The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 183 240
Rank change year-on-year -8 +57  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 45 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.24% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 7.55% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 71
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 838 1046 1545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.28% 16.48% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 736 914 1340
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in the City of London

MPLS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS in the City of London.

Salary trend for MPLS in the City of London

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 67 (69.79%) Firewall
2 64 (66.67%) Cisco
3 52 (54.17%) WAN
4 50 (52.08%) BGP
5 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (38.54%) CCNP
6 37 (38.54%) LAN
7 35 (36.46%) VPN
7 35 (36.46%) VMware
8 34 (35.42%) OSPF
9 33 (34.38%) DNS
10 30 (31.25%) Finance
10 30 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 26 (27.08%) CCNA
11 26 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (25.00%) DHCP
12 24 (25.00%) Wireless
13 23 (23.96%) ITIL
13 23 (23.96%) F5
14 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
14 22 (22.92%) Palo Alto
15 21 (21.88%) TCP/IP
15 21 (21.88%) Windows
16 19 (19.79%) Telecoms
17 18 (18.75%) VoIP
17 18 (18.75%) Network Security
18 17 (17.71%) Network Design
19 16 (16.67%) VPLS
19 16 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.21%) IIS
4 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.21%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.08%) Office 365
4 2 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.79%) Firewall
2 52 (54.17%) WAN
3 50 (52.08%) BGP
4 37 (38.54%) LAN
5 35 (36.46%) VPN
6 34 (35.42%) OSPF
7 33 (34.38%) DNS
8 26 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (25.00%) DHCP
9 24 (25.00%) Wireless
10 21 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 18 (18.75%) Network Security
11 18 (18.75%) VoIP
12 16 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (16.67%) VPLS
13 14 (14.58%) BIG-IP
13 14 (14.58%) EIGRP
13 14 (14.58%) Ethernet
14 13 (13.54%) Internet
15 12 (12.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.38%) Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Law
5 7 (7.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Presales Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.29%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Network Support
8 6 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Presales Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Presales Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Clustering
2 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) IVR
4 4 (4.17%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
4 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) Eurex
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) Unix
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) Network Design
3 15 (15.63%) Presales
4 11 (11.46%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.42%) Network Management
6 7 (7.29%) Project Management
7 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.21%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.17%) Business Development
8 4 (4.17%) CRM
8 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.17%) IT Strategy
8 4 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.17%) Statistics
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (38.54%) CCNP
3 26 (27.08%) CCNA
4 13 (13.54%) CCIE
5 8 (8.33%) Degree
6 7 (7.29%) CCDA
7 6 (6.25%) CCSA
8 4 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.13%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.04%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (1.04%) CCSP
11 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) vSphere
3 4 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) Firmware
5 1 (1.04%) KVM
5 1 (1.04%) Snort
5 1 (1.04%) UAG
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Cacti
3 1 (1.04%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (66.67%) Cisco
2 35 (36.46%) VMware
3 23 (23.96%) F5
4 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 22 (22.92%) Palo Alto
5 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 13 (13.54%) Juniper
7 12 (12.50%) Citrix
8 10 (10.42%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.33%) HP
10 6 (6.25%) Avaya
10 6 (6.25%) Google
10 6 (6.25%) Veeam
11 5 (5.21%) EMC
11 5 (5.21%) IBM
12 4 (4.17%) Brocade
12 4 (4.17%) MobileIron
12 4 (4.17%) ProCurve
12 4 (4.17%) SonicWALL
12 4 (4.17%) SunGard
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