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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / South East
Rank 181 181 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 250 343 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.81% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 8.51% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 197 300 259
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
2970 4030 4587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.00% 21.26% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 3424 3540
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,464
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +21 69 £52,250 -0.47% 5
Berkshire -41 64 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +23 46 £40,000 -23.80% 3
East Sussex +34 29 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Oxfordshire +20 12 £77,500 +55.00% 2
Kent +20 11 £65,000 +46.27%
West Sussex +6 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £45,000 +52.54% 2
Middlesex 0 5 £32,500 -18.75%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 489 (80.43%) Cisco
2 385 (63.32%) Cisco Certification
3 310 (50.99%) CCNP
4 301 (49.51%) BGP
5 289 (47.53%) OSPF
6 284 (46.71%) Firewall
7 265 (43.59%) Juniper
8 244 (40.13%) WAN
9 238 (39.14%) LAN
10 206 (33.88%) VPN
11 178 (29.28%) DNS
12 170 (27.96%) Data Centre
13 152 (25.00%) F5
14 133 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
15 130 (21.38%) CCNA
16 127 (20.89%) Network Design
17 126 (20.72%) Telecoms
18 119 (19.57%) CCIE
19 117 (19.24%) DHCP
20 113 (18.59%) Network Security
21 112 (18.42%) Ethernet
21 112 (18.42%) Palo Alto
22 110 (18.09%) TCP/IP
23 107 (17.60%) VLAN
24 104 (17.11%) Wireless
25 102 (16.78%) IPsec
25 102 (16.78%) Presales
26 92 (15.13%) VoIP
26 92 (15.13%) CheckPoint
27 90 (14.80%) Cisco Nexus

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 22 (3.62%) Skype for Business
2 12 (1.97%) OpenStack
3 6 (0.99%) IIS
4 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.29%) MS Office
3 16 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.66%) MS Project
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.97%) SaaS
3 9 (1.48%) Office 365
4 7 (1.15%) IaaS
5 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.99%) PaaS
6 5 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 301 (49.51%) BGP
2 289 (47.53%) OSPF
3 284 (46.71%) Firewall
4 244 (40.13%) WAN
5 238 (39.14%) LAN
6 206 (33.88%) VPN
7 178 (29.28%) DNS
8 133 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
9 117 (19.24%) DHCP
10 113 (18.59%) Network Security
11 112 (18.42%) Ethernet
12 110 (18.09%) TCP/IP
13 107 (17.60%) VLAN
14 104 (17.11%) Wireless
15 102 (16.78%) IPsec
16 92 (15.13%) VoIP
17 90 (14.80%) Cisco Nexus
18 68 (11.18%) Cisco IOS
19 61 (10.03%) EIGRP
20 58 (9.54%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.49%) GIS
2 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 126 (20.72%) Telecoms
2 59 (9.70%) Finance
3 34 (5.59%) Marketing
4 17 (2.80%) Banking
5 11 (1.81%) Back Office
6 10 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.15%) Military
8 5 (0.82%) Electronics
9 4 (0.66%) Billing
9 4 (0.66%) Retail
10 3 (0.49%) Advertising
10 3 (0.49%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 334 (54.93%) Network Engineer
2 96 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 88 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 85 (13.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 77 (12.66%) Juniper Engineer
6 68 (11.18%) Consultant
7 57 (9.38%) Architect
8 56 (9.21%) Support Engineer
9 47 (7.73%) Network Consultant
10 44 (7.24%) Network Architect
11 38 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 37 (6.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 36 (5.92%) IP Engineer
14 35 (5.76%) Firewall Engineer
15 33 (5.43%) Security Engineer
16 32 (5.26%) Network Manager
17 31 (5.10%) Professional Services Consultant
18 29 (4.77%) Network Security Engineer
18 29 (4.77%) Professional Services Engineer
18 29 (4.77%) Professional Services Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.40%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.81%) Web Services
3 10 (1.64%) HTML
4 6 (0.99%) SAX
5 4 (0.66%) .NET
6 3 (0.49%) Middleware
7 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.33%) Ajax
7 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.33%) CSS
7 2 (0.33%) HTML5
7 2 (0.33%) jQuery
7 2 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.16%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 170 (27.96%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.77%) Driving Licence
4 28 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.48%) PKI
8 7 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.15%) iPad
8 7 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (0.99%) iSeries
9 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.66%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.49%) BBC
12 3 (0.49%) Contactless
12 3 (0.49%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.49%) IVR
12 3 (0.49%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.65%) Windows
2 63 (10.36%) Linux
3 30 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.97%) Unix
6 10 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (20.89%) Network Design
2 102 (16.78%) Presales
3 86 (14.14%) ITIL
4 45 (7.40%) Load Balancing
5 40 (6.58%) High Availability
6 32 (5.26%) Change Management
7 31 (5.10%) Migration
8 30 (4.93%) Network Management
9 26 (4.28%) Project Management
10 22 (3.62%) Line Management
11 20 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (3.29%) Network Architecture
12 19 (3.13%) Service Management
13 18 (2.96%) B2B
13 18 (2.96%) Service Delivery
13 18 (2.96%) Translating Business Requirements
14 17 (2.80%) Performance Monitoring
15 16 (2.63%) SIEM
16 15 (2.47%) Mentoring
16 15 (2.47%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.14%) C
2 10 (1.64%) Python
3 8 (1.32%) Java
4 5 (0.82%) Perl
4 5 (0.82%) Tcl
5 4 (0.66%) SQL
6 2 (0.33%) C#
6 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.33%) PHP
7 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 385 (63.32%) Cisco Certification
2 310 (50.99%) CCNP
3 130 (21.38%) CCNA
4 119 (19.57%) CCIE
5 72 (11.84%) Security Cleared
6 58 (9.54%) JNCIP
7 49 (8.06%) SC Cleared
8 45 (7.40%) Degree
9 27 (4.44%) CCSP
10 23 (3.78%) CCIP
11 20 (3.29%) JNCIS
12 16 (2.63%) JNCIA
13 15 (2.47%) JNCIE
14 13 (2.14%) CCDP
14 13 (2.14%) GCIH
14 13 (2.14%) GIAC
15 11 (1.81%) CCDA
15 11 (1.81%) CCNP Voice
16 10 (1.64%) CCVP
17 7 (1.15%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.91%) SLA
2 13 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.99%) PMBOK
4 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 38 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.45%) Firmware
4 9 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.99%) XenApp
5 6 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (4.61%) FortiGate
2 21 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 17 (2.80%) SolarWinds Orion
4 16 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (2.14%) Nagios
6 11 (1.81%) SCOM
7 7 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.15%) SCCM
8 3 (0.49%) WSUS
9 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.16%) QRadar
10 1 (0.16%) Simpana
Vendors
1 489 (80.43%) Cisco
2 265 (43.59%) Juniper
3 152 (25.00%) F5
4 112 (18.42%) Palo Alto
5 92 (15.13%) CheckPoint
6 69 (11.35%) Microsoft
7 51 (8.39%) Riverbed
8 44 (7.24%) VMware
9 34 (5.59%) SolarWinds
10 33 (5.43%) Avaya
11 20 (3.29%) Blue Coat
12 19 (3.13%) Mitel
13 18 (2.96%) HP
14 14 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
14 14 (2.30%) Huawei
14 14 (2.30%) Meraki
15 12 (1.97%) Brocade
15 12 (1.97%) Citrix
15 12 (1.97%) Nokia
16 11 (1.81%) Fortinet
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance, Hollidays, Pension
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Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: to £28,000
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