Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 195 207
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +56
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 450 661 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.52% 1.73% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 8.22% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 407 619 491
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5602 8042 9202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.88% 21.07% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4513 6669 7121
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in the South East

MPLS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for MPLS in the South East

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Berkshire +2 168 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire -14 82 £45,000 +5.26% 3
Surrey -6 61 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +27 40 £52,500 -4.55%
Kent +39 38 £45,000 -20.00% 3
East Sussex +39 31 £40,000 -15.79% 1
West Sussex -13 16 £41,500 -17.00%
Buckinghamshire -39 10 £40,000 -10.61% 1
Middlesex +4 5 £41,000 -23.72% 2
MPLS
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 336 (74.67%) Cisco
2 320 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
3 261 (58.00%) Firewall
4 246 (54.67%) BGP
5 240 (53.33%) CCNP
6 216 (48.00%) WAN
7 202 (44.89%) VPN
7 202 (44.89%) OSPF
8 180 (40.00%) Juniper
9 137 (30.44%) Cisco ASA
10 135 (30.00%) LAN
11 134 (29.78%) Data Centre
12 119 (26.44%) F5
13 106 (23.56%) CCNA
14 105 (23.33%) Wireless
15 103 (22.89%) Palo Alto
16 99 (22.00%) IPsec
17 96 (21.33%) CCIE
18 95 (21.11%) TCP/IP
19 93 (20.67%) Ethernet
20 90 (20.00%) VLAN
21 87 (19.33%) Presales
21 87 (19.33%) DNS
22 86 (19.11%) Microsoft
23 85 (18.89%) VMware
24 83 (18.44%) Network Design
25 78 (17.33%) ITIL
26 77 (17.11%) Windows
27 75 (16.67%) CheckPoint
28 74 (16.44%) VoIP

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (8.44%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.67%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.11%) Apache
4 14 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.22%) IIS
6 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.00%) Office 365
3 15 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 261 (58.00%) Firewall
2 246 (54.67%) BGP
3 216 (48.00%) WAN
4 202 (44.89%) OSPF
4 202 (44.89%) VPN
5 137 (30.44%) Cisco ASA
6 135 (30.00%) LAN
7 105 (23.33%) Wireless
8 99 (22.00%) IPsec
9 95 (21.11%) TCP/IP
10 93 (20.67%) Ethernet
11 90 (20.00%) VLAN
12 87 (19.33%) DNS
13 74 (16.44%) VoIP
14 71 (15.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 71 (15.78%) Cisco PIX
15 70 (15.56%) DHCP
16 60 (13.33%) Network Security
17 55 (12.22%) DSL
18 45 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.11%) MySQL
2 14 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.89%) Big Data
General
1 68 (15.11%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.33%) Finance
3 22 (4.89%) Marketing
4 16 (3.56%) Electronics
4 16 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.11%) Back Office
6 6 (1.33%) Billing
7 3 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 268 (59.56%) Network Engineer
2 114 (25.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 93 (20.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 79 (17.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 64 (14.22%) Consultant
6 50 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 38 (8.44%) Security Engineer
8 37 (8.22%) Network Security Engineer
9 34 (7.56%) Juniper Engineer
10 32 (7.11%) Network Consultant
10 32 (7.11%) Network Support
11 31 (6.89%) Network Support Engineer
12 30 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 28 (6.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 27 (6.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 26 (5.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 22 (4.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 20 (4.44%) Administrator
18 19 (4.22%) Firewall Engineer
18 19 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.67%) Web Services
2 8 (1.78%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.33%) HTML
4 3 (0.67%) POSIX
5 2 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.22%) CGI
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 134 (29.78%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.67%) PKI
5 9 (2.00%) Clustering
5 9 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.00%) Replication
6 7 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.33%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.11%) CMDB
9 4 (0.89%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.67%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.44%) iPhone
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.11%) Windows
2 71 (15.78%) Linux
3 47 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (6.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 16 (3.56%) Unix
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.33%) Presales
2 83 (18.44%) Network Design
3 78 (17.33%) ITIL
4 71 (15.78%) Load Balancing
5 36 (8.00%) Change Management
6 32 (7.11%) High Availability
7 27 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 24 (5.33%) Mentoring
9 23 (5.11%) Migration
10 20 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
11 19 (4.22%) Change Control
11 19 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (4.22%) Project Management
12 18 (4.00%) Network Architecture
13 17 (3.78%) Operations Management
13 17 (3.78%) Problem Management
14 16 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (3.56%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (3.56%) Programme Management
15 15 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.00%) SQL
2 12 (2.67%) Perl
2 12 (2.67%) Python
3 10 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.00%) Java
5 8 (1.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.67%) C
6 3 (0.67%) C++
6 3 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 320 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (53.33%) CCNP
3 106 (23.56%) CCNA
4 96 (21.33%) CCIE
5 52 (11.56%) JNCIP
6 38 (8.44%) CCDA
7 36 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 32 (7.11%) CCSP
9 29 (6.44%) SC Cleared
10 28 (6.22%) CCIP
11 26 (5.78%) JNCIA
12 22 (4.89%) Degree
13 21 (4.67%) JNCIE
14 14 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (2.67%) MCITP
16 11 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (2.44%) MCP
17 9 (2.00%) JNCIS
17 9 (2.00%) MCSE
17 9 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.00%) SLA
2 8 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.67%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (15.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.11%) Terminal Services
5 21 (4.67%) XenApp
6 14 (3.11%) KVM
6 14 (3.11%) VMware Workstation
6 14 (3.11%) XenServer
7 4 (0.89%) NFS
8 3 (0.67%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) Squid
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (8.22%) FortiGate
2 15 (3.33%) WSUS
3 14 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (3.11%) ZABBIX
4 13 (2.89%) Nagios
5 12 (2.67%) SCCM
5 12 (2.67%) SCOM
6 9 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.00%) vCenter Server
7 8 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.22%) Cacti
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.22%) OpenView
8 1 (0.22%) QRadar
8 1 (0.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 336 (74.67%) Cisco
2 180 (40.00%) Juniper
3 119 (26.44%) F5
4 103 (22.89%) Palo Alto
5 86 (19.11%) Microsoft
6 85 (18.89%) VMware
7 75 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 42 (9.33%) SolarWinds
9 40 (8.89%) HP
10 26 (5.78%) Meraki
11 24 (5.33%) Citrix
12 21 (4.67%) McAfee
13 20 (4.44%) Fortinet
14 18 (4.00%) Avaya
15 16 (3.56%) Riverbed
15 16 (3.56%) SAP
16 15 (3.33%) Draytek
17 13 (2.89%) Aruba
18 12 (2.67%) ProCurve
19 11 (2.44%) SonicWALL
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