The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 35
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
MPLS
County Antrim

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

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 27 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 42.77% 17.88% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 31
Average salary £26,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.27% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MPLS
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Belfast