The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 65 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.18% 2.06% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 11.85% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 2
Median salary £60,000 £46,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%

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
94 135 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.00% 17.37% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83 114 89
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
1 10 (90.91%) DSL
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (54.55%) CCDA
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
6 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
7 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) Data Security
7 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 2 (18.18%) Change Management
9 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (18.18%) PBX
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) Ethernet

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DSL
1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) PBX
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) SNMP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Network Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Support
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Support
4 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) SABSA
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCDA
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
4 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint