The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.09% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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 Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 30 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.37% 11.95% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 24 35
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Shropshire region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Shropshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Telford - 9 £32,500 -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Billing
4 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) PSTN
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (30.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) VPLS
6 2 (20.00%) iPad
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) IPv6
7 1 (10.00%) CCNP
7 1 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) VMware

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (30.00%) PSTN
6 2 (20.00%) VPLS
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) IPv6
7 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP
7 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (50.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Presales Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) VyOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (10.00%) Aruba
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade
2 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware