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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 88 74 128
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +54
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 42 51 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.07% 2.53% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 14.78% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
413 345 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.40% 17.14% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 378 287 288
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 59 (84.29%) Cisco
2 49 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (64.29%) BGP
4 43 (61.43%) CCNP
5 42 (60.00%) OSPF
6 34 (48.57%) Cisco IOS
7 32 (45.71%) Juniper
8 31 (44.29%) WAN
9 30 (42.86%) CheckPoint
10 28 (40.00%) F5
11 26 (37.14%) VPN
12 25 (35.71%) LAN
12 25 (35.71%) Riverbed
13 23 (32.86%) Service Delivery
14 21 (30.00%) Firewall
15 19 (27.14%) CCNA
16 17 (24.29%) CCIE
16 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
17 14 (20.00%) VPLS
18 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
18 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
18 12 (17.14%) CCDP
19 11 (15.71%) CCIP
19 11 (15.71%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (15.71%) VLAN
19 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (15.71%) HSRP
19 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
20 10 (14.29%) IOS XR
20 10 (14.29%) NX-OS

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.43%) Lync
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (64.29%) BGP
2 42 (60.00%) OSPF
3 34 (48.57%) Cisco IOS
4 31 (44.29%) WAN
5 26 (37.14%) VPN
6 25 (35.71%) LAN
7 21 (30.00%) Firewall
8 14 (20.00%) VPLS
9 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 11 (15.71%) VLAN
10 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (15.71%) HSRP
10 11 (15.71%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (14.29%) IOS XR
11 10 (14.29%) NX-OS
12 9 (12.86%) Unified Communications
12 9 (12.86%) EIGRP
12 9 (12.86%) Ethernet
13 8 (11.43%) VoIP
13 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Consultant
3 10 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Network Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) IT Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) UNIX
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Service Delivery
2 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.43%) Business Development
3 8 (11.43%) ITIL
4 6 (8.57%) CRM
4 6 (8.57%) Network Architecture
4 6 (8.57%) High Availability
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 5 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.86%) Change Management
6 2 (2.86%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.43%) Revenue Management
7 1 (1.43%) Product Management
7 1 (1.43%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.43%) WFM
7 1 (1.43%) Release Management
7 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) C
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (61.43%) CCNP
3 19 (27.14%) CCNA
4 17 (24.29%) CCIE
5 12 (17.14%) CCDP
6 11 (15.71%) CCIP
7 5 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) CCSA
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (84.29%) Cisco
2 32 (45.71%) Juniper
3 30 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 28 (40.00%) F5
5 25 (35.71%) Riverbed
6 8 (11.43%) VMware
7 7 (10.00%) HP
8 6 (8.57%) SAP
9 5 (7.14%) Verint
10 2 (2.86%) Avaya
10 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.43%) Citrix
11 1 (1.43%) Hyland
11 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.43%) Capita
11 1 (1.43%) Aruba
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago