The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.45% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.75% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
MPLS
Hertfordshire

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
122 140 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.42% 23.69% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 82 105 84
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Watford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) LAN
4 13 (50.00%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 12 (46.15%) BGP
5 12 (46.15%) OSPF
6 11 (42.31%) EIGRP
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
7 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
7 10 (38.46%) F5
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (34.62%) BIG-IP
8 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (30.77%) Service Management
9 8 (30.77%) CCIE
9 8 (30.77%) Multicast
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
10 7 (26.92%) WSUS
10 7 (26.92%) CCNP
10 7 (26.92%) Juniper
10 7 (26.92%) MS Office
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
1 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.54%) WorkSite
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) LAN
3 13 (50.00%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) OSPF
4 12 (46.15%) BGP
5 11 (42.31%) EIGRP
6 10 (38.46%) VPN
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (34.62%) BIG-IP
8 8 (30.77%) Multicast
9 7 (26.92%) DSL
9 7 (26.92%) RIP
10 6 (23.08%) VRRP
10 6 (23.08%) VLAN
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (19.23%) Network Security
11 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) DHCP
11 5 (19.23%) Wireless
11 5 (19.23%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
2 6 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 6 (23.08%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Service Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) BCP
4 6 (23.08%) ITSM
4 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Facility Management
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCIE
3 7 (26.92%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) Xen
3 6 (23.08%) NLBS
4 3 (11.54%) XenServer
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) Cacti
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) Juniper
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) Crossbeam
7 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.54%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
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