The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 32 32
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.63% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 19 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.94% 11.95% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 37
Average salary £26,000 £32,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.37% -28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MPLS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland