The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 85 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% - 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £75,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
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
88 77 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.64% 12.75% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 95
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

MPLS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 3 £75,000 -
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) IPv6
5 1 (14.29%) ADSL
5 1 (14.29%) Broadband
5 1 (14.29%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) 3G

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) IPv6
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) Multicast
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Account Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Telemarketing
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint