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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 90 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.27% 0.28% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.35% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £33,750 £33,750 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £34,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
170 223 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.47% 20.65% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 138 192 122
Average salary £40,000 £35,661 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -10.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £85,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft