Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 171 186
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 -33
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 70 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.59% 0.92% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.60% 5.24% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 21 39
Hertfordshire median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £52,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +20.19% +5.05% -1.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 921 783 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.92% 17.59% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 764 616 765
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Hertfordshire

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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

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Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Hertfordshire

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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 6 months to 24 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
Watford -9 17 £40,000 -23.81%
Rickmansworth +9 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £42,500 -34.62%
Letchworth - 1 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 £37,500 -
Hatfield - 1 £51,500 - 1
MPLS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 64 (91.43%) Firewall
2 56 (80.00%) VPN
3 53 (75.71%) Data Centre
4 51 (72.86%) E-Commerce
5 46 (65.71%) Cisco
6 45 (64.29%) BGP
7 44 (62.86%) OSPF
8 38 (54.29%) VMware
9 34 (48.57%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (48.57%) CheckPoint
10 33 (47.14%) WAN
10 33 (47.14%) LAN
10 33 (47.14%) Palo Alto
11 32 (45.71%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (44.29%) Citrix
13 30 (42.86%) F5
13 30 (42.86%) NetScaler
14 29 (41.43%) DNS
14 29 (41.43%) Network Security
15 28 (40.00%) Fortinet
15 28 (40.00%) HTTP
15 28 (40.00%) HTML
16 24 (34.29%) Linux
16 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
17 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (25.71%) GLBP
18 18 (25.71%) Arista
18 18 (25.71%) XML
18 18 (25.71%) DWDM
18 18 (25.71%) EIGRP

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Co-occurring 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 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 13 (18.57%) Akamai
2 13 (18.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (91.43%) Firewall
2 56 (80.00%) VPN
3 45 (64.29%) BGP
4 44 (62.86%) OSPF
5 34 (48.57%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (47.14%) LAN
6 33 (47.14%) WAN
7 32 (45.71%) Cisco IOS
8 30 (42.86%) NetScaler
9 29 (41.43%) DNS
9 29 (41.43%) Network Security
10 28 (40.00%) HTTP
11 18 (25.71%) DWDM
11 18 (25.71%) EIGRP
11 18 (25.71%) GLBP
11 18 (25.71%) IGRP
12 17 (24.29%) DHCP
12 17 (24.29%) VLAN
13 15 (21.43%) IPsec
14 14 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (18.57%) Retail
2 12 (17.14%) Games
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Network Engineer
2 35 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Security Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Data Centre Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
7 10 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Office 365 Engineer
9 7 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) HTML
2 18 (25.71%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 53 (75.71%) Data Centre
2 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (72.86%) E-Commerce
2 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
3 15 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 15 (21.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 13 (18.57%) Coaching
5 12 (17.14%) Analytics
5 12 (17.14%) SIEM
6 11 (15.71%) Network Design
7 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) DNA
8 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.71%) BCP
9 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.71%) High Availability
10 3 (4.29%) DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) Network Management
10 3 (4.29%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.29%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (10.00%) CCNP
3 5 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (18.57%) Terminal Services
3 13 (18.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) WSUS
2 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.29%) vRealize
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 38 (54.29%) VMware
3 34 (48.57%) CheckPoint
4 33 (47.14%) Palo Alto
5 31 (44.29%) Citrix
6 30 (42.86%) F5
7 28 (40.00%) Fortinet
8 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
9 18 (25.71%) Arista
10 15 (21.43%) Juniper
11 14 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 14 (20.00%) Riverbed
12 6 (8.57%) Veeam
13 4 (5.71%) Sybase
14 3 (4.29%) Aruba
14 3 (4.29%) Meraki
14 3 (4.29%) Tufin
15 1 (1.43%) HP