The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 58 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.91% 0.41% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.00% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.20% +6.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  

MPLS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 96 100 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 21.87% 20.37% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72 77 71
Median salary £37,500 £35,690 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing MPLS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Derbyshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Derbyshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MPLS in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MPLS in Derbyshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 3 £35,000 -
Chesterfield +1 1 - -
MPLS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
4 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) MCSE
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (55.56%) CCNA
5 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) Internet
5 5 (55.56%) Skype
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (55.56%) High Availability
5 5 (55.56%) Office 365
6 4 (44.44%) Wireless
7 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (33.33%) WLAN
7 3 (33.33%) CCNP
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (22.22%) IPsec

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) Skype
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) DSL
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) VRRP
7 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
7 1 (11.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) CCDA
5 1 (11.11%) CCDP
5 1 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media