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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 155 162 161
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 38 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 5.45% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 27
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -
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
550 514 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.31% 14.35% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 482 431 486
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Rochdale -1 5 £32,000 -68.00% 1
Stockport - 2 £40,000 -
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (62.50%) Cisco
2 34 (53.13%) Juniper
2 34 (53.13%) Firewall
3 29 (45.31%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (42.19%) TCP/IP
5 25 (39.06%) LAN
6 24 (37.50%) BGP
7 23 (35.94%) WAN
7 23 (35.94%) ITIL
7 23 (35.94%) OSPF
8 21 (32.81%) CCNA
8 21 (32.81%) DNS
8 21 (32.81%) VLAN
9 20 (31.25%) VPN
9 20 (31.25%) CCNP
9 20 (31.25%) Windows
10 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 16 (25.00%) Network Security
10 16 (25.00%) Junos
10 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 14 (21.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (21.88%) DHCP
11 14 (21.88%) Change Management
12 13 (20.31%) Intel Security
12 13 (20.31%) SIEM
13 12 (18.75%) Ethernet
13 12 (18.75%) Wireless

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 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.13%) Firewall
2 27 (42.19%) TCP/IP
3 25 (39.06%) LAN
4 24 (37.50%) BGP
5 23 (35.94%) OSPF
5 23 (35.94%) WAN
6 21 (32.81%) DNS
6 21 (32.81%) VLAN
7 20 (31.25%) VPN
8 16 (25.00%) Junos
8 16 (25.00%) Network Security
9 14 (21.88%) DHCP
10 12 (18.75%) Ethernet
10 12 (18.75%) Wireless
11 11 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (17.19%) Internet
12 7 (10.94%) VoIP
13 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
13 4 (6.25%) IPsec
13 4 (6.25%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Law
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
2 11 (17.19%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 11 (17.19%) Security Specialist
2 11 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
3 8 (12.50%) Network Support
4 7 (10.94%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) REST
1 4 (6.25%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Change Management
2 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (21.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 13 (20.31%) SIEM
4 12 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (17.19%) Information Security
6 10 (15.63%) Network Design
7 9 (14.06%) Service Management
8 7 (10.94%) High Availability
8 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.25%) CRM
10 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.25%) Network Management
10 4 (6.25%) OO
10 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) C#
1 4 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) Perl
2 2 (3.13%) PHP
2 2 (3.13%) Python
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (32.81%) CCNA
3 20 (31.25%) CCNP
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.13%) CEH
6 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.13%) MCSA
6 2 (3.13%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) CCDP
7 1 (1.56%) CCIE
7 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 3 (4.69%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.13%) Cacti
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) RANCID
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Cisco
2 34 (53.13%) Juniper
3 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (20.31%) Intel Security
5 7 (10.94%) Ericsson
5 7 (10.94%) NETGEAR
6 6 (9.38%) Brocade
6 6 (9.38%) Foundry
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.81%) VMware
8 4 (6.25%) Huawei
8 4 (6.25%) Ipanema Technologies
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (4.69%) Citrix
9 3 (4.69%) Redback
9 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.69%) ZyXEL
10 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.56%) F5
11 1 (1.56%) Google
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