The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.83% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
MPLS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.01% 8.80% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 13
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,900 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 Midlands

MPLS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

MPLS Salary Trend in the Midlands

MPLS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Skype

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco