The first table below looks at the demand for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.70% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 51 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.84% 24.52% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £35,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

MPLS Salary Trend in Shropshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +6 3 - -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) Network Management
2 18 (94.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 18 (94.74%) DMVPN
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 15 (78.95%) McAfee
4 15 (78.95%) VoIP
4 15 (78.95%) Blue Coat
4 15 (78.95%) Incident Management
4 15 (78.95%) Fortinet
4 15 (78.95%) Load Balancing
4 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (78.95%) WAN Optimisation
4 15 (78.95%) F5
5 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) Advertising
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (42.11%) CCNP
8 2 (10.53%) Network Design
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
8 2 (10.53%) CCNA
9 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (5.26%) CCSA

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) DMVPN
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
4 15 (78.95%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
General
1 10 (52.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Design Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Operations Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Network Management
1 18 (94.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (78.95%) Incident Management
2 15 (78.95%) Load Balancing
2 15 (78.95%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) McAfee
3 15 (78.95%) Blue Coat
3 15 (78.95%) Fortinet
3 15 (78.95%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Nokia
4 1 (5.26%) IronPort