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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 63 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 2.63% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 12.98% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Median salary £40,000 £28,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -10.15%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +12.94%
MPLS
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 131 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.11% 20.28% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 75 100 117
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +21.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Northampton

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) LLU
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) L2TP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) LLU
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds