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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 142 161 159
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 4.52% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 26
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
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
614 509 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.38% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 489 435 536
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £32,500 -
Wigan - 2 £27,500 -
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (80.95%) Cisco
2 46 (73.02%) Firewall
3 45 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (63.49%) CCNP
5 38 (60.32%) BGP
6 31 (49.21%) CCNA
7 30 (47.62%) WAN
8 27 (42.86%) SLA
9 22 (34.92%) LAN
10 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 18 (28.57%) DNS
12 17 (26.98%) VMware
12 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 15 (23.81%) DHCP
14 14 (22.22%) Network Design
14 14 (22.22%) Fortinet
15 13 (20.63%) Windows
16 12 (19.05%) OSPF
16 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (17.46%) CCDA
17 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
18 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
18 10 (15.87%) VPN
18 10 (15.87%) VLAN
18 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
19 9 (14.29%) Office 365
19 9 (14.29%) WSUS
19 9 (14.29%) vSphere

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
1 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.94%) PowerPivot
3 3 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 38 (60.32%) BGP
3 30 (47.62%) WAN
4 22 (34.92%) LAN
5 18 (28.57%) DNS
6 15 (23.81%) DHCP
7 12 (19.05%) OSPF
8 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (15.87%) VPN
8 10 (15.87%) VLAN
9 9 (14.29%) Wireless
10 8 (12.70%) VPLS
10 8 (12.70%) VoIP
11 5 (7.94%) WLAN
11 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.94%) HSRP
12 4 (6.35%) PSTN
12 4 (6.35%) SAN
12 4 (6.35%) ISDN
13 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Cisco Consultant
5 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Network Consultant
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) IP Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Junior
9 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.52%) Replication
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) BBC
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Network Design
2 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
3 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (9.52%) Validation
6 5 (7.94%) ERP
6 5 (7.94%) Line Management
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) Business Development
7 4 (6.35%) Network Architecture
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.59%) Content Management
10 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) C
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (63.49%) CCNP
3 31 (49.21%) CCNA
4 11 (17.46%) CCDA
5 3 (4.76%) MCP
6 2 (3.17%) HNC
6 2 (3.17%) HND
6 2 (3.17%) MCSE
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 2 (3.17%) VCP4
7 1 (1.59%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) WSUS
2 6 (9.52%) WMI
3 3 (4.76%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) Cacti
4 2 (3.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (80.95%) Cisco
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 7 (11.11%) Juniper
5 7 (11.11%) WatchGuard
6 6 (9.52%) Avaya
6 6 (9.52%) EMC
6 6 (9.52%) Sophos
7 3 (4.76%) Redback
7 3 (4.76%) Dell
7 3 (4.76%) NetApp
7 3 (4.76%) McAfee
8 2 (3.17%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.17%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) BT
8 2 (3.17%) Huawei
9 1 (1.59%) Brocade
9 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
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