The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 70 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.18% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
154 104 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.60% 19.37% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 82
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) L2TP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) PPP
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) LLU
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Fault Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) L2TP
4 1 (25.00%) LLU
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PPP
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed