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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.45% 0.34% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 3.45% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £80,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
37 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.52% 9.86% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 53
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 9 February 2016, 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%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper