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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 135 166 128
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -38
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 26 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.82% 0.54% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 3.70% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 31
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £42,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
575 540 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.04% 14.58% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 466 474 499
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
Nottinghamshire +25 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £27,500 - 6
Derbyshire +15 3 £40,750 -18.50% 1
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (65.85%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) VPN
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco
4 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
5 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
6 11 (26.83%) Firewall
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (26.83%) Ethernet
6 11 (26.83%) Unified Communications
7 10 (24.39%) Business Development
7 10 (24.39%) VPLS
7 10 (24.39%) OSPF
7 10 (24.39%) HSRP
8 9 (21.95%) BGP
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.95%) VLAN
9 8 (19.51%) Juniper
9 8 (19.51%) Windows
10 6 (14.63%) CCNA
11 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.20%) CCNP
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL
11 5 (12.20%) WLAN
11 5 (12.20%) VMware
12 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (9.76%) VCP4
12 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
12 4 (9.76%) SSL
12 4 (9.76%) Internet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (4.88%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) VPN
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
5 11 (26.83%) Firewall
5 11 (26.83%) Ethernet
5 11 (26.83%) Unified Communications
6 10 (24.39%) VPLS
6 10 (24.39%) OSPF
6 10 (24.39%) HSRP
7 9 (21.95%) BGP
7 9 (21.95%) VLAN
8 5 (12.20%) WLAN
9 4 (9.76%) SSL
9 4 (9.76%) Internet
10 3 (7.32%) IPsec
10 3 (7.32%) Wireless
10 3 (7.32%) DHCP
10 3 (7.32%) DNS
10 3 (7.32%) PBX
General
1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Network Support
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) ISPF
2 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Kindle
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Development
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Coaching
4 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.44%) Line Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Time Management
4 1 (2.44%) Product Management
4 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.44%) Network Management
4 1 (2.44%) High Availability
4 1 (2.44%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) VCP4
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Meraki
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas
6 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.44%) Mitel
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