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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 72 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% - 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% - 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £27,125 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
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
148 124 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.25% 23.05% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 141 116 113
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
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%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
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 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
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%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCENT
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
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
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel