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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 66 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 1.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
60 87 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.40% 12.93% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 54
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) BCP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Director
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) BCP
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) VMware