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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 124 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 28 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 1.07% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 6.04% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 35
Median salary £42,500 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.14% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £64,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
427 331 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.30% 17.73% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 273 288 340
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 41 (74.55%) WAN
2 37 (67.27%) LAN
2 37 (67.27%) Firewall
3 35 (63.64%) VPN
3 35 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (60.00%) Cisco
5 25 (45.45%) BGP
6 24 (43.64%) OSPF
7 22 (40.00%) VoIP
8 20 (36.36%) CCNP
9 19 (34.55%) CCNA
10 18 (32.73%) Wireless
11 17 (30.91%) VPLS
12 14 (25.45%) Presales
13 13 (23.64%) Palo Alto
13 13 (23.64%) SSL
14 12 (21.82%) ITIL
15 11 (20.00%) Migration
15 11 (20.00%) Windows
15 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 11 (20.00%) F5
16 10 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
16 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (18.18%) DNS
16 10 (18.18%) HP
16 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
17 9 (16.36%) Riverbed
17 9 (16.36%) Cisco Wireless
18 8 (14.55%) Network Security
18 8 (14.55%) CISSP

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 (9.09%) IIS
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (74.55%) WAN
2 37 (67.27%) Firewall
2 37 (67.27%) LAN
3 35 (63.64%) VPN
4 25 (45.45%) BGP
5 24 (43.64%) OSPF
6 22 (40.00%) VoIP
7 18 (32.73%) Wireless
8 17 (30.91%) VPLS
9 13 (23.64%) SSL
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (18.18%) DNS
10 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (14.55%) DHCP
12 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
12 8 (14.55%) Network Security
13 7 (12.73%) HSRP
13 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.91%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Law
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Network Support
2 13 (23.64%) Support Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Network Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Network Support Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco Support
5 7 (12.73%) Presales Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) WAP
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) EPoS
2 1 (1.82%) Handset
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
1 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Presales
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (12.73%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.45%) Data Security
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.64%) Case Management
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Network Design
7 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) CCNP
3 19 (34.55%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) CISSP
5 7 (12.73%) CCDA
5 7 (12.73%) CCDP
5 7 (12.73%) CCIE
5 7 (12.73%) CCIP
6 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.09%) XenApp
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.27%) XenServer
4 1 (1.82%) vCloud
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Cisco
2 13 (23.64%) Palo Alto
3 11 (20.00%) F5
4 10 (18.18%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Riverbed
6 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.91%) Juniper
7 6 (10.91%) VMware
8 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 5 (9.09%) NetApp
9 4 (7.27%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (7.27%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.45%) Draytek
10 3 (5.45%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (5.45%) Huawei
10 3 (5.45%) Meraki
10 3 (5.45%) NETGEAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000 - £65,000+ Package
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