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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 47 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.80% 1.71% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 11.11% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £78,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.60% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
55 72 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.63% 15.38% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 95
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint