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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 98 115 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 22 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 0.93% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 6.23% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 28
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £47,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,938 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.93% +3.02%

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
252 321 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.25% 14.96% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 182 274 256
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 February 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 25 (55.56%) Firewall
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (48.89%) CCNP
5 21 (46.67%) WAN
6 17 (37.78%) LAN
6 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
7 15 (33.33%) VPN
8 14 (31.11%) CCIE
9 13 (28.89%) CCIP
9 13 (28.89%) VoIP
10 12 (26.67%) Juniper
10 12 (26.67%) Network Design
11 11 (24.44%) JNCIP
12 10 (22.22%) JNCIE
12 10 (22.22%) BGP
12 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL
13 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
14 8 (17.78%) CCNA
14 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
14 8 (17.78%) Windows
14 8 (17.78%) Presales
15 7 (15.56%) VLAN
15 7 (15.56%) DNS
15 7 (15.56%) DSL
15 7 (15.56%) Internet
16 6 (13.33%) OSPF
16 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
16 6 (13.33%) Wireless

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 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) WAN
3 17 (37.78%) LAN
4 15 (33.33%) VPN
5 13 (28.89%) VoIP
6 10 (22.22%) BGP
7 9 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.56%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) DSL
9 7 (15.56%) Internet
9 7 (15.56%) VLAN
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (13.33%) OSPF
10 6 (13.33%) VPLS
10 6 (13.33%) Wireless
11 5 (11.11%) DHCP
11 5 (11.11%) PBX
11 5 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Architect
3 11 (24.44%) IP Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Network Architect
4 10 (22.22%) Design Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) IP Design Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) IP Architect
6 8 (17.78%) IP Network Engineer
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Network Support
10 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Presales Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
10 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Network Design
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (17.78%) Presales
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) B2B
5 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) SIEM
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Security
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Case Management
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (48.89%) CCNP
3 14 (31.11%) CCIE
4 13 (28.89%) CCIP
5 11 (24.44%) JNCIP
6 10 (22.22%) JNCIE
7 8 (17.78%) CCNA
8 6 (13.33%) CCDP
9 4 (8.89%) CCDA
10 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (2.22%) CCSE
11 1 (2.22%) CISSP
11 1 (2.22%) IISP
11 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
11 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) Juniper
3 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.67%) Draytek
5 3 (6.67%) F5
5 3 (6.67%) Huawei
5 3 (6.67%) Meraki
5 3 (6.67%) NETGEAR
5 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.44%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Tufin
7 1 (2.22%) VMware
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