The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 43 42 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.29% 2.07% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 9.09% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 77 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.62% 22.78% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 75 101
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £37,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Luton

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Luton

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) 3Com
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft