The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 69 54
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.30% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.17% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £32,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.42%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 92 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.23% 13.90% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 86 85 61
Average salary £27,000 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.79% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification