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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 163 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 29 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 4.86% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 26
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +1.08%
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
547 535 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.89% 14.34% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 479 432 508
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 23 August 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 23 August 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 6 £35,000 -65.00% 1
Stockport - 1 £32,500 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 42 (61.76%) Cisco
2 36 (52.94%) Juniper
3 35 (51.47%) Firewall
4 33 (48.53%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
5 26 (38.24%) DNS
5 26 (38.24%) WAN
6 24 (35.29%) ITIL
6 24 (35.29%) BGP
7 23 (33.82%) LAN
7 23 (33.82%) CCNA
8 22 (32.35%) OSPF
8 22 (32.35%) CCNP
8 22 (32.35%) Windows
9 21 (30.88%) VLAN
10 18 (26.47%) Windows Server
10 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
11 16 (23.53%) Internet
11 16 (23.53%) VPN
11 16 (23.53%) DHCP
11 16 (23.53%) Junos
12 15 (22.06%) Network Security
12 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
13 14 (20.59%) Change Management
13 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
13 14 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (20.59%) SIEM
13 14 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (20.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 13 (19.12%) Network Design

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 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (51.47%) Firewall
2 26 (38.24%) DNS
2 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 26 (38.24%) WAN
3 24 (35.29%) BGP
4 23 (33.82%) LAN
5 22 (32.35%) OSPF
6 21 (30.88%) VLAN
7 16 (23.53%) DHCP
7 16 (23.53%) Internet
7 16 (23.53%) Junos
7 16 (23.53%) VPN
8 15 (22.06%) Network Security
9 12 (17.65%) Ethernet
10 10 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (14.71%) Wireless
11 9 (13.24%) VoIP
12 5 (7.35%) VRRP
13 4 (5.88%) L2TP
13 4 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Architect
3 11 (16.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 10 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco Support
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) IT Security Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Network Support
5 8 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
1 4 (5.88%) REST
1 4 (5.88%) SOAP
2 3 (4.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Change Management
2 14 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (20.59%) SIEM
2 14 (20.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 13 (19.12%) Network Design
4 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (14.71%) Information Security
5 10 (14.71%) Service Management
6 7 (10.29%) High Availability
6 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Network Management
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.88%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) OO
9 4 (5.88%) OOP
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) C#
1 4 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (2.94%) Perl
2 2 (2.94%) PHP
2 2 (2.94%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (33.82%) CCNA
3 22 (32.35%) CCNP
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.82%) JNCIP
6 4 (5.88%) MCSA
7 3 (4.41%) CEH
7 3 (4.41%) CISSP
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.47%) CCDP
9 1 (1.47%) CCIE
9 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.82%) Nagios
2 6 (8.82%) OpenNMS
3 2 (2.94%) Cacti
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) RANCID
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Cisco
2 36 (52.94%) Juniper
3 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.12%) Intel Security
5 10 (14.71%) Ericsson
6 9 (13.24%) Brocade
6 9 (13.24%) Foundry
7 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.29%) Huawei
8 7 (10.29%) NETGEAR
8 7 (10.29%) VMware
9 6 (8.82%) ZyXEL
10 4 (5.88%) Oracle
11 3 (4.41%) Redback
12 2 (2.94%) Citrix
12 2 (2.94%) Ipanema Technologies
13 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.47%) Google
13 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
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