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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 166 169 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 26 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 4.20% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 24
Average salary £47,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,300 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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
555 572 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 446 494 496
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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
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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
Rochdale - 2 £100,000 -
Stockport +2 1 £34,000 -33.33% 1
Oldham - 1 £23,000 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (68.42%) Cisco
1 39 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (61.40%) Firewall
3 27 (47.37%) CCNP
4 25 (43.86%) WAN
5 23 (40.35%) CCNA
6 22 (38.60%) LAN
7 21 (36.84%) VoIP
8 20 (35.09%) VPN
8 20 (35.09%) Wireless
9 19 (33.33%) BGP
10 17 (29.82%) ITIL
11 15 (26.32%) Juniper
11 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
12 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
12 14 (24.56%) Internet
13 13 (22.81%) Finance
13 13 (22.81%) F5
14 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
14 12 (21.05%) Windows
15 11 (19.30%) DNS
16 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
16 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
17 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
17 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
18 8 (14.04%) WLAN
19 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
19 7 (12.28%) Linux
19 7 (12.28%) CCDA
19 7 (12.28%) CCIE

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (8.77%) Lync
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Agresso
1 1 (1.75%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.75%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) Firewall
2 25 (43.86%) WAN
3 22 (38.60%) LAN
4 21 (36.84%) VoIP
5 20 (35.09%) VPN
5 20 (35.09%) Wireless
6 19 (33.33%) BGP
7 14 (24.56%) Internet
8 11 (19.30%) DNS
9 8 (14.04%) WLAN
10 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (10.53%) Broadband
12 5 (8.77%) DHCP
12 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
12 5 (8.77%) DSL
12 5 (8.77%) OSPF
12 5 (8.77%) Network Security
13 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (7.02%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Network Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Director
6 3 (5.26%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IP Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.02%) Change Management
4 4 (7.02%) Data Security
4 4 (7.02%) People Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Design
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security
6 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.51%) Coaching
6 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.51%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
1 1 (1.75%) VB
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (47.37%) CCNP
3 23 (40.35%) CCNA
4 7 (12.28%) CCDA
4 7 (12.28%) CCIE
4 7 (12.28%) CCSP
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.77%) CCSE
5 5 (8.77%) JNCIS
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.02%) CISSP
6 4 (7.02%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.51%) MCITP
8 2 (3.51%) CCSA
8 2 (3.51%) MCP
8 2 (3.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) ISA Server
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) cPanel
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (3.51%) OpenView
3 2 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Cisco
2 15 (26.32%) Juniper
3 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
4 13 (22.81%) F5
5 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.28%) Websense
7 7 (12.28%) VMware
8 5 (8.77%) HP
8 5 (8.77%) Avaya
8 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.26%) EMC
10 2 (3.51%) BT
10 2 (3.51%) Nokia
10 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.75%) Meraki
11 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.75%) Huawei
11 1 (1.75%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.75%) Sage
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