MPLS Jobs in England

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring MPLS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited MPLS over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 474 513 638
Rank change year-on-year +39 +125 -121
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 435 433 661
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 3.19% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 337 289 523
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £39,375
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £80,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

MPLS falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,412 13,560 19,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.99% 16.52% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,559 6,919 10,418
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,900 £28,189
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in England

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Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MPLS in England.

Salary trend for MPLS in England

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Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing MPLS in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for MPLS in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the England region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +41 144 £70,000 +7.69% 19
Midlands +43 107 £48,500 -37.42% 13
West Midlands +79 103 £48,500 -38.41% 12
North of England +4 82 £46,500 +3.33% 10
South East -35 68 £55,000 +11.68% 14
North West +3 56 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Yorkshire +45 32 £60,000 +33.33% 7
East of England +3 30 £45,000 -25.00% 3
South West -56 26 £48,500 -3.00% 2
East Midlands -38 4 £50,000 -28.57% 1
North East -24 3 £62,500 +66.67% 1
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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (9.89%) Microsoft Exchange
2 16 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.30%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.15%) Azure
2 72 (16.55%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (9.89%) AWS
4 21 (4.83%) SaaS
5 18 (4.14%) Entra ID
6 16 (3.68%) IaaS
7 15 (3.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 13 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.99%) PaaS
9 10 (2.30%) GCP
10 5 (1.15%) AWS Direct Connect
10 5 (1.15%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.92%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.92%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.69%) Rubrik
13 2 (0.46%) Azure DevOps
14 1 (0.23%) Cloudflare
14 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 301 (69.20%) WAN
2 233 (53.56%) BGP
3 200 (45.98%) LAN
4 196 (45.06%) Firewall
5 151 (34.71%) OSPF
6 141 (32.41%) SD-WAN
7 124 (28.51%) VPN
8 97 (22.30%) Wi-Fi
9 93 (21.38%) Wireless
10 84 (19.31%) TCP/IP
11 80 (18.39%) VLAN
12 68 (15.63%) DHCP
13 60 (13.79%) IPsec
14 58 (13.33%) WLAN
15 55 (12.64%) DNS
16 52 (11.95%) Internet
17 51 (11.72%) Ethernet
18 48 (11.03%) Network Security
18 48 (11.03%) VoIP
19 27 (6.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.53%) MongoDB
1 11 (2.53%) NoSQL
2 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.45%) JIRA
2 11 (2.53%) GitLab
3 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (14.48%) Telecoms
2 61 (14.02%) Social Skills
3 34 (7.82%) Finance
4 33 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.98%) Law
6 11 (2.53%) Retail
7 8 (1.84%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (1.38%) Local Government
8 6 (1.38%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.15%) Marketing
10 4 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.69%) Billing
11 3 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.69%) Military
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 193 (44.37%) Network Engineer
2 102 (23.45%) Senior
3 60 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 51 (11.72%) Analyst
5 50 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 43 (9.89%) Network Analyst
7 42 (9.66%) IP Engineer
8 35 (8.05%) Juniper Engineer
9 33 (7.59%) IP Network Engineer
10 31 (7.13%) Architect
11 28 (6.44%) Network Operations Analyst
11 28 (6.44%) Operations Analyst
12 26 (5.98%) Cisco Engineer
12 26 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 25 (5.75%) Core Network Engineer
14 24 (5.52%) Senior Core Network Engineer
15 22 (5.06%) Network Architect
16 19 (4.37%) Senior IP Engineer
17 18 (4.14%) WAN Engineer
18 17 (3.91%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 18 (4.14%) XML
3 17 (3.91%) NETCONF
4 12 (2.76%) RESTCONF
5 11 (2.53%) JSON
5 11 (2.53%) REST
5 11 (2.53%) SOAP
5 11 (2.53%) YAML
5 11 (2.53%) YANG
6 8 (1.84%) SAML
7 7 (1.61%) HTML
8 2 (0.46%) EDI
8 2 (0.46%) Middleware
8 2 (0.46%) Web Services
8 2 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 99 (22.76%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.29%) Driving Licence
3 22 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.83%) Public Cloud
5 18 (4.14%) IoT
6 14 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.30%) Operational Technology
8 9 (2.07%) ARM Cortex
9 8 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.61%) Clustering
10 7 (1.61%) FMCG
10 7 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.61%) PKI
11 6 (1.38%) CCTV
12 5 (1.15%) Cyber Threat
12 5 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.46%) SCADA
14 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.51%) Windows
2 34 (7.82%) Windows Server
3 27 (6.21%) Linux
4 19 (4.37%) Unix
5 17 (3.91%) VyOS
6 11 (2.53%) CentOS
7 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.46%) Solaris
9 2 (0.46%) VMS
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 69 (15.86%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (13.79%) ITIL
4 52 (11.95%) Customer Service
5 48 (11.03%) Network Design
5 48 (11.03%) Network Management
6 44 (10.11%) Project Management
7 40 (9.20%) Roadmaps
8 39 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (8.97%) Technical Leadership
9 37 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 35 (8.05%) Load Balancing
11 34 (7.82%) Agile
12 27 (6.21%) Project Delivery
13 26 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (5.98%) High Availability
14 25 (5.75%) Technology Roadmap
15 24 (5.52%) Change Control
15 24 (5.52%) Network Monitoring
16 23 (5.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.75%) Python
2 22 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.37%) SQL
4 2 (0.46%) Kusto Query Language
5 1 (0.23%) Bicep
5 1 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 151 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (26.44%) CCNA
3 87 (20.00%) CCNP
4 62 (14.25%) Security Cleared
5 39 (8.97%) CCDP
5 39 (8.97%) CCIE
6 38 (8.74%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.82%) JNCIA
8 22 (5.06%) JNCIP
9 16 (3.68%) APMP
10 12 (2.76%) Degree
11 10 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (2.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 10 (2.30%) MCSE
11 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.07%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (2.07%) JNCIE
13 8 (1.84%) Azure Certification
14 7 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (0.92%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 22 (5.06%) SLA
3 14 (3.22%) GDPR
4 9 (2.07%) COSHH
5 8 (1.84%) NCSC
6 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (1.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 66 (15.17%) Active Directory
2 61 (14.02%) Hyper-V
3 34 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.53%) Docker
6 7 (1.61%) Firmware
7 6 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.92%) vCloud
9 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (8.74%) FortiGate
2 25 (5.75%) WSUS
3 15 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.84%) Progress Chef
5 8 (1.84%) Puppet
5 8 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.61%) Ansible
6 7 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (1.61%) Nessus
7 6 (1.38%) Endace
8 5 (1.15%) Nagios
8 5 (1.15%) OfficeScan
8 5 (1.15%) SCCM
9 4 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.92%) Terraform
10 3 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 257 (59.08%) Cisco
2 151 (34.71%) Juniper
3 100 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 76 (17.47%) Fortinet
5 66 (15.17%) Nokia
6 53 (12.18%) Meraki
6 53 (12.18%) VMware
7 49 (11.26%) Palo Alto
8 46 (10.57%) CheckPoint
9 41 (9.43%) Ruckus Wireless
10 32 (7.36%) SolarWinds
11 31 (7.13%) HP
12 25 (5.75%) Aruba
13 24 (5.52%) F5
14 17 (3.91%) Darktrace
14 17 (3.91%) NEC
14 17 (3.91%) Ribbon
14 17 (3.91%) Vyatta
15 16 (3.68%) Dell
16 11 (2.53%) Mitel