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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 60 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 2.17% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 7.97% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
140 138 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.74% 27.27% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 122 104 76
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Watford

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (70.00%) Retail
5 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (60.00%) Juniper
5 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 6 (60.00%) Multicast
6 5 (50.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) High Availability
6 5 (50.00%) HSRP
6 5 (50.00%) GLBP
6 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (50.00%) VLAN
6 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (50.00%) Crossbeam
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (50.00%) Cacti
6 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (50.00%) CCNA
6 5 (50.00%) 3G
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) ADSL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) Multicast
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) 3G
4 5 (50.00%) ADSL
4 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (50.00%) GLBP
4 5 (50.00%) HSRP
4 5 (50.00%) VLAN
4 5 (50.00%) VRRP
4 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Crossbeam
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Nortel
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
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