The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 14 23
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford - 10.87% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.03% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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Shropshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 31.97% 40.22% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 19
Average salary £30,500 £27,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.92% -16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

MPLS
Salary Trend in Telford

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Telford

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet