Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 111 123
Rank change year-on-year +38 +12 +6
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 23 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.10% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.90% 1.83% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 11
Northamptonshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% +73.91%
10th Percentile £43,500 £52,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +14.29%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 218 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.25% 14.88% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 149 148 227
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -11.88% +9.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,350 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,492 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.02% -3.85% +6.85%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MPLS in Northamptonshire

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Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for MPLS in Northamptonshire

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Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +37 22 £47,500 -13.64%
MPLS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre Operations
1 14 (60.87%) Driving Licence
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) OSPF
3 8 (34.78%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) Motorola
5 4 (17.39%) CCSP
5 4 (17.39%) CCNP
5 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 4 (17.39%) CCVP
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (4.35%) HSRP
6 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) VRRP
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) BGP
2 8 (34.78%) EIGRP
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 8 (34.78%) Wireless
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) HSRP
4 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VRRP
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) IT Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
1 14 (60.87%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) CCSP
1 4 (17.39%) CCVP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) Motorola
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft