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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 150 159 157
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 30 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 4.79% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 22
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
508 564 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.17% 13.99% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 423 497 505
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 - 4 £100,000 -
MPLS
North West

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 55 (74.32%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (70.27%) Cisco
3 46 (62.16%) Firewall
4 43 (58.11%) CCNP
5 37 (50.00%) BGP
6 35 (47.30%) CCNA
7 32 (43.24%) WAN
8 24 (32.43%) VoIP
9 23 (31.08%) VPN
9 23 (31.08%) Data Centre
10 21 (28.38%) LAN
11 19 (25.68%) ITIL
11 19 (25.68%) Wireless
12 17 (22.97%) Windows
13 15 (20.27%) CCDA
13 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
13 15 (20.27%) SLA
13 15 (20.27%) Juniper
14 14 (18.92%) Internet
14 14 (18.92%) Telecoms
15 13 (17.57%) Finance
15 13 (17.57%) CheckPoint
15 13 (17.57%) Network Design
15 13 (17.57%) DNS
16 12 (16.22%) WLAN
17 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
17 11 (14.86%) Linux
17 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
17 11 (14.86%) VMware
17 11 (14.86%) F5

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (6.76%) Lync
1 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (62.16%) Firewall
2 37 (50.00%) BGP
3 32 (43.24%) WAN
4 24 (32.43%) VoIP
5 23 (31.08%) VPN
6 21 (28.38%) LAN
7 19 (25.68%) Wireless
8 14 (18.92%) Internet
9 13 (17.57%) DNS
10 12 (16.22%) WLAN
11 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.16%) DHCP
13 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (8.11%) Broadband
14 6 (8.11%) VPLS
15 5 (6.76%) OSPF
15 5 (6.76%) SAN
15 5 (6.76%) DSL
15 5 (6.76%) PSTN
15 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 14 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.57%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Architect
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Network Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Design Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.41%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) IP Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Director
7 3 (4.05%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.70%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) UNIX
6 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Network Design
3 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.11%) Migration
4 6 (8.11%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.41%) People Management
6 4 (5.41%) Data Security
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.70%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) Coaching
8 2 (2.70%) Project Management
8 2 (2.70%) Information Security
8 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.70%) Network Management
8 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) VB
1 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (58.11%) CCNP
3 35 (47.30%) CCNA
4 15 (20.27%) CCDA
5 7 (9.46%) CCIE
5 7 (9.46%) CCSP
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.76%) CCSE
6 5 (6.76%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.41%) MCP
7 4 (5.41%) CISSP
7 4 (5.41%) MCSA
8 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.70%) MCITP
9 2 (2.70%) CCSA
9 2 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) SLA
2 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) ISA Server
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) cPanel
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (2.70%) OpenView
3 2 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) Cisco
2 15 (20.27%) Juniper
3 13 (17.57%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.86%) VMware
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.86%) F5
5 9 (12.16%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.46%) Websense
7 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.41%) Avaya
8 4 (5.41%) HP
9 3 (4.05%) EMC
10 2 (2.70%) Dell
10 2 (2.70%) Nokia
10 2 (2.70%) McAfee
10 2 (2.70%) BT
10 2 (2.70%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.35%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: £33k - £40k basic (DOE)
Posted: 7 days ago