The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 294 261
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 909 1088 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.11% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.05% 6.34% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 774 920 990
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12898 17171 18723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.06% 17.51% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10551 14344 15056
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

MPLS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MPLS in England

MPLS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in England

MPLS
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 3 months to 30 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
London +59 404 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South East -15 255 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +24 79 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Midlands +25 71 £50,000 - 8
North West +23 65 £41,000 -15.46% 7
East of England -2 24 £58,500 +15.27% 2
South West -19 21 £36,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands 0 7 £41,250 -17.50% 3
MPLS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1324 (74.47%) Cisco
2 1001 (56.30%) Cisco Certification
3 997 (56.07%) Firewall
4 958 (53.88%) BGP
5 849 (47.75%) WAN
6 841 (47.30%) CCNP
7 840 (47.24%) OSPF
8 686 (38.58%) VPN
9 672 (37.80%) Juniper
10 660 (37.12%) LAN
11 526 (29.58%) Data Centre
12 397 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
13 361 (20.30%) CCNA
14 358 (20.13%) Wireless
15 356 (20.02%) Telecoms
16 352 (19.80%) DNS
17 348 (19.57%) F5
18 327 (18.39%) Network Security
19 310 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
20 307 (17.27%) TCP/IP
21 306 (17.21%) Network Design
22 291 (16.37%) VMware
23 290 (16.31%) VoIP
24 288 (16.20%) Windows
25 276 (15.52%) CCIE
25 276 (15.52%) VLAN
26 272 (15.30%) Ethernet
27 269 (15.13%) Palo Alto
28 265 (14.90%) CheckPoint
29 260 (14.62%) EIGRP

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 74 (4.16%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.04%) Skype for Business
3 43 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 25 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 22 (1.24%) IIS
7 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.84%) Apache
9 12 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.28%) IBM Domino
11 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.056%) Confluence
14 1 (0.056%) Drupal
14 1 (0.056%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.056%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.056%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.43%) MS Office
3 40 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.056%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.39%) Office 365
2 67 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.02%) IaaS
5 29 (1.63%) PaaS
6 22 (1.24%) SaaS
7 11 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.22%) Akamai
13 3 (0.17%) G Suite
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.056%) Bluemix
15 1 (0.056%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.056%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 997 (56.07%) Firewall
2 958 (53.88%) BGP
3 849 (47.75%) WAN
4 840 (47.24%) OSPF
5 686 (38.58%) VPN
6 660 (37.12%) LAN
7 397 (22.33%) Cisco ASA
8 358 (20.13%) Wireless
9 352 (19.80%) DNS
10 327 (18.39%) Network Security
11 310 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 307 (17.27%) TCP/IP
13 290 (16.31%) VoIP
14 276 (15.52%) VLAN
15 272 (15.30%) Ethernet
16 260 (14.62%) EIGRP
17 250 (14.06%) DHCP
18 240 (13.50%) IPsec
19 223 (12.54%) Cisco IOS
20 163 (9.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (0.56%) MySQL
4 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.22%) QlikView
6 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.056%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.056%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.056%) GIS
8 1 (0.056%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.056%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.056%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.056%) JIRA
General
1 356 (20.02%) Telecoms
2 258 (14.51%) Finance
3 51 (2.87%) Marketing
4 42 (2.36%) Banking
5 35 (1.97%) Retail
6 26 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 16 (0.90%) Legal
9 15 (0.84%) Back Office
10 12 (0.67%) Electronics
10 12 (0.67%) Games
10 12 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.62%) Law
12 10 (0.56%) French Language
13 9 (0.51%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.51%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.34%) Military
15 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
16 4 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 945 (53.15%) Network Engineer
2 295 (16.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 265 (14.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 246 (13.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 195 (10.97%) Juniper Engineer
6 147 (8.27%) Architect
7 135 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 131 (7.37%) Consultant
9 98 (5.51%) Network Architect
10 94 (5.29%) Security Engineer
11 89 (5.01%) Network Security Engineer
12 86 (4.84%) Network Support
13 85 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 82 (4.61%) Network Consultant
15 80 (4.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 78 (4.39%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
17 71 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 65 (3.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
19 60 (3.37%) IP Engineer
20 57 (3.21%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (5.06%) 802.1X
2 15 (0.84%) HTML
3 12 (0.67%) Web Services
4 8 (0.45%) CSS
5 6 (0.34%) SAX
6 5 (0.28%) Middleware
6 5 (0.28%) REST
7 3 (0.17%) .NET
7 3 (0.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.17%) HTML5
7 3 (0.17%) POSIX
8 2 (0.11%) Ajax
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.11%) COM
8 2 (0.11%) jQuery
8 2 (0.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.11%) SAML
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.056%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 526 (29.58%) Data Centre
2 89 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 38 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
7 37 (2.08%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.12%) PKI
8 20 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 17 (0.96%) Clustering
10 16 (0.90%) IVR
11 14 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.45%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.39%) AS400
15 6 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.34%) iPad
15 6 (0.34%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.28%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 288 (16.20%) Windows
2 252 (14.17%) Linux
3 173 (9.73%) Windows Server
4 106 (5.96%) Unix
5 98 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.90%) Debian
10 16 (0.90%) Solaris
10 16 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.39%) VyOS
15 6 (0.34%) CentOS
16 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (17.21%) Network Design
2 236 (13.27%) Presales
3 228 (12.82%) ITIL
4 142 (7.99%) High Availability
5 128 (7.20%) Network Management
6 127 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 91 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
8 90 (5.06%) Network Architecture
9 82 (4.61%) Change Management
10 64 (3.60%) Migration
10 64 (3.60%) Project Management
11 63 (3.54%) Mentoring
12 57 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 55 (3.09%) Service Delivery
14 46 (2.59%) Low Latency
15 44 (2.47%) Incident Management
16 43 (2.42%) Problem Management
17 41 (2.31%) SIEM
18 34 (1.91%) Penetration Testing
19 33 (1.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 44 (2.47%) Python
1 44 (2.47%) SQL
2 30 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 28 (1.57%) Perl
4 19 (1.07%) C
5 18 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 14 (0.79%) PHP
7 12 (0.67%) Java
8 7 (0.39%) Tcl
9 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.17%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.11%) C#
11 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.056%) R
Qualifications
1 1001 (56.30%) Cisco Certification
2 841 (47.30%) CCNP
3 361 (20.30%) CCNA
4 276 (15.52%) CCIE
5 185 (10.40%) JNCIP
6 171 (9.62%) Degree
7 111 (6.24%) Security Cleared
8 82 (4.61%) SC Cleared
9 81 (4.56%) JNCIA
10 55 (3.09%) CCIP
11 49 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 46 (2.59%) JNCIS
13 45 (2.53%) CCSP
14 40 (2.25%) MCSE
15 36 (2.02%) CCDP
16 32 (1.80%) JNCIE
17 29 (1.63%) CCDA
18 25 (1.41%) CCSA
19 24 (1.35%) CCSE
20 22 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.01%) SLA
2 74 (4.16%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 14000
5 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.22%) NEBOSH
5 4 (0.22%) QA
6 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 198 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 174 (9.79%) Active Directory
3 75 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 22 (1.24%) Firmware
5 22 (1.24%) Terminal Services
6 18 (1.01%) vSphere
7 16 (0.90%) OpenSIPS
8 12 (0.67%) XenApp
9 9 (0.51%) NFS
9 9 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.51%) XenServer
10 8 (0.45%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.34%) KVM
11 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.22%) Xen
14 3 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 70 (3.94%) FortiGate
2 69 (3.88%) Nagios
3 44 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
4 38 (2.14%) SCCM
5 30 (1.69%) Cacti
5 30 (1.69%) SCOM
6 29 (1.63%) Puppet
7 26 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 19 (1.07%) Ansible
9 17 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (0.90%) Cisco CME
10 16 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
11 14 (0.79%) OpenNMS
12 11 (0.62%) WSUS
13 10 (0.56%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.51%) OpenView
15 8 (0.45%) RANCID
16 6 (0.34%) HP NNM
16 6 (0.34%) Nessus
17 5 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1324 (74.47%) Cisco
2 672 (37.80%) Juniper
3 348 (19.57%) F5
4 291 (16.37%) VMware
5 269 (15.13%) Palo Alto
6 265 (14.90%) CheckPoint
7 209 (11.75%) Microsoft
8 157 (8.83%) SolarWinds
9 139 (7.82%) HP
10 93 (5.23%) Fortinet
11 91 (5.12%) Riverbed
12 88 (4.95%) Avaya
13 63 (3.54%) Brocade
14 62 (3.49%) Meraki
15 59 (3.32%) Citrix
16 55 (3.09%) Arista
17 54 (3.04%) SonicWALL
18 44 (2.47%) Huawei
19 38 (2.14%) Mitel
20 34 (1.91%) Blue Coat
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
GCI Network Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Yoh
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + car or car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus and extensive bene
Posted: 2 days ago