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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 16 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.17% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
118 134 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.37% 26.07% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 90
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Watford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 14 (58.33%) BGP
3 14 (58.33%) OSPF
4 13 (54.17%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (45.83%) VMware
7 10 (41.67%) VPN
7 10 (41.67%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (37.50%) CCNP
8 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 9 (37.50%) BIG-IP
8 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 8 (33.33%) Multicast
9 8 (33.33%) CCIE
9 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (29.17%) Service Management
10 7 (29.17%) Juniper
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 7 (29.17%) RIP
10 7 (29.17%) F5
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.50%) WorkSite
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) OSPF
2 14 (58.33%) BGP
2 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 13 (54.17%) WAN
4 12 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (41.67%) VPN
6 9 (37.50%) BIG-IP
7 8 (33.33%) Multicast
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (29.17%) RIP
9 6 (25.00%) VLAN
9 6 (25.00%) DSL
9 6 (25.00%) VRRP
9 6 (25.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.83%) HSRP
10 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) FMCG
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) BCP
3 6 (25.00%) ITSM
3 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Process Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Facility Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCIE
4 6 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Xen
2 6 (25.00%) NLBS
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) WSUS
2 3 (12.50%) Cacti
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 7 (29.17%) F5
6 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) Crossbeam
8 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (12.50%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
10 1 (4.17%) Fortinet