The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
London / Croydon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.53% 1.63% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 5.80% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -13.63%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 69 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 23.28% 28.05% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 28
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

MPLS
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) VPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) VPLS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) FabricPath
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 2 (33.33%) RSVP
5 1 (16.67%) Quagga
5 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) BIND 9
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) Kamailio
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard