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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 142 156 159
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 37 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 5.89% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 25
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £68,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
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
496 526 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.74% 15.84% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 429 430 459
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 3 £27,000 -34.14%
Sale - 1 £32,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £47,500 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 36 (69.23%) Cisco
2 32 (61.54%) Firewall
3 30 (57.69%) Juniper
4 27 (51.92%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (46.15%) ITIL
6 23 (44.23%) OSPF
6 23 (44.23%) BGP
7 22 (42.31%) LAN
7 22 (42.31%) CCNA
7 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 22 (42.31%) VPN
8 18 (34.62%) CheckPoint
9 17 (32.69%) WAN
10 16 (30.77%) Windows
10 16 (30.77%) CCNP
10 16 (30.77%) Wireless
10 16 (30.77%) VLAN
11 15 (28.85%) Network Security
11 15 (28.85%) Change Management
12 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
12 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
13 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 13 (25.00%) Junos
13 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (23.08%) DHCP
14 12 (23.08%) DNS
14 12 (23.08%) Intel Security
14 12 (23.08%) SIEM

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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) Firewall
2 23 (44.23%) BGP
2 23 (44.23%) OSPF
3 22 (42.31%) LAN
3 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 22 (42.31%) VPN
4 17 (32.69%) WAN
5 16 (30.77%) VLAN
5 16 (30.77%) Wireless
6 15 (28.85%) Network Security
7 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (25.00%) Junos
8 12 (23.08%) DHCP
8 12 (23.08%) DNS
9 11 (21.15%) Ethernet
10 8 (15.38%) IPsec
11 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (9.62%) Internet
11 5 (9.62%) tcpdump
11 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 10 (19.23%) Security Specialist
4 8 (15.38%) Cisco Support
4 8 (15.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Network Support
5 7 (13.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) IT Security Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) XMPP
2 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Change Management
3 13 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 12 (23.08%) SIEM
5 11 (21.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (19.23%) Information Security
6 10 (19.23%) Network Design
7 9 (17.31%) High Availability
7 9 (17.31%) Service Management
8 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.62%) Network Management
10 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.69%) Presales
11 3 (5.77%) Change Control
11 3 (5.77%) Fault Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (5.77%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (42.31%) CCNA
3 16 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) CCSA
5 3 (5.77%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (5.77%) HND
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CEH
6 2 (3.85%) CISSP
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) Juniper
3 18 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 12 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 7 (13.46%) NETGEAR
6 5 (9.62%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.69%) Ericsson
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.77%) Brocade
8 3 (5.77%) Citrix
8 3 (5.77%) Foundry
8 3 (5.77%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) Ipanema Technologies
8 3 (5.77%) Redback
8 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.85%) VMware
10 1 (1.92%) Google
10 1 (1.92%) Huawei
10 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
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