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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 82 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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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
139 71 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.44% 8.98% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 125 48 60
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,700 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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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

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Aruba
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Aruba
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft