The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.84% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 3.94% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Average salary £27,500 £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% +122.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £36,900 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 127 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.53% 18.49% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 122 106
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,750 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

MPLS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 8 £27,500 +1.85%
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
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 Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Incident Management
1 13 (72.22%) Change 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%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) NEC