Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 134 139
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.57% 0.093% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 0.77% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Essex median annual salary £41,250 - £50,000
10th Percentile £25,500 - £41,950
90th Percentile £46,125 - £80,375
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% -

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 196 261 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.94% 12.17% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 176 200 276
Essex median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.71% -6.56%
10th Percentile £21,625 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Essex

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Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Essex

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Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Essex

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Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +35 3 £32,250 -
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £29,000 -
Chigwell - 1 £37,500 -
MPLS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky