The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 329 381
Rank change year-on-year +14 +52  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 345 363 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.89% 5.61% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 291 319 291
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £29,125
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5854 6467 7109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.97% 16.15% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14574 15765 17087
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in London

MPLS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MPLS in London

MPLS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in London

MPLS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
City of London -6 46 £65,000 +26.82% 8
Docklands, London - 8 £70,000 -
Westminster - 5 £35,000 -
Feltham 0 4 £42,000 -20.00%
West End of London +3 2 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £34,000 -
Southwark - 2 £28,500 -
Croydon 0 1 £40,000 -15.78%
West Wickham - 1 £47,500 -
MPLS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 455 (60.67%) Cisco
2 439 (58.53%) Firewall
3 408 (54.40%) WAN
4 391 (52.13%) BGP
5 381 (50.80%) Cisco Certification
6 364 (48.53%) VPN
7 327 (43.60%) OSPF
8 317 (42.27%) CCNP
9 282 (37.60%) Juniper
10 281 (37.47%) LAN
11 220 (29.33%) Data Centre
12 171 (22.80%) Cisco ASA
13 164 (21.87%) Wireless
14 163 (21.73%) Finance
15 159 (21.20%) Telecoms
16 156 (20.80%) DNS
17 152 (20.27%) CCNA
18 150 (20.00%) Windows
19 145 (19.33%) VMware
20 143 (19.07%) CCIE
21 139 (18.53%) F5
22 136 (18.13%) Linux
23 131 (17.47%) Cisco Nexus
24 130 (17.33%) TCP/IP
25 125 (16.67%) Palo Alto
26 124 (16.53%) CheckPoint
27 123 (16.40%) Microsoft
28 122 (16.27%) EIGRP
29 119 (15.87%) VPLS
30 118 (15.73%) Network Design

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 66 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (2.80%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.60%) IIS
8 10 (1.33%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.53%) Apache
9 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.40%) JBoss
10 3 (0.40%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.53%) Office 365
2 39 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.33%) IaaS
4 22 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.13%) PaaS
6 15 (2.00%) SaaS
7 10 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.93%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.40%) Akamai
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 439 (58.53%) Firewall
2 408 (54.40%) WAN
3 391 (52.13%) BGP
4 364 (48.53%) VPN
5 327 (43.60%) OSPF
6 281 (37.47%) LAN
7 171 (22.80%) Cisco ASA
8 164 (21.87%) Wireless
9 156 (20.80%) DNS
10 131 (17.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 130 (17.33%) TCP/IP
12 122 (16.27%) EIGRP
13 119 (15.87%) VPLS
14 115 (15.33%) Network Security
15 114 (15.20%) DHCP
16 109 (14.53%) IPsec
17 101 (13.47%) VLAN
18 96 (12.80%) Cisco IOS
19 93 (12.40%) VoIP
20 91 (12.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 163 (21.73%) Finance
2 159 (21.20%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.87%) Marketing
4 25 (3.33%) Banking
5 14 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.60%) Law
6 12 (1.60%) Retail
7 10 (1.33%) Legal
8 8 (1.07%) Games
9 6 (0.80%) French Language
9 6 (0.80%) German Language
10 5 (0.67%) Electronics
10 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.67%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.53%) Front Office
11 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 337 (44.93%) Network Engineer
2 106 (14.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 99 (13.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 97 (12.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 87 (11.60%) Juniper Engineer
6 85 (11.33%) Architect
7 69 (9.20%) Support Engineer
8 67 (8.93%) Network Architect
9 53 (7.07%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 53 (7.07%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 51 (6.80%) Consultant
11 43 (5.73%) Network Support
12 40 (5.33%) IT Support
12 40 (5.33%) Junior
13 36 (4.80%) Junior IT Support
14 31 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
14 31 (4.13%) Server Support
15 30 (4.00%) Network Consultant
16 28 (3.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 28 (3.73%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.40%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.67%) Middleware
3 4 (0.53%) CSS
4 3 (0.40%) REST
5 2 (0.27%) WAP
5 2 (0.27%) XMPP
6 1 (0.13%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 220 (29.33%) Data Centre
2 35 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (2.40%) Clustering
6 11 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.20%) EMC VNX
7 9 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
8 8 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.07%) Eurex
8 8 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.80%) IVR
11 4 (0.53%) Fintech
11 4 (0.53%) Replication
11 4 (0.53%) User Experience
12 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 150 (20.00%) Windows
2 136 (18.13%) Linux
3 97 (12.93%) Windows Server
4 56 (7.47%) Windows 7
5 50 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (5.60%) Unix
7 36 (4.80%) Windows XP
8 34 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (2.53%) Solaris
11 12 (1.60%) CentOS
12 8 (1.07%) Debian
12 8 (1.07%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.67%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.27%) VMS
16 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.13%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (15.73%) Network Design
2 116 (15.47%) Presales
3 73 (9.73%) High Availability
4 66 (8.80%) ITIL
5 57 (7.60%) Network Monitoring
6 49 (6.53%) Load Balancing
6 49 (6.53%) Low Latency
7 45 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 43 (5.73%) Network Architecture
9 32 (4.27%) Incident Management
10 30 (4.00%) Project Management
11 29 (3.87%) DevOps
11 29 (3.87%) Network Management
11 29 (3.87%) WAN Optimisation
12 22 (2.93%) Migration
12 22 (2.93%) Product Management
13 21 (2.80%) DDoS Mitigation
14 20 (2.67%) Business Development
15 19 (2.53%) IT Strategy
16 18 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (8.80%) Python
2 56 (7.47%) Bash Shell
3 44 (5.87%) Perl
4 17 (2.27%) SQL
5 14 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.07%) Ruby
7 4 (0.53%) C
7 4 (0.53%) PHP
8 2 (0.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 381 (50.80%) Cisco Certification
2 317 (42.27%) CCNP
3 152 (20.27%) CCNA
4 143 (19.07%) CCIE
5 113 (15.07%) Degree
6 42 (5.60%) JNCIP
7 34 (4.53%) JNCIS
8 27 (3.60%) CCSA
9 18 (2.40%) CCDA
9 18 (2.40%) JNCIA
10 17 (2.27%) CCSE
11 16 (2.13%) CCDP
12 15 (2.00%) CCIP
13 14 (1.87%) CCSP
13 14 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (1.60%) JNCIE
16 11 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
17 10 (1.33%) CCVP
17 10 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.53%) SLA
2 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) GCP
4 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14000
5 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 97 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 86 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (7.47%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.07%) vSphere
5 13 (1.73%) XenApp
6 12 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.27%) vCloud
9 2 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.13%) Docker
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.13%) UAG
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (4.67%) Nagios
2 28 (3.73%) Cacti
3 22 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (2.13%) OpenView
5 15 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 14 (1.87%) Puppet
7 11 (1.47%) Ansible
8 10 (1.33%) SCCM
9 8 (1.07%) Cisco CME
9 8 (1.07%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.80%) SCOM
11 5 (0.67%) Endace
12 4 (0.53%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.53%) Control-M
12 4 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.40%) Graphite
13 3 (0.40%) Graylog
Vendors
1 455 (60.67%) Cisco
2 282 (37.60%) Juniper
3 145 (19.33%) VMware
4 139 (18.53%) F5
5 125 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 124 (16.53%) CheckPoint
7 123 (16.40%) Microsoft
8 68 (9.07%) HP
8 68 (9.07%) SolarWinds
9 53 (7.07%) Citrix
10 37 (4.93%) Riverbed
11 33 (4.40%) Avaya
11 33 (4.40%) Fortinet
12 28 (3.73%) Meraki
13 27 (3.60%) SonicWALL
14 25 (3.33%) Arista
15 24 (3.20%) Huawei
16 22 (2.93%) Red Hat
17 21 (2.80%) EMC
18 17 (2.27%) NetApp
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