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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 34
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
6 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.22% 18.40% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +71.42%
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