The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 213 204 226
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 5.28% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 33
Median salary £36,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 984 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.66% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 771 872
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 West

MPLS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MPLS Salary Trend in the North West

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the North West

MPLS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 26 £37,250 -19.02% 2
Cheshire +23 12 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Lancashire +5 1 £35,000 +100.00%
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 -
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 West region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 75 (64.66%) Cisco
2 58 (50.00%) Juniper
3 57 (49.14%) Firewall
4 55 (47.41%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (42.24%) WAN
6 41 (35.34%) BGP
7 39 (33.62%) OSPF
8 38 (32.76%) DNS
8 38 (32.76%) CCNA
9 37 (31.90%) LAN
10 34 (29.31%) ITIL
10 34 (29.31%) Windows
11 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
12 28 (24.14%) CCNP
13 24 (20.69%) Active Directory
13 24 (20.69%) VPN
13 24 (20.69%) DHCP
14 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
14 23 (19.83%) VLAN
15 22 (18.97%) Internet
15 22 (18.97%) Management Information System
15 22 (18.97%) Telecoms
16 21 (18.10%) VMware
16 21 (18.10%) CheckPoint
17 20 (17.24%) VoIP
18 18 (15.52%) VPLS
18 18 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (14.66%) Information Security
20 15 (12.93%) Network Security

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (49.14%) Firewall
2 49 (42.24%) WAN
3 41 (35.34%) BGP
4 39 (33.62%) OSPF
5 38 (32.76%) DNS
6 37 (31.90%) LAN
7 24 (20.69%) DHCP
7 24 (20.69%) VPN
8 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
8 23 (19.83%) VLAN
9 22 (18.97%) Internet
10 20 (17.24%) VoIP
11 18 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (15.52%) VPLS
12 15 (12.93%) Network Security
12 15 (12.93%) Wireless
13 12 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (9.48%) IP Telephony
14 11 (9.48%) Junos
15 10 (8.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Billing
5 4 (3.45%) Law
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
7 2 (1.72%) Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.52%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.07%) Network Support
3 13 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) WAN Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Juniper Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) NOC Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.76%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Cisco Support
8 8 (6.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.45%) .NET
2 4 (3.45%) REST
2 4 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Wiki
4 4 (3.45%) iPad
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Windows
2 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.62%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) Unix
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Information Security
3 15 (12.93%) SIEM
4 14 (12.07%) Change Management
5 12 (10.34%) Network Design
6 11 (9.48%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (9.48%) Network Management
6 11 (9.48%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (9.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (7.76%) High Availability
7 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (6.90%) Service Management
8 8 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (6.03%) Change Control
10 6 (5.17%) Global Marketing
10 6 (5.17%) Project Management
10 6 (5.17%) Security Management
11 5 (4.31%) CRM
11 5 (4.31%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) C#
2 4 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) Perl
3 2 (1.72%) PHP
3 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (47.41%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (32.76%) CCNA
3 28 (24.14%) CCNP
4 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.90%) JNCIP
6 7 (6.03%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.17%) MCSA
7 6 (5.17%) MCSE
8 5 (4.31%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.59%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.59%) Degree
10 3 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.59%) MCITP
10 3 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.86%) CEH
12 1 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 11 (9.48%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 24 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.59%) vSphere
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.72%) XenApp
5 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) FortiGate
2 8 (6.90%) Nagios
2 8 (6.90%) OpenNMS
3 4 (3.45%) Puppet
4 2 (1.72%) Cacti
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.72%) RANCID
4 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (64.66%) Cisco
2 58 (50.00%) Juniper
3 21 (18.10%) CheckPoint
3 21 (18.10%) VMware
4 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.48%) Brocade
5 11 (9.48%) Ericsson
5 11 (9.48%) Foundry
6 9 (7.76%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.90%) Huawei
7 8 (6.90%) ZyXEL
8 7 (6.03%) NETGEAR
9 6 (5.17%) Avaya
9 6 (5.17%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (5.17%) GFI Software
9 6 (5.17%) HP
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle
11 3 (2.59%) F5
11 3 (2.59%) Redback
11 3 (2.59%) SonicWALL
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