The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.50% 1.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £34,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.55% 10.81% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 22
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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Salary Trend in Stockport

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Stockport

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5