The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 67 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 2.90% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £28,750 £57,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +109.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 69 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.16% 13.04% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 92 55 80
Average salary £37,125 £38,026 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.36% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MPLS
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Coventry region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Coventry

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCENT
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) EMC