The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.48% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 1.52% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +56.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
MPLS
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 66 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.13% 15.79% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 75
Median salary £42,500 £28,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.78% -36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MPLS
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Leicester

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Motorola
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Dell
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Back Office
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
3 7 (70.00%) SonicWALL
3 7 (70.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) CommVault
5 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) IaaS
6 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (30.00%) CCNP
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (20.00%) Coaching

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Back Office
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall Support
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Support
3 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Dell
3 7 (70.00%) Motorola
3 7 (70.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (60.00%) CommVault
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft