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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / London
Rank 265 323 251
Rank change year-on-year +58 -72  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 400 395 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 0.95% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 6.02% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 347 313 457
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 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 5295 6565 7571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.74% 15.75% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4480 5534 6319
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 24 March 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 24 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
City of London +26 51 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Hounslow -4 6 £47,500 -
Croydon +7 5 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Heathrow -5 5 £46,250 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Feltham -2 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £34,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £91,250 -
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
Westminster - 1 £35,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £34,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 528 (70.03%) Cisco
2 478 (63.40%) BGP
3 433 (57.43%) Firewall
4 402 (53.32%) OSPF
5 397 (52.65%) Cisco Certification
6 359 (47.61%) WAN
7 345 (45.76%) VPN
8 338 (44.83%) CCNP
9 291 (38.59%) Juniper
10 258 (34.22%) LAN
10 258 (34.22%) Data Centre
11 187 (24.80%) Telecoms
12 176 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
13 167 (22.15%) Finance
13 167 (22.15%) Wireless
14 155 (20.56%) EIGRP
15 148 (19.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 140 (18.57%) CCNA
17 139 (18.44%) Network Security
17 139 (18.44%) F5
18 133 (17.64%) VMware
19 128 (16.98%) Linux
19 128 (16.98%) Palo Alto
20 125 (16.58%) CCIE
21 120 (15.92%) CheckPoint
22 115 (15.25%) TCP/IP
23 112 (14.85%) Network Design
24 111 (14.72%) VPLS
24 111 (14.72%) Ethernet
25 110 (14.59%) Cisco IOS

MPLS
Top Related 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 27 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.72%) IIS
4 13 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.19%) Apache
6 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
Applications
1 24 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.39%) MS Office
2 18 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.92%) Office 365
3 21 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.72%) IaaS
5 11 (1.46%) SaaS
6 9 (1.19%) PaaS
7 7 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.40%) Akamai
10 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.40%) G Suite
11 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 478 (63.40%) BGP
2 433 (57.43%) Firewall
3 402 (53.32%) OSPF
4 359 (47.61%) WAN
5 345 (45.76%) VPN
6 258 (34.22%) LAN
7 176 (23.34%) Cisco ASA
8 167 (22.15%) Wireless
9 155 (20.56%) EIGRP
10 148 (19.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 139 (18.44%) Network Security
12 115 (15.25%) TCP/IP
13 111 (14.72%) Ethernet
13 111 (14.72%) VPLS
14 110 (14.59%) Cisco IOS
15 108 (14.32%) IPsec
16 105 (13.93%) DNS
16 105 (13.93%) VoIP
17 85 (11.27%) DHCP
18 81 (10.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.06%) MySQL
4 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
General
1 187 (24.80%) Telecoms
2 167 (22.15%) Finance
3 35 (4.64%) Banking
4 22 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.39%) Marketing
6 17 (2.25%) Retail
7 14 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.46%) French Language
8 11 (1.46%) Games
9 10 (1.33%) Law
9 10 (1.33%) Online Betting
10 9 (1.19%) Italian Language
11 8 (1.06%) Legal
12 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.80%) Electronics
14 4 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.53%) Front Office
15 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 377 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 113 (14.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 108 (14.32%) Juniper Engineer
4 105 (13.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 93 (12.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 82 (10.88%) Architect
7 54 (7.16%) Network Architect
8 53 (7.03%) Consultant
9 43 (5.70%) Network Support
9 43 (5.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 42 (5.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 38 (5.04%) Support Engineer
12 33 (4.38%) Security Engineer
13 32 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
14 30 (3.98%) Network Consultant
15 29 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
15 29 (3.85%) Security Architect
16 27 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (3.58%) NOC Engineer
17 25 (3.32%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.66%) CSS
2 5 (0.66%) REST
3 4 (0.53%) Middleware
4 2 (0.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.13%) .NET
5 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.13%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) HTML5
5 1 (0.13%) LAMP
5 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 258 (34.22%) Data Centre
2 56 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.86%) Clustering
6 14 (1.86%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.33%) PKI
9 5 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.66%) IVR
10 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.40%) Derivative
11 3 (0.40%) Eurex
11 3 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.40%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) User Experience
12 2 (0.27%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (16.98%) Linux
2 97 (12.86%) Windows
3 67 (8.89%) Unix
4 60 (7.96%) Windows Server
5 35 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.99%) Debian
8 15 (1.99%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.72%) Solaris
10 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.33%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.19%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.80%) CentOS
14 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.27%) CatOS
16 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (14.85%) Network Design
2 102 (13.53%) Presales
3 62 (8.22%) ITIL
4 56 (7.43%) High Availability
5 52 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 47 (6.23%) Load Balancing
7 43 (5.70%) Network Architecture
8 41 (5.44%) Network Management
9 31 (4.11%) Low Latency
10 29 (3.85%) Change Management
11 25 (3.32%) Project Management
12 24 (3.18%) Incident Management
12 24 (3.18%) Service Delivery
13 22 (2.92%) Migration
14 21 (2.79%) Business Continuity
14 21 (2.79%) Business Development
15 20 (2.65%) DDoS Mitigation
15 20 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (2.52%) Data Security
17 18 (2.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.51%) Python
2 26 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 21 (2.79%) Perl
4 19 (2.52%) SQL
5 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.53%) Tcl
7 3 (0.40%) C
7 3 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 397 (52.65%) Cisco Certification
2 338 (44.83%) CCNP
3 140 (18.57%) CCNA
4 125 (16.58%) CCIE
5 93 (12.33%) Degree
6 68 (9.02%) JNCIP
7 58 (7.69%) JNCIA
8 30 (3.98%) JNCIS
9 27 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (3.05%) MCSE
11 22 (2.92%) CCDP
12 21 (2.79%) CCIP
13 15 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.86%) CCSA
15 13 (1.72%) CISSP
16 11 (1.46%) CISM
17 10 (1.33%) CCSE
18 8 (1.06%) CCNP Voice
18 8 (1.06%) JNCIE
19 7 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.58%) SLA
2 17 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.66%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.53%) ISO 14000
5 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.53%) NEBOSH
6 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 88 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (6.50%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.19%) vSphere
6 8 (1.06%) XenServer
7 7 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.80%) Firmware
8 6 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.66%) KVM
9 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.66%) Xen
10 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.27%) NFS
12 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (4.11%) Nagios
2 28 (3.71%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (2.79%) Cacti
4 19 (2.52%) Puppet
5 18 (2.39%) Ansible
6 16 (2.12%) Cisco CME
7 14 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (1.33%) HAProxy
10 9 (1.19%) OpenView
11 8 (1.06%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.80%) Nessus
12 6 (0.80%) SCCM
13 5 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.66%) Endace
13 5 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.66%) Netcool
14 4 (0.53%) Control-M
14 4 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 528 (70.03%) Cisco
2 291 (38.59%) Juniper
3 139 (18.44%) F5
4 133 (17.64%) VMware
5 128 (16.98%) Palo Alto
6 120 (15.92%) CheckPoint
7 96 (12.73%) SolarWinds
8 59 (7.82%) Microsoft
9 57 (7.56%) HP
10 54 (7.16%) Arista
11 53 (7.03%) Fortinet
12 35 (4.64%) Riverbed
13 32 (4.24%) Avaya
14 31 (4.11%) Meraki
15 23 (3.05%) SonicWALL
16 22 (2.92%) NetApp
17 21 (2.79%) WatchGuard
18 20 (2.65%) Citrix
19 19 (2.52%) Red Hat
19 19 (2.52%) Splunk
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Apollo Solutions
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