The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 4 4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 18.75% 25.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 75.00% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
0 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 25.00% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 11
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
South East

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

MPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) PMP
2 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (20.00%) Snort
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco