The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.41% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
MPLS
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 63 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.18% 19.15% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 54
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MPLS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Ipswich

MPLS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Cacti
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) WSH
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WSH
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Cacti
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds