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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 56 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.41% 1.06% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 5.00% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Median salary £29,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.58% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
75 100 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.25% 21.19% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 75 128
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Watford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 16 (88.89%) WAN
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
4 14 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 14 (77.78%) Degree
5 13 (72.22%) VLAN
5 13 (72.22%) Mentoring
5 13 (72.22%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
5 13 (72.22%) Retail
5 13 (72.22%) DHCP
5 13 (72.22%) PBX
5 13 (72.22%) ISDN
5 13 (72.22%) ITIL
5 13 (72.22%) Linux
5 13 (72.22%) VPN
5 13 (72.22%) DNS
5 13 (72.22%) VoIP
6 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
6 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 12 (66.67%) C
6 12 (66.67%) Windows
6 12 (66.67%) VMware
6 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
6 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (66.67%) Terminal Services
6 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 12 (66.67%) Coaching

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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 12 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Office 365
1 12 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 16 (88.89%) WAN
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
4 13 (72.22%) DHCP
4 13 (72.22%) DNS
4 13 (72.22%) ISDN
4 13 (72.22%) PBX
4 13 (72.22%) Remote Desktop
4 13 (72.22%) VLAN
4 13 (72.22%) VoIP
4 13 (72.22%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) ADSL
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) Broadband
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
General
1 13 (72.22%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Support
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Support Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
2 12 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
1 13 (72.22%) Mentoring
2 12 (66.67%) Coaching
2 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.56%) Ticket Management
3 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 12 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Draytek
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds