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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 151 146 149
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 1.22% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 7.25% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 30
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.56% +15.88%
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
508 607 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 16.77% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 440 483 451
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Rochdale +9 2 £27,000 -34.14% 1
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (54.76%) Juniper
4 22 (52.38%) OSPF
4 22 (52.38%) BGP
5 21 (50.00%) VPN
6 19 (45.24%) LAN
7 18 (42.86%) ITIL
8 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
8 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
9 16 (38.10%) CCNA
10 15 (35.71%) CCNP
11 14 (33.33%) WAN
11 14 (33.33%) Network Design
12 13 (30.95%) VLAN
12 13 (30.95%) Change Management
12 13 (30.95%) IPsec
12 13 (30.95%) Windows
12 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (28.57%) Junos
13 12 (28.57%) Ethernet
13 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
13 12 (28.57%) Wireless
13 12 (28.57%) Network Security
14 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
14 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
14 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) IaaS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) BGP
2 22 (52.38%) OSPF
3 21 (50.00%) VPN
4 19 (45.24%) LAN
5 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
6 14 (33.33%) WAN
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (30.95%) IPsec
7 13 (30.95%) VLAN
8 12 (28.57%) Ethernet
8 12 (28.57%) Junos
8 12 (28.57%) Network Security
8 12 (28.57%) Wireless
9 9 (21.43%) DHCP
9 9 (21.43%) DNS
10 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (16.67%) Multicast
10 7 (16.67%) tcpdump
10 7 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 7 (16.67%) Security Specialist
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (9.52%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) WAN Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 3 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) Network Design
3 13 (30.95%) Change Management
4 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (21.43%) SIEM
6 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (16.67%) Information Security
7 7 (16.67%) Network Management
8 5 (11.90%) High Availability
8 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.52%) Service Management
10 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
10 3 (7.14%) Presales
10 3 (7.14%) Threat Detection
10 3 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
11 2 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
11 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
11 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNA
3 15 (35.71%) CCNP
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (11.90%) CCSA
5 5 (11.90%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (11.90%) HND
6 2 (4.76%) CEH
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) Cacti
2 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Juniper
3 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.43%) Intel Security
4 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 7 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Ipanema Technologies
7 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.14%) VMware
8 2 (4.76%) Brocade
8 2 (4.76%) BT
8 2 (4.76%) Foundry
8 2 (4.76%) NETGEAR
8 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.76%) Redback
9 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Car & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: £31,368 per annum 17.5% shift allowance, inc benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago