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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 49 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.07% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% - 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
31 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.03% 12.10% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Websense
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) PBX

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) DSL
1 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Network Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Websense
1 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (20.00%) F5