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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 152 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 26 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 4.63% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 17
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
487 562 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.52% 14.31% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 413 484 534
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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 - 5 £100,000 - 1
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 59 (78.67%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (68.00%) Cisco
2 51 (68.00%) CCNP
3 46 (61.33%) Firewall
4 44 (58.67%) BGP
5 41 (54.67%) CCNA
6 30 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 28 (37.33%) WAN
8 24 (32.00%) SLA
9 19 (25.33%) VoIP
10 18 (24.00%) Windows
11 17 (22.67%) ITIL
11 17 (22.67%) LAN
11 17 (22.67%) VPN
11 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
12 16 (21.33%) CCDA
13 15 (20.00%) Wireless
14 14 (18.67%) DNS
15 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
15 13 (17.33%) Juniper
15 13 (17.33%) Network Design
16 12 (16.00%) Fortinet
16 12 (16.00%) VMware
16 12 (16.00%) Internet
17 11 (14.67%) WLAN
17 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
17 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
18 10 (13.33%) Linux
18 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.33%) Mentoring

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (6.67%) Lync
1 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (61.33%) Firewall
2 44 (58.67%) BGP
3 28 (37.33%) WAN
4 19 (25.33%) VoIP
5 17 (22.67%) VPN
5 17 (22.67%) LAN
6 15 (20.00%) Wireless
7 14 (18.67%) DNS
8 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.00%) Internet
10 11 (14.67%) WLAN
11 9 (12.00%) DHCP
12 6 (8.00%) Broadband
12 6 (8.00%) VPLS
13 5 (6.67%) DSL
13 5 (6.67%) SAN
13 5 (6.67%) OSPF
13 5 (6.67%) ISDN
13 5 (6.67%) PSTN
13 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
General
1 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.33%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) IPTV
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.67%) UNIX
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Network Design
3 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.67%) Change Management
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.33%) People Management
6 4 (5.33%) Data Security
6 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 3 (4.00%) Business Development
7 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.67%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.67%) Coaching
8 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.67%) Network Management
8 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.67%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (2.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) VB
1 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (78.67%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (68.00%) CCNP
3 41 (54.67%) CCNA
4 16 (21.33%) CCDA
5 5 (6.67%) MCP
5 5 (6.67%) CCIE
5 5 (6.67%) CCSP
5 5 (6.67%) CCSE
5 5 (6.67%) JNCIS
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.33%) MCSA
7 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.00%) CISSP
8 2 (2.67%) MCSE
8 2 (2.67%) MCITP
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.67%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) cPanel
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.67%) OpenView
3 2 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) Cisco
2 13 (17.33%) Juniper
3 12 (16.00%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Fortinet
4 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (8.00%) F5
7 4 (5.33%) Websense
7 4 (5.33%) HP
7 4 (5.33%) Avaya
8 3 (4.00%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) EMC
8 3 (4.00%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.67%) Nokia
9 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.67%) Citrix
10 1 (1.33%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.33%) Nortel
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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