The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 40 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.43% 0.84% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.48% 3.23% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £52,500 £59,500
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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 155 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.62% 26.01% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 65 132 96
Median salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Watford region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Watford

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Watford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Watford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 25 (92.59%) LAN
2 24 (88.89%) WAN
3 18 (66.67%) Degree
4 17 (62.96%) Firewall
5 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco
6 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) CCNP
7 11 (40.74%) DHCP
7 11 (40.74%) DNS
7 11 (40.74%) PBX
7 11 (40.74%) ISDN
7 11 (40.74%) VoIP
7 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 11 (40.74%) ITIL
7 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 11 (40.74%) VLAN
7 11 (40.74%) Office 365
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) Mentoring
7 11 (40.74%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
8 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
8 10 (37.04%) Coaching
8 10 (37.04%) Mathematics
8 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
1 10 (37.04%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
2 10 (37.04%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) LAN
2 24 (88.89%) WAN
3 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) DHCP
4 11 (40.74%) DNS
4 11 (40.74%) ISDN
4 11 (40.74%) PBX
4 11 (40.74%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (40.74%) VLAN
4 11 (40.74%) VoIP
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 8 (29.63%) BGP
6 8 (29.63%) DWDM
6 8 (29.63%) Frame Relay
6 8 (29.63%) FWSM
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (37.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Office 365 Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Support
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Support
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Server Support
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Support
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
1 11 (40.74%) Mentoring
2 10 (37.04%) Coaching
2 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
2 10 (37.04%) Mathematics
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (40.74%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
1 10 (37.04%) Terminal Services
1 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 5 (18.52%) Juniper
6 4 (14.81%) Brocade
6 4 (14.81%) Draytek
6 4 (14.81%) F5
7 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) AppSense
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto