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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 64 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.67% - 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% - 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £24,383 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £24,277 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,877 - £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
107 129 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.86% 25.34% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 96 98 87
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Coventry

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos