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 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 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.63% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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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
20 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 12.66% 15.14% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 21
Average salary £24,750 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware