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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 75 87
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.39% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.87% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Median salary - £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 131 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.04% 20.18% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75 94 117
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MPLS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Dorset

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) IPv4
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) LAMP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) L2TP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) IPv4
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) L2TP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware