The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 63 47
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.30% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.13% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £39,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 94 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.48% 14.18% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 70
Average salary £29,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
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

MPLS
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