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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.11% 0.74% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 3.57% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 15
Median salary £58,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.25% -1.05%  

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 114 112 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.00% 20.70% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 91 82 79
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

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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

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Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Salary histogram for MPLS in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 19 (70.37%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) CCNP
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
5 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) Degree
5 13 (48.15%) Office 365
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) BGP
6 11 (40.74%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Linux
7 10 (37.04%) PBX
7 10 (37.04%) ISDN
7 10 (37.04%) DHCP
7 10 (37.04%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) DNS
7 10 (37.04%) VLAN
7 10 (37.04%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 9 (33.33%) Retail
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 9 (33.33%) Coaching
8 9 (33.33%) Data Centre

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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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 9 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Office 365
2 9 (33.33%) PaaS
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 19 (70.37%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) BGP
5 10 (37.04%) DHCP
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) ISDN
5 10 (37.04%) PBX
5 10 (37.04%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (37.04%) VLAN
5 10 (37.04%) VoIP
6 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) DWDM
7 8 (29.63%) Frame Relay
7 8 (29.63%) FWSM
7 8 (29.63%) NetScaler
8 6 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 5 (18.52%) DMVPN
9 5 (18.52%) Multicast
9 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Support
4 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Server Support
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server Support
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Coaching
2 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
5 5 (18.52%) Network Design
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
2 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) CCIE
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
1 4 (14.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.81%) Brocade
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) Meraki
6 4 (14.81%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.11%) Draytek
8 2 (7.41%) AppSense
8 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
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