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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 152 167 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -49
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.72% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 3.63% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 39
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
520 716 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.81% 19.79% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 449 600 407
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Derbyshire +6 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £23,000 - 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £35,000 -
Leicestershire +14 1 £55,000 +30.95%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (36.00%) BGP
4 9 (36.00%) Juniper
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) OSPF
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) HSRP
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.00%) Retail
9 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) MS Office
10 3 (12.00%) Network Design
10 3 (12.00%) Marketing
10 3 (12.00%) SCOM
10 3 (12.00%) CCIE
10 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
11 2 (8.00%) CCDA
11 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) BGP
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) OSPF
4 6 (24.00%) HSRP
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) IPsec
7 2 (8.00%) IPv6
7 2 (8.00%) DSL
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) WLAN
8 1 (4.00%) PBX
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Network Support
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Business Development
4 1 (4.00%) Product Management
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) CCIP
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) BT
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