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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 26 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 4 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.40% - 15.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% - 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
22 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.17% 30.96% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 6
Average salary £46,250 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.63% -23.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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
(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 - 4 £47,500 -
MPLS
West Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (50.00%) SecurID
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (50.00%) DWDM
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDA
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Imperva
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds