The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 69 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.82% - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
MPLS
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 82 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.35% 15.05% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 73 127
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,232
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MPLS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MPLS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £41,250 -
MPLS
North East

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
3 10 (76.92%) VLAN
4 9 (69.23%) IPsec
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) VoIP
4 9 (69.23%) PPP
5 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 8 (61.54%) SNMP
5 8 (61.54%) CCSP
6 7 (53.85%) CCDP
6 7 (53.85%) F5
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (46.15%) JNCIS
7 6 (46.15%) DSL
7 6 (46.15%) X.21
7 6 (46.15%) ATM
7 6 (46.15%) ISDN
8 5 (38.46%) WAN
8 5 (38.46%) VMware
8 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
9 4 (30.77%) L2TP
9 4 (30.77%) UNIX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (84.62%) OSPF
1 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
2 10 (76.92%) VLAN
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) VoIP
3 9 (69.23%) PPP
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) IPsec
4 8 (61.54%) SNMP
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) ATM
5 6 (46.15%) ISDN
5 6 (46.15%) X.21
5 6 (46.15%) DSL
5 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) L2TP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNP
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCSP
3 7 (53.85%) CCDP
4 6 (46.15%) JNCIS
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint