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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 95 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.24% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.23% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
155 162 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.20% 16.09% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 123 118 140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) NEC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) ProCurve