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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 48 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.88% 1.96% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 6.88% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 12
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.35%
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -
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
117 160 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.48% 28.52% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 90 80 141
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
5 7 (50.00%) VLAN
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (50.00%) Retail
5 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (50.00%) C
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) ISDN
5 7 (50.00%) PBX
5 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
1 7 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 7 (50.00%) DHCP
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) ISDN
4 7 (50.00%) PBX
4 7 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) DMVPN
5 2 (14.29%) FabricPath
5 2 (14.29%) FWSM
5 2 (14.29%) IOS XR
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Support
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Support
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Coaching
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Brocade
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel