The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 67 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.30% - 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% - 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Median salary £42,500 - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
MPLS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 108 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.84% 14.94% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 99 147
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) Motorola
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Motorola
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel