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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 25 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.72% - 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 18.37% 15.13% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 13
Average salary £35,000 £41,405 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.46% +25.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £32,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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Salary Trend in Durham

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Durham

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

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Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco