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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 178 164 188
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 25 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.24% 4.51% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 18
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £58,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
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
590 532 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.84% 14.79% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 514 417 537
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Manchester

MPLS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 £30,000 -
Rochdale - 3 £35,000 - 2
Bolton - 2 £37,000 -
Stockport - 2 £24,000 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 40 (71.43%) Cisco
2 31 (55.36%) DNS
2 31 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (50.00%) BGP
4 26 (46.43%) WAN
5 24 (42.86%) Juniper
5 24 (42.86%) OSPF
5 24 (42.86%) CCNP
5 24 (42.86%) Firewall
6 18 (32.14%) VLAN
7 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
7 17 (30.36%) LAN
7 17 (30.36%) Windows
8 16 (28.57%) Internet
9 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
10 14 (25.00%) VMware
10 14 (25.00%) Network Design
10 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 13 (23.21%) VPN
11 13 (23.21%) DHCP
12 12 (21.43%) VoIP
12 12 (21.43%) Finance
12 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
13 11 (19.64%) JNCIP
13 11 (19.64%) Huawei
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (19.64%) Ericsson
14 10 (17.86%) Nagios
14 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (55.36%) DNS
2 28 (50.00%) BGP
3 26 (46.43%) WAN
4 24 (42.86%) Firewall
4 24 (42.86%) OSPF
5 18 (32.14%) VLAN
6 17 (30.36%) LAN
7 16 (28.57%) Internet
8 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (23.21%) DHCP
9 13 (23.21%) VPN
10 12 (21.43%) VoIP
11 8 (14.29%) Network Security
11 8 (14.29%) Wireless
12 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 7 (12.50%) IPv4
13 6 (10.71%) IPv6
13 6 (10.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) WAN Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) IT Support
7 4 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 4 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (7.14%) Senior IT Technician
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Support Technician
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Technician
7 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
1 4 (7.14%) REST
1 4 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Network Design
2 10 (17.86%) Network Management
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (8.93%) SIEM
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.14%) High Availability
6 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.14%) OO
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
6 4 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (5.36%) ArchiMate
7 3 (5.36%) Presales
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Ticket Management
7 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
3 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (42.86%) CCNP
3 11 (19.64%) JNCIP
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.71%) CCIE
5 5 (8.93%) CCNA
5 5 (8.93%) MCSE
6 4 (7.14%) MCITP
6 4 (7.14%) MCTS
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.36%) MCSA
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CCDP
9 1 (1.79%) CEH
9 1 (1.79%) CISSP
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Nagios
1 10 (17.86%) OpenNMS
2 4 (7.14%) Cacti
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) RANCID
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Cisco
2 24 (42.86%) Juniper
3 14 (25.00%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Ericsson
4 11 (19.64%) Huawei
5 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.07%) Brocade
6 9 (16.07%) Foundry
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.07%) ZyXEL
7 8 (14.29%) F5
8 5 (8.93%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.14%) Intel Security
9 4 (7.14%) Meraki
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) HP
11 1 (1.79%) Ipanema Technologies
11 1 (1.79%) Nimble Storage
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