The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 22 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.42% 1.07% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.53% 9.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 20.42% 11.39% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MPLS
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Solihull region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Solihull

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 19 (100.00%) Juniper
2 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
3 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 13 (68.42%) VPN
4 12 (63.16%) RSVP
4 12 (63.16%) VLAN
5 11 (57.89%) LAN
5 11 (57.89%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
8 6 (31.58%) EMC
8 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 6 (31.58%) Service Management
8 6 (31.58%) Network Management
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (31.58%) SevOne
9 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Firewall
10 2 (10.53%) Junos
11 1 (5.26%) F5
11 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
11 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 1 (5.26%) OSPF
11 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (68.42%) BGP
1 13 (68.42%) VPN
2 12 (63.16%) RSVP
2 12 (63.16%) VLAN
3 11 (57.89%) LAN
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) Junos
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) IPv4
6 1 (5.26%) IPv6
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 10 (52.63%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Specialist
5 5 (26.32%) Network Specialist
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) OSS Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
1 6 (31.58%) Network Management
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Juniper
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
3 6 (31.58%) SevOne
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) F5
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: 15% Shift Allowance, Pension, 25 Days Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago