The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.01% 1.29% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 9.26% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £63,000 £48,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.89% +29.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.10% 13.95% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 59
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £44,550 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MPLS
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Portsmouth

MPLS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) SDH
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) SDH
1 3 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft