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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 153 157 164
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 4.45% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 21
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
616 494 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.16% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 513 434 571
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Wigan - 8 £27,500 -
Oldham +5 1 £25,000 -58.20%
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 35 (76.09%) Firewall
3 28 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (52.17%) LAN
4 24 (52.17%) WAN
5 22 (47.83%) CCNP
6 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
7 18 (39.13%) BGP
8 17 (36.96%) CCNA
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
9 16 (34.78%) DNS
10 15 (32.61%) SLA
10 15 (32.61%) VMware
11 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (28.26%) DHCP
12 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
13 11 (23.91%) Windows
13 11 (23.91%) OSPF
14 10 (21.74%) VLAN
14 10 (21.74%) vSphere
14 10 (21.74%) WSUS
15 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
15 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (19.57%) Wireless
15 9 (19.57%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (17.39%) SQL
16 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
16 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
16 8 (17.39%) Juniper

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
1 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (76.09%) Firewall
2 24 (52.17%) LAN
2 24 (52.17%) WAN
3 18 (39.13%) BGP
4 16 (34.78%) DNS
5 13 (28.26%) DHCP
6 11 (23.91%) OSPF
7 10 (21.74%) VLAN
8 9 (19.57%) Wireless
9 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
9 7 (15.22%) VPN
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) VPLS
11 5 (10.87%) HSRP
12 4 (8.70%) VoIP
13 3 (6.52%) ADSL
13 3 (6.52%) Broadband
13 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
13 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.35%) IP Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Development Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) NOC Manager
10 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) BBC
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.22%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.04%) Validation
4 5 (10.87%) ERP
4 5 (10.87%) Network Design
4 5 (10.87%) Line Management
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.52%) Business Development
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) C
2 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (47.83%) CCNP
3 17 (36.96%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) CCDA
5 2 (4.35%) CCDP
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) HNC
5 2 (4.35%) HND
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) vSphere
4 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.52%) Firmware
6 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) WSUS
2 6 (13.04%) WMI
3 3 (6.52%) Cacti
4 2 (4.35%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) VMware
4 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
5 8 (17.39%) Juniper
6 7 (15.22%) WatchGuard
7 6 (13.04%) Avaya
7 6 (13.04%) EMC
7 6 (13.04%) Sophos
8 4 (8.70%) NetApp
9 3 (6.52%) HP
9 3 (6.52%) Redback
9 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
10 2 (4.35%) Huawei
10 2 (4.35%) BT
10 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.17%) McAfee
11 1 (2.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.17%) Nortel
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