The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 31 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.27% - 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
MPLS
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 15.03% 12.28% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 15
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Bolton

MPLS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) PSTN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) VPLS
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) PSTN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) VPLS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware