The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 156 155 167
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 27 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.69% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 4.84% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +58.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,750 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,800 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 578 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.79% 14.25% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 486 502 459
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MPLS
North West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Stockport - 2 £51,000 - 1
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (52.86%) Cisco
2 32 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (45.71%) Ethernet
3 27 (38.57%) VPN
4 26 (37.14%) WAN
5 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
5 24 (34.29%) CCNP
6 23 (32.86%) BGP
6 23 (32.86%) Firewall
7 20 (28.57%) DNS
8 18 (25.71%) Internet
8 18 (25.71%) LAN
9 17 (24.29%) OSPF
9 17 (24.29%) Juniper
9 17 (24.29%) DHCP
9 17 (24.29%) Load Balancing
9 17 (24.29%) Lync
10 16 (22.86%) Unified Communications
10 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 16 (22.86%) Linux
11 15 (21.43%) Blackberry
11 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (21.43%) VPLS
12 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
13 12 (17.14%) Degree
13 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
14 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.71%) Wireless
15 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 10 (14.29%) Project Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (24.29%) Lync
2 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) Ethernet
2 27 (38.57%) VPN
3 26 (37.14%) WAN
4 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
5 23 (32.86%) BGP
5 23 (32.86%) Firewall
6 20 (28.57%) DNS
7 18 (25.71%) Internet
7 18 (25.71%) LAN
8 17 (24.29%) OSPF
8 17 (24.29%) DHCP
9 16 (22.86%) Unified Communications
10 15 (21.43%) VPLS
11 11 (15.71%) Wireless
12 8 (11.43%) Multicast
13 7 (10.00%) Broadband
13 7 (10.00%) VoIP
13 7 (10.00%) IPsec
14 6 (8.57%) VLAN
14 6 (8.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
3 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 6 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Consultant
6 3 (4.29%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Administrator
7 2 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) REST
2 2 (2.86%) HTML5
2 2 (2.86%) jQuery
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.43%) PKI
3 5 (7.14%) IPTV
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Xbox
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) UNIX
5 3 (4.29%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Load Balancing
2 10 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (12.86%) Network Management
4 8 (11.43%) Network Design
4 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.00%) ITIL
5 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.00%) Change Management
5 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.57%) Security Architecture
6 6 (8.57%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Content Management
7 5 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.29%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.86%) C#
1 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.86%) PHP
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.29%) CCNP
3 12 (17.14%) Degree
4 10 (14.29%) CCNA
5 9 (12.86%) CCIP
6 8 (11.43%) CCIE
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.14%) MCSE
8 4 (5.71%) MCITP
8 4 (5.71%) CCDA
8 4 (5.71%) CCDP
9 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.86%) MCTS
10 2 (2.86%) MCP
10 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.86%) CCSP
11 1 (1.43%) MCSA
11 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) UAG
2 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) OpenView
1 8 (11.43%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.43%) SCSM
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Cisco
2 17 (24.29%) Juniper
3 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
4 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 9 (12.86%) F5
8 8 (11.43%) HP
9 6 (8.57%) Riverbed
9 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.57%) Nokia
10 5 (7.14%) VMware
11 3 (4.29%) IronPort
12 2 (2.86%) Zend
12 2 (2.86%) Polycom
12 2 (2.86%) Mitel
12 2 (2.86%) Siemens
12 2 (2.86%) EMC
13 1 (1.43%) Citrix
13 1 (1.43%) BMC
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