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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 38 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.20% - 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £52,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.00% 19.11% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 36
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,599 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) ISDN
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
2 3 (50.00%) Junos
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) ISDN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) DSL
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VPLS
1 3 (50.00%) Junos
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Avaya
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Aruba