The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 63 29
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.26% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.52% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 15
Average salary - £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.12% 17.01% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 57 46
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Bedford