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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 56 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.72% 0.26% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 1.56% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £23,750 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 - £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £24,750 - £37,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
80 64 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.09% 16.37% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 77 61 68
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) VoIP
4 8 (57.14%) Change Management
4 8 (57.14%) Billing
4 8 (57.14%) Supplier Management
4 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
7 2 (14.29%) NEC
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MCP
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Business Development
8 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 8 (57.14%) Billing
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
1 8 (57.14%) Supplier Management
1 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 2 (14.29%) NEC
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) VMware