Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MPLS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MPLS over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 92 106
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14 +11
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.25% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.13% 2.86% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Northampton median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +41.94% +68.48%
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £49,125
Northamptonshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -13.64% +41.94% +68.48%

MPLS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 115 140 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 16.99% 13.93% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 180
Northampton median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,225 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,250 £58,875
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.59%

MPLS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing MPLS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Northampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre Operations
1 14 (63.64%) Driving Licence
2 8 (36.36%) VPN
2 8 (36.36%) OSPF
2 8 (36.36%) BGP
2 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (18.18%) CCVP
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) CCSP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Motorola
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless

MPLS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) BGP
1 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) OSPF
1 8 (36.36%) VPN
1 8 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre Engineer
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
1 14 (63.64%) IT Engineer
1 14 (63.64%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre
1 14 (63.64%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) CCSP
1 4 (18.18%) CCVP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
1 4 (18.18%) HP
1 4 (18.18%) Juniper
1 4 (18.18%) Motorola