Leader
9 29 (5.23%) Design Engineer
9 29 (5.23%) IP Engineer
10 24 (4.32%) Network Consultant
11 23 (4.14%) Technical Design Authority
12 22 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
13 20 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (3.60%) Network Support
14 18 (3.24%) Network Support Engineer
15 17 (3.06%) Security Consultant
15 17 (3.06%) Operations Engineer
15 17 (3.06%) Network Security Consultant
16 16 (2.88%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.34%) CSS
2 10 (1.80%) XML
3 9 (1.62%) JMS
3 9 (1.62%) WSDL
3 9 (1.62%) JAXB
3 9 (1.62%) SOAP
3 9 (1.62%) Web Services
4 7 (1.26%) Middleware
4 7 (1.26%) RSS
5 4 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.54%) Ajax
6 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.54%) HTML
6 3 (0.54%) .NET
7 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.18%) Velocity
8 1 (0.18%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.62%) Open Source
7 8 (1.44%) PKI
8 6 (1.08%) Economics
9 4 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.72%) CCTV
9 4 (0.72%) iSeries
10 3 (0.54%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.54%) Statistics
10 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.36%) SecurID
11 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.36%) EPoS
11 2 (0.36%) Wiki
12 1 (0.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.25%) Windows
2 67 (12.07%) Linux
3 27 (4.86%) UNIX
4 21 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.16%) CentOS
6 12 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.08%) Solaris
7 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.72%) VMS
9 2 (0.36%) Android
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (12.07%) Load Balancing
2 62 (11.17%) Network Management
3 53 (9.55%) ITIL
4 45 (8.11%) Network Design
5 39 (7.03%) Service Delivery
6 36 (6.49%) Migration
7 33 (5.95%) Mentoring
8 32 (5.77%) Network Architecture
9 28 (5.05%) Project Management
9 28 (5.05%) Line Management
10 24 (4.32%) Capacity Management
11 23 (4.14%) Change Management
12 20 (3.60%) Security Architecture
13 18 (3.24%) PRINCE2
14 17 (3.06%) Service Management
14 17 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
15 15 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (2.70%) Validation
15 15 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (2.52%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.21%) SQL
2 18 (3.24%) C
3 11 (1.98%) Java
4 10 (1.80%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.44%) Perl
6 4 (0.72%) PHP
6 4 (0.72%) Python
7 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.54%) C#
7 3 (0.54%) Delphi
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 327 (58.92%) Cisco Certification
2 236 (42.52%) CCNP
3 152 (27.39%) CCNA
4 124 (22.34%) CCIE
5 56 (10.09%) Degree
6 48 (8.65%) Security Cleared
7 30 (5.41%) JNCIA
8 28 (5.05%) CCIP
9 27 (4.86%) CCDP
10 26 (4.68%) SC Cleared
11 23 (4.14%) JNCIS
11 23 (4.14%) JNCIE
12 20 (3.60%) CCDA
13 13 (2.34%) CCSP
14 12 (2.16%) CISSP
14 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.44%) MCSE
17 7 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (11.35%) SLA
2 28 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) GPG13
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 86 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (7.21%) vSphere
3 33 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.42%) XenApp
6 17 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (1.98%) Terminal Server
8 7 (1.26%) vCloud
9 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.08%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.36%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.36%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (2.70%) Zenoss
2 12 (2.16%) FortiGate
3 11 (1.98%) Netcool
4 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.90%) OpenView
6 5 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.72%) Nagios
8 3 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.36%) SCOM
9 2 (0.36%) Cacti
9 2 (0.36%) Foglight
10 1 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 410 (73.87%) Cisco
2 195 (35.14%) Juniper
3 117 (21.08%) VMware
4 96 (17.30%) F5
5 92 (16.58%) CheckPoint
6 64 (11.53%) Microsoft
7 44 (7.93%) Huawei
8 32 (5.77%) HP
9 28 (5.05%) Polycom
10 25 (4.50%) Citrix
11 24 (4.32%) BT
12 23 (4.14%) SolarWinds
13 19 (3.42%) Oracle
14 13 (2.34%) Avaya
15 11 (1.98%) Cramer
15 11 (1.98%) McAfee
16 9 (1.62%) MetaSolv
16 9 (1.62%) Blue Coat
16 9 (1.62%) BEA
17 8 (1.44%) Tandberg
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60 - £75 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Company Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 44,900 - 61,200 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago