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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 122 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 19 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.52% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 2.86% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 28
Median salary £51,250 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,625 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
391 350 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.88% 18.08% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 252 307 335
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 2 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 30 (65.22%) WAN
2 28 (60.87%) VPN
3 27 (58.70%) Cisco
4 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (52.17%) Firewall
6 23 (50.00%) LAN
7 21 (45.65%) BGP
8 19 (41.30%) OSPF
9 17 (36.96%) VoIP
9 17 (36.96%) CCNP
10 15 (32.61%) VPLS
11 11 (23.91%) SSL
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL
11 11 (23.91%) Palo Alto
11 11 (23.91%) Presales
12 10 (21.74%) CCIE
13 9 (19.57%) CCDP
13 9 (19.57%) CCIP
13 9 (19.57%) CCNA
13 9 (19.57%) Wireless
13 9 (19.57%) F5
14 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
14 8 (17.39%) CCDA
14 8 (17.39%) DNS
14 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
15 7 (15.22%) Internet
15 7 (15.22%) DSL
15 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
15 7 (15.22%) Migration
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA

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 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) WAN
2 28 (60.87%) VPN
3 24 (52.17%) Firewall
4 23 (50.00%) LAN
5 21 (45.65%) BGP
6 19 (41.30%) OSPF
7 17 (36.96%) VoIP
8 15 (32.61%) VPLS
9 11 (23.91%) SSL
10 9 (19.57%) Wireless
11 8 (17.39%) DNS
11 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (15.22%) DSL
12 7 (15.22%) Internet
12 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
13 6 (13.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Network Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Network Support
3 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Presales Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Network Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Support
8 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.52%) IP Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) WAP
1 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) EPoS
2 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Handset
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
1 11 (23.91%) Presales
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Case Management
5 3 (6.52%) Data Security
5 3 (6.52%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.96%) CCNP
3 10 (21.74%) CCIE
4 9 (19.57%) CCDP
4 9 (19.57%) CCIP
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
5 8 (17.39%) CCDA
6 5 (10.87%) CISSP
7 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) JNCIE
7 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Palo Alto
3 9 (19.57%) F5
4 6 (13.04%) Riverbed
5 5 (10.87%) Juniper
5 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Draytek
7 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Huawei
7 3 (6.52%) Meraki
7 3 (6.52%) NETGEAR
8 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) Mitel
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago