The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 85 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 37 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.60% 4.17% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
272 288 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.27% 19.28% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 242 245 257
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 45 (70.31%) Cisco
2 34 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (53.13%) WAN
2 34 (53.13%) Firewall
3 27 (42.19%) VPN
4 23 (35.94%) CCNA
5 21 (32.81%) CCNP
5 21 (32.81%) OSPF
6 19 (29.69%) VPLS
7 18 (28.13%) BGP
8 17 (26.56%) LAN
9 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 15 (23.44%) Juniper
11 14 (21.88%) CheckPoint
12 13 (20.31%) SLA
13 12 (18.75%) HP
13 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (17.19%) Unified Communications
14 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
15 10 (15.63%) Business Development
16 9 (14.06%) H.323
16 9 (14.06%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (14.06%) Cisco UCCE
17 8 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
17 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.50%) IPsec
18 7 (10.94%) SAP CRM
18 7 (10.94%) VMware
18 7 (10.94%) Quality Management
18 7 (10.94%) Cisco ICM

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.13%) WAN
1 34 (53.13%) Firewall
2 27 (42.19%) VPN
3 21 (32.81%) OSPF
4 19 (29.69%) VPLS
5 18 (28.13%) BGP
6 17 (26.56%) LAN
7 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (17.19%) Unified Communications
8 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
9 9 (14.06%) H.323
10 8 (12.50%) IPsec
11 7 (10.94%) Cisco ICM
11 7 (10.94%) ADSL
11 7 (10.94%) Network Security
12 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.38%) Wireless
13 5 (7.81%) VoIP
13 5 (7.81%) Broadband
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Law
2 1 (1.56%) Back Office
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Specialist
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) IT Support
4 4 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 4 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Field Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Business Development
2 9 (14.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (10.94%) Quality Management
3 7 (10.94%) CRM
3 7 (10.94%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 6 (9.38%) Service Management
5 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Network Management
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.69%) Line Management
8 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Perl
1 1 (1.56%) PHP
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.94%) CCNA
3 21 (32.81%) CCNP
4 7 (10.94%) CCIP
5 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.69%) Degree
8 3 (4.69%) VCP4
9 2 (3.13%) CCSA
10 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.56%) CCSE
10 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.56%) CCIE
10 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) SLA
2 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) Cisco
2 15 (23.44%) Juniper
3 14 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 12 (18.75%) HP
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.94%) VMware
6 7 (10.94%) SAP
6 7 (10.94%) Verint
6 7 (10.94%) F5
7 6 (9.38%) Riverbed
8 5 (7.81%) Websense
8 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.56%) Mitel
9 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
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