The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 17 31
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.25% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.70% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.29% 25.84% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 23
Average salary £43,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £18,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Shropshire