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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 20 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.50% 1.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.91% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Median salary £27,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
22 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.00% 18.00% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 36
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,500 £21,599
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) VPN
1 22 (100.00%) BGP
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) Juniper
4 13 (59.09%) RSVP
4 13 (59.09%) LAN
4 13 (59.09%) VLAN
4 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) OSPF
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) JNCIS
7 7 (31.82%) HSRP
8 6 (27.27%) xDSL
8 6 (27.27%) CCNA
8 6 (27.27%) ISDN
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) CCNP
10 3 (13.64%) Junos
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
11 2 (9.09%) F5
11 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 2 (9.09%) IPv4
11 2 (9.09%) IPv6
11 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint

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 22 (100.00%) BGP
1 22 (100.00%) VPN
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) LAN
3 13 (59.09%) RSVP
3 13 (59.09%) VLAN
4 9 (40.91%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) HSRP
6 6 (27.27%) ISDN
6 6 (27.27%) xDSL
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.64%) Junos
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.09%) IPv4
9 2 (9.09%) IPv6
10 1 (4.55%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (36.36%) JNCIS
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Juniper
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) F5