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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 71 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.29% 0.84% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 4.62% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -43.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
64 173 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.21% 18.17% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 139 122
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 31 July 2015. 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 +8 2 £40,000 +45.45%
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 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

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 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