The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 78 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.52% - 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% - 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £60,000 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 89 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.08% 14.38% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 89
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MPLS
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the North East region.

MPLS Salary Trend in the North East

MPLS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Tyne and Wear - 3 £60,000 -
Northumberland - 1 £50,000 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) IGRP
2 3 (75.00%) TACACS
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) POP3
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) IKE
2 3 (75.00%) IPX
2 3 (75.00%) IPX/SPX
2 3 (75.00%) PPP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) IGRP
2 3 (75.00%) TACACS
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware