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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 174 222 182
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -40
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 327 202 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.01% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 4.86% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 232 159 296
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +30 142 £52,500 +11.70% 12
Surrey +16 50 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Hampshire -10 35 £47,500 +22.10% 10
East Sussex +15 32 £61,250 - 1
Kent +23 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £55,000 -24.13%
West Sussex -6 13 £52,500 -5.82%
Oxfordshire +5 9 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Middlesex +6 4 £32,500 -36.58%
Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 468 (72.90%) Cisco
2 415 (64.64%) Cisco Certification
3 329 (51.25%) BGP
4 328 (51.09%) Firewall
5 303 (47.20%) CCNP
6 301 (46.88%) OSPF
7 279 (43.46%) WAN
8 221 (34.42%) VPN
9 208 (32.40%) Juniper
10 197 (30.69%) LAN
11 190 (29.60%) CCNA
12 168 (26.17%) Telecoms
13 155 (24.14%) VoIP
14 153 (23.83%) VMware
15 152 (23.68%) CCIE
16 149 (23.21%) Ethernet
17 128 (19.94%) CheckPoint
18 122 (19.00%) F5
19 121 (18.85%) IPsec
20 117 (18.22%) VLAN
21 114 (17.76%) Network Security
21 114 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
22 110 (17.13%) TCP/IP
23 108 (16.82%) DNS
24 104 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
25 97 (15.11%) Windows
26 93 (14.49%) Linux
26 93 (14.49%) EIGRP
27 85 (13.24%) HSRP
28 83 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.43%) Lync
3 18 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 18 (2.80%) IIS
4 10 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.18%) MS Office
3 12 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.32%) IaaS
2 32 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.34%) SaaS
4 13 (2.02%) PaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 329 (51.25%) BGP
2 328 (51.09%) Firewall
3 301 (46.88%) OSPF
4 279 (43.46%) WAN
5 221 (34.42%) VPN
6 197 (30.69%) LAN
7 155 (24.14%) VoIP
8 149 (23.21%) Ethernet
9 121 (18.85%) IPsec
10 117 (18.22%) VLAN
11 114 (17.76%) Network Security
12 110 (17.13%) TCP/IP
13 108 (16.82%) DNS
14 104 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
15 93 (14.49%) EIGRP
16 85 (13.24%) HSRP
17 83 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
18 63 (9.81%) DHCP
19 62 (9.66%) SSL
20 58 (9.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.02%) DB2
4 4 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.62%) MySQL
5 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.65%) Toad
2 5 (0.78%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (0.47%) Moq
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 168 (26.17%) Telecoms
2 24 (3.74%) Retail
3 9 (1.40%) Finance
4 7 (1.09%) Marketing
5 6 (0.93%) French Language
6 4 (0.62%) Legal
7 3 (0.47%) Advertising
7 3 (0.47%) Banking
7 3 (0.47%) Billing
8 2 (0.31%) Local Government
8 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 239 (37.23%) Network Engineer
2 97 (15.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 87 (13.55%) Architect
4 60 (9.35%) Network Architect
5 53 (8.26%) Support Engineer
6 49 (7.63%) NOC Engineer
7 33 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 31 (4.83%) Consultant
9 28 (4.36%) Team Leader
10 25 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.43%) Operations Engineer
12 20 (3.12%) Technical Design Authority
12 20 (3.12%) Security Architect
13 19 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (2.96%) IP Engineer
13 19 (2.96%) Senior Operations Engineer
14 18 (2.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 18 (2.80%) Design Engineer
14 18 (2.80%) Software Engineer
14 18 (2.80%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.65%) JAXB
1 17 (2.65%) WSDL
1 17 (2.65%) SOAP
1 17 (2.65%) Web Services
1 17 (2.65%) XML
1 17 (2.65%) JMS
2 12 (1.87%) CSS
3 7 (1.09%) RSS
4 6 (0.93%) Middleware
5 3 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.47%) .NET
5 3 (0.47%) HTML
5 3 (0.47%) Hibernate
5 3 (0.47%) Ajax
5 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.16%) XMPP
7 1 (0.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.52%) Open Source
3 26 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.87%) iSeries
7 11 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.40%) PKI
9 6 (0.93%) Economics
10 5 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.78%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.47%) Statistics
13 2 (0.31%) Wiki
13 2 (0.31%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.31%) FMCG
13 2 (0.31%) IVR
13 2 (0.31%) AS400
13 2 (0.31%) EPoS
13 2 (0.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.11%) Windows
2 93 (14.49%) Linux
3 33 (5.14%) UNIX
4 24 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.87%) VMS
7 7 (1.09%) Solaris
7 7 (1.09%) CentOS
7 7 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Android
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (11.84%) Network Design
2 70 (10.90%) ITIL
2 70 (10.90%) Migration
3 63 (9.81%) Load Balancing
4 59 (9.19%) Project Management
5 46 (7.17%) Network Management
6 45 (7.01%) Service Delivery
7 43 (6.70%) Network Architecture
8 41 (6.39%) Mentoring
9 35 (5.45%) Change Management
10 33 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
11 29 (4.52%) Security Architecture
12 27 (4.21%) Line Management
13 25 (3.89%) TDD
14 23 (3.58%) Penetration Testing
15 21 (3.27%) WAN Optimisation
15 21 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
18 18 (2.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.66%) SQL
2 23 (3.58%) Java
3 18 (2.80%) PL/SQL
4 14 (2.18%) C
5 7 (1.09%) Python
5 7 (1.09%) Perl
6 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.47%) C#
6 3 (0.47%) Delphi
6 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.31%) Erlang
7 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 415 (64.64%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (47.20%) CCNP
3 190 (29.60%) CCNA
4 152 (23.68%) CCIE
5 69 (10.75%) Degree
6 50 (7.79%) Security Cleared
7 40 (6.23%) CCIP
8 35 (5.45%) CCDP
9 31 (4.83%) JNCIA
10 30 (4.67%) SC Cleared
11 29 (4.52%) JNCIS
12 28 (4.36%) CCSP
13 26 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (3.89%) CCDA
15 23 (3.58%) JNCIE
16 20 (3.12%) MCSE
17 19 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (2.02%) CISSP
19 12 (1.87%) CCSE
19 12 (1.87%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (11.68%) SLA
2 18 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) QA
5 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 114 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 44 (6.85%) vSphere
4 22 (3.43%) XenApp
5 20 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 14 (2.18%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.93%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.62%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.62%) OpenSIPS
9 4 (0.62%) vCloud
10 3 (0.47%) Firmware
11 2 (0.31%) Xen
11 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.71%) Netcool
2 10 (1.56%) Zenoss
3 9 (1.40%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.78%) SCCM
5 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.62%) SCOM
6 4 (0.62%) Nagios
6 4 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.31%) Cacti
8 2 (0.31%) Foglight
8 2 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 468 (72.90%) Cisco
2 208 (32.40%) Juniper
3 153 (23.83%) VMware
4 128 (19.94%) CheckPoint
5 122 (19.00%) F5
6 82 (12.77%) Microsoft
7 59 (9.19%) HP
8 42 (6.54%) Citrix
9 35 (5.45%) Oracle
10 34 (5.30%) Huawei
11 30 (4.67%) BT
12 27 (4.21%) Polycom
13 23 (3.58%) Cramer
14 21 (3.27%) Avaya
14 21 (3.27%) SolarWinds
15 17 (2.65%) BEA
16 16 (2.49%) MetaSolv
17 14 (2.18%) IBM
18 13 (2.02%) McAfee
18 13 (2.02%) 3PAR
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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