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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 32 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.49% 3.25% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 25.00% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £33,375 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.73% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
44 20 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.89% 12.99% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 44
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £41,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 23 January 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
Telford -9 2 £33,375 -29.73%
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Brocade
2 5 (55.56%) VPLS
2 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
2 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
2 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Billing
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
2 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
2 5 (55.56%) VPLS
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCDA
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Brocade
2 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
2 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 1 (11.11%) Ubiquiti