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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
80 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.78% 10.07% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 72 34 50
Median salary £25,000 £31,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.67% -34.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £51,313
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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