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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 160 160 161
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 11 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.90% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 5.62% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 17
Average salary £40,875 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £25,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
493 641 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.97% 15.94% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 428 533 427
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 20 (58.82%) LAN
4 19 (55.88%) Wireless
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (50.00%) WAN
6 17 (50.00%) VPN
6 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
7 16 (47.06%) ITIL
8 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
9 13 (38.24%) CCNA
10 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
10 12 (35.29%) OSPF
10 12 (35.29%) BGP
10 12 (35.29%) F5
11 11 (32.35%) Juniper
11 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
11 11 (32.35%) IPsec
12 10 (29.41%) Network Design
12 10 (29.41%) CCNP
12 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
12 10 (29.41%) VoIP
13 8 (23.53%) Linux
13 8 (23.53%) Finance
13 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (20.59%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (20.59%) WLAN
14 7 (20.59%) Windows
14 7 (20.59%) CiscoWorks

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Line 500
1 2 (5.88%) MFGPRO
1 2 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) LAN
3 19 (55.88%) Wireless
4 17 (50.00%) VPN
4 17 (50.00%) WAN
5 12 (35.29%) BGP
5 12 (35.29%) OSPF
6 11 (32.35%) IPsec
6 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
7 10 (29.41%) VoIP
8 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (20.59%) WLAN
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
10 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (17.65%) Multicast
10 6 (17.65%) tcpdump
10 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
11 5 (14.71%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Support
3 7 (20.59%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Network Design
3 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Network Management
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Presales
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) ERP
8 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.94%) Business Development
9 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Information Security
9 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 5 (14.71%) CCSA
5 5 (14.71%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (14.71%) HND
6 4 (11.76%) CCSP
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (11.76%) JNCIA
6 4 (11.76%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) ISA Server
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (11.76%) Cacti
2 4 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (35.29%) F5
4 11 (32.35%) Juniper
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) HP
7 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (11.76%) BT
7 4 (11.76%) Forcepoint
7 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (8.82%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 2 (5.88%) Epicor
9 2 (5.88%) Mitel
9 2 (5.88%) QAD
9 2 (5.88%) Sage
9 2 (5.88%) SAP
9 2 (5.88%) Sophos
9 2 (5.88%) Symantec
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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