The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 32 46
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.86% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
MPLS
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.71% 19.66% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 16
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MPLS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Chester