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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 108 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 0.78% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 5.15% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 23
Median salary £55,000 £48,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +20.62%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
263 291 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.03% 15.19% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 167 259 254
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 22 January 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 23 (58.97%) WAN
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) LAN
4 16 (41.03%) VPN
4 16 (41.03%) CCNP
5 12 (30.77%) VoIP
5 12 (30.77%) CCIE
5 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 11 (28.21%) CCIP
7 9 (23.08%) BGP
7 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 9 (23.08%) Presales
8 8 (20.51%) VPLS
8 8 (20.51%) OSPF
8 8 (20.51%) Ethernet
8 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) DNS
9 7 (17.95%) CCDP
9 7 (17.95%) Internet
9 7 (17.95%) DSL
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Network Design
10 6 (15.38%) JNCIP
10 6 (15.38%) JNCIE
10 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.38%) Juniper
10 6 (15.38%) CCNA

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 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) WAN
2 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) LAN
4 16 (41.03%) VPN
5 12 (30.77%) VoIP
6 9 (23.08%) BGP
7 8 (20.51%) Ethernet
7 8 (20.51%) OSPF
7 8 (20.51%) VPLS
8 7 (17.95%) DNS
8 7 (17.95%) DSL
8 7 (17.95%) Internet
8 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (12.82%) PBX
9 5 (12.82%) SSL
9 5 (12.82%) VLAN
10 4 (10.26%) ADSL
10 4 (10.26%) DHCP
10 4 (10.26%) HSRP
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) IP Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) IP Design Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) IP Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Presales Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) EPoS
2 2 (5.13%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Presales
2 7 (17.95%) Network Design
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Case Management
5 3 (7.69%) Data Security
5 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) SIEM
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (41.03%) CCNP
3 12 (30.77%) CCIE
4 11 (28.21%) CCIP
5 7 (17.95%) CCDP
6 6 (15.38%) CCDA
6 6 (15.38%) CCNA
6 6 (15.38%) JNCIE
6 6 (15.38%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) Juniper
3 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Draytek
5 3 (7.69%) F5
5 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.69%) Huawei
5 3 (7.69%) Meraki
5 3 (7.69%) NETGEAR
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
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