Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 217 286
Rank change year-on-year -38 +69 -67
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 66 134 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 1.15% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 7.52% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55 128 109
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,250 £31,200
90th Percentile £85,500 £78,750 £77,100
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -9.52%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1501 1783 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.68% 15.31% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1562 2085
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +2.04%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 50 (75.76%) Cisco
2 44 (66.67%) VPN
3 39 (59.09%) BGP
4 37 (56.06%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (56.06%) DNS
5 33 (50.00%) OSPF
5 33 (50.00%) Firewall
6 32 (48.48%) Finance
7 31 (46.97%) WAN
8 28 (42.42%) DHCP
9 25 (37.88%) CCNP
10 24 (36.36%) LAN
10 24 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (34.85%) CheckPoint
12 22 (33.33%) CCNA
12 22 (33.33%) Palo Alto
13 20 (30.30%) VLAN
13 20 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (30.30%) Juniper
14 19 (28.79%) F5
15 18 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (25.76%) Load Balancing
17 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (24.24%) Network Design
17 16 (24.24%) CCIE
17 16 (24.24%) Citrix
17 16 (24.24%) Internet
17 16 (24.24%) EIGRP
18 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
18 15 (22.73%) VMware

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 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (12.12%) IIS
1 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 8 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 6 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.12%) Office 365
4 4 (6.06%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) VPN
2 39 (59.09%) BGP
3 37 (56.06%) DNS
4 33 (50.00%) Firewall
4 33 (50.00%) OSPF
5 31 (46.97%) WAN
6 28 (42.42%) DHCP
7 24 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (36.36%) LAN
8 20 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (30.30%) VLAN
9 18 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (24.24%) EIGRP
10 16 (24.24%) Internet
11 15 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (22.73%) Multicast
12 14 (21.21%) Network Security
13 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
13 13 (19.70%) Unified Communications
14 12 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) OLTP
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Banking
2 11 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 8 (12.12%) Law
4 6 (9.09%) Dutch Language
4 6 (9.09%) French Language
4 6 (9.09%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Finance
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Network Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) XMPP
2 5 (7.58%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.03%) JSON
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) DataPower
3 4 (6.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Load Balancing
2 16 (24.24%) Network Design
3 14 (21.21%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Change Management
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
6 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.09%) Network Management
7 5 (7.58%) High Availability
8 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.03%) Security Management
10 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (37.88%) CCNP
3 22 (33.33%) CCNA
4 16 (24.24%) CCIE
5 9 (13.64%) CCDA
5 9 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (13.64%) Degree
6 8 (12.12%) CCSA
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.06%) CCA
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.55%) CCDP
9 3 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (1.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.52%) CCIP
10 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) HIPAA
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) vSphere
3 4 (6.06%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Firmware
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) KVM
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.06%) Cacti
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (75.76%) Cisco
2 23 (34.85%) CheckPoint
3 22 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 20 (30.30%) Juniper
5 19 (28.79%) F5
6 16 (24.24%) Citrix
7 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.73%) VMware
8 14 (21.21%) SolarWinds
9 9 (13.64%) Meraki
10 6 (9.09%) Blue Coat
11 5 (7.58%) IBM
11 5 (7.58%) Riverbed
12 4 (6.06%) Arista
12 4 (6.06%) Aruba
12 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (6.06%) Splunk
13 3 (4.55%) Infoblox
13 3 (4.55%) Sun
14 2 (3.03%) Veeam