The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 79 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.31% 0.20% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 1.75% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £49,500 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
MPLS
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 114 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.77% 11.12% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 116 98 137
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £48,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MPLS
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Nottingham

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (70.59%) WAN
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) Unified Communications
2 11 (64.71%) Ethernet
2 11 (64.71%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) Business Development
3 10 (58.82%) VPLS
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) HSRP
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) PBX
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) VCP4
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) Product Management
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) Ethernet
2 11 (64.71%) VPN
2 11 (64.71%) Unified Communications
3 10 (58.82%) VPLS
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) HSRP
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) PBX
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) VRRP
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) CTI
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) xDSL
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Development
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) VCP4
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Juniper
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
3 1 (5.88%) Riverbed