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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 69 65
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.15% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.72% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £27,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.65%
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
96 138 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.81% 21.17% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 126 134
Average salary £32,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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