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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 47 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.69% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 2.44% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
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
28 41 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 9.69% 19.90% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 80
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.49% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
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

MPLS
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

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Aruba
4 4 (50.00%) Meru Networks
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) CCDP
6 2 (25.00%) CCIE
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) People Management
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Aruba
2 4 (50.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft