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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 157 137 177
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +40
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 17 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.53% 1.22% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 7.21% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 15
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +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
506 624 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.81% 16.94% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 412 503 490
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -1 9 £53,750 +26.47%
Northamptonshire -6 3 £36,500 +21.66%
Leicestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £42,000 -
Derbyshire -9 1 £47,500 +14.45%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) WAN
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (55.17%) LAN
5 16 (55.17%) CCNP
6 15 (51.72%) Wireless
7 14 (48.28%) VPN
8 13 (44.83%) OSPF
9 11 (37.93%) BGP
9 11 (37.93%) Juniper
10 10 (34.48%) HP
10 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
10 10 (34.48%) Presales
11 9 (31.03%) IaaS
11 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
11 9 (31.03%) CCNA
12 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
13 7 (24.14%) IPsec
13 7 (24.14%) VLAN
13 7 (24.14%) F5
14 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
14 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
14 6 (20.69%) xDSL
14 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
14 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
14 6 (20.69%) VoIP
14 6 (20.69%) ITIL
15 5 (17.24%) Finance
15 5 (17.24%) VMware

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) IaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) LAN
4 15 (51.72%) Wireless
5 14 (48.28%) VPN
6 13 (44.83%) OSPF
7 11 (37.93%) BGP
8 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
9 7 (24.14%) IPsec
9 7 (24.14%) VLAN
10 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
10 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
10 6 (20.69%) VoIP
10 6 (20.69%) xDSL
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (17.24%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (17.24%) WAAS
12 4 (13.79%) ADSL
12 4 (13.79%) SSL
13 3 (10.34%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (17.24%) Presales Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) WAN Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Telecoms Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Sales Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Presales
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design
4 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) CCDP
5 2 (6.90%) CCENT
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) HP
4 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
5 7 (24.14%) F5
6 5 (17.24%) Ipanema Technologies
6 5 (17.24%) Riverbed
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.90%) Motorola
8 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.45%) Avaya
9 1 (3.45%) Meraki
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.45%) Mitel
9 1 (3.45%) Nokia
9 1 (3.45%) Siebel
9 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint