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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 10 17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 2.78% 8.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 31.58% 36.11% 70.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 33
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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