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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 210 225 229
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 264 275 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.31% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 6.12% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 235 181 209
Median salary £50,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £40,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
3658 4496 4975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.93% 21.38% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2981 3514 3895
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -24 92 £55,000 - 5
Hampshire +4 48 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Surrey +34 40 £47,000 -8.29% 4
West Sussex +9 28 £50,000 -7.83%
Buckinghamshire +36 27 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire -9 12 £67,500 +35.00%
Kent +28 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Middlesex +12 5 £62,500 +34.40%
East Sussex -4 4 £46,250 -7.50%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 508 (77.91%) Cisco
2 448 (68.71%) Cisco Certification
3 370 (56.75%) BGP
4 355 (54.45%) OSPF
5 353 (54.14%) CCNP
6 333 (51.07%) WAN
7 316 (48.47%) Firewall
8 289 (44.33%) Juniper
9 225 (34.51%) VPN
10 210 (32.21%) CCNA
11 201 (30.83%) LAN
11 201 (30.83%) Telecoms
12 182 (27.91%) F5
13 176 (26.99%) Data Centre
14 155 (23.77%) TCP/IP
15 154 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
16 145 (22.24%) Wireless
17 138 (21.17%) Network Design
18 128 (19.63%) VMware
19 125 (19.17%) Ethernet
20 124 (19.02%) IPsec
21 123 (18.87%) CheckPoint
22 116 (17.79%) ITIL
23 115 (17.64%) Cisco Nexus
24 107 (16.41%) Presales
25 104 (15.95%) Network Security
26 103 (15.80%) Linux
27 96 (14.72%) DNS
27 96 (14.72%) CCIE
28 95 (14.57%) VLAN

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 15 (2.30%) Skype for Business
2 13 (1.99%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.46%) SAS
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) IIS
7 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.91%) MS Office
2 32 (4.91%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.38%) IaaS
3 8 (1.23%) Office 365
4 7 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 370 (56.75%) BGP
2 355 (54.45%) OSPF
3 333 (51.07%) WAN
4 316 (48.47%) Firewall
5 225 (34.51%) VPN
6 201 (30.83%) LAN
7 155 (23.77%) TCP/IP
8 154 (23.62%) Cisco ASA
9 145 (22.24%) Wireless
10 125 (19.17%) Ethernet
11 124 (19.02%) IPsec
12 115 (17.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 104 (15.95%) Network Security
14 96 (14.72%) DNS
15 95 (14.57%) VLAN
16 89 (13.65%) SSL
17 79 (12.12%) EIGRP
18 70 (10.74%) VoIP
19 64 (9.82%) SDH
20 56 (8.59%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 201 (30.83%) Telecoms
2 72 (11.04%) Finance
3 34 (5.21%) Marketing
4 27 (4.14%) Banking
5 25 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.53%) German Language
7 16 (2.45%) French Language
7 16 (2.45%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.38%) Legal
9 6 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
10 5 (0.77%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.61%) Retail
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 307 (47.09%) Network Engineer
2 129 (19.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 120 (18.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 94 (14.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 69 (10.58%) Support Engineer
6 67 (10.28%) Consultant
7 62 (9.51%) Architect
8 61 (9.36%) Network Support
9 56 (8.59%) Network Support Engineer
10 44 (6.75%) Juniper Engineer
11 43 (6.60%) Network Architect
12 42 (6.44%) Network Consultant
13 39 (5.98%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 39 (5.98%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 37 (5.67%) Security Engineer
15 36 (5.52%) Switch Engineer
16 35 (5.37%) Network Security Engineer
17 34 (5.21%) NOC Engineer
18 32 (4.91%) Juniper Consultant
18 32 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.22%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.77%) RFC 2547
2 5 (0.77%) Web Services
3 3 (0.46%) .NET
3 3 (0.46%) HTML
3 3 (0.46%) POSIX
4 2 (0.31%) CSS
4 2 (0.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 176 (26.99%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (3.53%) Virtual Team
4 22 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 22 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.07%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.30%) EMC VNX
9 13 (1.99%) IPTV
9 13 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 13 (1.99%) NHS
10 12 (1.84%) Clustering
11 11 (1.69%) PKI
12 10 (1.53%) iPad
13 8 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (0.77%) PMI
14 5 (0.77%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.61%) iSeries
16 3 (0.46%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 103 (15.80%) Linux
2 41 (6.29%) Windows
3 23 (3.53%) Unix
4 16 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.30%) CentOS
6 14 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.38%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.46%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (21.17%) Network Design
2 116 (17.79%) ITIL
3 107 (16.41%) Presales
4 74 (11.35%) Load Balancing
5 50 (7.67%) Migration
6 42 (6.44%) Network Management
7 40 (6.13%) Change Management
8 39 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (4.29%) Network Architecture
9 28 (4.29%) Project Management
10 27 (4.14%) High Availability
10 27 (4.14%) Service Management
11 26 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (3.37%) Fault Management
15 21 (3.22%) Product Management
16 20 (3.07%) Problem Management
17 19 (2.91%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.68%) C
2 23 (3.53%) Perl
3 21 (3.22%) Python
4 14 (2.15%) SQL
5 13 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.77%) Tcl
8 3 (0.46%) PHP
8 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 448 (68.71%) Cisco Certification
2 353 (54.14%) CCNP
3 210 (32.21%) CCNA
4 96 (14.72%) CCIE
5 71 (10.89%) Security Cleared
6 65 (9.97%) JNCIA
7 55 (8.44%) CCDP
8 51 (7.82%) JNCIS
8 51 (7.82%) SC Cleared
9 42 (6.44%) CCSP
10 34 (5.21%) Degree
11 28 (4.29%) JNCIP
12 27 (4.14%) CCDA
13 26 (3.99%) CCIP
14 23 (3.53%) JNCIE
15 20 (3.07%) DV Cleared
15 20 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (2.76%) CCSA
16 18 (2.76%) CCSE
17 14 (2.15%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.59%) SLA
2 21 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.53%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.31%) QA
5 2 (0.31%) SAS 70
System Software
1 68 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.30%) vSphere
4 10 (1.53%) Xen
5 9 (1.38%) XenApp
6 8 (1.23%) Firmware
7 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.77%) Squid
8 5 (0.77%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.46%) NFS
10 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.15%) vCloud
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (4.45%) OpenView
2 25 (3.83%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (3.07%) SolarWinds Orion
4 19 (2.91%) Netcool
5 8 (1.23%) SCOM
6 3 (0.46%) Nagios
6 3 (0.46%) SCCM
6 3 (0.46%) Simpana
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
7 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.15%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.15%) SCSM
8 1 (0.15%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 508 (77.91%) Cisco
2 289 (44.33%) Juniper
3 182 (27.91%) F5
4 128 (19.63%) VMware
5 123 (18.87%) CheckPoint
6 79 (12.12%) Palo Alto
7 71 (10.89%) Microsoft
8 62 (9.51%) SolarWinds
9 49 (7.52%) HP
10 46 (7.06%) Avaya
11 37 (5.67%) Blue Coat
12 29 (4.45%) Brocade
12 29 (4.45%) EMC
13 22 (3.37%) NetScout
13 22 (3.37%) Riverbed
14 21 (3.22%) Citrix
15 18 (2.76%) Ericsson
15 18 (2.76%) Red Hat
15 18 (2.76%) Redback
16 15 (2.30%) Meraki
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