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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 44 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 16 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.11% 0.19% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 0.83% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £27,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £57,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
82 120 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.92% 22.77% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 98 110
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 28 (96.55%) LAN
2 27 (93.10%) WAN
3 22 (75.86%) Firewall
4 21 (72.41%) Degree
4 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
5 16 (55.17%) DHCP
5 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 16 (55.17%) DNS
5 16 (55.17%) PBX
5 16 (55.17%) ISDN
5 16 (55.17%) VoIP
5 16 (55.17%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) ITIL
5 16 (55.17%) Mentoring
5 16 (55.17%) Retail
5 16 (55.17%) VLAN
5 16 (55.17%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
6 15 (51.72%) Mathematics
6 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (51.72%) Coaching
6 15 (51.72%) Office 365
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (51.72%) PaaS
6 15 (51.72%) Skype for Business
6 15 (51.72%) Windows
6 15 (51.72%) C

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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
1 15 (51.72%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Office 365
1 15 (51.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) LAN
2 27 (93.10%) WAN
3 22 (75.86%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) DHCP
4 16 (55.17%) DNS
4 16 (55.17%) ISDN
4 16 (55.17%) PBX
4 16 (55.17%) Remote Desktop
4 16 (55.17%) VLAN
4 16 (55.17%) VoIP
4 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) BGP
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
6 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) DMVPN
7 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
7 5 (17.24%) FWSM
7 5 (17.24%) Multicast
7 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (55.17%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 15 (51.72%) 3rd Line Support
1 15 (51.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 15 (51.72%) Office 365 Engineer
1 15 (51.72%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Linux Support
2 10 (34.48%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Support
3 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Server Support
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
2 15 (51.72%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
1 16 (55.17%) Mentoring
2 15 (51.72%) Coaching
2 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (27.59%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) CCDP
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
1 15 (51.72%) Terminal Services
1 15 (51.72%) VMware ESX
1 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 5 (17.24%) Riverbed
5 4 (13.79%) Brocade
5 4 (13.79%) Draytek
5 4 (13.79%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds