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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 45 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.62% - 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £44,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 50 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.98% 18.45% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 28
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (87.50%) Broadband
2 7 (87.50%) PBX
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) Websense
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (87.50%) Riverbed
2 7 (87.50%) SolarWinds
2 7 (87.50%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) VPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (87.50%) Broadband
1 7 (87.50%) PBX
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) VPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (87.50%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Balanced Scorecard
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Websense
1 7 (87.50%) Riverbed
1 7 (87.50%) SolarWinds
1 7 (87.50%) F5