The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 55 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.49% 1.45% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 7.14% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +1.85%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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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
47 112 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.55% 20.33% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 93 77
Average salary £40,500 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.95% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) NEC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) NEC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve