The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 213 204
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 59 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.79% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 4.02% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 46
Median salary £58,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.42% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 990 1466 1574
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.01% 19.71% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 754 1209 1206
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for MPLS in the East of England

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Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Essex +8 3 £60,000 +35.59%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £42,500 -24.10% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 41 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (67.24%) Firewall
3 38 (65.52%) Cisco
4 36 (62.07%) LAN
5 35 (60.34%) CCNP
6 33 (56.90%) WAN
7 28 (48.28%) BGP
8 27 (46.55%) VPN
9 22 (37.93%) Juniper
10 21 (36.21%) VoIP
10 21 (36.21%) EIGRP
11 20 (34.48%) CheckPoint
12 19 (32.76%) Degree
12 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
14 17 (29.31%) OSPF
14 17 (29.31%) CCIE
14 17 (29.31%) ITIL
15 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
15 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (25.86%) Windows
17 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
17 14 (24.14%) DNS
17 14 (24.14%) DWDM
17 14 (24.14%) Wireless
18 13 (22.41%) VMware
18 13 (22.41%) Internet
18 13 (22.41%) Network Security
18 13 (22.41%) F5
18 13 (22.41%) Office 365

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 7 (12.07%) PaaS
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (67.24%) Firewall
2 36 (62.07%) LAN
3 33 (56.90%) WAN
4 28 (48.28%) BGP
5 27 (46.55%) VPN
6 21 (36.21%) EIGRP
6 21 (36.21%) VoIP
7 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (29.31%) OSPF
9 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
10 14 (24.14%) DNS
10 14 (24.14%) DWDM
10 14 (24.14%) Wireless
11 13 (22.41%) Internet
11 13 (22.41%) Network Security
12 12 (20.69%) Frame Relay
13 11 (18.97%) SSL
14 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
14 10 (17.24%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (15.52%) Network Specialist
3 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Network Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Network Support
6 5 (8.62%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Server Support
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) SAML
2 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) e-Health
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.79%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Unix
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) High Availability
3 10 (17.24%) Network Management
4 9 (15.52%) Mathematics
5 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 7 (12.07%) Coaching
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.07%) Network Design
6 7 (12.07%) Presales
7 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Change Management
8 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.17%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) C
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (60.34%) CCNP
3 19 (32.76%) Degree
4 17 (29.31%) CCIE
5 9 (15.52%) CCNA
6 7 (12.07%) JNCIA
7 6 (10.34%) CCSA
7 6 (10.34%) CCSE
7 6 (10.34%) JNCIP
7 6 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.45%) MCSE
9 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
3 7 (12.07%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
5 2 (3.45%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP NNM
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) Cisco
2 22 (37.93%) Juniper
3 20 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.41%) F5
5 13 (22.41%) VMware
6 10 (17.24%) Palo Alto
7 7 (12.07%) Citrix
7 7 (12.07%) Riverbed
8 6 (10.34%) HP
9 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.90%) Brocade
10 4 (6.90%) Draytek
10 4 (6.90%) Meraki
10 4 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (3.45%) AppSense
11 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.72%) Avaya
12 1 (1.72%) CA
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