The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 158 164 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.52% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 2.71% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 23
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
MPLS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
520 663 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.26% 19.21% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 443 580 413
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MPLS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Leicestershire +9 4 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Lincolnshire - 4 £35,000 -
Derbyshire -4 3 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £23,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) WAN
3 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (45.71%) Firewall
5 14 (40.00%) LAN
6 13 (37.14%) BGP
7 12 (34.29%) OSPF
8 11 (31.43%) CCNA
9 10 (28.57%) CCNP
10 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.71%) Juniper
11 8 (22.86%) HP
11 8 (22.86%) VPN
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (20.00%) ITIL
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) HSRP
14 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (14.29%) Retail
14 5 (14.29%) Wireless
14 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
14 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
14 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
14 5 (14.29%) VoIP
15 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
15 4 (11.43%) Change Management
15 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
15 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
15 4 (11.43%) Aruba

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) WAN
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 14 (40.00%) LAN
4 13 (37.14%) BGP
5 12 (34.29%) OSPF
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.86%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) HSRP
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
9 5 (14.29%) Wireless
9 5 (14.29%) VoIP
10 3 (8.57%) Internet
10 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.71%) IPsec
11 2 (5.71%) VLAN
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (5.71%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (17.14%) Network Support
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support
4 3 (8.57%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Network Design
4 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) People Management
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) CCIE
4 3 (8.57%) CCDP
5 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) CCDA
6 1 (2.86%) CCIP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCSP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Juniper
3 8 (22.86%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
6 4 (11.43%) Aruba
6 4 (11.43%) Meru Networks
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) Mitel
8 2 (5.71%) NEC
9 1 (2.86%) Veeam
9 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.86%) Meraki
9 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.86%) BT
9 1 (2.86%) Sun
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