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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.15% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £52,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
29 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 16.67% 11.49% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 32
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 10 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCDA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCDA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco