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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 142 228 182
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 333 289 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 6.81% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 252 216 253
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +6.74%
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
3579 4245 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.10% 19.75% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2861 3512 3706
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hampshire +46 106 £50,000 - 9
Berkshire -10 84 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Surrey +49 66 £52,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +10 37 £67,500 +14.89% 2
West Sussex +33 17 £57,500 +12.19%
Kent +30 16 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxfordshire +39 9 £77,500 +55.00% 2
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 534 (83.31%) Cisco
2 421 (65.68%) Cisco Certification
3 344 (53.67%) CCNP
4 309 (48.21%) Firewall
5 299 (46.65%) BGP
6 279 (43.53%) OSPF
7 254 (39.63%) Juniper
8 243 (37.91%) LAN
8 243 (37.91%) WAN
9 225 (35.10%) VPN
10 194 (30.27%) Telecoms
11 184 (28.71%) DNS
12 160 (24.96%) F5
13 151 (23.56%) CCNA
14 149 (23.24%) Data Centre
15 139 (21.68%) Network Design
16 138 (21.53%) CCIE
17 136 (21.22%) CheckPoint
17 136 (21.22%) Cisco ASA
18 129 (20.12%) TCP/IP
19 119 (18.56%) Network Security
20 116 (18.10%) DHCP
20 116 (18.10%) Palo Alto
21 111 (17.32%) VLAN
22 109 (17.00%) IPsec
23 106 (16.54%) ITIL
24 99 (15.44%) Ethernet
24 99 (15.44%) Wireless
25 97 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
26 92 (14.35%) Finance

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 19 (2.96%) Skype for Business
2 15 (2.34%) OpenStack
3 13 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.25%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.47%) SAS
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (3.43%) MS Office
4 8 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.62%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.87%) SaaS
3 9 (1.40%) IaaS
3 9 (1.40%) Office 365
4 8 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.94%) PaaS
6 5 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 309 (48.21%) Firewall
2 299 (46.65%) BGP
3 279 (43.53%) OSPF
4 243 (37.91%) LAN
4 243 (37.91%) WAN
5 225 (35.10%) VPN
6 184 (28.71%) DNS
7 136 (21.22%) Cisco ASA
8 129 (20.12%) TCP/IP
9 119 (18.56%) Network Security
10 116 (18.10%) DHCP
11 111 (17.32%) VLAN
12 109 (17.00%) IPsec
13 99 (15.44%) Ethernet
13 99 (15.44%) Wireless
14 97 (15.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 79 (12.32%) VoIP
16 59 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
17 58 (9.05%) EIGRP
18 56 (8.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.47%) GIS
2 3 (0.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.16%) DB2
3 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 194 (30.27%) Telecoms
2 92 (14.35%) Finance
3 49 (7.64%) Marketing
4 23 (3.59%) Banking
5 17 (2.65%) Back Office
6 13 (2.03%) Retail
7 12 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.56%) Law
9 7 (1.09%) Military
10 6 (0.94%) Billing
11 4 (0.62%) Legal
12 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 334 (52.11%) Network Engineer
2 85 (13.26%) Architect
3 79 (12.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 68 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 66 (10.30%) Support Engineer
6 61 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 56 (8.74%) Juniper Engineer
8 53 (8.27%) Network Architect
9 47 (7.33%) Consultant
10 46 (7.18%) Security Engineer
11 43 (6.71%) Network Security Engineer
12 42 (6.55%) IP Engineer
12 42 (6.55%) Network Support
13 40 (6.24%) Network Support Engineer
14 36 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 36 (5.62%) Network Manager
15 35 (5.46%) Firewall Engineer
16 33 (5.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 23 (3.59%) Senior IP Engineer
17 23 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.40%) Middleware
3 8 (1.25%) Web Services
4 5 (0.78%) .NET
5 4 (0.62%) SAX
6 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.31%) Ajax
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.31%) CSS
6 2 (0.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.31%) HTML5
6 2 (0.31%) jQuery
6 2 (0.31%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.16%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 149 (23.24%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.34%) Statistics
6 12 (1.87%) PKI
7 10 (1.56%) iSeries
8 9 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.25%) iPad
9 8 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.78%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.62%) BBC
11 4 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.62%) User Experience
12 3 (0.47%) Clustering
12 3 (0.47%) IVR
12 3 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.79%) Windows
2 64 (9.98%) Linux
3 32 (4.99%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.21%) Unix
4 27 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Debian
9 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.68%) Network Design
2 106 (16.54%) ITIL
3 65 (10.14%) Presales
4 57 (8.89%) Load Balancing
5 46 (7.18%) Change Management
6 42 (6.55%) Migration
7 40 (6.24%) Project Management
8 34 (5.30%) Network Management
9 31 (4.84%) Change Control
9 31 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 30 (4.68%) Service Management
11 28 (4.37%) Problem Management
12 26 (4.06%) Mentoring
13 25 (3.90%) High Availability
14 23 (3.59%) Product Management
15 20 (3.12%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (3.12%) WAN Optimisation
16 19 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
16 19 (2.96%) Operations Management
16 19 (2.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.84%) C
2 23 (3.59%) Perl
3 22 (3.43%) Python
4 10 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.09%) PHP
6 5 (0.78%) SQL
6 5 (0.78%) Tcl
7 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.31%) C#
8 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 421 (65.68%) Cisco Certification
2 344 (53.67%) CCNP
3 151 (23.56%) CCNA
4 138 (21.53%) CCIE
5 79 (12.32%) Security Cleared
6 54 (8.42%) SC Cleared
7 41 (6.40%) JNCIS
8 40 (6.24%) JNCIP
9 39 (6.08%) Degree
10 31 (4.84%) CCDP
10 31 (4.84%) CCIP
11 30 (4.68%) JNCIA
12 19 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
13 16 (2.50%) CCVP
14 13 (2.03%) JNCIE
15 12 (1.87%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.40%) CCA
16 9 (1.40%) VCAP
16 9 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.36%) SLA
2 16 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.50%) QA
3 9 (1.40%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.47%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
System Software
1 60 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.12%) Virtual Servers
3 20 (3.12%) XenApp
4 18 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 11 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.94%) Firmware
7 5 (0.78%) Xen
8 2 (0.31%) pfSense
8 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.16%) Ceph
9 1 (0.16%) iptables
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Squid
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.59%) Cisco UCCE
2 18 (2.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (2.65%) FortiGate
4 15 (2.34%) SCOM
5 11 (1.72%) SCCM
6 8 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.25%) Nagios
7 7 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.47%) WSUS
9 2 (0.31%) Netcool
10 1 (0.16%) Cacti
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 534 (83.31%) Cisco
2 254 (39.63%) Juniper
3 160 (24.96%) F5
4 136 (21.22%) CheckPoint
5 116 (18.10%) Palo Alto
6 70 (10.92%) Microsoft
6 70 (10.92%) VMware
7 55 (8.58%) Avaya
8 43 (6.71%) SolarWinds
9 39 (6.08%) Riverbed
10 38 (5.93%) Mitel
11 27 (4.21%) Citrix
11 27 (4.21%) Huawei
12 22 (3.43%) Blue Coat
13 20 (3.12%) HP
14 16 (2.50%) Brocade
15 15 (2.34%) Barracuda Networks
16 13 (2.03%) NetScout
17 12 (1.87%) Aruba
17 12 (1.87%) Nokia
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire / South / London
Techsearch Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highlt competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 22 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Reassured Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Excellent benefits and annual perfor
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago