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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton - - 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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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
109 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.17% 20.00% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 72 65
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Analyst
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint