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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 116 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 29 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 1.54% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 9.69% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 17
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
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
349 289 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.36% 15.86% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 263 236 227
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 5 May 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 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 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 26 (54.17%) LAN
4 25 (52.08%) VPN
5 24 (50.00%) Cisco
6 22 (45.83%) CCNA
6 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (43.75%) OSPF
8 20 (41.67%) BGP
8 20 (41.67%) Juniper
9 18 (37.50%) HP
9 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
9 18 (37.50%) ATM
9 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
9 18 (37.50%) Network Design
10 17 (35.42%) Frame Relay
10 17 (35.42%) Redback
10 17 (35.42%) GGSN
10 17 (35.42%) SGSN
10 17 (35.42%) Packet Switching
10 17 (35.42%) SDH
10 17 (35.42%) RSVP
10 17 (35.42%) SS7
10 17 (35.42%) VRRP
10 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
10 17 (35.42%) Ericsson
10 17 (35.42%) 3G
10 17 (35.42%) SONET
10 17 (35.42%) Network Architecture
10 17 (35.42%) 4G

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 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 26 (54.17%) LAN
4 25 (52.08%) VPN
5 21 (43.75%) OSPF
6 20 (41.67%) BGP
7 18 (37.50%) ATM
7 18 (37.50%) Ethernet
8 17 (35.42%) 3G
8 17 (35.42%) 4G
8 17 (35.42%) Frame Relay
8 17 (35.42%) GGSN
8 17 (35.42%) HSRP
8 17 (35.42%) Packet Switching
8 17 (35.42%) RSVP
8 17 (35.42%) SDH
8 17 (35.42%) SGSN
8 17 (35.42%) SONET
8 17 (35.42%) SS7
8 17 (35.42%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Design Engineer
1 18 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Network Support
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Network Design
2 17 (35.42%) Network Architecture
3 12 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.50%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Presales
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Transition Management
8 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) CCNA
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNP
3 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) CCIP
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
3 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) vCloud
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) Juniper
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 17 (35.42%) Ericsson
4 17 (35.42%) Redback
5 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 14 (29.17%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (14.58%) VMware
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix
8 4 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (8.33%) Dell
8 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 4 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.25%) F5
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) Mitel
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago