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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
London / City of London
Rank 167 193 150
Rank change year-on-year +26 -43  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 51 76 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.07% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 7.35% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47 62 172
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

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 841 1034 2019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.57% 14.62% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 794 904 1690
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the City of London

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 76 (76.77%) Cisco
2 66 (66.67%) Firewall
3 59 (59.60%) BGP
4 45 (45.45%) OSPF
5 41 (41.41%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (38.38%) WAN
7 35 (35.35%) CCNP
8 33 (33.33%) VPN
8 33 (33.33%) VMware
8 33 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 27 (27.27%) LAN
10 24 (24.24%) Finance
10 24 (24.24%) DNS
10 24 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
12 22 (22.22%) VPLS
13 21 (21.21%) Network Security
13 21 (21.21%) Wireless
14 19 (19.19%) TCP/IP
14 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (17.17%) ITIL
16 16 (16.16%) Ethernet
17 15 (15.15%) VoIP
17 15 (15.15%) CCNA
17 15 (15.15%) Presales
18 14 (14.14%) Arista
18 14 (14.14%) DHCP
19 13 (13.13%) Business Continuity
19 13 (13.13%) Degree
19 13 (13.13%) F5

MPLS
Top Related 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 9 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.01%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 66 (66.67%) Firewall
2 59 (59.60%) BGP
3 45 (45.45%) OSPF
4 38 (38.38%) WAN
5 33 (33.33%) VPN
6 27 (27.27%) LAN
7 24 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (24.24%) DNS
8 22 (22.22%) VPLS
9 21 (21.21%) Network Security
9 21 (21.21%) Wireless
10 19 (19.19%) TCP/IP
11 16 (16.16%) Ethernet
12 15 (15.15%) VoIP
13 14 (14.14%) DHCP
14 13 (13.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (12.12%) IPv4
16 11 (11.11%) EIGRP
17 10 (10.10%) IPv6
17 10 (10.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 25 (25.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Presales Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Senior Security Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Network Support
5 7 (7.07%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.10%) Virtual Team
4 7 (7.07%) Clustering
5 5 (5.05%) IVR
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.01%) Eurex
8 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
2 11 (11.11%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Unix
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) ITIL
2 15 (15.15%) Presales
3 13 (13.13%) Business Continuity
4 12 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (12.12%) Network Design
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (7.07%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.05%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.04%) Business Development
8 4 (4.04%) CRM
8 4 (4.04%) Network Management
8 4 (4.04%) Network Segmentation
8 4 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.03%) Open Source
9 3 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) Time Management
10 2 (2.02%) CATI
10 2 (2.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) Python
3 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.02%) Perl
3 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
4 1 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (35.35%) CCNP
3 15 (15.15%) CCNA
4 13 (13.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.02%) CCIE
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CCDA
6 1 (1.01%) CCDP
6 1 (1.01%) CCSA
6 1 (1.01%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) PCI DSS
1 7 (7.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.04%) vSphere
4 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.02%) Firmware
5 2 (2.02%) KVM
5 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.03%) Ansible
2 3 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.02%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) Cacti
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (76.77%) Cisco
2 33 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (14.14%) Arista
4 13 (13.13%) F5
5 11 (11.11%) Juniper
5 11 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 9 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.08%) Mitel
8 7 (7.07%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.06%) Avaya
10 5 (5.05%) Google
10 5 (5.05%) Splunk
11 4 (4.04%) BMC
11 4 (4.04%) Oracle
12 3 (3.03%) Brocade
12 3 (3.03%) Citrix
12 3 (3.03%) CyberArk
12 3 (3.03%) Riverbed
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