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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 143 165 134
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.46% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 2.84% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 33
Average salary £41,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.78% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
558 598 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.75% 16.14% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 444 476 514
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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
Northamptonshire +19 21 £32,500 +1.56%
Derbyshire +16 9 £41,500 -20.95%
Nottinghamshire +4 1 - -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (75.51%) WAN
2 26 (53.06%) LAN
3 21 (42.86%) VPN
4 20 (40.82%) Firewall
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (30.61%) CCNA
6 15 (30.61%) Cisco
7 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
8 12 (24.49%) BGP
8 12 (24.49%) OSPF
8 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (22.45%) VLAN
9 11 (22.45%) Law
9 11 (22.45%) HSRP
9 11 (22.45%) Spanning Tree
9 11 (22.45%) CCNP
9 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
10 10 (20.41%) ITIL
10 10 (20.41%) Unified Communications
10 10 (20.41%) Business Development
10 10 (20.41%) VPLS
11 9 (18.37%) ISPF
11 9 (18.37%) DHCP
11 9 (18.37%) DNS
12 7 (14.29%) VoIP
12 7 (14.29%) Network Security
12 7 (14.29%) VMware
13 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (75.51%) WAN
2 26 (53.06%) LAN
3 21 (42.86%) VPN
4 20 (40.82%) Firewall
5 12 (24.49%) BGP
5 12 (24.49%) OSPF
6 11 (22.45%) VLAN
6 11 (22.45%) HSRP
6 11 (22.45%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
7 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
7 10 (20.41%) Unified Communications
7 10 (20.41%) VPLS
8 9 (18.37%) DHCP
8 9 (18.37%) DNS
9 7 (14.29%) VoIP
9 7 (14.29%) Network Security
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.20%) SSL
12 4 (8.16%) PBX
General
1 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.45%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Platform Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support
6 2 (4.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) ISPF
2 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Kindle
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.04%) IVR
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
1 10 (20.41%) Business Development
2 5 (10.20%) Supplier Management
3 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.16%) SIEM
4 3 (6.12%) Transition Management
5 2 (4.08%) BCP
5 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Network Management
5 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 1 (2.04%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.04%) Product Management
6 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Time Management
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNA
3 11 (22.45%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.20%) MCSE
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
4 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.20%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) TippingPoint
5 4 (8.16%) F5
5 4 (8.16%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) IBM