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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 62 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
24 48 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.96% 13.41% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 81
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 28 February 2017, 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