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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 51 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.54% 2.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 13.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £76,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
32 92 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 21.05% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 83 73
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle