The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 28 45
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.63% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
25 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.42% 15.79% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 39
Median salary £32,813 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,149
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco