The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 11.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 14.29% 22.22% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

MPLS
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the M4 Corridor region.

MPLS Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 1 (100.00%) LTE

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Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Architect
1 1 (100.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper