The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 121 132 137
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.86% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 5.03% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 14
Median salary £54,250 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.55% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.62% -1.50%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 577 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 22.43% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 254 461 440
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Hertfordshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Hertfordshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford +11 16 £58,500 +30.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 3 £40,500 -10.00%
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 27 (67.50%) LAN
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (62.50%) Firewall
4 24 (60.00%) WAN
5 23 (57.50%) Cisco
6 20 (50.00%) CCNP
7 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
8 17 (42.50%) Degree
9 16 (40.00%) Windows
10 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (35.00%) CCIE
10 14 (35.00%) VMware
10 14 (35.00%) Office 365
10 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.00%) ITIL
12 11 (27.50%) VPN
12 11 (27.50%) Juniper
12 11 (27.50%) VLAN
13 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (25.00%) BGP
13 10 (25.00%) VoIP
13 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
13 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 9 (22.50%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
14 9 (22.50%) DNS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Office 365
2 8 (20.00%) PaaS
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) LAN
2 25 (62.50%) Firewall
3 24 (60.00%) WAN
4 11 (27.50%) VLAN
4 11 (27.50%) VPN
5 10 (25.00%) BGP
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (25.00%) VoIP
6 9 (22.50%) DHCP
6 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 9 (22.50%) Frame Relay
6 9 (22.50%) ISDN
6 9 (22.50%) PBX
6 9 (22.50%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (20.00%) DWDM
7 8 (20.00%) FWSM
7 8 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (17.50%) Network Security
8 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Support
5 5 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Server Support
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) e-Health
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
3 8 (20.00%) Coaching
3 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (17.50%) Network Design
5 6 (15.00%) Presales
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) SIEM
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNP
3 17 (42.50%) Degree
4 14 (35.00%) CCIE
5 8 (20.00%) CCNA
6 7 (17.50%) JNCIA
7 6 (15.00%) CCSA
7 6 (15.00%) CCSE
7 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.00%) MCSE
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 11 (27.50%) Juniper
5 10 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
7 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 4 (10.00%) Brocade
8 4 (10.00%) Citrix
8 4 (10.00%) Draytek
8 4 (10.00%) F5
8 4 (10.00%) Meraki
8 4 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (5.00%) AppSense
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) Avaya
10 1 (2.50%) CA
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