The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 26 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.38% - 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £37,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
29 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.00% 17.50% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 9
Median salary £37,500 £34,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,187 £25,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Softphone
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Softphone
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (50.00%) VMware