The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 102 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 28 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.39% 0.60% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 3.17% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 16
Average salary £40,000 £61,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.69% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
324 347 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.04% 19.01% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 291 304 304
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 56 (87.50%) Cisco
2 51 (79.69%) Firewall
3 40 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (57.81%) WAN
5 33 (51.56%) CCNP
6 28 (43.75%) OSPF
7 27 (42.19%) LAN
8 26 (40.63%) CheckPoint
9 24 (37.50%) CCNA
10 23 (35.94%) BGP
11 19 (29.69%) VPN
12 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (23.44%) VPLS
13 15 (23.44%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (21.88%) HP
14 14 (21.88%) IPsec
14 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (20.31%) Internet
15 13 (20.31%) Network Security
16 12 (18.75%) Network Management
17 11 (17.19%) SLA
17 11 (17.19%) EIGRP
18 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
18 10 (15.63%) Juniper
18 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
19 8 (12.50%) CCIP
19 8 (12.50%) CCSA
19 8 (12.50%) CCSE
19 8 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
20 7 (10.94%) Legal

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (79.69%) Firewall
2 37 (57.81%) WAN
3 28 (43.75%) OSPF
4 27 (42.19%) LAN
5 23 (35.94%) BGP
6 19 (29.69%) VPN
7 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (23.44%) VPLS
9 14 (21.88%) IPsec
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (20.31%) Network Security
10 13 (20.31%) Internet
11 11 (17.19%) EIGRP
12 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 6 (9.38%) DSL
13 6 (9.38%) Wireless
13 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
14 5 (7.81%) PPP
14 5 (7.81%) ADSL
14 5 (7.81%) Broadband
General
1 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Consultant
3 12 (18.75%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Network Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Security Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Network Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Solutions Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.69%) Network Project Manager
11 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Cisco Specialist
11 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
12 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
1 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) CentOS
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (18.75%) Network Management
3 8 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (9.38%) Service Management
5 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.81%) Line Management
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.69%) Network Design
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL
9 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.56%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.56%) Information Security
9 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Perl
1 1 (1.56%) PHP
1 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (51.56%) CCNP
3 24 (37.50%) CCNA
4 8 (12.50%) CCIP
4 8 (12.50%) CCSA
4 8 (12.50%) CCSE
5 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.25%) Degree
8 3 (4.69%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.69%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.13%) Netcool
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
4 1 (1.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 56 (87.50%) Cisco
2 26 (40.63%) CheckPoint
3 14 (21.88%) HP
4 10 (15.63%) Juniper
5 7 (10.94%) F5
6 6 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.81%) Websense
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.69%) Verint
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) VMware
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
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