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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 168 167 159
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 31 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.37% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 2.42% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 27
Median salary £38,750 £41,438 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.48% +18.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £35,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
560 496 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.07% 15.50% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 455 427 511
Median salary £40,000 £40,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% +15.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 12 £39,000 - 2
Salford -1 1 £80,000 +92.77%
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 48 (80.00%) Cisco
2 40 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (63.33%) BGP
4 35 (58.33%) DNS
5 34 (56.67%) CCNP
6 33 (55.00%) Firewall
7 29 (48.33%) Juniper
8 27 (45.00%) WAN
9 25 (41.67%) OSPF
10 23 (38.33%) LAN
11 22 (36.67%) Internet
11 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
12 18 (30.00%) JNCIP
13 17 (28.33%) Huawei
13 17 (28.33%) Network Design
13 17 (28.33%) Ericsson
14 16 (26.67%) DHCP
15 15 (25.00%) VLAN
15 15 (25.00%) Network Management
16 14 (23.33%) Network Security
16 14 (23.33%) F5
16 14 (23.33%) Wireless
16 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
16 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
17 13 (21.67%) VPN
17 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
17 13 (21.67%) Finance
17 13 (21.67%) Change Management
17 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
18 12 (20.00%) Ethernet

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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (63.33%) BGP
2 35 (58.33%) DNS
3 33 (55.00%) Firewall
4 27 (45.00%) WAN
5 25 (41.67%) OSPF
6 23 (38.33%) LAN
7 22 (36.67%) Internet
8 16 (26.67%) DHCP
9 15 (25.00%) VLAN
10 14 (23.33%) Network Security
10 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 14 (23.33%) Wireless
11 13 (21.67%) VPN
12 12 (20.00%) Ethernet
13 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
14 10 (16.67%) Broadband
14 10 (16.67%) TACACS
15 9 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (15.00%) SNA
15 9 (15.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Senior IT Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Support Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Technician
6 4 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Network Design
2 15 (25.00%) Network Management
3 13 (21.67%) Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) High Availability
5 8 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Coaching
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
7 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.67%) SIEM
8 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Presales
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Ticket Management
8 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (56.67%) CCNP
3 18 (30.00%) JNCIP
4 10 (16.67%) CCIE
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (10.00%) MCSE
7 4 (6.67%) CCNA
7 4 (6.67%) MCITP
7 4 (6.67%) MCTS
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.33%) Degree
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.33%) MCSA
8 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCDP
9 1 (1.67%) CEH
9 1 (1.67%) CISSP
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Nagios
1 11 (18.33%) OpenNMS
2 6 (10.00%) Cacti
2 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 6 (10.00%) RANCID
2 6 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) OPNET
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Cisco
2 29 (48.33%) Juniper
3 17 (28.33%) Ericsson
3 17 (28.33%) Huawei
4 14 (23.33%) F5
5 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
6 11 (18.33%) Fortinet
7 9 (15.00%) VMware
8 7 (11.67%) Brocade
8 7 (11.67%) Foundry
8 7 (11.67%) ZyXEL
9 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (8.33%) Meraki
11 3 (5.00%) Intel Security
12 2 (3.33%) Draytek
12 2 (3.33%) NetApp
13 1 (1.67%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.67%) Proofpoint
13 1 (1.67%) Stonesoft
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago