The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 83 73
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.17% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.55% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 10
Average salary - £46,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.93%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
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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
118 168 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.39% 17.85% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 108 152 144
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki