MPLS Jobs with Work from Home Options

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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 415 501 583
Rank change year-on-year +86 +82 -175
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 184 190 256
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.55% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 3.79% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 150 177 221
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,750 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £72,500 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.59% +22.88% -1.67%
75th Percentile £60,000 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £100,000 £83,000
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
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,145 5,009 7,051
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.36% 11.25% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,456 3,701 4,780
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,500 £73,675
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,852 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

MPLS trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing MPLS.

MPLS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing MPLS over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

MPLS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 27 (14.67%) Microsoft Exchange
2 19 (10.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) Trello
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.20%) Azure
1 39 (21.20%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (7.07%) AWS
3 8 (4.35%) GCP
4 5 (2.72%) Azure Sentinel
4 5 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.72%) SaaS
5 3 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.63%) IaaS
5 3 (1.63%) Rubrik
6 2 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.09%) PaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Entra ID
7 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 134 (72.83%) WAN
2 110 (59.78%) BGP
2 110 (59.78%) LAN
3 94 (51.09%) Firewall
4 85 (46.20%) OSPF
5 80 (43.48%) SD-WAN
6 64 (34.78%) VPN
7 43 (23.37%) Wi-Fi
8 42 (22.83%) WLAN
9 38 (20.65%) VLAN
10 35 (19.02%) TCP/IP
11 28 (15.22%) DNS
12 26 (14.13%) DHCP
13 25 (13.59%) Wireless
14 20 (10.87%) Network Security
15 19 (10.33%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (8.70%) Ethernet
16 16 (8.70%) VoIP
16 16 (8.70%) VPLS
17 12 (6.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 42 (22.83%) Social Skills
2 19 (10.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.98%) Law
4 8 (4.35%) Finance
5 7 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.26%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
8 2 (1.09%) Military
8 2 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.09%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 40 (21.74%) Analyst
2 40 (21.74%) Senior
3 35 (19.02%) Network Analyst
4 31 (16.85%) Network Operations Analyst
4 31 (16.85%) Operations Analyst
5 30 (16.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (11.96%) Project Manager
7 20 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (8.15%) Core Network Engineer
8 15 (8.15%) Senior Core Network Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) Data Centre Manager
9 12 (6.52%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 11 (5.98%) IP Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Consultant
11 9 (4.89%) Juniper Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) IP Network Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (3.80%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.09%) Middleware
1 2 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.11%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.78%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.17%) IoT
5 4 (2.17%) PKI
6 3 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 2 (1.09%) Cyber Threat
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.54%) Culture of Ownership
8 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Windows
2 12 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.22%) Project Management
2 23 (12.50%) Agile
2 23 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (12.50%) ITIL
3 21 (11.41%) PRINCE2
4 17 (9.24%) Customer Service
4 17 (9.24%) Network Design
4 17 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 15 (8.15%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (7.07%) Network Management
8 12 (6.52%) Presales
9 10 (5.43%) Roadmaps
10 9 (4.89%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.89%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (4.35%) Analytics
11 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
11 8 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.63%) SQL
3 2 (1.09%) Kusto Query Language
3 2 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (34.24%) CCNA
3 58 (31.52%) CCNP
4 37 (20.11%) CCDP
5 33 (17.93%) CCIE
6 16 (8.70%) APMP
7 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.89%) JNCIP
9 8 (4.35%) Degree
10 7 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.80%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.72%) Azure Certification
11 5 (2.72%) MCSE
11 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.09%) CCIE Data Center
13 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.54%) CWNA
13 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) SLA
2 6 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 33 (17.93%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 23 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (13.04%) WSUS
2 15 (8.15%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.63%) Nagios
4 3 (1.63%) OfficeScan
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (64.67%) Cisco
2 46 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.48%) Juniper
3 34 (18.48%) Meraki
4 30 (16.30%) VMware
5 22 (11.96%) Fortinet
6 21 (11.41%) Ruckus Wireless
7 18 (9.78%) Aruba
7 18 (9.78%) Palo Alto
8 15 (8.15%) Nokia
9 14 (7.61%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.52%) HP
11 9 (4.89%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.35%) F5
13 7 (3.80%) Dell
13 7 (3.80%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (3.26%) Infoblox
15 5 (2.72%) Ubiquiti
16 4 (2.17%) Veeam
17 3 (1.63%) Acronis