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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 113 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 27 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 1.99% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 9.66% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 26
Median salary £34,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,300 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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
333 414 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.24% 20.59% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 258 368 233
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 25 June 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (68.52%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) WAN
3 34 (62.96%) LAN
4 32 (59.26%) VPN
5 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (51.85%) Cisco
7 25 (46.30%) OSPF
8 24 (44.44%) CCNA
9 23 (42.59%) BGP
10 21 (38.89%) CCNP
11 19 (35.19%) Juniper
12 17 (31.48%) HP
12 17 (31.48%) Network Design
13 16 (29.63%) Redback
13 16 (29.63%) Frame Relay
13 16 (29.63%) Telecoms
13 16 (29.63%) GGSN
13 16 (29.63%) SGSN
13 16 (29.63%) Ericsson
13 16 (29.63%) 3G
13 16 (29.63%) SONET
13 16 (29.63%) RSVP
13 16 (29.63%) SS7
13 16 (29.63%) VRRP
13 16 (29.63%) Packet Switching
13 16 (29.63%) SDH
13 16 (29.63%) Ethernet
13 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
13 16 (29.63%) ATM
13 16 (29.63%) Network Architecture

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 (9.26%) IIS
1 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.26%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (68.52%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) WAN
3 34 (62.96%) LAN
4 32 (59.26%) VPN
5 25 (46.30%) OSPF
6 23 (42.59%) BGP
7 16 (29.63%) 3G
7 16 (29.63%) ATM
7 16 (29.63%) Ethernet
7 16 (29.63%) Frame Relay
7 16 (29.63%) GGSN
7 16 (29.63%) Packet Switching
7 16 (29.63%) RSVP
7 16 (29.63%) SDH
7 16 (29.63%) SGSN
7 16 (29.63%) SONET
7 16 (29.63%) SS7
7 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
7 16 (29.63%) VoLTE
7 16 (29.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 16 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Design Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Ericsson Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Implementation Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Network Support
4 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Network Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Network Support Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Support
8 4 (7.41%) Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
10 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) Unix
6 2 (3.70%) AIX
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Network Design
2 16 (29.63%) Network Architecture
3 12 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Network Management
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (7.41%) Presales
6 4 (7.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Transition Management
9 1 (1.85%) Change Management
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.85%) Service Management
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.85%) Time Management
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (44.44%) CCNA
3 21 (38.89%) CCNP
4 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) CISSP
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) CCIP
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.26%) XenApp
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.41%) XenServer
4 1 (1.85%) vCloud
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco
2 19 (35.19%) Juniper
3 17 (31.48%) HP
4 16 (29.63%) Ericsson
4 16 (29.63%) Redback
5 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
5 13 (24.07%) Extreme Networks
6 8 (14.81%) F5
6 8 (14.81%) VMware
7 7 (12.96%) Palo Alto
7 7 (12.96%) Riverbed
8 5 (9.26%) Citrix
9 4 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) NetApp
9 4 (7.41%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.41%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago