The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.86% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 1.96% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -24.24%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 51 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.17% 9.22% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Suffolk

MPLS
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
MPLS
East of England

MPLS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) Cacti
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) WSH
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WSH
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Cacti
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 8 (100.00%) SolarWinds