The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 140 149 163
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 45 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 1.02% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 7.13% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 27
Average salary £37,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.29% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
MPLS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
612 575 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.53% 14.29% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 476 450 566
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Manchester

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Manchester

MPLS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 5 £32,500 -
Rochdale -6 2 £41,000 -1.20%
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 57 (78.08%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (76.71%) Cisco
3 51 (69.86%) Firewall
4 50 (68.49%) CCNP
5 47 (64.38%) BGP
6 36 (49.32%) CCNA
7 28 (38.36%) SLA
7 28 (38.36%) WAN
8 21 (28.77%) LAN
9 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
10 16 (21.92%) Wireless
10 16 (21.92%) VMware
11 15 (20.55%) DNS
11 15 (20.55%) Windows
11 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (19.18%) Fortinet
12 14 (19.18%) DHCP
12 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.18%) CCDA
12 14 (19.18%) Network Design
13 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
14 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.07%) VoIP
15 11 (15.07%) WLAN
15 11 (15.07%) ITIL
16 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
16 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
16 10 (13.70%) OSPF
16 10 (13.70%) Office 365

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
1 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.85%) PowerPivot
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
4 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Office 365
2 6 (8.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (69.86%) Firewall
2 47 (64.38%) BGP
3 28 (38.36%) WAN
4 21 (28.77%) LAN
5 16 (21.92%) Wireless
6 15 (20.55%) DNS
7 14 (19.18%) DHCP
8 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
9 11 (15.07%) VoIP
9 11 (15.07%) WLAN
10 10 (13.70%) OSPF
11 9 (12.33%) Internet
12 7 (9.59%) VPN
13 6 (8.22%) VPLS
14 5 (6.85%) VLAN
14 5 (6.85%) HSRP
14 5 (6.85%) PSTN
14 5 (6.85%) ISDN
14 5 (6.85%) SAN
14 5 (6.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (58.90%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (12.33%) Design Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Network Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Architect
10 4 (5.48%) IP Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Network Manager
12 2 (2.74%) IP Network Engineer
12 2 (2.74%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Replication
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) IPTV
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) BBC
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) UNIX
5 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Network Design
2 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.07%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.59%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.22%) Validation
6 5 (6.85%) ERP
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.85%) Business Development
6 5 (6.85%) Line Management
6 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Project Management
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
8 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.74%) Network Management
9 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.59%) C
3 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (78.08%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (68.49%) CCNP
3 36 (49.32%) CCNA
4 14 (19.18%) CCDA
5 5 (6.85%) CCIE
5 5 (6.85%) CCSE
5 5 (6.85%) JNCIS
6 3 (4.11%) CCSP
6 3 (4.11%) CISSP
6 3 (4.11%) MCP
6 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.74%) HNC
7 2 (2.74%) HND
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCSA
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.36%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) WSUS
2 6 (8.22%) WMI
3 3 (4.11%) SCCM
4 2 (2.74%) Cacti
4 2 (2.74%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.74%) OpenView
4 2 (2.74%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 56 (76.71%) Cisco
2 16 (21.92%) VMware
3 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.18%) Fortinet
4 9 (12.33%) EMC
4 9 (12.33%) Juniper
5 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.59%) WatchGuard
6 6 (8.22%) Avaya
6 6 (8.22%) Sophos
7 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.48%) HP
9 3 (4.11%) Dell
9 3 (4.11%) Huawei
9 3 (4.11%) McAfee
10 2 (2.74%) Nokia
10 2 (2.74%) Redback
10 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.74%) F5
10 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
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