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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 74 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.44% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
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
112 144 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.59% 21.95% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83 131 79
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) LAN
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Law
3 11 (57.89%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (52.63%) VLAN
4 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 10 (52.63%) CCNA
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 8 (42.11%) HSRP
7 7 (36.84%) ISPF
7 7 (36.84%) DHCP
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) OSPF
8 6 (31.58%) BGP
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
9 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
10 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (21.05%) WLAN
10 4 (21.05%) Internet
11 3 (15.79%) IPsec
11 3 (15.79%) PBX
11 3 (15.79%) VoIP
11 3 (15.79%) Kindle
11 3 (15.79%) Network Management
11 3 (15.79%) SCCM

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (52.63%) VLAN
4 10 (52.63%) VPN
5 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 8 (42.11%) HSRP
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) DHCP
8 6 (31.58%) OSPF
8 6 (31.58%) BGP
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
10 4 (21.05%) Internet
10 4 (21.05%) WLAN
11 3 (15.79%) PBX
11 3 (15.79%) VoIP
11 3 (15.79%) IPsec
12 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
12 2 (10.53%) Network Security
General
1 11 (57.89%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds