The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 111 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 29 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 1.18% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 7.32% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 26
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
MPLS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 287 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 16.19% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 249 236 235
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MPLS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Birmingham

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 31 (63.27%) Firewall
2 29 (59.18%) WAN
3 28 (57.14%) LAN
4 26 (53.06%) VPN
5 24 (48.98%) Cisco
5 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (46.94%) CCNA
7 22 (44.90%) OSPF
8 20 (40.82%) Juniper
9 19 (38.78%) BGP
10 18 (36.73%) HP
10 18 (36.73%) Network Design
11 17 (34.69%) Redback
11 17 (34.69%) Frame Relay
11 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
11 17 (34.69%) GGSN
11 17 (34.69%) SGSN
11 17 (34.69%) 3G
11 17 (34.69%) SONET
11 17 (34.69%) Ericsson
11 17 (34.69%) RSVP
11 17 (34.69%) SS7
11 17 (34.69%) VRRP
11 17 (34.69%) ATM
11 17 (34.69%) CCNP
11 17 (34.69%) Ethernet
11 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
11 17 (34.69%) Packet Switching
11 17 (34.69%) SDH
11 17 (34.69%) Network Architecture

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (10.20%) IIS
1 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) Firewall
2 29 (59.18%) WAN
3 28 (57.14%) LAN
4 26 (53.06%) VPN
5 22 (44.90%) OSPF
6 19 (38.78%) BGP
7 17 (34.69%) 3G
7 17 (34.69%) ATM
7 17 (34.69%) Ethernet
7 17 (34.69%) Frame Relay
7 17 (34.69%) GGSN
7 17 (34.69%) HSRP
7 17 (34.69%) Packet Switching
7 17 (34.69%) RSVP
7 17 (34.69%) SDH
7 17 (34.69%) SGSN
7 17 (34.69%) SONET
7 17 (34.69%) SS7
7 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
7 17 (34.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
General
1 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Design Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Implementation Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Network Support
4 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) Unix
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Network Design
2 17 (34.69%) Network Architecture
3 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (8.16%) Presales
5 4 (8.16%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Transition Management
8 1 (2.04%) Business Development
8 1 (2.04%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.04%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (46.94%) CCNA
3 17 (34.69%) CCNP
4 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) CISSP
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.04%) CCDP
7 1 (2.04%) CCIP
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.20%) XenApp
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.16%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) Juniper
3 18 (36.73%) HP
4 17 (34.69%) Ericsson
4 17 (34.69%) Redback
5 14 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 14 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
6 8 (16.33%) VMware
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix
8 4 (8.16%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (8.16%) Dell
8 4 (8.16%) F5
8 4 (8.16%) NetApp
8 4 (8.16%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (8.16%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.08%) Mitel
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle
9 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
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