The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 150 157 154
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 8 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 2.36% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +52.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +1.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
390 552 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.68% 17.38% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 294 418 466
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,925 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MPLS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MPLS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

MPLS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MPLS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +13 3 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Leicestershire -7 2 £45,000 -3.22%
Nottinghamshire -10 2 £52,500 -10.63%
Northamptonshire +19 1 £55,000 +37.50%
MPLS
England

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 37 (94.87%) WAN
2 35 (89.74%) Cisco
3 29 (74.36%) Firewall
4 27 (69.23%) LAN
5 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (43.59%) ITIL
7 16 (41.03%) Wireless
8 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
8 14 (35.90%) HP
9 13 (33.33%) High Availability
9 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 12 (30.77%) Skype
10 12 (30.77%) Skype for Business
10 12 (30.77%) VoIP
10 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 11 (28.21%) Windows
11 11 (28.21%) Office 365
11 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.64%) CCNA
12 10 (25.64%) Internet
13 9 (23.08%) OSPF
13 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (23.08%) BGP
13 9 (23.08%) CCNP
13 9 (23.08%) Client/Server
13 9 (23.08%) MCSE
13 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) IaaS
3 4 (10.26%) Slack
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) WAN
2 29 (74.36%) Firewall
3 27 (69.23%) LAN
4 16 (41.03%) Wireless
5 12 (30.77%) Skype
5 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.77%) VoIP
6 10 (25.64%) Internet
7 9 (23.08%) BGP
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (23.08%) OSPF
7 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
9 6 (15.38%) IPsec
9 6 (15.38%) VPN
10 5 (12.82%) Network Security
10 5 (12.82%) WLAN
11 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.69%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Back Office
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Network Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Firewall Support
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Support
7 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 7 (17.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) IVR
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
1 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) High Availability
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
3 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.82%) Patch Management
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security
6 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
6 4 (10.26%) Security Management
6 4 (10.26%) Social Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.26%) Threat Detection
6 4 (10.26%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Presales
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCNA
3 9 (23.08%) CCNP
3 9 (23.08%) MCSE
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.56%) APMP
6 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.56%) CCDA
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) CISM
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) HP
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.95%) Dell
5 7 (17.95%) Motorola
5 7 (17.95%) SonicWALL
6 6 (15.38%) CommVault
7 5 (12.82%) ProCurve
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.69%) Juniper
10 2 (5.13%) NetApp
10 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.56%) Avaya
11 1 (2.56%) Citrix
11 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.56%) Huawei
11 1 (2.56%) Remedy
11 1 (2.56%) Siebel
11 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire