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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 31 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.67% 8.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 25.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
41 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.52% 32.87% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 26
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -11 1 - -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 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

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 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