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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 215 247 132
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -115
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 258 215 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.95% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.87% 4.32% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 193 182 390
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
4397 4978 5145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.16% 21.96% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3522 3776 4012
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 July 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 +36 112 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Surrey +45 49 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Hampshire +2 44 £50,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £57,500 +21.05% 8
West Sussex -7 10 £58,500 +72.05%
East Sussex +19 8 £50,000 -24.52%
Middlesex +7 6 £40,000 -
Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Kent -2 2 £40,000 -9.60% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 492 (75.00%) Cisco
2 391 (59.60%) Cisco Certification
3 344 (52.44%) BGP
4 317 (48.32%) OSPF
5 304 (46.34%) Firewall
6 296 (45.12%) WAN
7 291 (44.36%) CCNP
8 267 (40.70%) LAN
9 248 (37.80%) VPN
10 220 (33.54%) Juniper
11 207 (31.55%) Data Centre
12 197 (30.03%) F5
13 181 (27.59%) Telecoms
14 170 (25.91%) TCP/IP
15 155 (23.63%) CCNA
16 150 (22.87%) VMware
17 143 (21.80%) ITIL
18 142 (21.65%) CCIE
19 136 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
20 133 (20.27%) EIGRP
21 120 (18.29%) DNS
21 120 (18.29%) VLAN
22 119 (18.14%) VoIP
23 118 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
24 112 (17.07%) CheckPoint
25 102 (15.55%) Ethernet
26 97 (14.79%) Network Design
26 97 (14.79%) Cisco Nexus
27 92 (14.02%) IPsec
28 86 (13.11%) Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (6.25%) Lync
2 28 (4.27%) IIS
3 15 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 57 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.74%) MS Office
4 8 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.79%) IaaS
2 24 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.74%) SaaS
4 13 (1.98%) PaaS
5 7 (1.07%) Office 365
5 7 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 344 (52.44%) BGP
2 317 (48.32%) OSPF
3 304 (46.34%) Firewall
4 296 (45.12%) WAN
5 267 (40.70%) LAN
6 248 (37.80%) VPN
7 170 (25.91%) TCP/IP
8 136 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
9 133 (20.27%) EIGRP
10 120 (18.29%) DNS
10 120 (18.29%) VLAN
11 119 (18.14%) VoIP
12 102 (15.55%) Ethernet
13 97 (14.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 92 (14.02%) IPsec
15 85 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
15 85 (12.96%) Network Security
16 81 (12.35%) Internet
17 72 (10.98%) Unified Communications
18 65 (9.91%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.83%) DB2
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Toad
2 2 (0.30%) TestDirector
General
1 181 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 45 (6.86%) Finance
3 29 (4.42%) Retail
4 27 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.81%) Marketing
6 14 (2.13%) Back Office
7 7 (1.07%) Games
8 5 (0.76%) Banking
9 4 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 267 (40.70%) Network Engineer
2 105 (16.01%) Senior Network Engineer
3 78 (11.89%) Architect
4 64 (9.76%) Consultant
5 40 (6.10%) Support Engineer
6 37 (5.64%) Network Architect
7 36 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (5.49%) Network Consultant
8 33 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
9 32 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 26 (3.96%) Network Support
11 22 (3.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (3.20%) Technical Manager
12 21 (3.20%) Technical Engineer
13 20 (3.05%) Senior Network Consultant
14 19 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
15 18 (2.74%) Team Leader
15 18 (2.74%) Network Team Leader
15 18 (2.74%) Senior Architect
16 17 (2.59%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.13%) CSS
2 11 (1.68%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.37%) XML
4 8 (1.22%) SOAP
4 8 (1.22%) Web Services
4 8 (1.22%) JMS
4 8 (1.22%) WSDL
4 8 (1.22%) JAXB
5 1 (0.15%) OLE
5 1 (0.15%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.15%) RESTful
5 1 (0.15%) RSS
5 1 (0.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 207 (31.55%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.90%) iSeries
4 19 (2.90%) BYOD
5 18 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.68%) Statistics
8 11 (1.68%) PKI
9 7 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.76%) CMDB
11 3 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.30%) FMCG
12 2 (0.30%) Streaming Music
12 2 (0.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.11%) Linux
2 73 (11.13%) Windows
3 36 (5.49%) UNIX
4 31 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.83%) VMS
8 10 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.46%) CentOS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.80%) ITIL
2 97 (14.79%) Network Design
3 80 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 65 (9.91%) Service Delivery
5 63 (9.60%) Migration
6 60 (9.15%) Network Management
7 54 (8.23%) Network Monitoring
8 41 (6.25%) Project Management
9 40 (6.10%) Risk Management
10 39 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (5.79%) Incident Management
12 34 (5.18%) Root Cause Analysis
13 33 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
14 31 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (4.42%) Demand Management
16 28 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (3.96%) Configuration Management
18 25 (3.81%) PRINCE2
19 24 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
20 23 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (8.54%) SQL
2 38 (5.79%) Perl
3 21 (3.20%) Python
4 13 (1.98%) C
5 11 (1.68%) Java
6 8 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) C++
10 1 (0.15%) Tcl
10 1 (0.15%) R
10 1 (0.15%) Korn
10 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 391 (59.60%) Cisco Certification
2 291 (44.36%) CCNP
3 155 (23.63%) CCNA
4 142 (21.65%) CCIE
5 64 (9.76%) Degree
6 59 (8.99%) CCDP
7 33 (5.03%) Security Cleared
8 30 (4.57%) CCIP
9 28 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (3.81%) MCSE
11 24 (3.66%) SC Cleared
11 24 (3.66%) JNCIA
12 22 (3.35%) JNCIP
12 22 (3.35%) CCSP
13 20 (3.05%) CCDA
14 19 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
15 15 (2.29%) JNCIE
15 15 (2.29%) JNCIS
16 14 (2.13%) CCVP
17 12 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.95%) SLA
2 15 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.07%) PMBOK
4 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.46%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 118 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.12%) XenApp
3 25 (3.81%) vSphere
4 23 (3.51%) Active Directory
5 17 (2.59%) KVM
6 13 (1.98%) Terminal Server
7 9 (1.37%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.22%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.22%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (0.61%) Snort
12 3 (0.46%) iptables
13 2 (0.30%) Firmware
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.90%) FortiGate
2 17 (2.59%) SCCM
3 9 (1.37%) Nagios
4 8 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.07%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.61%) Check_MK
7 4 (0.61%) Netcool
8 3 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.46%) vMotion
8 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.46%) Puppet
9 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.15%) SCOM
10 1 (0.15%) OpenView
10 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 492 (75.00%) Cisco
2 220 (33.54%) Juniper
3 197 (30.03%) F5
4 150 (22.87%) VMware
5 112 (17.07%) CheckPoint
6 77 (11.74%) Microsoft
7 64 (9.76%) Avaya
8 46 (7.01%) HP
9 43 (6.55%) Riverbed
10 32 (4.88%) Aerohive Networks
11 31 (4.73%) Citrix
12 30 (4.57%) Huawei
13 26 (3.96%) Oracle
14 24 (3.66%) BT
15 16 (2.44%) IBM
16 13 (1.98%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.83%) 3PAR
18 10 (1.52%) Cramer
19 9 (1.37%) Nokia
19 9 (1.37%) Blue Coat
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