Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 77 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +21
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 24 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.13% 1.27% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 5.58% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 23
Watford median annual salary £58,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -8.16% -9.68%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £63,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +32.98% -6.00% +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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 246 233 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.87% 22.71% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 186 179 164
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.64% +0.55%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £61,875 £57,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Watford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Watford

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Watford over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Watford region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (83.33%) Office 365
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (75.00%) ITIL
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Retail
4 16 (66.67%) VLAN
4 16 (66.67%) WSUS
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (66.67%) Terminal Services
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (66.67%) DHCP
4 16 (66.67%) VPN
4 16 (66.67%) DNS
4 16 (66.67%) PBX
4 16 (66.67%) VoIP
4 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 16 (66.67%) ISDN
4 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 16 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
4 16 (66.67%) Mentoring

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (83.33%) Office 365
2 16 (66.67%) PaaS
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
3 16 (66.67%) DHCP
3 16 (66.67%) DNS
3 16 (66.67%) ISDN
3 16 (66.67%) PBX
3 16 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 16 (66.67%) Skype
3 16 (66.67%) VLAN
3 16 (66.67%) VoIP
3 16 (66.67%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) DWDM
5 3 (12.50%) Frame Relay
5 3 (12.50%) FWSM
5 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (66.67%) Retail
2 15 (62.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (62.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (62.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (62.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 15 (62.50%) Support Engineer
4 14 (58.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (58.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 14 (58.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 14 (58.33%) Active Directory Support
4 14 (58.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Firewall Architect
7 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
1 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) ITIL
2 16 (66.67%) Coaching
2 16 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 16 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) DNA
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 16 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) WSUS
2 5 (20.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Meraki
3 4 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.33%) AppSense
4 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
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