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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 49 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.48% 1.89% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 8.93% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 10
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.47%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
102 112 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.07% 21.21% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 102
Median salary £43,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 18 (94.74%) LAN
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
1 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Degree
3 15 (78.95%) Retail
3 15 (78.95%) VPN
3 15 (78.95%) ITIL
3 15 (78.95%) Mentoring
3 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
4 14 (73.68%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) Coaching
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (73.68%) Skype for Business
4 14 (73.68%) Office 365
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
4 14 (73.68%) PBX
4 14 (73.68%) VoIP
4 14 (73.68%) C
4 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) DHCP
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) ISDN
4 14 (73.68%) Terminal Services
4 14 (73.68%) VMware

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 14 (73.68%) Skype for Business
2 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
1 14 (73.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 15 (78.95%) VPN
3 14 (73.68%) DHCP
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 14 (73.68%) ISDN
3 14 (73.68%) PBX
3 14 (73.68%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (73.68%) VLAN
3 14 (73.68%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (10.53%) DWDM
6 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
6 2 (10.53%) Multicast
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (78.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 14 (73.68%) 3rd Line Support
1 14 (73.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 14 (73.68%) Support Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Linux Support
2 12 (63.16%) Linux Support Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
1 15 (78.95%) Mentoring
2 14 (73.68%) Coaching
2 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCDP
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) Terminal Services
1 14 (73.68%) VMware ESX
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Nortel