MPLS Jobs in the UK excluding London

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UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 474 539 552
Rank change year-on-year +65 +13 -167
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 294 240 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.43% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.16% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 237 168 258
10th Percentile £26,700 £32,625 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £47,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% -6.86% +7.37%
75th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £78,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +14.29%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,697 11,128 10,686
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.06% 17.58% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,180 5,023 6,530
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,227 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.94% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in the UK excluding London

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Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MPLS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for MPLS in the UK excluding London

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Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MPLS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for MPLS in the UK excluding London

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Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Midlands +94 107 £48,500 -37.42% 16
West Midlands +111 102 £48,500 -37.42% 13
North of England +27 75 £42,500 -5.56% 14
South East +28 57 £58,750 +6.82% 13
North West +45 54 £40,000 -30.43% 7
South West -2 27 £48,500 -7.62% 6
East of England +18 26 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +53 25 £61,250 +36.11% 7
Wales +7 12 £42,977 +56.28% 4
Scotland -46 9 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands -9 5 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North East -18 5 £62,500 +66.67%
Channel Islands - 1 £50,000 -
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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.80%) Microsoft Exchange
2 8 (2.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.34%) Trello
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.05%) Azure
2 54 (18.37%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (7.82%) AWS
4 11 (3.74%) Entra ID
5 10 (3.40%) SaaS
6 9 (3.06%) GCP
7 5 (1.70%) Azure Sentinel
8 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.02%) IaaS
8 3 (1.02%) Rubrik
9 2 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.68%) PaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 196 (66.67%) WAN
2 155 (52.72%) BGP
3 126 (42.86%) LAN
4 119 (40.48%) OSPF
5 104 (35.37%) Firewall
6 96 (32.65%) SD-WAN
7 69 (23.47%) Wireless
8 66 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
9 59 (20.07%) TCP/IP
10 58 (19.73%) WLAN
11 46 (15.65%) VPN
12 40 (13.61%) DHCP
13 39 (13.27%) Ethernet
13 39 (13.27%) VLAN
14 36 (12.24%) Internet
14 36 (12.24%) IPsec
15 31 (10.54%) Network Security
16 30 (10.20%) VoIP
17 25 (8.50%) DSL
18 20 (6.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (15.31%) Social Skills
2 38 (12.93%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.48%) Finance
4 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.74%) Local Government
6 8 (2.72%) Retail
7 5 (1.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (1.70%) Marketing
7 5 (1.70%) Police
8 3 (1.02%) Military
8 3 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.68%) Automotive
9 2 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 132 (44.90%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.67%) Senior
3 47 (15.99%) Analyst
4 39 (13.27%) Network Analyst
5 38 (12.93%) IP Engineer
6 37 (12.59%) Network Operations Analyst
6 37 (12.59%) Operations Analyst
7 33 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (10.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 29 (9.86%) IP Network Engineer
10 24 (8.16%) Juniper Engineer
11 20 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (6.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.76%) Network Support
12 14 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
13 13 (4.42%) Architect
13 13 (4.42%) Senior IP Engineer
14 12 (4.08%) Network Architect
15 11 (3.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.70%) NETCONF
2 2 (0.68%) Middleware
2 2 (0.68%) Web Services
2 2 (0.68%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.10%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.42%) IoT
4 11 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.06%) ARM Cortex
6 8 (2.72%) Operational Technology
6 8 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.38%) Clustering
7 7 (2.38%) FMCG
7 7 (2.38%) PKI
8 6 (2.04%) CCTV
9 5 (1.70%) Cyber Threat
10 3 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.34%) CMDB
12 1 (0.34%) Culture of Ownership
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.59%) Windows
2 35 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.46%) VyOS
4 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (1.36%) Linux
6 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Solaris
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.01%) Customer Service
2 44 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (13.61%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (9.18%) Network Management
5 27 (9.18%) Project Management
6 26 (8.84%) High Availability
7 23 (7.82%) ITIL
8 21 (7.14%) Project Delivery
9 19 (6.46%) Load Balancing
10 18 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (5.10%) Network Design
12 14 (4.76%) Computer Science
13 13 (4.42%) Change Advisory Board
13 13 (4.42%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.42%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.42%) Network Architecture
13 13 (4.42%) Service Design
14 12 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.40%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.06%) SQL
3 4 (1.36%) Python
4 2 (0.68%) Kusto Query Language
5 1 (0.34%) Bash
Qualifications
1 128 (43.54%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (34.35%) CCNA
3 65 (22.11%) CCNP
4 60 (20.41%) Security Cleared
5 44 (14.97%) CCDP
6 43 (14.63%) CCIE
7 36 (12.24%) JNCIA
7 36 (12.24%) SC Cleared
8 23 (7.82%) Degree
9 19 (6.46%) JNCIP
10 17 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (4.42%) JNCIE
13 10 (3.40%) MCSE
14 9 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (3.06%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (2.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 7 (2.38%) JNCIS
16 4 (1.36%) Azure Certification
17 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (4.76%) GDPR
3 9 (3.06%) COSHH
3 9 (3.06%) SLA
4 6 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (1.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 41 (13.95%) Hyper-V
2 39 (13.27%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.38%) Firmware
5 6 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.36%) vCloud
7 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (7.82%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.38%) Endace
2 7 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (2.38%) WSUS
3 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.70%) Nagios
4 5 (1.70%) OfficeScan
5 4 (1.36%) Ansible
5 4 (1.36%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.02%) Terraform
7 2 (0.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 154 (52.38%) Cisco
2 114 (38.78%) Juniper
3 57 (19.39%) Nokia
4 53 (18.03%) Microsoft
5 47 (15.99%) Fortinet
6 30 (10.20%) Meraki
7 26 (8.84%) Ruckus Wireless
8 24 (8.16%) Palo Alto
9 23 (7.82%) HP
10 21 (7.14%) Aruba
11 20 (6.80%) VMware
12 19 (6.46%) Vyatta
13 18 (6.12%) CheckPoint
14 13 (4.42%) F5
15 12 (4.08%) Darktrace
15 12 (4.08%) NEC
16 11 (3.74%) Dell
16 11 (3.74%) Mitel
17 9 (3.06%) Ribbon
17 9 (3.06%) Ubiquiti