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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.54% 1.05% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 5.79% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +12.94%
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
108 121 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.42% 18.17% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 96
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

MPLS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 3 £40,000 -
MPLS
South West

MPLS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 28 (100.00%) MySQL
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
1 28 (100.00%) SNMP
1 28 (100.00%) IPv4
1 28 (100.00%) IPv6
1 28 (100.00%) OSPF
1 28 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 27 (96.43%) Perl
2 27 (96.43%) PHP
2 27 (96.43%) Telecoms
2 27 (96.43%) VLAN
3 26 (92.86%) LAMP
3 26 (92.86%) Apache
4 19 (67.86%) LAN
4 19 (67.86%) BGP
4 19 (67.86%) WAN
4 19 (67.86%) L2TP
5 18 (64.29%) Presales
5 18 (64.29%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) SQL

MPLS
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 26 (92.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 28 (100.00%) IPv4
1 28 (100.00%) IPv6
1 28 (100.00%) OSPF
1 28 (100.00%) SNMP
2 27 (96.43%) VLAN
3 19 (67.86%) BGP
3 19 (67.86%) L2TP
3 19 (67.86%) LAN
3 19 (67.86%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 27 (96.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Administrator
1 26 (92.86%) Systems Administrator
2 25 (89.29%) Linux Administrator
2 25 (89.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (60.71%) Telecoms Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Perl
1 27 (96.43%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware