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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 71 69
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.70% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
85 143 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.99% 21.77% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 128 142
Average salary £28,250 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.24% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £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