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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 206 226 133
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -93
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 271 258 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.11% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.08% 5.17% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 184 208 391
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £24,075 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
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
4458 4994 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.27% 21.42% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3486 3915 4173
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 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 2 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 +16 131 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Hampshire +3 47 £54,250 +8.50% 6
Surrey +34 43 £50,000 +122.22% 9
Buckinghamshire -16 15 £55,000 +15.78% 2
West Sussex -2 12 £54,250 +44.66%
East Sussex +36 11 £50,000 -24.52% 1
Oxfordshire +16 6 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Middlesex +11 1 £46,500 +24.00%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 517 (75.92%) Cisco
2 405 (59.47%) Cisco Certification
3 347 (50.95%) BGP
4 326 (47.87%) OSPF
5 323 (47.43%) Firewall
6 316 (46.40%) WAN
7 296 (43.47%) CCNP
8 270 (39.65%) LAN
9 247 (36.27%) VPN
10 229 (33.63%) Data Centre
11 225 (33.04%) Juniper
12 202 (29.66%) F5
13 176 (25.84%) Telecoms
14 173 (25.40%) TCP/IP
15 163 (23.94%) CCNA
15 163 (23.94%) VMware
16 148 (21.73%) CCIE
17 141 (20.70%) EIGRP
18 140 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
19 131 (19.24%) ITIL
20 128 (18.80%) VoIP
20 128 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 126 (18.50%) VLAN
22 123 (18.06%) CheckPoint
23 121 (17.77%) DNS
24 110 (16.15%) Ethernet
25 102 (14.98%) Network Design
26 100 (14.68%) Cisco Nexus
27 90 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
28 87 (12.78%) IPsec

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 46 (6.75%) Lync
2 29 (4.26%) IIS
3 16 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.91%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.29%) CMS
7 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.29%) Apache
7 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 21 (3.08%) MS Office
3 10 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.20%) IaaS
2 28 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (2.79%) SaaS
4 15 (2.20%) PaaS
5 7 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 347 (50.95%) BGP
2 326 (47.87%) OSPF
3 323 (47.43%) Firewall
4 316 (46.40%) WAN
5 270 (39.65%) LAN
6 247 (36.27%) VPN
7 173 (25.40%) TCP/IP
8 141 (20.70%) EIGRP
9 140 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
10 128 (18.80%) VoIP
11 126 (18.50%) VLAN
12 121 (17.77%) DNS
13 110 (16.15%) Ethernet
14 100 (14.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 90 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
16 87 (12.78%) IPsec
17 83 (12.19%) Network Security
18 74 (10.87%) Unified Communications
19 65 (9.54%) Internet
20 64 (9.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.20%) DB2
3 13 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.44%) MySQL
5 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Toad
2 2 (0.29%) TestDirector
General
1 176 (25.84%) Telecoms
2 36 (5.29%) Finance
3 29 (4.26%) Marketing
4 28 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.67%) Retail
6 13 (1.91%) Back Office
7 5 (0.73%) Banking
8 4 (0.59%) Legal
9 3 (0.44%) Advertising
9 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 274 (40.23%) Network Engineer
2 107 (15.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 73 (10.72%) Architect
4 68 (9.99%) Consultant
5 45 (6.61%) Support Engineer
6 37 (5.43%) Network Consultant
7 36 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
7 36 (5.29%) Network Architect
8 33 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
10 27 (3.96%) Network Support
11 26 (3.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 24 (3.52%) Technical Manager
12 24 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
13 21 (3.08%) Team Leader
13 21 (3.08%) Network Team Leader
14 19 (2.79%) Senior Architect
14 19 (2.79%) Technical Support Engineer
14 19 (2.79%) Technical Support
14 19 (2.79%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.91%) CSS
1 13 (1.91%) XML
2 12 (1.76%) SOAP
2 12 (1.76%) Web Services
2 12 (1.76%) JMS
2 12 (1.76%) WSDL
2 12 (1.76%) JAXB
3 2 (0.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.15%) COM
4 1 (0.15%) OLE
4 1 (0.15%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.15%) XMPP
4 1 (0.15%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 229 (33.63%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.08%) iSeries
4 21 (3.08%) BYOD
5 20 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.06%) Smartphone
7 12 (1.76%) PKI
8 11 (1.62%) Statistics
9 7 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.44%) AS400
12 3 (0.44%) CMDB
12 3 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.29%) FMCG
13 2 (0.29%) IVR
13 2 (0.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 86 (12.63%) Linux
2 74 (10.87%) Windows
3 32 (4.70%) UNIX
4 31 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.20%) VMS
8 10 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (19.24%) ITIL
2 102 (14.98%) Network Design
3 83 (12.19%) Load Balancing
4 73 (10.72%) Migration
5 72 (10.57%) Service Delivery
6 54 (7.93%) Network Monitoring
7 52 (7.64%) Network Management
8 48 (7.05%) Project Management
9 45 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (5.29%) Risk Management
11 34 (4.99%) Incident Management
12 33 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 30 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (4.26%) Demand Management
14 29 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 29 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (3.67%) PRINCE2
15 25 (3.67%) Network Architecture
16 24 (3.52%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.69%) SQL
2 33 (4.85%) Perl
3 18 (2.64%) Python
4 16 (2.35%) Java
5 13 (1.91%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.76%) C
7 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.44%) PHP
9 2 (0.29%) Erlang
10 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.15%) R
10 1 (0.15%) Korn
10 1 (0.15%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) C++
10 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 405 (59.47%) Cisco Certification
2 296 (43.47%) CCNP
3 163 (23.94%) CCNA
4 148 (21.73%) CCIE
5 70 (10.28%) Degree
6 63 (9.25%) CCDP
7 33 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (4.70%) CCIP
9 30 (4.41%) MCSE
10 27 (3.96%) CCSP
11 26 (3.82%) JNCIA
11 26 (3.82%) Security Cleared
12 23 (3.38%) CCDA
13 22 (3.23%) JNCIP
14 18 (2.64%) JNCIS
15 17 (2.50%) SC Cleared
15 17 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
16 15 (2.20%) JNCIE
17 14 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (1.91%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.43%) SLA
2 11 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.88%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 128 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.41%) vSphere
3 28 (4.11%) XenApp
4 25 (3.67%) Active Directory
5 18 (2.64%) KVM
6 17 (2.50%) Terminal Server
7 10 (1.47%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.29%) Firmware
12 2 (0.29%) Snort
12 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.06%) SCCM
2 11 (1.62%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.32%) Nagios
4 7 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.59%) Netcool
7 3 (0.44%) vMotion
8 2 (0.29%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.15%) SCOM
9 1 (0.15%) OpenView
9 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 517 (75.92%) Cisco
2 225 (33.04%) Juniper
3 202 (29.66%) F5
4 163 (23.94%) VMware
5 123 (18.06%) CheckPoint
6 81 (11.89%) Microsoft
7 61 (8.96%) Avaya
8 56 (8.22%) HP
9 42 (6.17%) Riverbed
10 35 (5.14%) Citrix
11 34 (4.99%) Huawei
12 32 (4.70%) Aerohive Networks
13 31 (4.55%) Oracle
14 25 (3.67%) BT
15 19 (2.79%) IBM
16 16 (2.35%) 3PAR
17 15 (2.20%) Cramer
18 12 (1.76%) Nokia
18 12 (1.76%) BEA
19 11 (1.62%) MetaSolv
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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