The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.49% 0.70% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 4.88% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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Derbyshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 19.90% 14.29% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 46
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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Salary Trend in Derby

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Derby

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft