The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.37% 0.21% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 2.00% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Average salary £23,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £47,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £47,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
MPLS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 50 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.47% 10.68% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 46 107
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Lancashire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Lancashire

MPLS
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Blackpool - 1 £30,000 -
Chorley - 1 £17,500 - 1
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (25.00%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
Lancashire
Talk Talk UK
Salary: competitive salary + bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago