The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 57 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.45% 0.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 3.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 79 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.33% 21.29% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 93 77 63
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
Leicestershire

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leicester

MPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) WAN
3 14 (77.78%) VoIP
4 13 (72.22%) Incident Management
4 13 (72.22%) Change Management
5 12 (66.67%) Billing
5 12 (66.67%) Supplier Management
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) CCNA
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) ProCurve
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) MCP
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) NEC
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.56%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) Banking
9 1 (5.56%) Marketing
9 1 (5.56%) Business Development
9 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (5.56%) SaaS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 12 (66.67%) Billing
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Team Leader
2 8 (44.44%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Change Management
1 13 (72.22%) Incident Management
2 12 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) ProCurve
3 2 (11.11%) NEC
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft