The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 32 44
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.57% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.44% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
30 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.08% 23.43% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 22
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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