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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.29% 0.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 3.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
175 91 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.27% 24.73% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 124 54 79
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) VPN
3 17 (68.00%) LAN
4 16 (64.00%) WAN
4 16 (64.00%) VMware
5 15 (60.00%) Cisco
5 15 (60.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (48.00%) VoIP
7 12 (48.00%) OSPF
7 12 (48.00%) BGP
8 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (40.00%) CCNP
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 9 (36.00%) DHCP
9 9 (36.00%) DNS
9 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (32.00%) VLAN
10 8 (32.00%) Retail
11 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
11 7 (28.00%) Network Security
11 7 (28.00%) Coaching
11 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
12 6 (24.00%) PBX
12 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (24.00%) Lync
3 3 (12.00%) WorkSite
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) VPN
3 17 (68.00%) LAN
4 16 (64.00%) WAN
5 12 (48.00%) OSPF
5 12 (48.00%) BGP
5 12 (48.00%) VoIP
6 9 (36.00%) DNS
6 9 (36.00%) DHCP
7 8 (32.00%) VLAN
8 7 (28.00%) Network Security
8 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (24.00%) PBX
9 6 (24.00%) ISDN
10 5 (20.00%) Wireless
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (16.00%) RIP
11 4 (16.00%) Multicast
12 3 (12.00%) VRRP
12 3 (12.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Server Support
2 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Support
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Blog
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
1 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (28.00%) Coaching
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Process Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) CCIE
5 4 (16.00%) CCNA
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.00%) XenServer
6 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cacti
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (24.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (16.00%) Crossbeam
6 4 (16.00%) F5
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Mitel
7 3 (12.00%) Meru Networks
7 3 (12.00%) Aruba
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.00%) Brocade
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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