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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 162 157 170
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 25 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.65% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 4.48% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 8
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £33,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,600 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
581 580 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.47% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 504 513 431
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Stockport - 2 £51,000 -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Salford - 1 £26,500 - 1
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 32 (53.33%) Cisco
2 26 (43.33%) Ethernet
3 24 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (36.67%) VPN
5 22 (36.67%) DNS
6 21 (35.00%) WAN
7 19 (31.67%) DHCP
7 19 (31.67%) Firewall
8 18 (30.00%) Juniper
8 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 17 (28.33%) LAN
9 17 (28.33%) CCNP
9 17 (28.33%) Load Balancing
9 17 (28.33%) Lync
9 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (26.67%) Unified Communications
11 15 (25.00%) Blackberry
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
12 13 (21.67%) Linux
12 13 (21.67%) BGP
12 13 (21.67%) VPLS
13 12 (20.00%) Internet
14 11 (18.33%) OSPF
14 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
15 10 (16.67%) Windows
16 9 (15.00%) CCNA
16 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
16 9 (15.00%) Blue Coat
16 9 (15.00%) Degree

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (28.33%) Lync
2 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) Ethernet
2 23 (38.33%) TCP/IP
3 22 (36.67%) VPN
3 22 (36.67%) DNS
4 21 (35.00%) WAN
5 19 (31.67%) DHCP
5 19 (31.67%) Firewall
6 17 (28.33%) LAN
7 16 (26.67%) Unified Communications
8 13 (21.67%) BGP
8 13 (21.67%) VPLS
9 12 (20.00%) Internet
10 11 (18.33%) OSPF
11 7 (11.67%) Wireless
12 6 (10.00%) SMTP
12 6 (10.00%) Broadband
13 5 (8.33%) SDH
13 5 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (8.33%) DSL
13 5 (8.33%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
1 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Team Leader
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) IP Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Network Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (3.33%) jQuery
2 2 (3.33%) HTML5
2 2 (3.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (13.33%) PKI
3 4 (6.67%) IPTV
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) UNIX
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.33%) Network Management
2 8 (13.33%) Network Design
2 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Migration
5 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (6.67%) Content Management
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.33%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) CCNP
3 9 (15.00%) CCNA
3 9 (15.00%) Degree
4 8 (13.33%) CCIP
5 7 (11.67%) CCIE
6 5 (8.33%) MCSE
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.67%) MCITP
7 4 (6.67%) CCDA
7 4 (6.67%) CCDP
8 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) MCTS
9 2 (3.33%) MCP
10 1 (1.67%) MCSA
10 1 (1.67%) CCSP
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) UAG
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (6.67%) OpenView
2 2 (3.33%) Cacti
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) Juniper
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (13.33%) HP
5 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.67%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.33%) Nokia
8 5 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 5 (8.33%) F5
9 3 (5.00%) IronPort
10 2 (3.33%) Zend
10 2 (3.33%) Polycom
10 2 (3.33%) Mitel
10 2 (3.33%) Siemens
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) EMC
11 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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