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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 14 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.17% - 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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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
9 69 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.52% 34.33% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 13
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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

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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

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Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
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UK

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint