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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 139 154 158
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 33 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.92% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 6.36% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 23
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
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
530 550 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 14.41% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 432 436 491
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,400 £50,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 5 £41,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £32,500 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (69.74%) Cisco
3 52 (68.42%) CCNP
4 48 (63.16%) Firewall
5 47 (61.84%) BGP
6 39 (51.32%) CCNA
7 30 (39.47%) SLA
8 26 (34.21%) WAN
9 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 19 (25.00%) Windows
11 18 (23.68%) LAN
12 17 (22.37%) DNS
13 15 (19.74%) CCDA
13 15 (19.74%) ITIL
13 15 (19.74%) VMware
14 14 (18.42%) Network Design
14 14 (18.42%) Wireless
14 14 (18.42%) DHCP
14 14 (18.42%) Fortinet
15 13 (17.11%) VoIP
15 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
16 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
17 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
17 11 (14.47%) Internet
17 11 (14.47%) WLAN
17 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
18 9 (11.84%) VPN
18 9 (11.84%) Juniper
18 9 (11.84%) PowerShell

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (63.16%) Firewall
2 47 (61.84%) BGP
3 26 (34.21%) WAN
4 18 (23.68%) LAN
5 17 (22.37%) DNS
6 14 (18.42%) Wireless
6 14 (18.42%) DHCP
7 13 (17.11%) VoIP
7 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
8 11 (14.47%) Internet
8 11 (14.47%) WLAN
9 9 (11.84%) VPN
10 8 (10.53%) OSPF
11 6 (7.89%) VPLS
12 5 (6.58%) DSL
12 5 (6.58%) PSTN
12 5 (6.58%) SAN
12 5 (6.58%) ISDN
13 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Design Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.84%) Network Design Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Network Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) IP Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
10 3 (3.95%) IP Network Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) IPTV
5 1 (1.32%) BBC
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.63%) UNIX
6 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Network Design
3 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.89%) Change Management
5 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.58%) Business Development
5 5 (6.58%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Validation
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) ERP
7 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.63%) Coaching
8 2 (2.63%) People Management
8 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) VB
3 4 (5.26%) C
3 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (68.42%) CCNP
3 39 (51.32%) CCNA
4 15 (19.74%) CCDA
5 5 (6.58%) CCSE
5 5 (6.58%) MCP
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.58%) CCIE
5 5 (6.58%) JNCIS
6 4 (5.26%) MCSA
7 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 3 (3.95%) CISSP
7 3 (3.95%) CCSP
7 3 (3.95%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.95%) MCITP
8 2 (2.63%) CCSA
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.32%) HNC
9 1 (1.32%) HND
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (39.47%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Firmware
4 2 (2.63%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) WSUS
2 3 (3.95%) WMI
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) cPanel
3 2 (2.63%) OpenView
3 2 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.32%) Cacti
4 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Cisco
2 15 (19.74%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) Fortinet
4 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.84%) Juniper
6 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.21%) Avaya
7 6 (7.89%) EMC
8 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.26%) WatchGuard
8 4 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (3.95%) McAfee
9 3 (3.95%) Sophos
9 3 (3.95%) Dell
10 2 (2.63%) F5
10 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.63%) Huawei
10 2 (2.63%) Citrix
10 2 (2.63%) Nokia
10 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
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Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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