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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 161 167 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 44 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 0.37% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 2.47% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 39
Median salary £38,750 £40,875 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,800 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,850 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%

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
550 486 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.63% 14.86% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 424 422 498
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 £25,000 £20,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 - 20 £40,000 - 5
Salford -1 2 £80,000 +92.77%
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 45 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (63.77%) BGP
4 41 (59.42%) CCNP
5 38 (55.07%) DNS
5 38 (55.07%) Firewall
6 30 (43.48%) WAN
7 27 (39.13%) LAN
7 27 (39.13%) Juniper
8 26 (37.68%) Internet
8 26 (37.68%) OSPF
9 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
10 20 (28.99%) Network Design
10 20 (28.99%) JNCIP
11 19 (27.54%) Wireless
12 17 (24.64%) Huawei
12 17 (24.64%) Ericsson
12 17 (24.64%) Network Management
12 17 (24.64%) F5
13 16 (23.19%) Network Security
13 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
13 16 (23.19%) Change Management
13 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
13 16 (23.19%) VPN
13 16 (23.19%) DHCP
13 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
13 16 (23.19%) Finance
14 15 (21.74%) Fortinet
14 15 (21.74%) CheckPoint

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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) Mimecast
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (63.77%) BGP
2 38 (55.07%) DNS
2 38 (55.07%) Firewall
3 30 (43.48%) WAN
4 27 (39.13%) LAN
5 26 (37.68%) Internet
5 26 (37.68%) OSPF
6 19 (27.54%) Wireless
7 16 (23.19%) DHCP
7 16 (23.19%) Network Security
7 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
7 16 (23.19%) VPN
8 14 (20.29%) Broadband
8 14 (20.29%) EIGRP
8 14 (20.29%) Ethernet
8 14 (20.29%) TACACS
8 14 (20.29%) VLAN
9 12 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (17.39%) SNA
9 12 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) QlikView
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
1 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) WAN Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) IT Support
5 4 (5.80%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (5.80%) IT Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Network Operations Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (5.80%) Senior IT Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Support Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Wiki
4 1 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.90%) Unix
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Network Design
2 17 (24.64%) Network Management
3 16 (23.19%) Change Management
4 12 (17.39%) High Availability
5 9 (13.04%) ITIL
6 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (7.25%) Presales
9 4 (5.80%) Coaching
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.35%) SIEM
10 3 (4.35%) Ticket Management
11 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (59.42%) CCNP
3 20 (28.99%) JNCIP
4 13 (18.84%) CCIE
5 5 (7.25%) MCSE
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) MCITP
6 4 (5.80%) MCTS
6 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.35%) CCNA
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.59%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Nagios
1 13 (18.84%) OpenNMS
2 8 (11.59%) Cacti
2 8 (11.59%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) RANCID
2 8 (11.59%) SCCM
3 4 (5.80%) OPNET
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 27 (39.13%) Juniper
3 17 (24.64%) Ericsson
3 17 (24.64%) F5
3 17 (24.64%) Huawei
4 15 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.74%) Fortinet
5 8 (11.59%) VMware
6 7 (10.14%) Meraki
7 5 (7.25%) Brocade
7 5 (7.25%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (7.25%) Foundry
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.25%) ZyXEL
8 3 (4.35%) Draytek
8 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.90%) NetApp
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix
10 1 (1.45%) HP
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