Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -20
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.79% 1.85% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.16% 10.14% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Croydon median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +15.79% +58.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £44,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £58,750 £52,500
South London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +49.61%

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 Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 74 69 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 14.74% 18.21% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 130
Croydon median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +37.93%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £22,950
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,200 £63,750
South London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +8.97%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Croydon over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 6 (66.67%) VPLS
5 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
6 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) VoIP
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) IPsec
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) SaaS
7 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (33.33%) Network Security
7 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
7 3 (33.33%) Skype
7 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (22.22%) Change Control

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) VPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) RIP
5 1 (11.11%) RSVP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Support
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper Support
2 5 (55.56%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki