The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.74% 0.61% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 8.00% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 25 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.70% 7.67% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 20 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
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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 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cacti
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cacti
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds