The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank - 25 32
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.68% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.14% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+15.88% +0.59%
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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
75 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.05% 37.50% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 29
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet